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Published on Tuesday, March 20, 2018
The Board of Certified Safety Professionals (BCSP) and Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) signed a memorandum of understanding at ABC's 2018 Convention to collaborate on improving occupational safety and health at construction workplaces throughout the United States. The partnership is centered on developing effective prevention strategies and technologies as well as encouraging students and other professionals to choose occupational safety and health as a career and advance their competency in that field.
“ABC is committed to an incident- and accident-free workplace, which we advance through research on best practices, education and benchmarking tools—our Safety Training Evaluation Process,” said Greg Sizemore, ABC vice president of HSE & workforce development. “We are proud to collaborate with the Board of Certified Safety Professionals to promote occupational safety and health professionalism and career opportunities and further this important work.”
“ABC and BCSP both value responsibility, accountability and integrity in the profession and the safety professional,” said BCSP President Linda F. Martin, CSP, SMS, ASP, OHST, CHST, STSC, CET. “This agreement will provide employers and the members of the workforce with new pathways to strengthen safety, demonstrating commitment to our shared values through education, certification, and professional development.”
BCSP and ABC will work cooperatively to provide communication, outreach and occupational safety and health development opportunities by: