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Nominations Deadlines Approaching
AIHA Awards and Fellows
The AIHA Awards Committee is requesting nominations for the 2012 Fellow
and AIHA awards. The Fellow designation was established to recognize members who have been full members in good standing for a minimum of 15 years
and have made recognized contributions to industrial hygiene or related disciplines, either through research, leadership, publications, education or service
to AIHA. The number of Fellows is limited to no more than five percent of the
membership. Each committee, local section, special interest group and other
formal AIHA entity may nominate, each year, a maximum of two individuals
for the Fellow Award. At-large nominations will also be accepted with the exception that individuals may not self-nominate. AIHA awards are presented
annually at AIHce to individual members or groups who have made significant contributions to the advancement of IH and OEHS.
The deadline for AIHA awards nominations is Dec. 1, and the deadline for
submissions for AIHA Fellows nominations is Dec. 31. For more information
on the Fellows and AIHA awards, or to get a nomination form, visit www.
aiha.org/aboutaiha/Pages/AwardsandHonors.aspx or contact Judy Keithline at
(703) 846-0702 or email@example.com.
2012 AIHA® Buyer’s Guide
The 2012 AIHA Buyer’s Guide will be mailed later this month. Be sure to keep it
handy for easy access to information on products and services that you need in
your daily work. The Buyer’s Guide will also be available online at www.aiha.org/
Browse the New AIHA® Knowledge Catalog
With the new AIHA 2011–12 Fall/Winter Knowledge Catalog, readers can order a
variety of AIHA publications and products, including professional development
courses. The catalog is available in flipbook format at www.flipdocs.com/show-
book.aspx?ID=10005138_705267. To browse more AIHA products and publications, visit the AIHA Store at www.aiha.org/marketplace/Pages/default.aspx.
Consultants: Nov. 4 Is Your Last Chance to Be Listed
Nov. 4 is your final opportunity to submit your order form for the 2012 Consultants
Listing. Consultants who list in the January and special AIHce conference print editions receive a free online listing from January through Dec. 31, 2012. Download
the order form at www.ConsultantsListing.org and fax it to (703) 207-3561 by Nov. 4.
Upgrades and package deals are available. For more information, contact Erin
Breece at firstname.lastname@example.org or (703) 846-0787.
Video Demonstrates Basics of Air Sampling
Now available online, the AIHA® Featured Video segment “SKC Basic Air Sampling” discusses the basics of particle and gas/vapor air sampling. Topics include
the relevance of air sampling, how to take an air sample, what type of equipment
is used in air sampling, and the different types of sampling methods. AIHA Featured
Videos are available from www.aiha.org/news-pubs/Pages/AIHAFeatured
Dates and Deadlines
AIHA2011: Asia Pacific OH + EHS
Conference + Exhibition in
Deadline for Board of Directors
PCIH 2011: Navigating New
Opportunities in Baltimore, Md.
Deadline for consultants to list in
the 2012 Consultants Listing.
Exposure and Chemical Monitoring:
Beyond IH Fundamentals in New
Deadline for early registration
for 21st CIH Conference in
San Francisco, Calif.
John Dement, PhD, a professor at Duke University Medical Center, was named a member
of the World Trade Center Health Program
Scientific/Technical Advisory Committee. The
committee will review scientific and medical
evidence and make recommendations to the
WTC Health Program administrator on eligibility criteria and on WTC-related health
Charles J. Myers, CIH, CHMM, CPEA, is the
new vice president, director of Environmental,
Health and Safety Programs at NCM in Brea,
Calif. Myers joins the company with over 30
years of experience in environmental remediation and safety and has held leadership positions in the construction, engineering,
demolition and consulting sectors.
The American Society of Safety Engineers
(ASSE) honored Walt Rostykus, CPE, CIS, CSP,
with the Safety Professional of the Year award
during its 100th Anniversary Professional Development Conference in June. Rostykus, an
ergonomics engineer at Humantech, Inc. in
Ann Arbor, Mich., was chosen out of 500
members in the ergonomic practice specialty.
Jim Thornton, CIH, CSP, was recently appointed director of environmental health and
safety strategy and regulatory affairs of Newport News Shipbuilding Division of Huntington Ingalls Industries, Inc. In this capacity,
Thornton develops and implements health and
safety strategic initiatives, including programs
aimed at promoting employee wellness.