October 25, 2023

Quick Takes November 2023

Save the Date

Save the date for two can't-miss events coming up in 2024!

AIHA CONNECT 2024 taking place in Columbus, Ohio, from May 20-22, 2024.

PSX 2024 taking place in Denver, CO, from October 15-17, 2024.

Visit our Calendar of Events page for upcoming conferences, education courses, webinars, workshops, and other events.

Open Calls

Local Sections Advisory Group Vice Chair (Deadline to apply: Tuesday, October 31)

AIHA Principles of Good Practice Advisory Group (Deadline to apply: Wednesday, November 8)

AIHA Emerging Economy Microgrant Advisory Group (Deadline to apply: Wednesday, November 8)

ABET Program Evaluators (ongoing)

Interested in serving as a leader within the Association, or do you know someone who would? Check out and bookmark the AIHA Open Calls page for volunteer opportunities available throughout the year.

Membership News

Nominate a Peer: Celebrating Visionary Leaders in OEHS
Join us in celebrating professionals who've made remarkable strides in our field by nominating a peer or colleague you feel has had a profound impact. Their accomplishments should span technical achievements, social responsibility, practical application of OEHS knowledge, the advancement of Total Worker Health practices, expansion of our profession through collaboration, and the creation of versatile tools with wide-reaching relevance. Discover more on our website and submit your nominations by January 12, 2024.

Honor Excellence: Nominate an AIHA Fellow
Nominate a peer for the esteemed title of AIHA Fellow and honor their remarkable contributions to occupational and environmental health and safety. The deadline to submit your nominations is December 31, 2023. Recognize the best of the OEHS profession.

Advertise in the AIHA Consultants Listing: An Exclusive Member Opportunity
The AIHA Consultants Listing is a trusted resource for those looking to connect with qualified OEHS professionals and a low-cost solution to grow your business. The deadline to be included in the 2024 digital directory is December 18, 2023. Learn more about listing your business.

FREE Workshop: Linking Risk Characterization and Risk Management - Optimizing Tools for a Safer Workplace
Join AIHA and the Foundation for Chemistry Research and Initiatives (FCRI) on December 7, 2023, for the FREE Workshop, Linking Risk Characterization and Risk Management. Learn how to optimize tools for a safer workplace by tailoring risk management strategies to your specific needs. Don't miss this opportunity to enhance your exposure control plans and ensure workplace safety. Register today.

CLEAN Lessons Learned Series: Unraveling Infectious Disease Transmission in the Built Environment
On November 14th, 2023 5 PM ET, join us for the second installment of the four-part CLEAN Lessons Learned series dedicated to indoor air quality. Hosted by The Integrated Bioscience and Built Environment Consortium (IBEC) and sponsored by AIHA, this event features a panel of experts who will share insights on infectious disease transmission within indoor spaces. This is your chance to hear firsthand from experts like Bill Lindsley, Joshua Santarpia, Brett Cole, and Stephane Bilodeau. Register for free today!

Unlock Your Career’s Potential With AIHA Membership
In a recent survey, a staggering 90% of professionals in Occupational and Environmental Health and Safety (OEHS) revealed that they rely on AIHA for their career needs. Don't miss out on what the majority already knows: renew your AIHA membership today and keep your career on the path to success!

Member Input Requested: Topics for Future Board Discussion or Inclusion on Board Agenda
If you're an AIHA Member and have something important you'd like the AIHA Board to know about or a specific topic you'd like them to address at their next board meeting, please don't hesitate to share your thoughts using this form. Your input is valuable to us!

Updated: Define the Science Member Guide
We recently updated our "Define the Science Member Guide." The updated version references updates to activities being managed under our Principles of Good Practice and State of the Art v Practice initiatives. The Guide was developed by Defining the Science Advisory Group, a collaborative venture between AIHA and ACGIH. Click here to access the updated guide!

AIHA Local Sections

Input Requested: Academic Programs in Your Area
AIHA has put together a comprehensive directory of academic programs, covering Associate, Bachelors, Master, 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. We kindly ask you to give the list a close look for accuracy and let us know if any academic programs in your area are missing. If you have any suggested changes/updates, please contact Thursa Pecoraro.

Save the Date: LSAG Townhall on How to Increase Membership Engagement Efforts
Join us on Wednesday, December 6 at 1:00 PM, as the Local Section Advisory Group hosts a townhall call on how to increase membership engagement efforts. Keep an eye on your inbox for the calendar invitations.

Earn Up to 24 Contact Hours with an eLearning Subscription
An AIHA University eLearning Subscription is perfect for individuals and organizations looking for cost-effective training on the latest OEHS topics. You can earn up 24 contact hours with flexible access to select AIHA education webinars and AIHce OnDemand recordings. Train your entire team for the cost of one subscription, with pricing conveniently tailored to your group size. Or spend less than $21 per contact hour when you subscribe as an individual! Subscribe to the 2024 program by Dec. 31 before our early bird rates expire.

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Cyber Week 2023

Mark your calendar for these dates and get ready to make the most of these incredible discounts! From Monday, November 27 through Friday, December 1, you can save a generous 40% on selected educational products. Don't let this opportunity pass you by - this is the sale you've been waiting for. Product details will be unveiled when the sale goes live.