Certified Industrial Hygienist® Fall Exam Period Begins this Weekend
October 1st through November 30th is the Fall Exam window for approved Candidates pursuing the Certified Industrial Hygienist® (CIH®) credential.
For those who missed the August 1st deadline to become eligible for the Fall Exam window, the 2017 Spring Exam deadline to submit completed applications is February 1st.
This Saturday is the first day of the Certified Industrial Hygienist® Fall Exam window. Applicants who submitted completed applications by the August 1st deadline and were notified by the staff at the American Board of Industrial Hygiene® (ABIH®) that they are approved Candidates for the Fall Exam need to schedule their exam with Prometric before the November 30th deadline to ensure that they obtain the testing location and date that they prefer.
ABIH® has contracted with Prometric to provide exam locations throughout the United States, Canada and in many other countries across the globe. Candidates for the exam will need their identification number listed in the Authorization to Test Letter they received to obtain their examination appointment. Prometric offers two ways to schedule the examination, they include:
- Online at www.prometric.com/abih
- By phone at (800) 800-1123, international candidates should check the Prometric website for country specific telephone numbers at www.prometric.com/en-us/clients/pages/contact-numbers.aspx?client=ABIH
For those who missed the August 1st deadline to become eligible for the Fall Exam window, the 2017 Spring Exam deadline to submit completed applications is February 1st. All of the requirements and the process for those interested in pursuing CIH® certification have been clearly defined in the Candidate Handbook. The downloadable document discusses everything from academic and experience requirements to the application process, fees and examination information. It can be found at:
“The Fall Exam window is an exciting time for those in the industrial hygiene industry who are pursuing the premier international credential of the profession,” said Susan Ripple, CIH® and Chair of ABIH®. “We wish Candidates the best and look forward to inviting the next group of Diplomates into the family of elite professionals who can call themselves Certified Industrial Hygienists.”
To learn more about the American Board of Industrial Hygiene®, Certified Industrial Hygienist® credential or to locate a CIH® to perform industrial hygiene services, please visit www.ABIH.org, email abih@ABIH.org or call (517) 321-2638.
About the American Board of Industrial Hygiene ®
Since 1960, ABIH®, a not-for-profit corporation, has been the world’s largest organization for certifying professionals in the practice of industrial hygiene. ABIH® is the premier credentialing body responsible for ensuring high-quality certification including education, experience, examination, certification maintenance and ethics enforcement. Currently, more than 6800 people in 32 countries are certified to use the CIH® designation.
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