A CSM is an implementer of strategy and actions normally mandated by those on the corporate level. They oversee and drive compliance and monitoring and are able to effectively employ a range of OHS tools and processes. They are likely to have a site or industry focus.
A CSM Construction Certificate provides the knowledge, skills and abilities required for individuals who oversee complex construction sites or whose duties include 1926 Construction regulations. A CSM-C will oversee multiple contractors, provide competent person training, and develop required plans, programs and procedures in the construction industry.
A CSD is involved in problem solving and application of strategy; their advice is based on conceptual and technical knowledge mediated by training and experience, analysis of evidence and critical thought. They understand how to use and access the evidence base and value professional collaboration. They are capable of working with minimal supervision and usually give direction to others.
An LSP is an individual with high-level specialist and strategic skills. They are likely to be involved in the development and implementation of a comprehensive facility wide or corporate safety and health program and are influential with senior management and policymakers. Their perspective embraces the broader organizational and social context.