We set up the independent Examining Board to certify the attainment of recognised standards of competence in the practice of occupational hygiene. Find out about our internationally recognised qualifications in occupational hygiene and allied subjects.
Learn and keep up to date with the science and developments in worker health protection. Find out about our work in developing a healthy workplace environment for all.
Qualify to practise and progress to Chartered as an Occupational Hygienist. Develop and maintain professional standards in Occupational Hygiene.
Develop professionally and demonstrate leadership in your field. Contribute to the development of standards and practice in Occupational Hygiene.
The Examining Board for Occupational Hygiene
Our Proficiency qualifications are designed for those working in a specialist area at a practical level with the responsibility of monitoring, managing, and controlling risk in the workplace. The qualification codes start with a 'P'.
We also offer one day Refresher courses for some qualifications, which start with 'RP'.
For candidates living/working outside of the UK, UK Proficiency qualifications are updated with reference to legislation from different countries. The qualification codes start with 'IP'.
Amongst international candidates, for those working as professional hygienists, the qualification codes start with a 'W'. These qualifications form part of the OHTA International Training Scheme and Qualifications Framework.
Become a Professional Occupational Hygienist
For those wishing to develop a higher level of knowledge in a specific field, here we have the qualifications for you.
Show a high level of professional competence, credibility and experience through the internationally recognised Chartered Membership.
Join a Faculty
Achieve recognition in the industry and support your career development by joining a BOHS Faculty.