Creating a Comprehensive Safety Culture Through Certification

Published on Tuesday, July 30, 2019

The Board of Certified Safety Professionals began as a professional development project formed by an executive committee of the American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE—now ASSP) in 1963. This beginning would shape the future of safety as a profession, beginning with the Certified Safety Professional (CSP) certification, which was first offered in 1970. Over the next 49 years, BCSP would go on to introduce seven additional certifications and two designations. 

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Update Your CMS Profile to Help Promote Value of Certification

Published on Thursday, July 25, 2019

We have added new content to your Certification Management System (CMS) profile that will support our efforts to spread knowledge of safety certificants' contributions to the profession and promote the value of certification in key industries.

BCSP Introduces New Option for Recertification Points

KSA Quests Are Available for Certificants to Earn Recertification Points

Published on Tuesday, July 23, 2019

A new tool, known as KSA Quest (Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities), is available which provides an additional avenue for BCSP certificants to achieve recertification points through professional development, demonstrate their knowledge, and garner public recognition with a new display available for digital badge profiles.

SMS Shares His Personal Journey to Becoming Safety Professional

His Mother's Injury Lead to Career in Safety For Joe Atkinson

Published on Tuesday, July 16, 2019

For many safety professionals, pursuing safety as a career is something that they find somewhere along the way, a path they may not have always envisioned taking, but found that it merits a strong career choice. For others safety finds them, sometimes through unfortunate means. For Joe Atkinson SMS, currently in his 15th year of SH&E service, it was a workplace injury his mother sustained while he was a child that would set him on the path to becoming a safety professional.

Read the Second Quarter 2019 BCSP eNewsletter

The Second Quarter eNewsletter is Now Available

Published on Monday, July 15, 2019

The 2019 Second Quarter eNewsletter is now available online.