|AIHA Potomac Section Co-hosts Seminar on Health and Safety in Museums
On Nov. 8, 2016, the AIHA Potomac Local Section collaborated with the Smithsonian’s Office of Safety, Health, and Environmental Management and the Washington Conservation Guild to present the professional development seminar "Control of Health and Safety Hazards in Museums and Collection Care."
Call for Volunteers: AIHA Finance Committee
The AIHA Finance Committee is a standing committee that works with AIHA's Board of Directors, chief executive officer, and managing director of finance to monitor the finances of the association. There is currently one opening on the Finance Committee that the Board must fill for a three-year term beginning June 2017.
In Memoriam: Pengfei Gao, PhD, CIH
AIHA Fellow Pengfei Gao, PhD, CIH, passed away on Monday, Oct. 3, 2016. An active member of AIHA’s volunteer community, Gao served on the association’s Protective Clothing and Equipment and Aerosol Technology Committees.
Chinese Delegation Visits AIHA
A 25-member delegation from China’s State Administration of Work Safety
(SAWS) visited the AIHA office in Falls Church, Va., on Aug. 31 to learn
about the association’s latest initiatives, upcoming educational
events, and other aspects of AIHA’s program of work.
In Memoriam: Ernest Mastromatteo
Dr. Ernest Mastromatteo, an honorary member of AIHA, passed away on July 13, 2016, at the age of 92. Mastromatteo was instrumental in the 1964 formation of the Southern Ontario Section of AIHA, which later became the Occupational Hygiene Association of Ontario.
JOEH Seeks New Column Editors
The Journal of Occupational and Environmental Hygiene (JOEH) seeks new column editors to review column submissions for publication in the journal. JOEH column topics include case studies, engineering case reports, analytical performance issues, OSHA compliance issues, and ergonomics.