Membership
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Sunday December 17, 2017

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Membership in the Occupational Hygiene Association of Ontario is open to everyone interested in the fields of occupational hygiene or occupational health and safety.

Membership Dues

  • Professional & Associate Members
    • New Members $80.00 plus HST
    • Renewal $ 80.00 (up to Feb 28); $ 95.00 (after Feb. 28) plus HST
  • Student $25.00 plus HST

CLICK HERE for the online Membership Application

To Renew your OHAO membership, please login, go to the Members Only dropdown and choose Membership Renewal.

Membership Categories

> Are you an experienced occupational hygienist? OHAO membership provides discounted registration for educational PDCs and Symposiums that will keep you up to date on your maintenance points and keep you in contact with your peers.

A Professional Member shall be a person who holds a valid Registered Occupational Hygienist (ROH), Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH), Registered Occupational Hygiene Technologist (ROHT) or Occupational Health and Safety Technologist (OHST) certificate or a person who has a total of six (6) year’s combined post-secondary education and occupational hygiene work experience. At the time of application, the applicant should be engaged in the practice of occupational hygiene. A Professional Member may serve on committees, vote and be elected as a officer or director of the Association in accordance with the Bylaws.

> Are you interested in occupational hygiene but not working full time in the field? OHAO membership is the perfect way to keep up to date on current trends and topics in occupational hygiene and provide you with access to valuable networking opportunities.

An Associate Member shall be any person who has an interest in occupational hygiene and is engaged in any aspect of the field of occupational health and safety. An Associate Member may serve on committees, vote and be elected as a director of the Association in accordance with the Bylaws.

> Are you a full-time student in an occupational health and safety program? OHAO membership provides discounted registration fees for OHAO educational events and provides access to a robust mentorship program. 

Student membership is open to any person who has an interest in occupational hygiene and is registered full time in an occupational hygiene, environmental, health or safety related program at a post-secondary institution in Canada.

Membership Benefits and Activities

Professional
Membership in the Association contributes towards professional growth and recognition. It provides the opportunity for interaction with professional Occupational Hygienists from government, industry, labour and colleagues in other health and safety fields.

Educational
Educational symposia on pertinent issues are held a minimum of twice per year. OHAO also sponsors conferences, workshops and regional dinner meetings. Reduced registration fees are offered to members. For a complete listing of upcoming events, go to the Events page.

Newsletter
All members receive the OHAO newsletter, "OH Forum" containing up-to-date information on Association activities and occupational health and safety, including notices of educational workshops, conferences, symposia and regulatory developments. Samples of the latest issues of "OH Forum" are available on-line.

Committees
Participation in Association activities is encouraged and all members are urged to get involved by serving on committees and task forces. For more information, go to the Committees page.