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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.

43rd Annual Meeting - January 17-19, 2018

San Diego, California

Fall Newsletter: Fall 2017 Newsletter

2018 Meeting Registration Form: 43rd Annual Meeting Registration Form

    Theme: Incorporating OHS into the design of workplaces and processes

    Planned Speakers Include (subject to change):

  • National Prevention through Design Initiative (Jonathan Bach)
  • A pharmaceutical companies design process (Jonathan Gast)
  • Inherenetly Safer Chemical Processes (Dennis Hendershot)
  • OHS in the Design of Construction Projects (John Gambatese)
  • Assessing and Controlling Risks from Dermal Exposure (Jennifer Sahmel)
Venue: The Bay Club Hotel Marina

NOTE: Identify yourself as part of the YPSW-AIHA group attending the Jan 17-19, 2018 meeting to receive the special negotiated rate and have the reservation counted in the YPSW-AIHA room block.

 Passing the Gavel to incoming President Bob Lieckfield

President Larry Gibbs passes the gavel to incoming President Robert Lieckfield at the 2017 YPSW Annual Meeting in San Diego.