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OhioBWC - Employer:  (Division of Safety & Hygiene) - Training Center Accreditations and Awards

Division of Safety & Hygiene - Training Center accreditations and credits

Credits offered for courses
Students attending most training center classes are awarded continuing education units (CEUs) and other certification credits, which are printed on completion certificates. A 90-percent class attendance is required to qualify for continuing education units. The credits awarded for each class are published in the course descriptions.

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The Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensations, Division of Safety and Hygiene - Training Center, has been approved as an Authorized Provider by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET), 7918 Jones Branch Drive, Suite 300, McLean VA 22102. In obtaining this approval, the Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensations, Division of Safety and Hygiene - Training Center, has demonstrated that it complies with the ANSI/IACET 1-2013 Standard which is widely recognized as the Standard of good practice internationally. As a result of their Authorized Provider membership status, the Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensations, Division of Safety and Hygiene - Training Center, is authorized to offer IACET CEUs for its programs that qualify under the ANSI/IACET 1-2013 Standard.

As of January 2012, the American Board of Industrial Hygiene has discontinued reviews of training events and the practice of providing corresponding CM approval numbers. A Diplomate will no longer need a CM approval number from ABIH to list an event on their CM worksheet. Most DSH courses will continue to fulfill certification maintenance requirements, but individual students must calculate the hours based on course content and time in accordance with ABIH rules. For further explanation, contact ABIH or view the explanation.

State of Ohio Board of Examiners of Nursing Home Administrators (BENHA) awards continuing education credits for two courses: Safety and Ergonomics for Extended Care Facilities and Personal Defense Strategies for Long-term Care Workers.

Note: Any classes that are added due to excessive wait lists will not offer BENHA credits.

The Ohio Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) offers credit to drinking water and wastewater plant operators.

Nursing credits
The Ohio Board of Nursing offers credit for one course: Asthma! Is Your Company at Risk?

The Ohio State Board of Sanitarian registration requires 18 hours of continuing education every 12 months. BWC’s Division of Safety & Hygiene is an authorized Sanitarian Training Center, and many of our courses provide continuing education credits to maintain a RS license. For more information, visit

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