As of May 1, 2022, BLE Training will no longer require candidates or test center personnel to wear masks unless required to do so by building management or local government mandates. In light of recent trends and mask mandate changes around the world, along with updated guidance from leading world health organizations, BLE Training will not require masks to be worn in test centers, however we will continue to allow and encourage the wearing of masks regardless of mandate or vaccination status. Thus, any candidate or staff member that prefers to wear a mask will feel comfortable doing so. We will also always follow the guidance of local government and health officials, so when masks are mandated in a market, BLE Training will continue to follow that guidance in test centers as well.
BLE Training continues to assess the developments associated with the spread of the COVID-19 virus in countries around the world. We review the status of ordinances from local, state, federal, and country-specific jurisdictions, as well as revised guidance from health policy organizations such as the US Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC) and the World Health Organization (WHO). We are also in regular communication with third-party experts, including Johns Hopkins University epidemiologists, and leaders within the organizations that entrust us with the delivery of their licensure and certification programs. Our goal remains to provide these organizations and the candidates they represent with the most appropriate options for testing that provide for individual health, safety and well-being.
For the latest updates regarding COVID-19 in general and best practices for overall health and safety, please visit the https://www.cdc.gov/ and https://www.who.int/.