ASP Program Overview
The ASP certification is awarded to individuals who work in a full-time professional position where at least 50% of their duties are tasks designed to prevent the harm of people in the workplace. Examples of such duties include determining risks through workplace assessments, the identification and control of potential hazards, incident investigation, the maintenance and evaluation of incident/loss records, and the preparation of emergency response plans. Other duties could include fire protection, the recognition of hazards, regulatory compliance, ergonomics, the control of health hazards, environmental protection, record keeping, investigation of accidents and incidents, training, advising management, emergency response, product safety/security, the management of hazardous materials, and managing safety programs.
Job vacancies for safety professionals commonly include BCSP credentials such as ASP as a desired or required qualification, along with the requisite education and experience. Human resources departments or those recruiting for safety positions in government organizations rely on professional certifications to confirm that minimum qualifications have been met by the candidate.
Feedback from candidates indicates that achieving a BCSP credential such as ASP can increase self-esteem and personal satisfaction. The majority of newly-certified individuals state that their personal worth increased after achieving their certification. As the standards for the ASP certification are established by peers for professional safety practice, rising above the competition by being evaluated against those standards is a great factor in increased personal satisfaction.
Achieving an ASP certification from BCSP demonstrates a mastery in the core knowledge that professional safety practice requires. The Safety Salary Survey shows that by gaining their certification, candidates learned the field, showing that the ASP certification did what it was intended to do – ensuring that the necessary knowledge for practice has been gained.
BCSP credentials such as ASP comply with nationally and/or internationally recognized standards; as such they are of a very high quality. Because of this, holders of the ASP certification have created an edge for themselves. Recognition of BCSP certifications such as ASP continues to grow amongst employers, government agencies, peers and the public, and as it does certified individuals hold a stronger and stronger competitive advantage for safety positions and assignments.
The most customizable ASP exam preparation course ever.
The Most Up-to-Date Course Available
Constantly Updated with the Latest Examination Blueprint, the ISSM ASP examination preparation course, which may be purchased as a self-paced course or in conjunction with lecture videos, covers all seven domains of the ASP exam based on the current BCSP Blueprint. These domains are Mathematics (selected safety related calculations), Safety Management Systems, Ergonomics, Fire Prevention and Protection, Occupational Health Engineering, Environmental Management, and Training, Education, and Communication. Also provided is a section on Algebra and Trigonometry which allows you to review basics of mathematics which is used to solve many of the technical questions of the examination.
Customize Your Course
The online study course covers all seven domains of the ASP exam, based on the current BCSP Blueprint. These domains are Mathematics (selected safety related calculations), Safety Management Systems, Ergonomics, Fire Prevention and Protection, Occupational Health Engineering, Environmental Management, and Training, Education, and Communication. Also provided is a section on Algebra and Trigonometry which allows you to review basics of mathematics which is used to solve many of the technical questions of the examination.
Study sessions provide comprehensive coverage of the technical subject areas of each domain of the examination. Now with over 800 review questions and answers, you can take short quizzes to evaluate your knowledge of each subject area and comprehensive tests that cover all subject areas. The results of all tests and quizzes are saved and demonstrated graphically so you can monitor your learning objectives.
The ASP lecture video course is comprised of over 7 hours of high-quality video. 14 different lecture videos cover all seven domains of the current BCSP blueprint for the ASP examination.
The ASP Examination Study Guide™ textbook has been used successfully by hundreds of candidates to prepare for the BCSP CSP certification exam.
New questions have been added in all seven Domains: Mathematics, Safety Management Systems, Ergonomics, Fire Prevention and Protection, Occupational Health, Environmental Management, and Training, Education, and Communication.
The Study Guide includes study sessions and a comprehensive sample exam, with test questions selected from more than 800 questions in the Guide.
Earn 3.0 CEUs while preparing for your exam! If you add this option to your enrollment, after you spend a minimum of 30 hours studying and score 60% or higher on at least one comprehensive test you will qualify for 3.0 CEUs, certified by the Florida Institute of Technology.