Practice Specialties - Industrial Hygiene


The Industrial Hygiene Practice Specialty (IHPS) works to advance occupational safety and health in the workplace through sound industrial hygiene practices from asbestos to mold to exposure monitoring and everything in between. IHPS helps members become Certified Industrial Hygienists (CIH), having a strong relationship with AIHA, and Certified Safety Professionals (CSP) and secure maintenance points.


Industrial Hygiene Monitoring Considerations in Health Care Settings

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Healthcare workers are at risk for a variety of occupational exposures to chemical hazards, including hazardous drugs, anesthetic gases, and disinfectants. While resources exist for guidance on assessing occupational exposures to these hazards, there is no single resource for safety professionals in healthcare settings to use in developing a defensible industrial hygiene (IH) monitoring program.

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