Awards and Announcements:

Garrett Brown Recognized for Contributions to Industrial Hygiene

Photo: Garrett Brown
Garrett Brown

The American Conference of Governmental Industrial Hygienists honored COEH Advisory Committee member Garrett Brown with the 2015 William Steiger Memorial Award at the AIHce conference held May 30 to June 4, 2015, in Salt Lake City, Utah. “The award recognizes individuals from the social or political sphere whose efforts have contributed to advancements in occupational safety and health.”

He also presented the 2015 Jeffrey S. Lee Lecture at the AIHce conference in Salt Lake City, an address sponsored by the Foundation for Occupational Health and Safety.

Brown also received the 2015 United Steelworkers J. William Lloyd Award at the United Steelworkers’ Health, Safety, and Environment (USW HSE) conference in March. The USW HSE presents the award annually to an individual or organization from outside the union for outstanding contributions to the field. Lloyd was an epidemiologist whose research established that coke oven work causes cancer. He joined the USW following his research career in epidemiology.

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