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Welcome to the Yuma Pacific Southwest AIHA Local Section Website

The Yuma Pacific Southwest (YPSW) section is part of the American Industrial Hygiene Association. The American Industrial Hygiene Association® (AIHA) is one of the largest international associations serving the needs of occupational and environmental health and safety professionals practicing industrial hygiene in industry, government, labor, academic institutions, and independent organizations.

The YPSW meets annually, Wednesday - Friday, during January of the week of the Martin Luther King holiday.

42nd Annual Meeting - January 18-20, 2017

San Diego, California

Fall Newsletter: Fall 2016 Newsletter

2017 Meeting Registration Form: 42nd Annual Meeting Registration Form

    Planned Speakers Include (subject to change):

  • The Wisdom Gift (Terry Thedell)
  • Revisiting Blind Hogs Acorn (Barbara Dawson)
  • Educating the Next Generation and Professional Standards of Performance (Del Malzahn/Lynn O'Donnell/Bob Soule)
  • Protecting Workers through Government Regulation and Penalties (John Henshaw)
  • The Future of Occupational Health - NIOSH Perspective (John Howard)
  • Case study in conflict between policy and science - Diacetyl (Shannon Gaffney)
  • Workplace Health Without Borders; Ways to Spread Our Knowledge (Dave Zalk)
  • The Future of Industrial Hygiene – Messaging GenX, Millennial, and GenZ (Mike Rosenow)
  • Leadership in the Future of the Industrial Hygiene Profession (Carter Ficklen)
2017 Meeting Preliminary Program: 2017 Meeting Preliminary Program

 President Elect Larry Gibbs

President-elect Larry Gibbs presides at the 2016 YPSW Annual Meeting