The AIHA Student and Early Career Professionals Committee has provided a powerpoint presentation that can be downloaded and used as a resource for anyone presenting to a group of students.
Click on the file at the right to open the presentation.
Also available is the AIHA video "What Is Industrial Hygiene" on YouTube.
Additional information can be found on the AIHA website at the Discover IH page.
The 2015 renewal season is underway. The National AIHA began membership renewal in October for 2015. Local section (LS) members are encouraged to pay their LS dues through the National AIHA. Please note: as approved in our Local Section Bylaws at the end of September, the annual dues has increased to $25.
Click here for the link for dues renewal through National AIHA, either national or non-national AIHA members can pay online through this link. National AIHA members, please remember to check the box for Pittsburgh local section dues when you submit your payment. Non-national AIHA members who have paid through Natl. AIHA can log in with their previously created user ID/password. If you have not created a profile, you will need to “Sign Up as a New Individual” to be able to pay through National AIHA. You can also visit the National AIHA Membership page for more information.
To pay 2015 dues directly to Pittsburgh AIHA (do not set up National AIHA account) you can click below to pay through PayPal. You can pay with a credit card through PayPal without creating an account.
If you have any questions, or want a paper invoice sent via U.S. Mail, please contact Christy at email@example.com or 724-941-5084.
Westinghouse is looking for an Implementation & Risk Management Lead in their EHS Risk & Assurance Group at their Cranberry Township, PA Headquarters. The Implementation & Risk Management Lead will coordinate the implementation of the EHS Risk Management process and the use of the EHS Risk Management Software tool throughout Westinghouse, coordinate the development, implementation and maintenance of the Westinghouse EHS Management System and Global EHS procedures and processes and support the technical training needs of Westinghouse's Global EHS function in coordination with Westinghouse Learning and Development. Read more on the Job Postings page.
The November 2014 newsletter is now posted. Please take a few minutes to check it out at the "current newsletter" page.
Special thanks to Dan Flanagan, Tad Pajak, and Matt Zock for contributing articles.
Event Details / Registration: Mark your calendar!!
The Executive Committee will hold it's winter business meeting on Thursday, December 4, 2014.
We will review section activities and finalize the program schedule for winter 2014 / spring 2015. The group will also discuss upcoming elections and consider candidates for Director and President-Elect for 2015-2016, which will be voted on in February 2015.
We welcome all members / guests - Please consider getting involved! Register NOW at the "Next Meeting" page.
I am working on the November newsletter now – please send me any updates, announcements, job postings, member news, etc. by next Wed. Nov. 12. Thanks! Christy Kirsch
The American Industrial Hygiene Association's - Government Affairs Department recently published the Happenings On The Hill newsletter. Some of the headlines include:
Congress Goes Home to Campaign but Passes, Continuing Resolution to Keep Government Running
While Members Campaign OSHA Moves Forward:
Click here to read the entire newsletter.
Key Environmental, Inc. (KEY) is a growing and innovative environmental consulting firm specializing in the investigation and remediation of environmentally-challenged properties across the U.S. KEY is headquartered in Carnegie, PA (a suburb of Pittsburgh) and has branch offices in Raritan, NJ, Portland, ME and Frederick, MD. We have an opening for a Corporate Health & Safety Manager in our Carnegie office.
The anticipated scope of work includes planning, organizing, directing and coordinating the safety mandates, programs and activities within the organization. The position also requires a high level of environmental compliance knowledge. The ideal candidate will have excellent technical, writing and interpersonal communication skills. Occasional overnight travel is required with this position. Salary is commensurate with experience and qualifications. Read more on the Job Postings Page.
The September 2014 newsletter is available now. Take a few minutes to check it out- click here!
Information and Articles in this issue:
The next newsletter will be out in November - please submit any articles, announcements, member news, etc. to Christy by November 7, 2014.
AIHA Pittsburgh Section will visit the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, National Personal Protective Technology Laboratory on Thursday October 23, 2014 from 1:00 to 4:00 PM. Go to "next meeting" page for more information and to register online.
Some of the labs that we will be visiting and projects that we will be hearing about are: