Safety Management Specialist® (SMS®)

If you have exceptional safety knowledge based on years of experience in the field, the Safety Management Specialist (SMS) is a certification for you. The SMS brings recognition to safety, health, and environmental (SH&E) professionals with 10+ years of know-how and the management skills required for a business’s safe operation.


Application Process

Exam Training


This online, self-paced course provides in-depth information on each area of the SMS blueprint and will enable you to effectively put safety and health principles to work in your organization. The training features a pre- and post-assessment, along with subject areas built to help you succeed in your journey towards certification.

To ensure impartiality, BCSP utilizes subject-matter experts for the development of the examCORE program and products who are independent from the certification examination development process.

Benefits of SMS examCORE include:

  • Learn on your tablet or desktop
  • Focus on the areas you need to improve
  • Track your progress with pre- and post-tests
  • Access to over 1,000 examCORE questions and answers
  • One-time extension purchase
  • Training guarantee*

*If an examCORE customer does not successfully complete their respective BCSP certification exam, BCSP examCORE offers a one-time six month examCORE access period at no charge.

SMS examCORE provides six months of access to leading-edge training modules covering content on the SMS exam. Need more time to study? We have made it easy to extend your access with three-month packages. Includes 20 hours of video training in 40+ subject areas and learning exercises built to help you retain safety and health fundamentals.