AIHA® and its appointed members and volunteers worked collaboratively to develop the technical framework, known as the Body of Knowledge (BoK), which outlines the knowledge and skills a competent person should possess and be able to demonstrate in a specific topic or specialty. Currently, AIHA's BoK consists of the following, with more in development:
IAQA and AIHA are proud to present the IAQ/IEQ Practitioner Body of Knowledge. This first-of-its-kind resource provides indoor air quality practitioners and employers with a compendium of knowledge and practicum as recommended by a joint panel of AIHA and IAQA experts.
AIHA proudly presents the Respiratory Protection Program Administration and Fit Testing Body of Knowledge. This invaluable resource provides Respiratory Protection Program Administrators (RPPAs) and respiratory fit testers a framework for developing training programs and skill assessments.
AIHA proudly presents the Business Value Presentation Body of Knowledge. This invaluable resource provides a framework for properly develop education programs and skill assessment tools to aid in promoting interventions, as well as demonstrate effective business cases to reduce or eliminate adverse exposures.
AIHA presents the Field Use of Direct-Reading Instruments for Detection of Gases and Vapors Body of Knowledge. This comprehensive summary is necessary for competent field use of DRIs in the detection and monitoring of gases and vapors.
This BoK establishes the core knowledge elements of the industrial hygiene process in harmony with the convention of Anticipate, Recognize, Evaluate, Control, and Confirm (ARECC).
This AIHA Body of Knowledge outlines the knowledge and skills a competent person should possess and be able to demonstrate when authoring safety data sheets (SDS) and labels. Prior to sitting for the SDS and Label Authoring Registry’s Competency Assessment, the applicant should ensure that they are proficient in these knowledge areas.