American Industrial Hygiene Association (AIHA)

Published: | Updated: September 3, 2019

Definition - What does American Industrial Hygiene Association (AIHA) mean?

The American Industrial Hygiene Association (AIHA) is an organization that serves professionals in the field of occupational health and safety. It administers educational programs to keep occupational and evironmental health and safety professionals current in the most up-to-date industrial hygiene practices. It is also advocates for industrial hygiene in government, labor and academic institutes. The organization's primary aim is to make workplace environments safe and minimize occupational accident rates.

Safeopedia explains American Industrial Hygiene Association (AIHA)

Industrial hygienists assess health and safety hazards and look for solutions to prevent them. They apply scientific principles to identify and solve health and safety problems, and work to ensure that management, workers and all segments of a workplace are working toward better health and safety.

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