The World's Largest Industrial Hygiene Certification Body
The purpose of The American Board of Industrial Hygiene (ABIH) is for the administration of the Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH) credential. This certification is a way to objectively assess and measure the knowledge, understanding and expertise of professional practitioners involved in industrial hygiene.
The American Board of Industrial Hygiene (ABIH) serves its credentialed practitioners by establishing and administering a valid, reliable, and rigorous credentialing process to protect the public and meet the needs of employers.
Why should you get certified?
The benefits of attaining CIH certification are multi-faceted, and applicants may pursue voluntary certification for a variety of different reasons, including personal reasons such as personal satisfaction, or professional reasons like job advancement.
ABIH's certification process has, through the continued demonstrable success of its Diplomates, attained a brand recognition that gives a CIH a competitive professional edge over individuals without a certification.
- Peer recognition and job satisfaction.
- Job placement, promotion, and higher salaries.
Nationally & Internationally Accredited
The CIH program, administered by ABIH, has been accredited by ANSI to ISO 17024, and is a recognized certification scheme by the International Occupational Hygiene Association/IOHA. This means that ABIH’s certifications are acknowledged as the mark of professionals, giving certified individuals instant name brand recognition and professional credibility throughout the world.