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AIHA - American Industrial Hygiene Association


The American Industrial Hygiene Association, (AIHA), promotes, protects, and enhances industrial hygienists and other occupational health, safety, and environmental professionals in their efforts to improve the health and well being of workers, the community, and the environment. The AIHA is a global organization that is not limited solely to industrial hygiene. Their web site is

Industrial hygiene deals with the protection of the health of those involved in industry. This classifies it as a form of preventative medicine.

SDS Relevance

AIHA is one of the many organizations involved with developing ANSI standards in the areas of Ventilation Systems, Occupational Health & Safety Systems, and Respiratory Protection.

AIHA also maintains a variety of Volunteer Groups, Task Forces and Special Interest Groups (SIGs) relevant to health and safety topics.

Hearing protection sign with electronic decibel meter

Encourage use of proper hearing protection with electronic decibel meter signs from Safety Emporium.

Further Reading

See also: ACGIH, administrative controls, ANSI, ASTM

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