"Honoring the Past, Energizing the Future"

Mark your calendars now for a 20 year celebration that you won't want to miss.  The joint AIHA-RMS/ ASSE  Fall Technical conference  will be held September 16th and 17th. You won't want to miss this platinum celebration of 20 years of promoting safety and health in the workplace.  

Get the Worm! Early Bird Registration Closes on August 16th!

The conference planning committee has been working very hard to deliver the best conference in 20 years!  Early Bird registration is only open until August 16th!!   Yes that is right, for AIHA and ASSE local section members, you have until August 16th to register at a $20.00 reduced conference cost!  

This year's conference will again be at the Arvada Center for the Arts.  This has been a great venue for us throughout the years and it is convenient to many locations on the Front Range.  Looking forward to seeing you in September!

Visit our Conference Page to:

  • Register for this awesome educational offering
  • See the conference agenda and speaker bios
  • Get more information on becoming a conference sponsor or hosting a vendor table

Know a Great Industrial Hygienist?  We Want to Hear About it!


The AIHA-RMS nominating committee is seeking nominations for the “2014 Industrial Hygienist of the Year” award.  Nominations are due September 1, 2014.  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 200 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

Then, in 15 pages or less (double spaced), tell us about this nominee.  Tell us how your candidate is qualified using the criteria below:

  • Technical Expertise - Demonstrated technical expertise in the industrial hygiene, environment, safety/health field, indicating thorough knowledge of the operational aspects of his/her employment position.
  • Leadership - The nominee should have demonstrated leadership in the field of industrial hygiene.  Leadership may be demonstrated by articles in peer-reviewed journals, presentation of workshops or clinics, activities designed to promote the field among allied professions, teaching, mentoring, or any other activities that promote and further the field of Industrial Hygiene.
  • AIHA-RMS Activities- Include special or outstanding contributions to the advancement of local or national objectives, services to members, lecturer or speaker at AIHA-RMS seminars, committee/project chairman, etc.
  • Professional contributions - Activities that have advanced the industrial hygiene profession, such as fostering professional development of members, public service (including community activities), lecturer or instructor at educational institutions, involvement in codes and legislation, articles written, work with allied groups, etc.
  • Awards and innovations - Includes all honors received for industrial hygiene activities, citations, honors, plus inventions, new ideas, systems and philosophies developed.

Past IH of the Year Recipients include:

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


Nominations can be submitted online on the AIHA-RMS website by clicking here.


Check out the Summer edition of "The Exposure"

The Summer 2014 edition of " The Exposure" is hot off the presses!  Put on your sunscreen and read your copy by the pool ( or other relaxing environment).  There is great information on upcoming AIHA-RMS events as well as looking at the chemical Ortho-Toluidine.  Didn't get a copy in your email box?  Click here to check it out!