In support of the proposal are several professional organizations (Human Factors and Ergonomics Society, American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine
, American Association of Occupational Health Nurses, American Occupational Therapy Association, American Nurses Association, American Public Health Association, American Industrial Hygiene Association and many others) and several labor organizations (SEIU, AFL-CIO and others).
McLellan of Lebanon has been named the new president of the American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine
. an international medical society of more than 5,000 occupational and environmental medicine physicians and allied health professionals.