BCSP's Safety Certifications

Want to know the Exam Fee for the Safety Trained Supervisor examination? What's the passing score of the Certified Safety Professional examination? How many points am I supposed to achieve for Recertification? Answers to these questions and more can be found quickly and easily by looking at BCSP's Safety Certifications at a Glance. Download the PDF version of At A Glance.

Full details on the process of becoming certified can be found in the Complete Guides, available at the top of the Resources column on each certifications' webpage.

  Minimum Education Training
CSP Minimum Bachelor's degree in any field or an associate's in safety, health or the environment or a closely related field.*
N/A
ASP Minimum Bachelor's degree in any field or an associate's in safety, health or the environment or a closely related field.*
N/A
CSP via GSP Bachelor's or Master's degree from an ABET-ASAC or AABI participating QAP program N/A
OHST High School Diploma or GED N/A
CHST High School Diploma or GED N/A
STS and STSC N/A 30 hours of safety and health training
CET High School Diploma or GED Delivery of 135 hours of training or teaching in Safety, Health and Environmental-related areas
  Work Experience Educational Substitution for Work Experience
CSP At least 4 years of experience where safety is at least 50%, preventative, professional level with breadth and depth of safety duties and one of the following credentials: ASP, CIH, CMIOSH, CRSP, GSP, SISO, NEBOSH National or International Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety, Diploma in Industrial Safety from CLI/RLIs of the Government of India. N/A
ASP At least 1 year of experience where safety is at least 50%, preventative, professional level with breadth and depth of safety duties. N/A
CSP via GSP No experience required: Must achieve the CSP within eligibility time period once CSP experience requirement is met. N/A
OHST 3 years of experience where safety is at least 35% of job duties N/A
CHST 3 years of construction experience where at least 35% of primary job duties involve safety and health N/A
STS and STSC 2 years supervisory experience or 4 years work experience related to the specific supervisory certification for which candidate is applying (work experience must be a minimum part time [18 hrs/week] to qualify) N/A
CET Hold one of the following credentials: ASP, CDGP, CFPS, CHMM, CHST, CIH, CMIOSH, CRSP, CSP, OHST, STS, STSC
N/A
  Application Examination Eligibility Extension Renewal
CSP $160 $350 $100 $150
ASP $160 $350 $100 $140
CSP via GSP N/A $350 N/A GSP: $140
OHST $140 $300 $100 $120
CHST $140 $300 $100 $120
STS and STSC $120 $185 $100 $60
CET $140 $300 $100 $120
  Passing Scores Recertification
CSP 54.86% 25 points
ASP 60.57% 25 points
CSP via GSP ASP: Waiver
CSP: 54.86%
GSP: N/A
CSP: 25 points
OHST 67.42% 20 points
CHST 61.70% 20 points
STS and STSC STS: 72.41%
STSC: 70.11%
30 hours of safety and health courses or retaking your STS/STSC exam or earning the STSC, STS, CHST, OHST, ASP or CSP
CET 62.86% 20 points, with 3 of these points in teaching, developing and/or attending courses on instructional techniques

Version 2016.06.03

*Degrees from outside the United States must be evaluated for U.S. equivalency by a member of the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES®)

All fees are non-transferable, non-refundable, and subject to change. They must be paid in US dollars drawn on a US bank.

Safety Certification Shopping?

What to look for when choosing your safety certification.

The Value of Safety

If you represent an organization that would like to use BCSP certification to foster an effective, efficient, and engaging safety culture in your work, please visit our Business Development page Workplace Safety and Certification.

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Setting the Minimum Passing Score

How BCSP determines an examination's minimum passing score is explained further in Understanding and Interpreting Your Examination Score Report.
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