become a certified health & Safety professional

The Health and Safety Professional (HSP™) designation provides an opportunity for continued learning in the occupational health and safety field. Those given responsibility for safety in their organization are expected to be knowledgeable in all aspects of legislation, have an ability to implement policies and procedures, and educate colleagues in any role. The HSP™ designation program provides you with the tools to develop and improve safety programs in your workplace.

Process

Once enrolled, a student will receive a certificate for each course completed. The designation consists of various classroom days as well as a practical project and an examination.

Competencies

Specific topics to be covered include:

  • OHS Legislation & Due Diligence
  • Develop, Implement & Improve Policies, Programs & Safety Committees
  • Emergency Preparedness & Duties of Personnel
  • General Regulations & Best Pracitices
  • Leading Safety Change: Putting Knowledge Into Practice

outcomes

After approximately 20 credits have been completed, students will be able to start their practical project. Projects may be customized to be more applicable to your individual work environment.

Students must pass a two-hour exam. The exam's content will be based on past courses taken by the student.

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