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ASSP Certificate Programs


Master specific areas of safety practice or enhance your leadership skills by enrolling in one of our professional certificate programs.

What Are ASSP’s Professional Certificate Programs?

Certificate programs are designed so safety professionals can take a series of courses related to certain occupational safety and health (OSH) topics or concepts, and become experts.

We offer three certificate programs:

Please note, certificate program requirements are subject to change.

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Why Earn a Professional Certificate From ASSP?

ASSP has a long-standing reputation for delivering top-quality safety education and training that OSH professionals can immediately put into practice — giving you an advantage in your workplace, in your industry and in the safety profession.

  • Establish credibility as a leader and signify your commitment to the safety profession
  • Gain a competitive advantage and maximize your earning potential
  • Become an indispensable asset and valuable resource to your workers and organization
  • Grow your professional network by learning alongside other safety professionals
  • Understand and integrate best practices from leading organizations

ASSP Certificates

Risk Management Certificate

The Risk Management Certificate prepares occupational safety and health (OSH) professionals who seek to learn the fundamentals of risk assessment and management and explores tools and strategies for implementing and evaluating a risk management program. Learn how to apply risk management principles that can help you proactively reduce risk, advance risk analysis and drive a return on investment from your safety programs.

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Safety Management Certificate

The Safety Management Certificate is designed for occupational safety and health (OSH) professionals who want to learn fundamental concepts and processes for implementing recognized approaches to safety management. This program is ideal for OSH professionals with fewer than three years of experience or seasoned professionals who have recently taken on more safety management responsibilities.

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Leadership in Safety Management Certificate

Our Leadership in Safety Management Certificate is a natural extension of our Safety Management Certificate. Learn to apply contemporary safety management methods and use influential leadership strategies to achieve the highest level of performance.

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Occupational Health and Safety Management System (OHSMS) Certificate

The Occupational Health and Safety Management System (OHSMS) Certificate is designed for occupational safety and health (OSH) professionals who want to learn the key elements of an effective OHS management system, gain practical techniques to implement ANSI/ASSP Z10 or ISO 45001 and develop a deeper understanding of the auditing process and best practices.

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Safety Certification vs. Safety Certificates:
What’s the Difference?

While earning one of ASSP’s professional certificates demonstrates your mastery of important OSH topics or leadership skills, doing so is different than earning a professional designation like the ASP or CSP from the Board of Certified Safety Professionals, a separate but important accomplishment that we can also help you to achieve.

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