BCSP Changes Leadership

Interim CEO Appointed

Published on Tuesday, July 28, 2020

The Board of Certified Safety Professionals® (BCSP®) has announced that they have appointed Chief Operating Officer (COO) Christy Uden, CAE, IOM as interim CEO, replacing former CEO Dr. Treasa Turnbeaugh, CSP, ASP, CIT, CAE, IOM, FASSP.

OSHA to Kick Off Safe + Sound Week

Safe + Sound Week Begins on August 10

Published on Tuesday, July 28, 2020

The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) will join businesses and organizations nationwide to recognize the importance and successes of workplace safety and health programs during Safe + Sound Week, August 10-16, 2020.

Understanding OSHA, Safety Certifications

Explaining the Distinctions Between BCSP and OSHA

Published on Friday, July 17, 2020

Many people have a rough idea of the mission and purpose of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and safety certification organizations like BCSP, but what may not be as apparent is what distinguishes the two organizations. Below are what make BCSP and OSHA special, and links to helpful resources from both organizations. 

Read the Second Quarter 2020 BCSP eNewsletter

The Second Quarter eNewsletter is Now Available

Published on Thursday, July 9, 2020

The latest BCSP eNewsletter is available for everyone.

Three Ways to Involve Workers in Your Ergonomics Program

The Importance of Involving Your Workers in Ergonomics

Published on Tuesday, July 7, 2020

What do you think of when you hear the word 'ergonomics'? You might imagine heavy lifting or adjusting an office chair. Ergonomics is more comprehensive and is a critical part of worker safety. Ergonomics, or 'fitting the job to the worker,' touches all business sectors, including manufacturing, construction, and healthcare. The International Ergonomics Association defines ergonomics as an "understanding of interactions among humans and other elements of a system." Good ergonomics means maximizing human well-being and organizational performance.