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Comprehensive Industrial Hygiene Review – Fall – ONLINE

September 15 - November 17

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Co-Sponsored with the Michigan Industrial Hygiene Society

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September 15 – November 17, 2020 

Every Tuesday and Thursday – 12-2PM


This course provides an intensive, high-level review of a wide range of industrial hygiene (IH) topics by a panel of 14 experts and has gained the reputation of being one of the premier courses for individuals who are preparing to take the BGC/ABIH certification exam or looking to broaden or refresh their IH knowledge base.  

Course Delivery Description

The content will be delivered synchronously on Tuesdays and Thursdays (12noon – 2pm EST*) from September 15 – November 17, 2020. Please note: Schedule subject to change.

Presentations will be recorded and available asynchronously for 6 months after the course ends.

Digital notes will be provided to attendees (This will be a pdf file that allows keyword searches, adding notes, highlighting text, etc. with extensive bookmarks.).

Certificates of attendance will be available if all program modules are completed.

Program Highlights

  • Comprehensive Review of IH: 18 unique presentations cover all 17 rubrics defined by BGC/ABIH for the CIH exam
  • Highly Qualified Instructors 14 topic experts comprising of University of Michigan faculty and seasoned IH professionals / trainers combine technical knowledge with dynamic teaching skills to convey the salient aspects of each subject area
  • Problem Solving sessions walk you through calculations for representative exam-style questions on topics such as ventilation, air sampling, and statistical data analysis
  • Quizzes (pre and post presentations) help you to test your retention of knowledge and skills for each topic
  • Ethics session included
  • Continuing Education Credit includes 37 Technical Contact Hours, 35 for IH Area and 2 for IH Ethics Area
  • DataChem test preparation software trial and 15% discount available

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we reserve the right to make changes if needed.

Who Should Attend

This course is designed for Industrial Hygienists, EHS Coordinators, Facility Engineers, Safety Managers, Environmental Engineers, Occupational Health Nurses and anyone interested in enhancing their knowledge and understanding of the fundamentals and concepts of Industrial Hygiene. Attendees must have a basic knowledge of mathematics and chemistry.



Fourteen subject-matter experts teach the content of this course. Meet our Instructors!*

*Speakers are subject to change


At the conclusion of this course, participants should have achieved or obtained the following:

  • Better preparation to sit for the ABIH CIH exam
  • Refreshed understanding of the key elements of IH practiceclip
  • Knowledge of strengths and weaknesses in all aspects of Comprehensive IH
  • Improved study and test-taking skills
  • Expanded network of professional contacts
  • An extensive, annotated set of notes on all topics covered in the course
  • Improved appreciation for the canons of ethical conduct in the IH profession


  • ​ Electronic handouts of the complete course materials are included in the course fee and will be available to download.


Edward T. Zellers, PhD, Professor and Director of the Graduate –Level Industrial Hygiene Program, University of Michigan

Sheryl S. Ulin, PhD, CPE, Director of Continuing Education and Outreach for the Center for Occupational Health and Safety Engineering, University of Michigan

William Kilgore, C.I.H., Senior Manager of Industrial Hygiene and Toxicology, General Motors – Retired and Past President, Michigan Industrial Hygiene Societyciety




Registration $1100​
​ Electronic Handout included​
​ Cancellation (before Sept 1, 2020) $100​
​ Substitute Attendees no charge​



All cancellations and/or substitution requests must be received in writing.

  • Substitutions may be made at anytime
  • Cancellations received by Sept 1, 2020 will be given a refund minus a $100 cancellation fee
  • Any cancellation received after Sept 1, 2020 will not receive a refund
  • If you fail to attend, you will be liable for the entire course registration fee

While unlikely, the University of Michigan COHSE reserves the right to cancel a course 30 days prior to the start of the course. In the event of a cancellation, a full refund of the registration fee will be issued.


This course has previously been awarded certification maintenance points by the American Board of Industrial Hygiene (ABIH).

Questions? Contact Liz at ce.programs@umich.edu or call 734-763-2243


Course Comments from Former Attendees

  • “The course was very informative and provided a great comprehensive overview of industrial hygiene. The subject matter experts delivering the information were well educated and prepared to answer questions which were presented. The reputation this course has as being the best in the country was upheld this week. I feel like I can now begin to study for my CIH exam.”
  • “This course was a fantastic learning experience. I would highly recommend it to anyone preparing for the CIH exam.”
  • “This course’s strength is the depth of knowledge of the instructors as compared to other courses. Also, with many instructors, it’s easier to pay attention.”
  • “The faculty for this course are truly of premier quality; their ability to convey such a wealth of knowledge both efficiently and effectively is amazing. This was not only a review, but a true learning experience.”
  • Would definitely recommend this course for anyone interested in taking the CIH exam.
  • “Overall, a great combination of different speakers/presenters all of which are experts in their fields. I would recommend this course to all industrial hygienists whether or not they planned on studying for the CIH exam.”
  • “In general, I feel like I really understand the CIH exam better. I still need to put study time in–but I’m better prepared to prepare. Excellent course–Thank you!”


September 15
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