March 19, 2024

Quick Takes February 2024

Important Dates

Your Feedback Is Needed!

AIHA is dedicated to fostering a culture and environment supportive of diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI), accessibility, and belonging to all people within our membership as well as the broader volunteer community. At its core, our policy is built around respect and value for individuals. AIHA promotes a community that values and respects the unique experience, backgrounds, and perspectives of all its members, volunteers, and staff. Furthermore, AIHA prohibits all harassment, exclusionary and threatening behavior that detracts from the learning experience central to AIHA’s mission. We would like AIHA Members to review our revised DEI Policy and provide their commentary by February 16. If there are any questions, please contact Thursa Pecoraro.

OEESC 2024 Call for Proposals

AIHA is thrilled to announce that we'll be hosting the prestigious Occupational and Environmental Exposures of Skin to Chemicals (OEESC) Conference in 2024! Join the leading international gathering on skin exposure to chemicals, where professionals unite to exchange ideas, network, and address current issues. Submit your proposals by February 13, 2024, and be a part of shaping the future of skin exposure knowledge at #OEESC2024!

Now Accepting Proposals for PSX 2024

Advance the product stewardship profession with a speaking role at PSX 2024! This annual conference, happening Oct 15-17, 2024, in Denver (CO) is the best place to share the latest trends, technologies, and best practices with your peers. Submit a proposal in your area of expertise by March 6.

Make Your Nominations for the 2024 Prevention through Design (PtD) Award

The NIOSH PtD annual award recognizes individuals, teams, businesses, and other organizations that have eliminated or reduced hazards through design or re-design efforts or have contributed to the body of knowledge that enables PtD solutions. NIOSH presents the award in partnership with the American Industrial Hygiene Association (AIHA), the American Society of Safety Professionals (ASSP), and the National Safety Council (NSC). Deadline to submit your nomination is March 1, 2024.

ABET: 2024 Awards Call for Nominations

The ABET Awards Committee is now accepting nominations for the following:

  • Linton E. Grinter Distinguished Service
  • Claire L. Felbinger Award for Diversity and Inclusion
  • ABET Innovation Award
  • ABET Fellow Award
  • ABET and The Lemelson Foundation Engineering for One Planet (EOP) Innovation in Sustainability Award (Special Recognition Award)

Please visit the ABET website for more information about these prestigious awards. Completed and signed nominations must be received at ABET Headquarters by April 20, 2024. Please email them to [email protected].

Unlock Your Potential With a Mentor!

Dreaming of career advancement? Unlock your potential with AIHA’s Mentoring Institute. Connect with a mentor who will guide you through the ins and outs of industrial hygiene and occupational health. It's a unique opportunity for personalized growth. Don't miss out – sign up as a mentee today!

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Input Requested: Academic Programs in Your Area

AIHA has compiled a comprehensive directory of academic programs, covering Associate, Bachelors, Master's, and Doctoral levels within OEHS disciplines. The purpose of this list is to enhance our outreach initiatives, support the growth of our talent pool, share resources from the Academic Portal, and address any other relevant matters. As local section officers, your expertise is invaluable. Please review the list for accuracy, and let Thursa Pecoraro know if any academic programs in your area are missing.

AIHA Distinguished Lecturer Program
Do you need a speaker at your next local section meeting? Remember AIHA will provide up to $400 worth of travel expenses for speakers selected from our Distinguished Lecturer list.