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ClickSafety wants to help you and your employees invest in their careers with these Top Certifications for Safety Professionals:
CSP - Certified Safety Professional
The Certified Safety Professional (CSP) Certification is the "Gold Standard" for the Safety Professional. Covering a broad range of EHS concepts, this certification carries some prestige within the world of occupational safety. Having the "CSP" credential behind your name shows competency and credibility as a safety professional. No matter what industry the safety professional is in (construction, general industry, etc.), this certification should be one that a safety professional strives to attain over the course of their career. It is the premier certification in the safety profession. Find everything you need to prep for the CSP Exam: CSP Prep
ASP – Associate Safety Professional
The Associate Safety Professional (ASP) Certification is for novice safety professionals with at least one year of experience who possess a bachelor's or associate degree. Candidates must demonstrate a broad scope of EHS knowledge when taking this exam. Many safety professionals take the ASP exam as a prerequisite for the CSP. ASP is for safety professionals who perform safety tasks for at least 50% of their duties, including performing risk assessments, conducting audits and inspections to assess potential hazards, evaluating control measures for hazards, preparing emergency response plans, and investigating incidents. Find everything you need to prep for the ASP Exam: ASP Prep
OHST - Occupational Hygiene and Safety Technician
The Occupational Hygiene and Safety Technician (OHST) Certification is for people with a least three years of safety experience who perform occupational hygiene and safety activities on a full-time or part-time basis as a component of their normal job functions. This certification would show credibility for a safety professional who does not possess a bachelor's or an associate degree. Duties include assessing the work site for potential hazards, evaluating controls for those hazards, investigating incidents, and preparing emergency response plans. Find everything you need to prep for the OHST Exam: OHST Prep
CHST – Construction Health and Safety Technician
The Construction Health and Safety Technician (CHST) certification is geared towards competent safety and health professionals who work either full-time or part-time on construction job sites and are committed to preventing construction illnesses and injuries. These individuals have at least three years of work experience in construction health and safety. This certification would show competency for a safety professional in the construction industry who does not possess a bachelor's or an associate degree. Find everything you need to prep for the CHST Exam: CHST Prep
CIT – Certified Instructional Trainer
The Certified Instructional Trainer (CIT) Certification is for individuals with experience and knowledge in creating, designing, and teaching safety, health, and environmental training. This certification is for individuals in every industry, including general industry, construction, and the oil & gas industry. An individual who obtains the CIT may not only be a trainer of environmental, health, and safety topics but may also be a Supervisor, Manager, or Director. Find everything you need to prep for the CIT Exam: CIT Prep
STSC – Safety Trained Supervisor Construction
The Safety Trained Supervisor Construction (STSC) certification is for individuals who work in the construction industry who may or may not have a degree. They are Jobsite leaders and are knowledgeable about safety regulations but may not have safety as their primary responsibility. This certification could be for superintendents, foremen, supervisors, managers, directors, and executives. Duties of STSC candidates include maintaining safe working conditions on construction sites, ensuring regulatory compliance, providing safety training, job hazard analysis, and managing the corrections of safety hazards. Find everything you need to prep for the STSC Exam: STSC Prep
STS – Safety Trained Supervisor
The Safety Trained Supervisor (STS) Certification is geared towards individuals who work in various industries such as general industry or oil and gas. They are leaders in their organization who are responsible for their workers' health and safety but may not have safety as their primary responsibility. This certification would be beneficial for supervisors, managers, directors, and executives. STS individuals' duties include maintaining a safe and healthy workplace, ensuring regulatory compliance, providing safety training, identifying and controlling hazards, managing the corrections of safety hazards, and communicating with safety specialists. Find everything you need to prep for the STS Exam: STS Prep
SMS- Safety Management Specialist
The Safety Management Specialist (SMS) Certification is for individuals with at least ten years of safety and health experience in any industry who do not have a degree. Candidates for the SMS Exam are usually managers who apply safety knowledge on a full-time or part-time basis. Duties include participation in the organization's safety management system, managing incident investigations, identifying and controlling hazards through risk management, preparing emergency action plans, and recognizing and implementing the business case for safety. Find everything you need to prep for the SMS Exam: SMS Prep
CHMM – Certified Hazardous Materials Manager from Institute of Hazardous Materials Management (IHMM)
The Certified Hazardous Materials Manager (CHMM) certification is for individuals who are knowledgeable about the management of hazardous materials and hazardous waste. Individual’s tasks include planning for and managing hazardous materials emergencies, identifying, assessing, and mitigating hazardous materials risks, analytical sampling of wastes, and site investigation and remediation. Find everything you need to prep for the CHMM Exam: CHMM Prep
CIH – Certified Industrial Hygienist from American Board of Industrial Hygiene (ABIH)
The Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH) certification is for individuals who have vast knowledge and experience in Industrial Hygiene (IH) topics. Candidates of the CIH exam should have skills and education in air sampling, IH program management, risk management, identifying and controlling hazards, engineering controls including ventilation, and analytical chemistry. Find everything you need to prep for the CIH Exam: CIH Prep
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