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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.

 
  • Group Office Meeting

    Preparing for an Active Shooter Incident

    Apr 26, 2019
    ASSP’s technical report, “How to Develop and Implement an Active Shooter/Armed Assailant Plan” provides guidance on the steps businesses can take to help prevent an active shooter from entering its facility and what to do in the event of an incident.
  • Factory workers talking

    Looking to the Future of Occupational Safety and Health

    Apr 24, 2019
    A new report from the International Labor Organization (ILO) examines four key factors driving change in the workplace and the challenges and opportunities each presents to workplace safety.
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    Guidelines for Scaffolding Safety

    Apr 18, 2019
    ANSI/ASSP A10.8-2019, Scaffolding Safety Requirements, establishes safety requirements for the construction, operation and use of scaffolds used in the construction, alteration, demolition and maintenance of buildings and structures.
  • Volunteers

    Our Members Make a Difference

    Apr 09, 2019
    Our volunteer leaders play a vital role in our efforts to elevate the safety profession. Here are just a few stories of recent Culbertson Volunteer Service Award winners and how they have made a difference through volunteering.
  • Drone flying

    Three Steps to a Safe and Effective Drone Surveillance Program

    Apr 08, 2019
    Unmanned aircraft systems (UAS), commonly referred to as “drones,” have become increasingly popular in recent years among hobbyists and the business community alike. Here are three steps to keep in mind for a safe and efficient drone surveillance program. ​

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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?

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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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