PRLog - Jan. 15, 2013 - PEORIA, Ariz. -- The American Board of Industrial Hygiene (ABIH) has proudly announced that the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) has granted ABIH continued accreditation for 2013. Since 2009, ABIH has been accredited by ANSI for its renowned Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH) program.
ANSI’s Personnel Certification Accreditation Committee (PCAC) determined that ABIH continues to meet the requirements of ISO/IEC 17024 - International Standard Conformity Assessment - General requirements for bodies operating certification of persons. ABIH’s accreditation to the standard provides global recognition and validation of the CIH program.
“This prestigious and continued recognition was achieved following ANSI’s thorough annual review and extensive on-site assessment of ABIH’s systems and procedures,”
The ABIH program is the world’s largest, premier certification for Industrial Hygienists. Today, CIHs are recognized as leaders in the industrial hygiene community and are highly sought after by industry, institutions and government agencies. ABIH has also released a video about the benefits of achieving the CIH that can be viewed at: http://www.abih.org/
To learn more about the American Board of Industrial Hygiene or the CIH program, please email abih@ABIH.org, visit http://www.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, 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.