Individual membership is open to anyone with an interest in occupational hygiene and its related fields.
Joining as an individual members gives immediate access to our resources, and allows you to support the work of BOHS in raising awareness of worker health protection.
Student membership is open to all full-time students.
Joining will give you access to the valuable learning and academic resources to support your studies. You will also receive exclusive information about occupational hygiene vacancies to help get your career moving.
Affiliate membership is for companies, organisations and corporations who would like to demonstrate their commitment to improving workplace health.
Becoming an Affiliate member will allow you to nominate two employees who can access the membership benefits.
This is the first step for those wishing to gain professional recognition as an Occupational Hygienist.
It demonstrates you have relevant skills and knowledge, you are commitment towards CPD, the BOHS Code of Ethics and your development and ensures you remain relevant and employable.
As an Associate member you'll be able to use the AFOH post-nominals and access all the membership benefits and resources.
This grade of membership is open to those who hold the BOHS Certificate of Operational Competence in Occupational Hygiene or the international version of the qualification. It demonstrates you have relevant skills and knowledge, you are commitment towards CPD and our Code of Ethics and your development and ensures you remain relevant and employable.
As a Licentiate member you'll be able to use the LFOH post-nominals and access all the membership benefits and resources.
Chartered status is internationally recognised and signifies a high level of professional competence and experience. BOHS is the only organisation in the world that offers Chartered Membership for Occupational Hygienists.
As a Chartered Member you'll be able to use the CMFOH post-nominals and access all the membership benefits and resources.
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 Chartered Member grade for at least five years, 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.
As a Chartered Fellow you'll be able to use the CFFOH post-nominals and access all the membership benefits and resources.
This level of membership is aimed at professionals who want to achieve the highest professional standards.
Employers will know that when they work with a person who is a FAAM Member, they are dealing with someone who is at the top of their profession.
It demonstrates you have relevant skills and knowledge, you are commitment towards CPD, the Code of Ethics and your development, and ensures you remain relevant and employable.
As a Member you'll be able to use the MFAAM post-nominal and access all the membership benefits and resources.
There are two routes of application to this level of membership. If you successfully pass you will be awarded Member status
If you are a member a national occupational hygiene society or association that is part of the IOHA network , then we invite you to join our International Partner scheme to supplement your current membership. Further information about eligible societies can be found here
By extending your membership, you will become part of our dynamic community of occupational hygiene professionals, collaborating and exchanging ideas in the interest of achieving a healthy working environment for everyone.
As an International Partner scheme member, you will receive invaluable add-ons to your own existing membership benefits, at a discounted annual fee.
The leading international conference in the field of worker health protection in the UK.