FAQ Category: NASP AS A CERTIFYING BODY

Do these courses meet OSHA requirements for workplace safety?

Yes. All of our courses exceed OSHA requirements. OSHA is considered the ‘bare minimum’ for compliance and therefore NASP considers this only one element of an effective safety training program. All of our courses, both instructor-led and online, have been designed to meet or exceed ANSI/ASSP Z490.1-2016 requirements for Safety,…

Are NASP/IASP certificates recognized or accredited by a third party?

NASP is undergoing the rigorous process of ISO/IEC 17024 accreditation for bodies operating certificate of persons of its two highest-level certificates, the Master Safety Professional (MSP) and Certified Safety Director (CSD). We anticipate accreditation to be completed by the first quarter of 2021. Click here for details of where we are in the…

How does the LSP compare to the CSP?

This question is asked frequently from people who are trying to differentiate between the two certificates. The CSP designation is certainly a legitimate credential; however, NASP simply does not see the Board of Certified Safety Professionals (BCSP) as a competitor. If one has an engineering education and desires an engineering…

Why should I certify with NASP?

NASP is recognized worldwide, and there are many reasons to certify with NASP. Click here for more information.

Can I receive CEUs for this course?

The National Association of Safety Professionals (NASP) is accredited by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET).  NASP complies with the ANSI/IACET Standard, which is recognized internationally as a standard of excellence in instructional practices. As a result of this accreditation, NASP is accredited to issue the IACET CEU….

Can I receive academic credits for this course?

NASP courses will be evaluated by Columbia Southern University for possible transfer credit into an undergraduate degree program in Occupational Safety and Health or Environmental Management. Once you submit an application, CSU will provide you with a Degree Action Plan that will specify the hours of transfer credit awarded.  This…