The Australian Institute of Occupational Hygienists Inc. (AIOH) is the association that represents professional occupational hygienists in Australia. The AIOH is the largest occupational hygiene society in Australia and the only professional society representing qualified occupational hygienists in Australia. The overall objective of the AIOH is to use science and engineering to prevent ill health caused by the environment in which people work. The AIOH seeks to achieve this by:
- Promoting the profession of occupational hygiene
- Improving the practice of occupational hygiene and the knowledge, competence and standing of its practitioners
- Representing the profession nationally and internationally;
- Increasing public awareness of the field of occupational hygiene.
The Institute was formed in 1980 and Incorporated in 1988. An elected governing Council, comprising the President, President Elect, Secretary, Treasurer and three Councillors, manages the business and professional affairs of the Institute.
The AIOH is a member of the International Occupational Hygiene Association (IOHA).