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Safe + Sound Week 2022 is August 15-21

Safe + Sound is a year-round campaign to encourage every workplace to have a safety and health program. Here are some ideas and resources.

On-Demand Webinars

Summer Series

Donald D. Elswick, CIH, CSP, CHMM, CIT Appointed to TAC- STEM by Alabama Governor

ACGIH Board Chair Don Elswick was recently appointed by Alabama Governor Kay Ivey to the state’s TAC- STEM (Technical Advisory Committee on Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) to annually identify regional and statewide in-demand occupations, career pathways, and credentials of value.

Click here to read story.

Application Deadline Extended for Editor-in-Chief, JOEH 2022 Position Announcement

ACGIH and AIHA are extending the application deadline for an Editor-In-Chief (EIC) for the Journal of Occupational and Environmental Hygiene (JOEH), a peer-reviewed publication devoted to enhancing the knowledge and practice of occupational and environmental health and safety represented by the two organizations.

This is a one-year renewable contact position starting on or around November 1, 2022. If interested in this position, please apply by Friday, July 15th. 

ACGIH and AIHA are Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action employers and are committed to promoting diversity in the workplace.

Click here to read position announcement.

Nancy Wilk Named AIHA’s Aileen Yankowski Outstanding Leader of the Year Award Recipient

Congratulations to Nancy Wilk, HBSc, MHSc, CIH – Senior Principal, Senior EHS Consultant with WSP Golder, for being named the Recipient of AIHA’s Aileen Yankowski Outstanding Leader of the Year Award! This award is presented annually to an individual who supports the career development of professional women, promotes leadership skills, and disseminates critical information important to women working in industrial hygiene.

Click here to learn more about the award.

ACGIH and AIHA present Improving Exposure Judgements Session

Join us during AIHce 2022 for the Improving Exposure Judgements Session on Wednesday, May 25 from 10:30 am – 11:30 am Central in the Cumberland Ballroom 3-4 at the Nashville Omni – across the street from the convention center.

During this session, attendees will receive up-to-date information from a joint ACGIH/AIHA Leadership Advisory Panel and take part in a Q&A session.

Click here to read “Improving Exposure Judgments Advisory Group Charter Document.

What is Data Hub? Podcast with Phillip Rauscher, MPH, CIH, CSP

Check out this 10 minute conversation with Phillip Rauscher MPH, CIH, CSP, ACGIH Senior Director-Science, Education & Publications, about ACGIH’s new member benefit, Data Hub, and how it will transform your OEHS career! As a member, you now receive complimentary access to nearly 800 TLVs, BEIs and their scientific Documentation – on your Phone, Tablet or PC!

Don Elswick and Phil Rauscher to Speak at BCSP’s Global Learning Summit

Save the date for the Board of Certified Safety Professionals’ (BCSP) Global Learning Summit (GLS) on May 10 – 12, 2022. This fully virtual event offers three days of high-quality professional development and cutting edge knowledge for safety, health, and environmental stakeholders. The inaugural BCSP GLS will feature ACGIH Board Chair, Don Elswick and ACGIH’s Senior Director – Science, Education & Publications, Phil Rauscher during the following sessions:

Tuesday, May 10th
1:00 pm Eastern – Troubleshooting Ventilation Problems
Before You Call the Engineer

Speaker: Phillip Rauscher, MPH, CIH, CSP

Wednesday, May 11th
11:00 am Eastern – The Future of Environmental, Safety
and Occupational Health

Speaker: Donald D. Elswick, CIH, CSP, CHMM, CIT

11:00 am Eastern – An Introduction to Toxicology
and Occupational Limits

Speaker: Phillip Rauscher, MPH, CIH, CSP

ACGIH is a Proud Affiliate of the Global Learning Summit!

Click here for more information.

Congratulations to TLV-PA Committee Chair Rick Neitzel

Congratulations to Rick Neitzel, PhD, CIH, FAIHA, Chair of the ACGIH Threshold Limit Values for Physical Agents Committee, who received the Michael Beall Threadgill Leadership and Service Award from the National Hearing Conservation Association at the NHCA 2022 Annual Conference in recognition of his research and service efforts to improve occupational hearing conservation. Rick is currently serving as the Program Director for the Industrial Hygiene program within COHSE.

Watch IAQ Radio’s “Flashback Friday” with Lisa Brosseau and J. David Miller

Watch IAQ Radio’s “Flashback Friday”, Friday, February 18th at 12:00 pm EST of  Lisa M. Brosseau, ScD, CIH on “Control Banding & COVID-19” and J. David Miller, PhD on “Allergens & Mold, What Every Practitioner Should Know!”.

Click here to watch Lisa M. Brosseau – Original Air Date: 12-4-2020| Episode: 608

Click here to watch and read full blog of J. David Miller – Original Air Date: 9-2-2016| Episode: 429

Watch Jack Caravanos on Inside Edition – Wearing the right mask matters now more than ever

Dr. Jack Caravanos from NYU’s school of public health says an N95 mask offers the best protection against the Omicron variant, and can be worn about a week before disposing of it. KN95 masks are also good for five days of use, and even longer if you disinfect them with hot steam. But cloth masks aren’t going to offer much Omicron protection, according to a new study.