86%-100% Pass Rate - September 2023 ASP®- CSP® Online Review

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We completed our September 2023 ASP®- CSP® Online Review Course survey process. 90 days after the course end date, we determined the participants who completed the course and asked them to participate in a short survey. 

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89% Pass Rate - October 2023 CSP® Review

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We completed our survey process for the October 2023 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.

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100% Pass Rate - September 2023 ASP® Online Review

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We completed our survey process for the September 2023 ASP® 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. 

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90% Pass Rate - July 2023 CHMM Online Review

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We completed our survey process for the July 2023 CHMM 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.

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64% Pass Rate - July 2023 CIH Online Review

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We completed our survey process for the July 2023 CIH Online Review course. 100 days after the course end date, we determined the participants who completed the course and asked them to participate in a short survey. 

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86%- 100% Pass Rate - May 2023 ASP®-CSP® Review

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We completed our May 2023 ASP®- CSP® Online Review course survey process. 90 days after the course end date, we determined the participants who completed the course and asked them to participate in a short survey. 

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79% Pass Rate - April 2023 CSP® Online Review

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We completed our survey process for the April 2023 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.

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92% Pass Rate - October 2022 CSP® Online Review

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We completed our survey process for the October 2022 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.

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89% Pass Rate - September 2022 ASP® Review

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We completed our survey process for the September 2022 ASP® 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. 

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73% Pass Rate - August 2022 CHMM Online Review

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We completed our survey process for the August 2022 CHMM 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.

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100% Pass Rate - July 2022 ASP®-CSP® Review

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We completed our survey process for the July 2022 ASP®- 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. 

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66% Pass Rate - July 2022 CIH Online Review

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We completed our survey process for the July 2022 CIH Online Review course. 100 days after the course end date, we determined the participants who completed the course and asked them to participate in a short survey. 

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92%-100% Pass Rate - May 2022 ASP®-CSP® Review

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We completed our survey process for the May 2022 ASP®-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. 

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92% Pass Rate - April 2022 CSP® Online Review

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We completed our survey process for the April 2022 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.

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92% Pass Rate - March 2022 ASP® Review

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We completed our survey process for the March 2022 ASP® 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. 

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73% Pass Rate - February 2022 CHMM Review

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We completed our survey process for the February 2022 CHMM 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.

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89%-92% Pass Rate - January 2022 ASP®-CSP® Review

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We completed our survey process for the January 2022 ASP®-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. 

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64% Pass Rate - January 2022 CIH Online Review

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We completed our survey process for the January 2022 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. 

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77%-100% Pass Rate - October 2021 ASP®-CSP® Review

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We completed our survey process for the October 2021 ASP®-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. 

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67% Pass Rate - July 2021 CHMM Review

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We completed our survey process for the July 2021 CHMM 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.

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94%-100% Pass Rate - July 2021 ASP®-CSP® Review

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We completed our survey process for the July 2021 ASP®-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. 

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100% Pass Rate - August 2021 ASP® Review

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We completed our survey process for the August 2021 ASP® 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. 

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70% Pass Rate - July 2021 CIH Online Review

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We completed our survey process for the July 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. 

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94%-100% Pass Rate - May 2021 ASP®-CSP® Review

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We completed our survey process for the May 2021 ASP®-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. 

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80% Pass Rate - March 2021 ASP® Online Review

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We completed our survey process for the March 2021 ASP® 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. 

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100% Pass Rate - February 2021 CHMM Online Review

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We completed our survey process for the February 2021 CHMM 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.

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95%-100% Pass Rate - January 2021 ASP®-CSP® Review

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We completed our survey process for the January 2021 ASP®/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. 

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56% Pass Rate - January 2021 CIH Online Review

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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. 

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"Certification is a Waste of Time."

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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 which certification they should begin to pursue. Someone invariably will chime in and try to dissuade the poster from moving forward with getting a certification.

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Tox Tables for the CIH Exam

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Testing Pain

I was standing in line at the testing center, waiting for my turn to undergo the mental pain and anguish of an undergraduate science exam. The testing center at my university was an interesting place - it was quiet except for the occasional cough or shuffling of feet, and many swore they could smell the cortisol in the air.

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The ABC’s of the EHS Alphabet Soup: Part 2

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How do I study for a certification exam? Do I need to pay for a review course? What are some good study resources to prepare? These are just a few of the questions I asked when I was preparing for my first certification exam, and that I have subsequently been asked by other professionals beginning their journal to certification. Here is what I have learned through the years as someone who has been successful with many certifications and actively is involved in preparing others to be successful.

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The ABC’s of the EHS Alphabet Soup: Part 1

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I consider the Certified Safety Professional®, the Certified Industrial Hygienist, and the Certified Hazardous Materials Manager the EHS Triad of Certifications; individuals who have achieved these credentials have demonstrated knowledge across the main areas where EHS professionals often hold responsibility. Although credentials do not automatically make someone an outstanding safety professional, anyone who has spent any time in the environmental health and safety (EHS) field is well-aware that there are many EHS-related credentials available.

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Safety Professionals on the Interwebs

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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 “professionals.” I use the term lightly because some of the conversations and opinions I see being shared are anything but professional some are downright scary.

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Safety in the World of Covid-19

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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 forward to late March, and the world of a Safety Professional seems to have changed quite a bit in response to what we now know as SARS-CoV-2.

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Changes to the CHMM Exam Blueprint

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The only thing constant in life is change, and this rule applies equally to the various certification exams that you might be preparing for. In October 2019, the Institute of Hazardous Materials Management (IHMM) announced a new blueprint for the Certified Hazardous Materials Manager (CHMM) exam. The current blueprint, which has been in effect since July 2013, was reviewed and a Job Task Analysis (JTA) performed. This JTA involved current CHMMs providing feedback on what tasks and skills are necessary for a minimally qualified hazardous materials manager to be competent.

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Spring Cleaning Your Inbox

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While we can't help you scrub floors or organize your closets, we can help you get started in spring cleaning your inbox.

Here are 7 Tips to keep your inbox neat and tidy:

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Bowen Learning Network Becomes Accredited Provider of IACET CEUs

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We are proud to announce Bowen Learning Network is accredited by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET). Bowen Learning Network complies with the ANSI/IACET Standard, which is recognized internationally as a standard of excellence in instructional practices. As a result of this accreditation, Bowen Learning Network is accredited to issue the IACET CEU.

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The Importance of Maintaining Your EHS Certification

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You worked hard to earn your EH&S certification and now you’re in maintenance mode. However, you may be finding it difficult to work full-time, be available for your family and friends and have enough time to maintain your certification.

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Just Keep Swimming to Shore Up Your CIH Designation

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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. As Dory sings in the film, Finding Nemo,  "Just keep swimming, just keep swimming, just keep swimming, swimming, swimming." That's Dory-speak for keep on truckin', keep the faith, and keep your eyes on the prize.

Keep reading as Sonia Lal, a Bowen EHS client, tells her story about how she just kept swimming, swimming, and swimming....

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What Do Scores on Practice Exams Indicate?

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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. 

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Exam Strategies to Help Reduce Stress

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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 studied all the rubric topics or subject matter, practiced with hundreds of sample exam questions, and memorized your flashcards.  Now your exam date is looming, and you might not feel ready. Having an exam day strategy can help reduce your stress.

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Repetition, repetition, repetition, rep….

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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 presented with the information, but most of the time, we must go through the material again and again and again. (And maybe some more.)

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Maintaining the Integrity of EHS Certification Exams

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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 testing center. We strongly encourage the use of these forums.

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How Russ Passed The CSP Exam

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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 to see you through passing your certification exam.

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Am I Ready To Take My Exam?

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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 find that you're not ready. Here are some practical tips to help you make that decision for yourself:

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Updated Apps to Help You Study Right

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We're excited about our latest release of our Quiz Games apps for CIH, CHMM, and ASP-CSP exam prep. The updated free apps have a few new things to make study questions better and more comprehensive for you: embedded equations, formulas and images.

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Prepare To Pass Without A Perfect Score

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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).

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8 Reasons You Might Not Pass Your EHS Certification Exam

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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.

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Safety In A New Office

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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.

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Certification: You're Worth It!

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.

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