ABIH Pledges Support for AIHA’s Hosting of the IOHA 2018 Conference
The 2018 International Occupational Hygiene Association Scientific Conference, hosted by the AIHA, will gather occupational hygiene experts from across the globe.
ABIH congratulates the AIHA for their winning bid to host this international event.
The International Occupational Hygiene Association (IOHA) is an association of twenty-nine occupational hygiene organizations that represent over 20,000 occupational hygienists from across the world. These member organizations are dedicated to the discipline and application of the inherent principles of occupational hygiene.
Last month, the American Industrial Hygiene Association (AIHA) announced that they will host the 11th IOHA International Scientific Conference. The event will take place in Washington, DC in October of 2018. In their announcement of the event, AIHA shared, “While AIHA will host IOHA 2018, both the American Conference of Governmental Industrial Hygienists (ACGIH) and the American Board of Industrial Hygiene (ABIH) have pledged their support to the meeting.”
The international conference takes place every two to three years with the next one occurring in London in 2015. The 2018 conference is expected to attract over 1,000 of the world’s leading occupational hygiene professionals and promises to be a unique opportunity for participants to learn and network with experts from all corners of the globe.
“ABIH congratulates the AIHA for their winning bid to host this international event,” said Lynn O’Donnell, CIH, Executive Director for the American Board of Industrial Hygiene. “ABIH has pledged our support for the 11th IOHA International Scientific Conference because this premier conference brings together the global community of industrial hygiene professionals who are dedicated to the profession and improving people’s lives. We look forward to providing our support and participation and encourage Certified Industrial Hygienists and the industrial hygiene community to plan on attending.”
To learn more about the American Board of Industrial Hygiene or the Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH) program, please visit www.ABIH.org, email abih@ABIH.org or call (517) 321-2638.
About the American Board of Industrial Hygiene
Since 1960, ABIH, a not-for-profit corporation, has been the world’s largest, premier organization for certifying professionals in the practice of industrial hygiene. ABIH is responsible for ensuring high-quality certification including education, experience, examination, certification maintenance and ethics enforcement. Currently, more than 6700 people are certified to use the CIH designation.
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