Connect, Exchange, Grow


September 16-17, 2015

Arvada Center

6901 Wadsworth Blvd • Arvada, Colorado  80003-9985

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$280.00 (members), $325.00 (non-members)

The current agenda for the 2015 conference can be found here

A Professional Development Course (PDC) will be held on the topic of Machine Guarding on September 18, 2015.  Michael Klein from Robson Forensics will be the instructor. This session will be held at NREL from 8:00am-5:00 pm.  Cost to attend is $185 if you are not attending the Fall Technical Conference and only $135 if you sign up for both the PDC and the Fall Technical Conference.  This is a PDC not to be missed!  

Class size is limited to 50 people so register here today!

This conference would not be possible without the ongoing support of our conference exhibitors and sponsors?  Is your organization interested in having a booth at the conference?  Click here to learn more and to register as an exhibitor.
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Machine Guarding PDC- Friday, September 18th



Don't miss the machine guarding PDC!  This all day PDC will be taught by Michael Klein, P.E., CHMM.  The course will cover the following topics:


  • Mechanical motions and actions created by points of operation
  • Non-routine operating conditions
  • Enclosure guarding such as fixed, interlocked, adjustable, and selfadjusting guards
  • Safeguarding methods
  • Outline of 29 CFR 1910.212 – General machine guarding requirements.
  • Outline of the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) B11.19
  • Outline of 29 CFR 1910.213 and 215 – Woodworking and abrasive grinder requirements:
  • Outline of 29 CFR 1910.147 the OSHA standard for The Control of Hazardous Energy
  • The American National Standard for Industrial Robots Systems —
  • OSHA Instruction concerning industrial robots. STD 01-12-002 — PUB 8-1.3

For event details click here

You don't want to miss this!  Cost is reduced for those of you who also attend the Fall Technical Conference on Wednesday and Thursday.

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Time to Nominate the Industrial Hygienist of the Year!

Do you know an IH that is outstanding in the field?  The AIHA-RMS board wants to hear about it!  Nominate your candidate today.  

Nominations are due September 1st.  Submitting a nomination is easy. First, the nominee must meet the following criteria:

  • Be an active dues-paying member of the AIHA-RMS (we have over 250 members to choose from!)
  • Be engaged in full time employment in the profession of industrial hygiene, environment, occupational safety and health
  • Not have received this award within the past five years
  • Cannot be a current AIHA-RMS board member. (not familiar with the board- check out the listing here

Click here to submit your nomination today!

Here is a look back at our past winners- not sure what happened in 2002.

Year  IH of the Year Winner
2014 Mike Richen
2013 Doug Herrick
2012 Mary Ann Heaney
2011 Rob Strode
2010 Jeff Citrone
2009 Jim Liberman
2008 Ed Reed
2007 Linn Havelick
2006 Ken Schmerber
2005 Chris Lorenzo
2004 Eric Esswein
2003 Dennis Driscoll
2001 Ron Hill
2000 Cynthia Ellwood
1999 John Martny

Past AIHA-RMS Fellows

Lisa S. Barnes, CIH, PE 

Cindy A. Becnel

Kenneth D. Blehm, PhD, CIH

Roy M. Buchan, DrPH, CIH

Dennis P. Driscoll, PE

Cynthia L. Ellwood, PhD, CIH

Ronald H. Hill, CIH, CSP

John W. Martyny, PhD, CIH

Deborah Imel Nelson, PhD, CIH

James O. Rasmuson, PhD, CIH

Stephen J. Reynolds, PhD, CIH

Robert D. Strode, CIH

Erik K. Vermulen, CIH

Susan Marie Viet, PhD, CIH, CET

Michael V. Van Dyke, Ph.D., CIH


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