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CIH Certified Industrial Hygienist

A certified industrial hygienist is one who is practicing the professional competence and experience for any one of the following subject areas - Air Sampling & Instrumentation, Analytical Chemistry, Basic Science, Biohazards, Biostatistics & Epidemiology, Community Exposure, Engineering Controls/Ventilation, Ergonomics, Health Risk Analysis & Hazard Communication, IH Program Management, Noise, Non-Engineering Controls, Radiation – Ionizing and Non-ionizing, Thermal Stressors, Toxicology and Work Environments & Industrial Processes.

CIH Certified Industrial Hygienist

A certified industrial hygienist is one who is practicing the professional competence and experience for any one of the following subject areas - Air Sampling & Instrumentation, Analytical Chemistry, Basic Science, Biohazards, Biostatistics & Epidemiology, Community Exposure, Engineering Controls/Ventilation, Ergonomics, Health Risk Analysis & Hazard Communication, IH Program Management, Noise, Non-Engineering Controls, Radiation – Ionizing and Non-ionizing, Thermal Stressors, Toxicology and Work Environments & Industrial Processes.

Eligibility For CIH Certified Industrial Hygienist

The eligibility condition for the examination of certified industrial hygienist is comprising the necessity of individual having four year bachelor’s degree in biology, physics, chemistry or engineering or an industrial hygiene or safety  through an ABET accredited program. This must include 60 semester hours of science, math, engineering or science based technology with 15 hours at junior, senior or graduate level. The second requirement for the eligibility condition is for 180 academic contact hours or 240 continuing education hours of coursework with at least half of these hours in course work of toxicology, measurements and controls. Essentially 2 hours of ethics training or coursework. Eligible candidates must also have professional level experience of four years along with 2 professional references

Format Of CIH Certified Industrial Hygienist

The application fee for the exam is $350. The format of the question paper is of 200 multiple choice questions which test the individual in all of relevant subject areas as defined above. The exams are conducted for two sections and each section is provided with 2 1/2 hour sessions. The test is conducted twice in a year and within a day itself.

CIH Study Guide

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Category : Environmental
Product # : Study Guide Exam- 294
Description :

CIH certified industrial Hygienist study guide material is written by subject matter experts to enhance your level of understanding about exam and the way to answer questions. Indepth topics written in the ebook in easy language are

  • Worker Safety and Health
  • Safety and Health Program
  • Industrial Hygiene in Today's Work Environment
  • The Occupational Safety and Health Administration
  • (OSHA)
  • Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970
  • Regulatory Agencies
  • The National Institute for Occupational Safety and
  • Health (NIOSH)
  • The Occupational Safety and Health Review Commission
  • (OSHRC)
  • Hazard Recognition
  • OSHAct General Duty Clause
  • Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
  • Health Hazard and Physical Safety Hazard
  • Industrial Hygiene Program
  • Recordkeeping and Reporting
  • OSHA 200 log
  • Lost Time Severity Rate
  • Industrial Hygienist Knowledge
  • Tests Valuable to the Industrial Hygienist
  • Hazard Exposure
  • Effect a Hazard Has on the Eye
  • Effects of Hazardous Absorption
  • Hearing Loss
  • Workplace Airborne Contaminants
  • Asphyxia
  • Formaldehyde
  • Nitrogen Oxides
  • Carbon Monoxide
  • Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS)
  • Ventilation
  • Respiratory Protection Program
  • Air-Purifying Respirators
  • Lost-time Frequency Rate
  • Atmosphere Supplying Respirators
  • Carcinogenic, Teratogenic and Mutagenic
  • Exposure Levels
  • Metal Fumes
  • Chemicals Present in the Workplace.
  • Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA)
  • Energy
  • Heat-induced Illnesses
  • Heat fatigue
  • Sound Waves and Vibrations
  • Occupational Noise Exposure Standard
  • Types of Radioactive Sources
  • Measuring Radiation Exposure
  • Roentgen Equivalent Man, or REM,
  • Radiation Absorbed Dose (RAD)
  • Categories of Radiation Exposure
  • Exposure of Ionizing Radiation
  • Non-ionizing Radiation
  • Biological Hazards
  • Anthrax
  • Tuberculosis
  • OSHA Bloodborne Pathogen Standard
  • Personal Protective Equipment
  • Ergonomics
  • Role of Biomechanics
  • Tendon Tunnel Syndrome
  • The OSHA Field Operations Manual
  • Contaminant and a Toxin
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