The International Occupational Hygiene Association (IOHA)
The International Occupational Hygiene Association (IOHA) is an association of occupational hygiene organisations from across the world and represents the global community of occupational hygienists. Since its creation in 1987, IOHA has grown to 32 member organisations, representing over 20,000 occupational hygienists worldwide.
Aims of IOHA
The IOHA aims to improve, promote and develop the practice of occupational hygiene throughout the world so as to improve and protect worker health and well being.
Since 2000, the IOHA operates a National Accreditation Recognition programme to promote global respect for and recognition of professional certification programmes which meet or exceed the "IOHA Model Certification Programme."The IOHA is a non-government organization, recognized by the International Labour Organization and the World Health Organization
OHTA has committed to support IOHA in promoting the development and implementation of a common international framework for occupational hygiene training.
IOHA has consented to the use of the IOHA logo with the statement “Supported by IOHA” on OHTA certificates, website and training documentation.
OHTA and IOHA are working together to provide formal recognition of the qualifications delivered by the OHTA training programmes.