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Spring 2015 CIH Exam Application Deadline is less than Two Weeks Away

The American Board of Industrial Hygiene® (ABIH®) provides a clear path to success for those interested in the Certified Industrial Hygienist® program.

Lansing, MI – WEBWIRE

The spring exam testing window takes place from April 1st through May 31st for Applicants who have successfully completed their applications.

For those industrial hygiene professionals that have made 2015 the year that they plan to take their careers to the next level by becoming a Certified Industrial Hygienist® (CIH®), an important date occurs in less than two weeks.  Applicants for the CIH program have until February 1st to submit their completed applications in order to be eligible to take the spring examination.  
In addition to submitting a completed application form, those applying are reminded to also have the following documents and forms successfully submitted by the February 1st deadline:

  • College or University Degree Transcripts
  • IH Related Course Documentation
  • Work Experience Documentation
  • Professional Reference Questionnaires

“The spring exam testing window takes place from April 1st through May 31st for Applicants who have successfully completed their applications,” said Roger Smith, CIH, Certifications Applications Manager at the American Board of Industrial Hygiene®.  “We encourage approved Candidates to sign up for their exam slots early with Prometric Testing Centers since these slots can fill up fast, especially towards the end of the testing window. It is also a good idea to pay the exam fee as soon as the application has been approved so that Candidates have more choices and flexibility with their exam appointments.”
For those who cannot make the February deadline, there is also a fall exam. It has an August 1st application deadline and the exam period occurs from October 1st through November 30th. 
The entire process detailing the CIH program and all of its requirements have been clearly defined by ABIH®.  An overview of the process and a simple self-assessment tool is provided at: More detailed information regarding the application process and all of the requirements can be found in the Candidate Handbook. This downloadable document discusses everything from academic and experience requirements to the application process, fees and examination information. To view the Candidate Handbook, visit:
To learn more about the American Board of Industrial Hygiene, Certified Industrial Hygienist program or to locate a CIH to perform industrial hygiene services, please visit, email 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, premier organization for certifying professionals in the practice of industrial hygiene. ABIH is responsible for ensuring high-quality certification including education, experience, examination, certification maintenance and ethics enforcement.  Currently, more than 6700 people are certified to use the CIH designation.

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