American Board of Industrial Hygiene (ABIH)

ABIH® Releases New Video that Explains “What is a CIH®?” to the Public

The American Board of Industrial Hygiene® (ABIH®) administers the internationally recognized Certified Industrial Hygienist® (CIH®) program.

Lansing, MI -- The American Board of Industrial Hygiene® released a new informative video on August 6th.  The video was produced to explain to the public the important role played by Certified Industrial Hygienists in the workplace and beyond.

The new video is ABIH’s second production in the past several years.  In 2012, ABIH® produced a video that explained the value of CIH® certification to those in the industrial hygiene profession who are considering becoming certified.  The video cements the concept that once the CIH® credential is attained, it can lead to increased professional credibility, personal satisfaction and a competitive edge for job placement and advancement.  

ABIH’s newest video is aimed at the general population.  In just under 2 minutes, the video discusses exposure concerns that people may face in the work environment or their home. It touches on noise levels and hearing loss, lung diseases, toxic substances, radiation, air quality, mold, asbestos, disaster response and other health and safety issues.

“We are pleased to release this new video that explains to the public the many ways that CIHs are working to prevent occupational exposure hazards and ways these dedicated professionals help to keep families and communities safe,” said Nicole Greeson, CIH®, ABIH® Chair. “The entire profession is enhanced when the public understands the many roles that industrial hygiene professionals play to protect people and the environment and what it means to have the CIH® credential. The new video can be found at the ABIH® website and it has been posted to YouTube.”

To view the new video, What is a CIH®?, please visit  or

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, 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 6800 people are certified to use the CIH® designation.

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