Event Title

Greater Houston Industrial Hygiene Council (GHIHC)

Thursday, December 12, 2019    8:30 AM - 4:30 PM

$70.00 registration fee for each meeting.
Lunch and continuing education units included.
Register at least 48 hours in advance to receive a hard copy of your certificate of attendance at the meeting.




The Greater Houston Industrial Hygiene Council (GHIHC) is an informal group of industrial hygienists and safety professionals who meet six times per year to discuss trends in the safety profession, share challenges (and their solutions),and network with their peers in an educational setting. Industry professionals provide practical lessons in management, equipment, and compliance. Academic experts present the latest in research and technology.

We meet the third Thursday of each even-numbered month.

  • This event meets the Category 4 Education requirements of the American Board of Industrial Hygiene.
  • Network with your peers while enjoying informative presentations
  • Lunch is provided at no additional cost
  • No membership fees







Time & Location
8:30am-8:50am: Sign-in Desk Open
8:50am-9:00am: Agenda Review
9:00am-4:00pm: Presentations/Lunch
4:00pm-4:30pm: Roundtable and Closeout

UTHealth Operations Center Building (OCB)

1851 Crosspoint Ave.
Rio Grande Room 2.200 (2nd floor)
Houston, TX 77054

Effective September 1, 2019, once the new renovations are completed for the parking lots in the OCB Parking areas, there will no longer be any “free” visitor parking. The visitor parking rates are shown in the table below and payment is accepted by credit/debit card only!

OCB Visitor Parking Rates
0:00 min -0:30 min $1.00
0:31 min -1 hour $2.00
1 hour - 2 hours $3.00
2 hours - 3 hours $4.00
3 hours - 4 hours $5.00
4 hours - 24 hours $6.00
Lost Ticket $6.00

Visitors, please be prepared to pay at gate by credit/debit card only upon leaving the visitor parking area. Parking vouchers are provided to program agenda producers and guest speakers in exchange for service to SWCOEH CE program events.

OCB Building Logistics - Wayfinding to Rio Grande Room 2.200 (2nd floor)

UTHealth SWCOEH event visitors, please bring a current form of legal identification to sign-in with security at reception. UTHealth employees and students should wear UTHealth badge.


Enter at the front of the building that is facing Crosspoint Avenue. After leaving the security reception area, walk left down hallway, walk left to elevator, and take elevator to 2nd floor. Exit elevator and the Rio Grande Room is to the left around the corner, Room 2.200. Please sign-in at the event check-in desk to confirm attendance.

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Continuing Education

This event meets the Category 4 Education requirements of the American Board of Industrial Hygiene.

ABIH® Diplomates can earn up 6 technical contact hours (or 0.6 CEUs) for this event. Visit http://www.abih.org/maintain-certification/cm-credit-education-events for more information.


Pre-Register at least 48 hours in advance to receive a hard copy of your certificate of attendance at the meeting.

Additional GHIHC Dates


GHIHC is offered on the following dates over the 2019-2020 academic year:

February 20, 2020

April 16, 2020

June 18, 2020

Please regularly check the training calendar for updated course registration page availability and information at http://bit.ly/swcoehce.



Your Best Response to a Changing World!

The Southwest Center for Occupational and Environmental Health (SWCOEH) supports research, education and outreach in occupational and environmental health. The SWCOEH is housed within the Department of Epidemiology, Human Genetics and Environmental Sciences of the UTHealth School of Public Health and is under the leadership of Elaine Symanski, PhD who serves as Director.

The SWCOEH was established in 1977 as a NIOSH-funded Education and Research Center (ERC), now one of 18 ERCs in the nation. In 1985, the SWCOEH became a World Health Organization Collaborating Centre for Occupational Health.

The mission of the SWCOEH Continuing Education (CE) Program is to serve as a training resource for professionals and decision-makers in the occupational and environmental health fields by delivering specialized courses in response to current training needs. Our ultimate goal is to improve occupational and environmental health. Our core subject areas are occupational medicine, industrial hygiene, occupational safety, hazardous substances and materials and occupational health nursing. Contact us to discuss your training needs!

Contact Us

Southwest Center for Occupational and Environmental Health
Continuing Education (CE) & Outreach Program
1200 Pressler St., RAS West, Ste. 1038
Houston, TX 77030

Michelle McDaniel - Continuing Education Coordinator (Mon-Fri)
Email: Michelle.R.McDaniel@uth.tmc.edu
Phone: 713-500-9447

Brenda Brown - Program
Coordinator (Tu-Th)
Phone: 713-500-9448

General CE Email: swcoeh.ce@uth.tmc.edu

To learn more about the SWCOEH, please visit us on the web at www.swcoeh.org