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Industrial Hygiene Practice Specialty

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Join the Industrial Hygiene Practice Specialty for access to a network of industrial hygiene subject-matter experts, as well as relevant industry education and information.

industrial_hygiene_mainWho We Are

ASSP’s Industrial Hygiene Practice Specialty member community is the premier resource for ASSP members looking for technical knowledge and expertise related to industrial hygiene issues in the workplace. We provide a forum for you to discuss strategies and research that address the needs of industrial hygienists, as well as support to members who aspire to achieve a professional certification such as the CIH from the American Board of Industrial Hygiene.

What We Do

For ASSP members within the Industrial Hygiene Practice Specialty community, we provide the following:

  • Networking opportunities via social media groups, conference calls and in-person meetings like the annual Professional Development Conference so you can connect with top industry professionals.

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  • Professional development opportunities, including industrial-hygiene-focused education that you can immediately put into practice, mentor relationships that facilitate sharing knowledge, and volunteer and leadership opportunities to build your skills and enhance your resume.
  • Industrial hygiene-related content and information that you can also immediately implement, as well as share with employers and colleagues, to create safe, productive work environments.

Why It Matters

From asbestos to mold, and many contaminants in between, industrial hygienists are tasked with the important work of anticipating, recognizing, evaluating, preventing and controlling these environmental factors or stresses in the workplace — helping to reduce sickness, impaired health and discomfort among workers. We strive to connect professionals in this ever-changing industry and provide the most relevant education and content so you can perform at the highest levels and advance safety at your organization.

How to Join

ASSP members: Log in to your ASSP account to upgrade your membership.

Non-members: Join ASSP and your desired practice specialties at the same time.

News

Get the latest news from the ASSP Industrial Hygiene Practice Specialty, including meeting updates, future engagements and education, requests for volunteers, and calls for action or advocacy.

 
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    Creating Safer Workplaces for Young People

    May 07, 2019
    A collaborative campaign, My Safe Summer Job, aims to educate young workers, parents, employers, supervisors and teachers about the importance of workplace safety and highlights five key elements of creating safe workplaces for young people.
  • Risk Treatment

    Three Steps to Treating Your Organizational Risks

    May 05, 2019
    Risk treatment is an iterative process wherein safety professionals and other stakeholders formulate and select options to reduce risks, assess their effectiveness, determine if they will achieve an acceptable level of risk and plan for implementation of those options.
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    Chris Laszcz-Davis Contributes to World Day for Safety & Health at Work Commemoration

    May 01, 2019
    ASSP member Chris Laszcz-Davis, M.S., CIH, COH, FAIHA, AIC Fellow, is among the contributors featured by International Labor Organization in commemoration of World Day for Safety and Health at Work 2019.
  • nurse stressed

    ASSP Supports Legislation to Prevent Workplace Violence in Healthcare

    Apr 30, 2019
    ASSP supports legislation that would require OSHA to develop a standard that would require employers within the healthcare and social services industries to implement a comprehensive workplace violence prevention program.
  • ASSP Comments on Protecting America's Workers Act

    Apr 30, 2019
    In comments submitted to several members of House of Representatives, ASSP commented on the Protecting America's Workers (PAW) Act (H.R. 1074). The legislation would amend the OSH Act of 1970.

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Leadership Opportunities

Go beyond belonging to the Industrial Hygiene Practice Specialty and volunteer for a position on our Advisory Committee. Or, consider running to be elected as assistant administrator, which, after two years, leads to the office of administrator. As a volunteer leader, you can lend your time and expertise to our many initiatives, while developing transferable leadership and team-building skills. Leadership positions within ASSP help members reach their highest level of performance — both on the job and in the Society.

Interested in leading?

Learn about ASSP elections


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Industrial Hygiene Practice Specialty Advisory Committee

Administrator Wesley S Lashbrook, CSP, CIH

Assistant Administrator Peter J Engelbert, CSP, CIH, CHST

Awards & Honors Chair Adrianne Pearson

Content Coordinator Ann Schubert, CSP, CIH, CHMM

Membership Chair Jeffrey C Nesbitt, CSP, CIH

Nominations & Elections Chair Jeffrey C Nesbitt, CSP, CIH

Nominations & Elections Chair Victor J D'Amato, CSP, CIH

Professional Development Chair Morgan M Bliss, CSP, CIH

Secretary Joseph Kapp, CIH

Social Media Chair Morgan M Bliss, CSP, CIH

Staff Liaison Charlyn L Haguewood

Standards Chair Carol B Schmeidler, CSP

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