Kim King

Kim King

Kim is our Marketing Manager.

Ms. Long is one of the primary contacts with our clients, doing her best to ensure that the Bowen Learning Network experience is a positive one. Her responsibilities include but are not limited to customer service, technical support, enrolling clients in our courses, helping clients access the Member Center and classes, and preparing course materials for participants.

Ms. Moss is one of the primary contacts with our clients, doing her best to ensure that the Bowen Learning Network experience is a positive one. Her responsibilities include but are not limited to customer service, technical support, enrolling clients in our courses, helping clients access the Member Center and classes, and preparing course materials for participants.

Late last year, The Board of Certified Safety Professionals (BCSP) announced the release of a new Certified Safety Professional (CSP®) exam blueprint expected to be in place by late 2016. This webinar will focus on the new areas and concepts found in the 9 domains of the CSP9 blueprint. We will discuss the major changes and help you develop a plan to prepare for the new exam.

Join us LIVE on October 12, 2016 at 2:00 pm ET.

The renewable bio-economy is growing in the US. With growth comes new safety challenges and learning. This webinar briefly introduces five renewable biofuel/power sectors: ethanol, biodiesel, renewable diesel, biogas and biomass pellets. Process overviews, production trends and reported safety incidents are presented along with some takeaways.

Join us LIVE on October 19, 2016 at 2:00 pm ET.

Webinar Presenter

Link Shumaker earned a BS degree in Chemical Engineering in 2002 and an MS in Biosystems and Agricultural Engineering in 2007 both from the University of Kentucky. In 2007 he moved to Moncure, NC to begin his work in the biodiesel industry with Piedmont Biofuels. After five years with Piedmont biofuels, Link continued working in community scale biodiesel production using restaurant grease as a feedstock through his sole proprietorship, JL Shumaker Consultancy. Between 2007 and 2014, Link worked with eight companies designing, building, permitting, plumbing, operating, optimizing and maintaining biodiesel plants and biodiesel business models. In 2015, after a short stint in the biomass pelletization industry, Link joined RTI International’s Energy Technology Department where he works as Research Chemical Engineer designing, building, plumbing, operating and maintaining next generation energy technologies. Link is licensed as a Professional Engineer (PE) certified as a Manager of Environmental Safety and Health (MESH) in the State of NC and a senior member of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers.

We will explore how ethical leaders have a tremendous impact on how people in their organizations behave and what they achieve. Additionally we will discuss the interaction between organizational culture and ethical practice, specifically in the field of occupational health and safety.

Join us LIVE on September 21, 2016 at 2:00 pm ET.

With a little over a month left before the August 1st deadline for individuals to submit their completed applications to sit for the Certified Industrial Hygienist® Fall Exam, the staff at the American Board of Industrial Hygiene® (ABIH®) encourages those interested in pursuing CIH® certification to send their paperwork.

ABIH® is working diligently to ensure that all applications are received and processed for those planning to take the Fall Exam. The exam period runs from October 1st through November 30th, which is the last opportunity in 2016 to take the CIH® Exam. The following information must be received by August 1st to be considered for eligibility to sit for the exam:

  • Application forms, detailed description of work experience, and fees
  • Official College or University Degree Transcripts (International Degrees may require extra steps), sent directly from the institution to ABIH
  • Documentation of two hours of Ethics training
  • Academic and Continuing Education Coursework sheet documenting IH-related courses, and Continuing Education documentation (certificates, education and/or employee transcripts, including training duration)
  • Professional Reference Questionnaires, sent by references directly to ABIH

Once all the documentation has been received and processed, Applicants will be notified if they are now approved Candidates for the Fall Exam. Candidates are then encouraged to pay the exam fees and begin scheduling their exam appointment through Prometric Testing Centers. Prometric has testing facilities that are available worldwide, but exam slots can fill up fast. This is especially true at the end of the testing window.

“Those looking to advance their careers by pursuing the Certified Industrial Hygienist® certification have just over 4 weeks to get completed applications submitted,” said Susan Ripple, CIH® and Chair of ABIH®. “For those who cannot make the August 1st deadline, the deadline to submit completed applications for the 2017 Spring Exam is February 1st.”

You can read more about the CIH® certification process and application deadlines in the June 29, 2016 ABIH press release.

Bowen EHS is exhibiting at both the AIHce Conference and SAFETY Conference in 2016.  Come by to learn more about our courses or to just say hello! We always enjoy learning about clients' journeys toward EH&S certification.

AIHce 2016 - May 23 - 25 - Booth #935 aihce2016.org 

SAFETY 2015 - June 26 - 28 - Booth #2720 safety.asse.org

The BCSP reports more than 6,000 BCSP certifications were achieved by SH&E practitioners in 2015. Along with an increase in certifications, applications submitted to the BCSP also peaked.  Their new Certification Management System (CMS) was very busy as well with 20,000 new profiles created.

We are proud to be a part of the process for those achieving the ASP and CSP certifications and continually review and improve our review courses to reflect the BCSP's changes to the certification exams.  Our top priority is our client's success!

Congratulations to all the new certificants!

More details are provided in the full 2015 BCSP Annual Report.

We will explore common motivating factors that contribute to unethical decision making within the EHS professions and discuss ethical expectations from organizations such as the BCSP and ABIH. Additionally, we will explore what is at risk, not only as a professional but how unethical decisions and actions may affect areas of one's personal life. Finally, the session will provide common actions one may take when faced with a decision that may be ethically questionable.

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