Board of Certified Safety Professionals (BCSP)

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The Gold Standard of Safety Certifications

The Board of Certified Safety Professionals is acknowledged as the leading body in high quality certification for practitioners in the fields of safety, health, and environmental aspects, to facilitate the enhancement of the safety of people, property and the environment. BCSP:

  • Sets standards for the safety practices of professional, technician, technologist and supervisory level workers.
  • Evaluates certification applicants based on their academic and professional experience qualifications.
  • Administers examinations.
  • Issues certificates to candidates who meet BCSP's certification qualifications and successfully pass the examination(s).
  • Enforces mandatory recertification requirements, continuously monitoring professional development.

BCSP's Mission

BCSP sets and certifies technical competency criteria for safety, health and environmental practitioners worldwide; enhancing careers, advancing the profession, protecting the public.

Why should you get certified?

The easiest way to earn the respect of the professional safety community is to achieve certification. Attaining a “gold standard” certification from BCSP notifies fellow safety professionals and employers alike that you have met rigorous educational, experience and examination requirements. Certification gives you a competitive advantage in hiring, and certificants report higher salaries than their non-certified counterparts. Prove your value with BCSP certification.

Professional Benefits

  • No other safety certification holds the same level of demand by employers and government agencies.
  • No other safety credential has the same impact on salary.

Nationally & Internationally Accredited

The CSP and ASP are accredited by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI), the primary source for internationally recognized standards in U.S. based professional practice. The CSP was the first certification in safety, health, environment, and ergonomics accredited by this national organization which evaluates certification programs. The certifications are accredited through the ANSI/ISO/IEC 17024 standards for personnel certification programs, and can be found on ANSI's database by their 0646 identification number.

Courses for BCSP exams

Examination Preparation Course

This self-paced interactive course which covers all nine domains of the NEW CSP9 exam blueprint published by Board of Certified Safety Professionals (BCSP).

Examination Preparation Course

This self-paced interactive course which covers all seven domains of the ASP exam, is updated according to the current Board of Certified Safety Professionals (BCSP) blueprint.

Examination Preparation Course

This self-paced interactive course which covers all five domains of the STSC SP exam, is updated according to the current Board of Certified Safety Professionals (BCSP) blueprint.