Attaining the status of Certified Occupational Hygienist (COH)® is the pinnacle of the Occupational Hygiene profession in Australia.
A Certified Occupational Hygienist (COH)® status is recognition of a professionally competent, independent & ethical practitioner and an industry leader.
Certification is an internationally recognised badge of competence, benchmarked with standards applicable in other parts of the world.
The reward for becoming a COH is the personal satisfaction of knowing you have achieved the highest standard in Australia and you are recognised for your knowledge and experience by professional industry peers and colleagues.
Members who achieve this status are entitled to use the post-nominals COH.
Members who have attained Certification have:
completed relevant tertiary studies
been working in the field of occupational hygiene or one of its specialist branches for more than five years in a professional capacity
demonstrated to the AIOH Council that they have achieved a satisfactory level of professional knowledge and competence through successful completion of an oral examination
continue to demonstrate an an ongoing commitment to excellence and maintaining their professional currency through ongoing professional development