Specialist FOH Fellow

Specialist Fellowship of the Faculty of Occupational Hygiene is the highest award that the Faculty of Occupational Hygiene can bestow on a practising professional specialising in one area of occupational hygienist. This is the ultimate accomplishment which demonstrates your commitment to the profession.

Why join? 

Becoming a Fellow demonstrates your seniority in your specific area of Occupational Hygiene and shows a distinct contribution to the advancement of the profession. 

Benefits of Membership 

Being a Specialist Fellow of the Faculty of Occupational Hygiene entitles you to use the post nominals of FFOH (S). This demonstrates you have reached the highest level of FOH membership and is the ultimate recognition of your knowledge, experience in your area of expertise and your contribution to the profession.

All the membership benefits you currently enjoy as a Specialist Member of FOH are retained.

Am I eligible to apply?

To apply for Fellowship, applicants need to meet the following criteria:

  • Must have been at the Member or Specialist Member grade of the Faculty for at least 5 years
  • Be able to demonstrate seniority in your specific area of occupational hygiene
  • Be able to demonstrate a distinct contribution to the advancement of the profession

How to Apply

You will need to submit your CV, a supporting letter and contact details for two referees who are already Fellows of the Faculty of Occupational Hygiene or are Fellows of relevant specialist other learned Society.  Please send all information to the BOHS Membership Team at membership@bohs.org.

For further information, please read the guidance below:

Guidance for Fellowship Applicants

Applications are reviewed by the Faculty of Occupational Hygiene Committee and will be considered based on all the information supplied by you and your  referees.

Retired Membership

If you are retired (full time) and an existing Specialist Fellow, you might be eligible for Retired Fellow Grade. Retired membership means you no longer have to complete CPD, can use the post-nominal letters FFOH (S, Ret) and still have access to membership benefits at a reduced cost. Contact the Membership Team for more information.


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