Publication Award Winners for 2015 Announced

AIHA is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2015 Critics’ Choice, Breakout Bestseller, and Bestseller publication awards. The winners will be recognized during the Mark of Excellence Breakfast at AIHce 2016 on May 25.

The Critics’ Choice Award recognizes a publication’s quality of writing, content, presentation, and organization; the usefulness of its content; its originality; and its impact on the field of industrial hygiene. The Breakout Bestseller is awarded to a new publication on AIHA’s Bestseller List that has sold the most copies. The Bestseller publication award refers to the title that is on the top of the AIHA Bestseller List.

The 2015 publication award winners are:

Critics’ Choice – Recognition, Evaluation, and Control of Legionella in Building Water Systems

  • Recipients: William S. Kerbel, CIH; J. David Krause, PhD, CIH, MSPH; Brian G. Shelton; John P. Springston, CIH, CSP, FAIHA

Breakout Bestseller – Recognition, Evaluation, and Control of Legionella in Building Water Systems

  • Recipients: William S. Kerbel, CIH; J. David Krause, PhD, CIH, MSPH; Brian G. Shelton; John P. Springston, CIH, CSP, FAIHA

Bestseller – A Strategy for Assessing and Managing Occupational Exposures, 4th edition

  • Recipients: Steven D. Jahn, CIH, MBA, FAIHA; William H. Bullock, DHSc, CIH, CSP, FAIHA; Joselito S. Ignacio, CIH, CSP, MPH, REHS, FAIHA

“On behalf of AIHA and the Publications Committee, I would like to congratulate this year’s winners,” said Sharon Murnane, Chair of the AIHA Publications Committee. “These outstanding publications serve as resources for the field of industrial hygiene and we are honored to recognize the winners at AIHce 2016.”

Recognition, Evaluation, and Control of Legionella in Building Water Systems is a technical document for industry professionals and is an expansion of information provided in AIHA’s publication, Field Guide for the Determination of Biological Contaminants in Environmental Samples, 2nd edition. A Strategy for Assessing and Managing Occupational Exposures, 4th edition, provides information to industrial hygiene professionals on how to allocate resources for assessing and managing occupational exposures to chemical, physical, and biological agents. Topics addressed in the publication include basic characterization; qualitative and quantitative risk assessment and priority setting; monitoring, interpretation, and decision making; recommendations; reporting; and evaluations.