Lansing, MI, January 12th, 2015 -- The American Board of Industrial Hygiene® was established in 1960 as a not-for-profit corporation. Since then, ABIH® has become the world's largest, premier organization for certifying professionals in the practice of industrial hygiene through the internationally recognized Certified Industrial Hygienist® program. This year, ABIH proudly marks their 55th anniversary of service to the industry.
Over the past 6 decades, thousands of industrial hygiene professionals have obtained the prestigious CIH® certification administered by ABIH. These dedicated professionals, who are at the top of the profession, have helped to make our world a safer place to work and live in.
“We are proud to celebrate 55 years of service to those in the industrial hygiene profession and all of the government agencies, institutions and companies that rely on CIHs worldwide,” said Tracy Parsons, CIH, Administrative Program Manager at ABIH. “Our work continues to 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.”
The American Board of Industrial Hygiene 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.
Certified Industrial Hygienists are recognized as leaders in the industrial hygiene community and are highly sought after for their professionalism and expertise. For those interested in learning more about the benefits of CIH certification, 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, the CIH program or to locate a CIH to perform industrial hygiene services, please visit www.ABIH.org, email abih@ABIH.org or call (517) 321-2638.