Lansing, MI -- In 1960, the American Board of Industrial Hygiene® was established as a not-for-profit corporation. Since that time, ABIH® has been recognized as the premier organization for certifying professionals in the practice of industrial hygiene through the international Certified Industrial Hygienist® program.
This year, the American Board of Industrial Hygiene® proudly marks its 56th anniversary of service to the industry. ABIH® is dedicated to the implementation of professional standards designed to serve the public, employees, employers, clients and the industrial hygiene profession. First and foremost, ABIH® certificants and candidates give priority to health and safety interests related to the protection of people, and act in a manner that promotes integrity and reflects positively on the profession, consistent with accepted moral, ethical and legal standards.
During the past 6 decades, thousands of industrial hygiene professionals have obtained the prestigious CIH® credential. These committed practitioners are at the top of their profession and have helped to make the world a safer place in both occupational and residential environments.
“Our efforts continue to help improve the health and safety of millions of workers and local communities by supporting the industrial hygiene community in our role of administering the CIH® program,” said Susan Ripple, CIH® and Chair of ABIH®. “Certified Industrial Hygienists are recognized as leaders in the industrial hygiene community and are highly sought after for their professionalism and expertise. We are proud to celebrate 56 years of service with those in the profession and all of the government agencies, institutions and companies that rely on CIHs worldwide.”
For those interested in learning more about the benefits of the CIH® credential, ABIH® has released a video that can be viewed at: www.abih.org/abih-video
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 31 countries are certified to use the CIH® designation.