Georgia Code Title 43. Professions and Businesses § 43-21A-4

(a) An individual shall meet the requirements and qualifications as set out in this chapter before such individual uses the title or represents himself or herself to the public as a certified associate industrial hygienist, certified health physicist, certified industrial hygienist, certified safety professional, construction health and safety technician, health physicist, industrial hygienist, occupational health and safety technologist, or registered radiation protection technologist.

(b) An individual shall not use the title “certified associate industrial hygienist,” the initials “CAIH” or “C.A.I.H.,” or any variation of those terms to identify, advertise, or represent, by any means of communication, that the individual provides industrial hygiene services as a certified associate industrial hygienist unless:

(1) The individual is designated as a certified associate industrial hygienist by the American Board of Industrial Hygiene;  and

(2) The certified associate industrial hygienist designation has not lapsed or been revoked.

(c) An individual shall not use the title “certified health physicist,” the initials “CHP” or “C.H.P.,” or any variation of those terms to identify, advertise, or represent, by any means of communication, that the individual provides health physics services as a certified health physicist unless:

(1) The individual is designated as a certified health physicist by the American Board of Health Physics;  and

(2) The certified health physics designation has not lapsed or been revoked.

(d) An individual shall not use the title “certified industrial hygienist,” the initials “CIH” or “C.I.H.,” or any variation of those terms to identify, advertise, or represent, by any means of communication, that the individual provides industrial hygiene services as a certified industrial hygienist unless:

(1) The individual is designated as a certified industrial hygienist by the American Board of Industrial Hygiene;  and

(2) The certified industrial hygienist designation has not lapsed or been revoked.

(e) An individual shall not use the title “certified safety professional,” the initials “CSP” or “C.S.P.,” or any variation of those terms to identify, advertise, or represent, by any means of communication, that the individual provides safety services as a certified safety professional unless:

(1) The individual is designated as a certified safety professional by the Board of Certified Safety Professionals;  and

(2) The certified safety professional designation has not lapsed or been revoked.

(f) An individual shall not use the title “construction health and safety technician,” the initials “CHST” or “C.H.S.T.,” or any variation of those terms to identify, advertise, or represent, by any means of communication, that the individual provides industrial hygiene or safety services as a construction health and safety technician unless:

(1) The individual is designated as a construction health and safety technician by the American Board of Industrial Hygiene and the Board of Certified Safety Professionals Council on Certification of Health, Environmental and Safety Technologists;  and

(2) The construction health and safety technician designation has not lapsed or been revoked.

(g) An individual shall not use the title “health physicist,” the initials “HP” or “H.P.,” or any variation of those terms to identify, advertise, or represent, by any means of communication, that the individual provides health physics services as a health physicist unless the individual meets the definition of health physicist as stated in this chapter.

(h) An individual shall not use the title “industrial hygienist,” the initials “IH” or “I.H.,” or any variation of those terms to identify, advertise, or represent, by any means of communication, that the individual provides industrial hygiene services as an industrial hygienist unless the individual meets the definition of industrial hygienist as stated in this chapter.

(i) An individual shall not use the title “occupational health and safety technologist,” the initials “OHST” or “O.H.S.T.,” or any variation of those terms to identify, advertise, or represent, by any means of communication, that the individual provides industrial hygiene or safety services as an occupational health and safety technologist unless:

(1) The individual is designated as an occupational health and safety technologist by the American Board of Industrial Hygiene and the Board of Certified Safety Professionals Council on Certification of Health, Environmental and Safety Technologists;  and

(2) The occupational health and safety technologist designation has not lapsed or been revoked.

(j) An individual shall not use the title “registered radiation protection technologist,” the initials “RRPT” or “R.R.P.T.,” or any variation of those terms to identify, advertise, or represent, by any means of communication, that the individual provides radiation protection services as a registered radiation protection technologist unless:

(1) The individual is designated as a registered radiation protection technologist by the National Registry of Radiation Protection Technologists;  and

(2) The registered radiation protection technologist designation has not lapsed or been revoked.

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