The Environmental Field Monitor is responsible for monitoring hazards associated with oil and gas operations, personal protective equipment, and air monitoring equipment.


Topics covered in the Registered Environmental Field Monitor (REFM) examination:


Overview of Industrial Hygiene

Human Anatomy and Physiology

Recognition of Environmental Hazards

Evaluation of Environmental Hazards

Environmental Control Measures

Respiratory Protection

Confined Spaces

Hearing Conservation

Toxic Awareness

Handling Hazardous Materials


Oil & Gas Safe Worker


Environmental Field Monitor® certification examination consist of 100 multiple-choice questions; passing score 80%

Prerequisite: Two years experience

Maintenance of the REFM certification requires 16 continuing education units every two years and nominal fee.