• IOHA 2018 takes place in Washington, USA
  • IOHA 2015 took place in London.

Control Banding


IOHA has created this space on our webpage to provide information on Control Banding.  If you wish to add information to this space please contact

IOHA Position Statement on Control Banding

Control Banding Part 1: Developing Simple Guidance Toolkits for Employers

Susan Wilburn’s Global Implementation Strategy from WHO

IOHA CB History – Noel Tresider 2010

David Zalk’s Can CB be better than traditional Industrial Hygiene

Control Banding Part 2: Practical Tools for Primary Prevention

Stavroula Leka’s Psychosocial Risk Management (PRIMA) Toolkit

Rolf Packroff’s Chemical CB in Germany – EMKG 2.0

Dr. Kazutaka Kogi,  Ergonomics Checklist toolkit approach (no ppt)
Control Banding Part 3: Emerging Models for CB Toolkits

Korea’s KOSHA Toolkit

CB Nanotool Evaluation

Occupational Physician’s Toolbox

Norway’s ChemiRisk – MTO Perspective

7th International Control Banding Workshop

At the recent IOHA 2015 conference, the 7th ICBW was held.  This was a full-day workshop held over four sessions that once again brought together international experts. Our goal was to encourage audience participation and identify strengths, weaknesses, and research gaps in CB science and practice

IOHA 2015

To access the presentations please click on the links below:

Welcome to the 7th ICBW

On the validation of Control Banding schemes. Theo Scheffers DOHSBase v.o.f.


Session 9a – Occupational Hygiene III

Occupational noise sources, exposures and controls in small enterprises in New Zealand. Ian Laird Massey University

The source of endotoxin exposure and indications for an effective exposure control strategy. Suzanne Spaan TNO

Reduction of indoor NO2 in an air pollution hot spot area. Alexander Reyes-Lingjerde University of Bergen

Case study: Controlling exposure to isoflurane used in animal surgical procedures in Research & Development. Michel Vangeel Janssen Pharmaceutica

Exposure Assessment in the Australian Firefighters’ Cancer and Mortality Study. Deborah Glass Monash University

Managing Occupational Hygiene in a multinational company. Danny Martland BAE Systems

Session 9b – Status and needs of occupational exposure assessment for chemicals management

Overview of US EPA’s Occupational Exposure Assessment Related Tools and Models. Nhan Nguyen US Environmental Protection Agency

SysDEA – A research project on occupational dermal exposure. Gudrun Walendzik Bundesanstalt für Arbeitsschutz und Arbeitsmedizin

Proposal for a Tier-1 dermal exposure assessment approach. Andrew Phillips ECHA

Applicability of screening (tier-1) exposure assessment tools. Jan Urbanus Shell

Session 9c – IOHA 7th International Control Banding Workshop

Evaluation of REACH Tier 1 Tools. Background and aims of the ETEAM Project. Martin Tischer German Federal Institute for Occupational Safety and Health

Conceptual evaluation and uncertainty of Tier 1 Exposure Assessment Models used under REACH. Susanne Hesse Fraunhofer Institute for Toxicology and Experimental Medicine

Between-User Reliability of Tier 1 Exposure Assessment Models used under REACH. Judith Lamb IOM

Assessment Models used under REACH. Martie van Tongeren IOM

On the international harmonization of exposure assessment tools. Theo Scheffers DOHSBase v.o.f.

Session 11c – IOHA 7th Control Banding Workshop

CB & Successful Risk Management.

Business Wise chemical management successful interventions using an evolutionary implementation ladder. Henri Heussen Cosanta BV

EORM – The Banding of EHS. David Zalk Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory

Session 12C – IOHA 7th Control Banding Workshop

Risk Assessment Landscape – Present and Future.

Risk Assessment Landscape – Present Practice and Future Visionary Promise.

IOHA2015 Risk Session

Karen Niven Shell International
Chris Laszcz-Davis The Environmental Quality Organization, LLC
Fred Boelter ENVIRON Corporation
Andy Gillies Gillies Associates Ltd
David O’Malley Genesis Environmental Ltd Imm BOHS Past President
Mary O’Reilly SUNY School of Public Health