|If you are the||Then for each 12 months of service, claim ^|
|Committee Chair* or
AIHA Local Section President
|Committee Member* or
AIHA Local Section Elected Officer or Director
^Points can be pro-rated (e.g., 18 months as Committee Chair = 1.5 points)
* AIHA Local Section Committee positions are not eligible for CM points
CM points are awarded for IH technical or professional committee service outside of the Diplomate's organization. In general, if the work aligns with the IH Rubrics or the CIH Exam Blueprint, it can be counted as IH.
Serving on this committee:
|Acceptable for CM Points?|
|Yes (it's IH related)|
Statewide Ergonomics Task force
|Yes (It's IH related)|
Internal Company PPE Standards
|No (Internal company not eligible)|
National Fall Protection Standard
|No (Safety topic not eligible)|
|Minimum Time Commitment||None. ABIH® places no conditions on how often the committee meets, how much time is invested, or how much progress is made.|
Diplomate records must be consistent with the dates and activities listed on the CM worksheet. If participation cannot be verified, the Diplomate should not list the item on the worksheet.
Acceptable records include but are not limited to:
- Documents published by the Committee Sponsor or Society, showing the Committee roster for each year of claimed service
- Pertinent documents or correspondence which identify you as a committee member, e.g., meeting agendas or minutes
- If the Diplomate served on a committee but their name was not well documented, additional information will be needed, e.g., a letter from the committee chair.
Diplomates should retain records until after a recertification decision has been made.