BOHS is the leading awarding body for qualifications in relation to health risk exposures in the workplace. As the Chartered Society for Workplace Health Assessment, we align our standards with the RQF and ISO.
As the only UK-based examining board for occupational hygiene, BOHS qualifications are internationally recognised by all leading employers and institutions. This includes the UK Health and Safety Executive (HSE), the UK Accreditation Service (UKAS) and the International Occupational Hygiene Association (IOHA).
We are the only awarding body for the W500 series occupational hygiene modules and the International Certificate in Occupational Hygiene (ICertOH), as well as offering the W201 Basic Principles in Occupational Hygiene qualification, all of which are part of the OHTA International Training Scheme and Qualifications Framework.
BOHS exam systems are approved by the Construction Industry Training Board (CITB), the industry training board for the UK construction industry.
Accreditation and Endorsement
BOHS is also one of the 16 certification boards that belong to the National Accreditation Recognition (NAR) Committee. The NAR Committee exists to promote global respect for and recognition of occupational hygiene certification schemes which meet or exceed the IOHA Model Certification Programme.
To help raise standards and awareness among non-specialists and companies, we also endorse a range of partner courses on essential topics of worker health protection.