Overview

NASP/IASP offers professional certifications, certificates of achievement, and specialist designations which assure employers of the qualifications of employees, potential employees, consultants and trainers in the field of workplace safety. In the resume and the related professional designation (post-nominal letters), these credentials represent expertise in an individual's professional knowledge, skills and abilities.

 

NASP/IASP's designations are designed to be achieved in a step by step building block process where each level achieved is a step toward the next higher level.

 

Professional Certifications:

Safety:

 

Level III. Licensed Safety Professional (LSP): This certification is licensed by NASP/IASP to practice in the field of workplace safety. This licensure assures all employers or potential employers that the practitioner has acquired knowledge, skills, and abilities defined by NASP/IASP to this exceptionally qualified level. Obtaining the LSP requires successful completion of all requirements for the CSD (Certified Safety Director) and the completion of 18 of 30 available areas of specialization (9 additional areas of specialization beyond those required for the CSD).

 

 

Level II.  Certified Safety Director (CSD): This certification assures all employers or potential employers that the practitioner has acquired knowledge, skills, and abilities defined by NASP/IASP to this highly qualified level. Obtaining the CSD requires successful completion of all requirements for the CSM (Certified Safety Manager) and the completion of 9 of 30 available Specialist Designations.

 

 

Level I. Certified Safety Manager (CSM): This foundational certification assures all employers or potential employers that the practitioner has acquired knowledge, skills, and abilities defined by NASP/IASP to this notable level of qualification. Obtaining the CSM requires successful completion of the 40 hour CSM classroom certification course or the equivalent NASP/IASP independent study course.

 

Environmental:

 

Level III. Certified Environmental Professional (CEP): The Certified Environmental Professional is the highest designation offered by NASP/IASP and indicates the highest level of proficiency. The Certified Environmental Professional level is an indication of a level of proficiency expected of an environmental professional who is capable of developing and managing a comprehensive corporate safety program and supervising others to do the same.

 

 

Level II.  Certified Environmental Director (CED): The NASP/IASP Certification "Certified Environmental Director" (CED) indicates a high level of proficiency and is one of the highest levels of certification in the industry. Certified Environmental Director level is an indication of a level of proficiency expected of an environmental professional who is capable of developing and managing a comprehensive facility-wide safety program.

 

 

Level I. Certified Environmental Manager (CEM): This Certified Environmental Manager (CEM) is an indication to employers, potential employers, regulatory agencies, and the courts that you have the knowledge, skills, and abilities equivalent to a level of proficiency expected of a professional who is capable of working with little or no supervision while managing the environmental programs, policies, and procedures common to business and industry.

 

Certificates of Achievement:

These certificates assure all employers or potential employers that the practitioner has exceptional acquired knowledge, skills, and abilities in the specific areas covered by the courses.

The Environmental Health & Safety Professional Certificate This certificate requires successful completion of a series of environmental and safety related modules.

 

Hydrogen Sulfide Safety (HST): Train-The-Trainer This certificate requires successful completion of the Hydrogen Sulfide Safety: Train-The-Trainer course.

 

Safety Auditor Certificate (SAC) This certificate requires successful completion of various safety modules with emphasis on accident investigation, hazard analysis and proper safety inspections and assessments.

 

Workplace Safety and Health Specialist I This certificate requires successful completion of any 3 available Specialist Designations.

 

Workplace Safety and Health Specialist II This certificate requires successful completion of any 6 available Specialist Designations.

 

Workplace Safety and Health Specialist III This certificate requires successful completion of any 9 available Specialist Designations.

 

Workplace Safety and Health Specialist IV This certificate requires successful completion of any 12 available Specialist Designations.

 

Specialist Designations:

These Specialist Designations assure all employers or potential employers that the practitioner has exceptional acquired knowledge, skills, and abilities in the specified area.

General Industry & Construction

 

 

Petroleum

 

 

Environmental