Thank you to the 30+ members and guests that attended the Pittsburgh AIHA Event on March 22. RJ Lee Group hosted the event that included four presentations/discussion and tour of the Silica Lab at RJ Lee. Special thanks to Keith Rickabaugh, Bob Wheeler, Thad Pajak and Del Kubeldis for their presentations / involvement in this session. The speakers provided their presentation files to share with our members -- please see the event meeting page to download the presentations. A few photos are included too! Thank you to the staff at RJ Lee Group for coordinating this event and supporting the Pittsburgh AIHA as a Corporate Sponsor / Advertiser!
The Spring 2018 Newsletter is available now! Take a few minutes to check it out -- lots of good stuff -- a letter from Pittsburgh AIHA President, Matt Zock, member news, meeting reviews, updates, etc. Click on the newsletter page to view / download. You can also view the newsletter in your web browser - Click HERE.
Pittsburgh AIHA Members are invited to attend the 10th Annual Mid-Atlantic Safety and Health Alliance, Inc. (MASHA) Safety and Health Conference on April 26, 2018 at the RLA in Cranberry Twp., PA. Visit mashasafetyconference.org for details and to register. Conference highlights include:
The Pittsburgh AIHA held their annual Executive Committee election March 5, 2018 through March 12, 2018. 47 Members participated in the online election by casting their vote via electronic ballot. Thank you to the members who participated in the election and the following newly-elected Executive Committee members who will take office this summer:
President-Elect: Renee Cowell, CSP (Hatch, LLC)
Director: Barbara Cummings, CIH (AM Health & Safety)
Treasurer: Paula Sweitzer, CHMM (Duquesne University)
Performance Environmental Services has openings for Entry-Level and Experienced Industrial Hygienists.
See more details provided on our Job Postings Page.
PPG Industries has a position functions as a Corporate Industrial Hygienist. The role has global accountability for the management of the AIHA accredited IH Lab and serve as the AIHA Lab Technical Manager.
This individual is responsible for:
See more details found on the Job Postings Page.
AM Health and Safety, Inc. has a job opportunity for a Health and Safety Associate I reporting to the Director of Industrial Hygiene and Safety Services. In this role, the employee plans, coordinates and conducts industrial hygiene and safety services for clients requiring application of engineering principles and technology to analyze and control conditions contributing to occupational hazards and diseases by performing a wide range related duties. More information can be found on our Job Postings page.
Julie Panko, CIH is the newest Pittsburgh AIHA member to be named National AIHA Fellow -- Congratulations to Julie on this well-deserved honor. Julie will be recognized at the 2018 AIHce in Philadelphia in May.
The Fellow designation (FAIHATM) was established to recognize members who are full members in good standing, have 15 years of continuous membership, and have made recognized contributions to industrial hygiene or related disciplines, either through research, leadership, publications, education, or service to AIHA. The Fellow designation is limited to no more than five percent of the membership.
Respirable Crystalline Silica (RCS) Discussion SPACE IS LIMITED TO 40 ATTENDEES -- REGISTER EARLY!
The meeting will include presentations on how to sample and analyze for RCS, the OSHA regulations and some field perspectives from seasoned IHs. An optional walk through the silica laboratory will be made available at the end of the meeting for those that are interested. Details are provided on the meeting page.
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