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BOHS Membership runs from January - December each year. Join us for 2014 now and get membership for the rest of this year for free.
Individual Membership - £64
The main level of membership within BOHS is Individual membership. This grade is open to all with an interest in occupational hygiene and its related fields. Being an individual member gives you great networking opportunities and the chance to broaden your knowledge and improve skills. You can join today for just £60 and start taking advantage of the benefits of membership. Join now
Affiliate Membership - £140
Our Affiliate grade of membership is for companies, organisations or corporations who wish to demonstrate their commitment to working for a healthier workplace. There are no professional pre-requisites. Affiliate membership entitles the organisation to receive all membership benefits plus a link from this website to the organisation's own site and an entry in the membership directory including a logo. See a list of our current Affiliate members here or Join now
Student Membership - £15
This level of membership is open to full time students. We do require confirmation of study from the Course Tutor and a copy of your student identification card before membership can be activated. Apply now
The Faculty of Occupational Hygiene
The Faculty of Occupational Hygiene is the professional arm of BOHS. Membership is restricted to those with specific qualifications in occupational hygiene and related subjects. All Faculty members must participate in the Faculty’s Scheme for Continuing Professional Development (CPD). Practicing members who hold the Diploma of Professional Competence in Occupational Hygiene are eligible for Chartered status. There are five membership grades within the Faculty, click the grades below for more information:
Associate (AFOH) - £70
Associate Members of the Faculty of Occupational Hygiene are entitled to use the post nominal letters 'AFOH'. This is the entry level to the Faculty and our Associate members are given support and guidance to progress within the Faculty.
Eligibility for this grade is the successful completion of at least one of the Occupational Hygiene Modules, or alternatively the Basic Principles of Occupational Hygiene introductory course. This grade is also open to those who hold one of the Faculty's accredited degrees.
Apply now or find out more here.
Licentiate (LFOH) - £78
Licentiate members of the Faculty of Occupational Hygiene are entitled to use the post nominal letters ‘LFOH’.
Applicants must hold the BOHS Certificate of Operational Competence in Occupational Hygiene. Applications can be made on-line.
Specialist Licentiate (LFOH(S)) - £78
Our Specialist route is for those whose expertise lies in one area of occupational hygiene. Specialist Licentiate members of the Faculty of Occupational Hygiene are entitled to use the post nominal letters ‘LFOH(S)’.
Find out more about the criteria for this grade of membership here. Applications can be made on-line.
Chartered Member (CMFOH) - £90
Those at Member Grade of the Faculty of Occupational Hygiene and entitled to use the post nominal letters ‘CMFOH’.
Applicants must hold the BOHS Diploma of Professional Competence in Occupational Hygiene. Applications can be made on-line.
Specialist Member (MFOH(S)) - £90
An application to join the Faculty of Occupational Hygiene at the grade of Specialist Member may be considered from those who are not holders of the BOHS Diploma of Professional Competence in Occupational Hygiene but are engaged in specialist aspects of occupational hygiene.
For more information on the pre-requisites of this grade and how the application is assessed, click here. An application form can also be downloaded from here, to be completed and returned, along with payment, to Head Office.
Chartered Fellow (CFFOH) £116
Fellowship of the Faculty of Occupational Hygiene is the highest award that the Faculty can bestow on a practising professional hygienist. It is awarded only to applicants who have been in the Member grade of the Faculty for at least five years and who can demonstrate seniority in the field of occupational hygiene and who also can demonstrate a distinct contribution to the advancement of the profession to the satisfaction of the Faculty Board.
Applications must be made in writing to Head Office and include the names of at least two current Fellows of the Faculty as references. Further information about how to apply and what to include can be downloaded here.