2021 Current Changes Index

Latest Policy and Procedure Changes

Published on Tuesday, December 15, 2020


Effective Date: February 10, 2021
  • The Member in the Institute of Safety Professionals of Nigeria (MISPN) will cease to be a qualified credential for the CSP.


Effective Date: September 1, 2021
  • The SMS examination will have only one, 15-minute break occurring once the candidate either completes 100 items or reaches 2 hours and 15 minutes time, whichever occurs first. After this scheduled break, the candidate cannot return to the first 100 items completed. There are no self-scheduled breaks. Total exam time will be extended to 4 hours and 45 minutes, including the break.

GSP and TSP Application/Renewal

Effective Date: January 1, 2021
  • In an effort to simplify the process of attaining the Graduate Safety Practitioner and Transitional Safety Practitioner designations BCSP will be eliminating the prorated renewal fee due upon issue and instead implementing a $25 application fee. This will save recipients of the GSP or TSP up to $100.


Effective Date: January 1, 2021
  • Several credentials have been added to those granting recertification points, which can always be found in the Recertification Guide's Category 10.