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  • Customer Service: "The Bowen Way"

    At Bowen EHS, we believe our clients are most successful when connected to a supportive learning community. One of the major components to this success is great customer care and service. Many of the compliments we receive from clients specifically...

  • Safety Professionals on the Interwebs

    I’m pretty active in social media and participate in a few safety groups on Facebook and LinkedIn. Although I prefer LinkedIn due to the quality of posts and the value of the discussions, I do spend time in some Facebook groups dedicated to safety...

  • Am I Eligible to Take the Exam?

    We get this question quite often and our honest answer is “We don’t know.” We are honored that some of our clients believe we are the certifying body for some EH&S certifications, especially those we have exam prep courses for. However, that’s not what...

  • Am I Ready To Take My Exam?

    A common question I receive from Bowen EHS ASP/CSP class participants is: "when will I know I am ready to take the exam?" You don't want to wait too long because you want the course material to be fresh, yet you do not want to take it too soon, only to...

  • Just Keep Swimming to Shore Up Your CIH Designation

    You've been studying for the CIH exam for months on end. Maybe you think you can't take one more stroke or read one more sample question. Maybe your brain is clouded like murky water and you can't get through the sea of anemone jumbling your thoughts....

  • What Do Scores on Practice Exams Indicate?

    We often receive questions from our clients about other exam prep resources they are using to prepare for their EH&S certification exam. We know we have a great product, but it's not the only resource you can use for your exam prep. A recent question...

  • Exam Strategies to Help Reduce Stress

    You might be preparing to take the comprehensive exam for the Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH), the Associate Safety Professional (ASP), the Certified Safety Professional (CSP), or the Certified Hazardous Materials Manager (CHMM) certification. You...

  • Repetition, repetition, repetition, rep….

    Learning a new discipline or grasping a new concept isn't always easy for most of us. To really understand the new concept or idea, one must, well….. practice, practice and practice some more. There are a few things we can master the first time we are...

  • Maintaining the Integrity of EHS Certification Exams

    Some of our most popular and powerful exam resources are our Exam Logistics Forums. In them, you can post your impression of the certification exam, tips about how you prepared for the exam, resources you used to study, or about your experience at the...

  • How Russ Passed The CSP Exam

    As you know, our instructors are here to help you prepare for and pass your certification exams. From teaching online courses to meeting you online during study sessions, to setting up personal encouragement phone calls, our instructors' main goal is...

  • What does it mean to be a professional?

    This is an interesting question, especially around the career of occupational health and safety. I'm certain the meaning of a being a professional is as varied as the number of people that consider themselves professionals. However, there are probably...

  • What is a professional in the field of environmental, health and safety?

    We frequently hear the question "what do I need to do become a CIH or a CSP or a CHMM?" If you have asked this question, please continue reading. This post is for you. There are three parts to this essay. In the first part, I briefly define what it...

  • Why Some Vows Need To Be Broken

    Early in my safety and health career, I sat for the CIH and CSP as soon as I was qualified. After passing, I made a vow to myself that I would do whatever it takes to never have to sit for those exams again. My five-year recertification cycle for the...

  • You Are NOT Guaranteed to Pass!

    Benjamin Franklin once said, “In this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes.” We are often asked “If I take your review course, am I guaranteed to pass the exam?” Our short answer is “No.” While we guarantee our support, it’s...

  • It’s not just the new car smell!

    I bought a new car in December. It is a 2016 Subaru Outback and I am still pretty excited about it. I decided to get the premium package with the automatic hatch lift and heated seats. They are pretty nice, but I don’t really care too much about them....

  • It's Not Just A Course, It's What Happens Afterwards

    Okay. I am ready. I am going to do it. I am going to take the exam. I am going to get certified, and it will help my career. It won’t be easy, but I’m going to make sure I pass. I’m going to invest in an exam prep course, and I will learn everything...

  • Prepare To Pass Without A Perfect Score

    I mentor lots of people preparing to pass their EH&S certification exam. Some folks are working toward a safety certification, including the Associate Safety Professional (ASP) and the Certified Safety Professional (CSP). Other folks are working toward...

  • Safety In A New Office

    Moving takes place in several phases. Beyond the packing and unpacking, there are subtleties like where to put your lava lamp and which room offers the best lighting for that Elvis picture you inherited from your Uncle Albert. Those are details you...

  • Study Questions: The Good, The Bad, and The Imperfect

    You received this week’s study question and it doesn’t look right. The solution says the correct answer is C, but the explanation clearly states B should be the correct answer. You think, “Wow, does Bowen EHS really know their stuff?” The honest answer...

  • Goldilocks and the Certification Review Course

    Once upon a time, there was an EHS (Environmental, Health, and Safety) Professional named Goldilocks. Goldilocks worked for a shipping company. She was a valued member of the management team, and she was well respected by her co-workers. One day...

  • Certification: You're Worth It!

    I get it. We all do. You feel run down with the stresses of everyday life. You don't have time for one more thing that's going to take up hours in your day. But when was the last time you did something just for YOU? Have you made yourself a priority...

  • 8 Reasons You Might Not Pass Your EHS Certification Exam

    You prepared for months, reviewed practice exam questions by the thousands, and you hope you’re prepared enough to take your ASP, CSP, CIH, or CHMM exam. However, there may be some things you haven’t considered that will keep you from passing your...

  • CSP Pass Rate - Spring 2015 Course Results

    We completed our new survey process for the Spring 2015 CSP Online Review course. 90 days after the course end date, we determined the participants who completed the course and asked them to participate in a short survey. To receive a Certificate of...

  • Bowen EHS, Kickstarter, and Exposure Assessment Statistics

    Bowen EHS is trying out something new. We want to help our clients expand their knowledge in specific subjects and earn credit toward certification or recertification. We are expanding our course offerings. The first course we intend to develop is an...

  • Spring 2015 CIH Bowen EHS Client Pass Rate

    We are frequently asked about the client pass rate for our CIH Exam Review Courses. Until now, we were unable to accurately answer the question. In order to give our clients an accurate number and to be consistent from course to course, we designed a...

  • Prices to Increase September 1st

    We are increasing our pricing at Bowen EHS effective September 1, 2015. Registrations received after August 31 will be subject to the new pricing structure. The new prices are detailed under the pricing tab for each course. These price increases are...

  • 56% Pass Rate - January 2021 CIH Online Review

    We completed our survey process for the January 2021 CIH Online Review course. 90 days after the course end date, we determined the participants who completed the course and asked them to participate in a short survey. To receive a Certificate of...

  • 70% Pass Rate - Fall 2020 CIH Online Review

    We completed our survey process for the Fall 2020 CIH Online Review course. 90 days after the course end date, we determined the participants who completed the course and asked them to participate in a short survey. To receive a Certificate of...

  • 100% Pass Rate - September 2020 CSP® Online Review

    We completed our survey process for the September 2020 CSP® Online Review course. 90 days after the course end date, we determined the participants who completed the course and asked them to participate in a short survey. To receive a Certificate of...

  • "Certification is a Waste of Time."

    The title of this blog post is something I have heard time and time again in a variety of different forums, Facebook groups, and LinkedIn posts. The conversation usually starts with someone asking for guidance on how to prepare for a certification, or...

  • Safety in the World of Covid-19

    Back in early January, I started watching what was going on in China with an outbreak of a novel virus. At the time, it got a bit of a mention on the news here and there. But it was there, and we were here, so no big deal; nothing to worry about. Fast...


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