AIHA Members in the Media

Heat Treat Live - June Edition: Workplace-Plant Cleaning in Covid19 Era

In today's world viruses can hang onto different surfaces for different periods of time. COVID-19 has shown if you don't have a protocol or process for surface cleaning in your plant, you could be open to liability claims or lost time from work by employees who get sick from the spread of a virus. MTI's Tom Morrison interviews Alex LeBeau on the recently released Workplace Cleaning Best Practices document by the American Industrial Hygiene Association.

Members and Member Efforts in the News

In the article Find out how and when to reopen your business safely, with industry-specific advice for small business owners, Mona Bushnell references several AIHA's Back To Work Safely guidelines as resources.

Business Insider

Business Insider's Kate Taylor references AIHA's nail salon guidelines in a recent article.

USA Today

USA Today published a FAQ about workers' rights and referenced AIHA's Back to Work Safely guidelines as part of their research.

Bloomberg Law

AIHA members David Krause and John Henshaw discuss re-opening offices in a recent Bloomberg Law article.

Washington Examiner

The initiative, spearheaded by investor Mark Cuban, was featured in a new video series by the Washington Examiner.

NPR / WFYI (Indianapolis)

David Krause, chair of AIHA's IEQ committee, tells NPR's WFYI that the most effective measure would be to let employees work from home if possible, with masks and gloves being the least effective, as employers consider strategies to reopen.

John Hopkins APL Wellness

Former AIHA president Dan Anna got the latest ergonomic infographic inserted into the university's recent APL Wellness newsletter. We encourage all our members to reach out to their own internal communications teams and provide similar information!

Wall Street Journal

AIHA was heavily involved in this special project feature by the Wall Street Journal, which looks in-depth at potential changes and guidelines for reducing worker and customer COVID-19 risk in a typical city block.

Washington Post

AIHA member Susan Arnold was quoted in the Washington Post about reopening businesses after the pandemic. (If you are not a Washington Post subscriber, you may have trouble accessing this article. We apologize for any inconvenience.)

ABC News

AIHA members Nancy McClellan, CIH, and Dr. David Krause, CIH were interviewed by ABC News about how air purifiers and cleaners may help keep us safer indoors from COVID-19.

Chalkbeat New York

AIHA member David Krause talks with Chalkbeat, a nonprofit news organization focusing on education, talk whether school ventilation systems are up the standards needed to slow the spread of COVID-19.


AIHA member David Krause talks about how restaurants are working to improve air quality to win the trust of their customers.

Good Morning America

AIHA member Nancy McClellan talks with Good Morning America about how Thanksgiving safety amid COVID-19.

Synergist article

COVID-19 and the Industrial Hygienist

This special Synergist article (May 2020) presents some frequently asked questions about practicing IH in a pandemic, authored by Stephen Derman, Rob Strode, Don Archibald, Cynthia Ellwood, Eric Esswein, Christine Knezevich, and Steve Welty.

In the News

AIHA Clarifies Misinformation on PPE, Ventilation, and Disinfection

The EHS Advisor reports on AIHA's public education effort to provide expertise and clarification on critical resources, including properly selecting, fitting, and decontaminating PPE; measuring and treating indoor air; and surface disinfection.

AIHA Member Efforts

James Martinez CIH,CSP and NJM Insurance Group Donate 13,000 Masks to Philadelphia Hospitals

James A. Martinez, CIH, CSP, and NJM Insurance Group in New Jersey, donated 2.000 N95 masks to the Children’s Hospital in Philadelphia and 13,000 more to other area hospitals.