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.

NASA's QEP (STEP Program) Ensures Safe Practices In All NASA Activites

Mark George, CSP, P.E. Ensures Safety of Operations Through STEP Program

Published on Monday, June 29, 2020

Safety as an idea is something to which everyone can relate. We are all taught as children to look both ways before crossing the street. Safety is innate, as we are born capable of understanding that some things are dangerous, but just like the various complexities of doing what is right versus what is wrong, as we grow we must learn how to protect ourselves from the various dangers we face every day. 

Check on Yourself and Others During Difficult Times

Susan Gould, CSP on Mental Health as Part of National Safety Month

Published on Thursday, June 25, 2020

Checking in with others is important. Sometimes we are the one connection, the one lifeline for another person needing a listening ear, a kind heart, a supportive statement, or a referral to a helpful resource. Be that positive interaction in someone’s life.