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Welcome to the Potomac Local Section of the AIHA

The AIHA Local Potomac Section is based in Washington DC, Northern Virginia, and Southern Maryland. We offer our members monthly meetings, networking opportunities, continuing education for professionals, job announcements, and more. 

We are a professional organization dedicated to preserving occupational and environmental health and safety in the workplace and community. Our members work as industrial hygienists, EHS specialists, & safety professionals; however, anybody is welcome to join! We offer special discount membership rates for students.

Call for Board Members - Potomac Local Section Board Nominations for 2023-24 Elections

Please nominate yourself or suggest a worthy candidate for the 2023-24 year. We will need to fill the following positions:

      • President-elect (will also serve as President in 2024-25)
      • Secretary-elect (will also serve as Secretary in 2024-25)
      • At-Large Director, 2 openings, (will serve for two years 2023-25)

To nominate an individual or yourself, please send an email to David Hicks, Past-President and Election Chair at with "Board Nominations" in the subject line. All nominations must be received by noon on April 21, 2023.

Industrial Hygienist of the Year Nominations 

We are seeking nominations for industrial hygienist of the year. Log into the Members Only tab of our website to learn more and download a nomination form!

Press here to have a copy of the CIH Exam Prep flyer. Press here to sign up for the course.

Press here to access the Winter Newsletter!

Covanta Tour - Members Only In-Person Event

Please join us on May 9th, 2023 at 11:00 AM for an in-person tour of Covanta Facility!

Tour Details

Located in Alexandria, Virginia, the Covanta award-winning Waste-to-Energy Facility serves the approximately 400,000 residents of the County of Arlington and the City of Alexandria with reliable and sustainable waste management.

Registration Information

This free event is only open to current Potomac AIHA members. The tour size is limited, however. Register here for the event!

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