Please help the people of Puerto Rico

Hurricane Maria has devastated Puerto Rico. Two weeks after the storm made landfall, the vast majority of Puerto Rico still lacks power, and most households don’t have running water. Residents are desperately in need of help during the recovery period.

Deborah Nelson, President of AIHA has issued a letter asking all AIHA members to do […]

Low-Resource Contaminant Controls: A Student Development Challenge!

The American Industrial Hygiene Association (AIHA) Hazard Prevention and Engineering Controls Committee (HPECC), Workplace Health Without Borders (WHWB) and WHWB-US are co-sponsoring a workplace contaminant controls development challenge directed to students to promote worker health and safety in developing countries.

For this inaugural challenge, the focus is on silica exposures arising from work with […]

Mozambique OHS Training To Be Offered Funded By Underwriter’s Laboratories

WHWB-US has been funded through a grant provided by Underwriter’s Laboratories (UL) in conjunction with WHWB International and Eduardo Mondlane University’s (UEM),Center for Industrial Studies, Safety and Environment (CEISA), to deliver train-the-trainer OHS capacity building for UEM faculty and staff responsible for OHS. The curriculum will include a general overview of OHS, OHS Management, […]

WHO Offers New Free Online Courses for Frontline Responders

The World Health Organization has started a free online course platform aimed at responders to disease outbreaks and health emergencies.

OpenWHO is WHO’s new interactive, web-based, knowledge-transfer platform offering online courses to improve responses to health emergencies. OpenWHO enables the Organization and its partners to quickly transfer life-saving knowledge to large numbers of frontline responders […]

Introduction to Analytical Chemistry for Hygienists

Unless you entered occupational hygiene from a background in chemistry, analytical chemistry is probably not a hygiene rubric that you are strong in. If you have always wished that you knew more analytical chemistry as it applies to occupational hygiene, you may be interested in a new eLearning course being offered by AIHA. If you […]

OHS Initiative for Workers and Community in Dhaka, Bangladesh

Garrett Brown has shared a third update on the OHS Initiative for Workers and Community in Dhaka, Bangladesh. The project is well underway with the hiring of the four staff members and the launch of start-up activities.

The key activity this spring has been work on developing an effective and accessible curriculum, materials and lesson […]