SMS Certification Exam Preparation


Whether you work full-time or part-time in safety, earning the safety management specialist certification shows you have the skills to manage operations safely and use safety management systems.

About This Course

This course prepares you to pass the Board of Certified Safety Professional's Safety Management Specialist (SMS) certification exam. It follows the five SMS exam domains and reinforces safety management concepts through presentation, activities, discussion and practice questions.

Safety Management_GettyImages-521697628_superWhat You Will Learn

By taking this course to prepare for the SMS exam, you will learn to:

  • Form the foundation of knowledge and skills required for the certification
  • Practice valuable success strategies for passing the exam
  • Recognize safety management system concepts
  • Identify risk management concepts
  • Address physical, chemical, ergonomics and workplace safety issues to recognize and control those stressors
  • Apply incident investigation and emergency preparedness concepts to calculate incident and injury rates
  • Effectively communicate business impact of safety issues to upper management


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Course Takeaways

ASSP members receive discounts on registration fees and materials. Course participants will receive:

  • 2.1 CEUs
  • Workbooks and practice problems
  • Suggested resources and study aids
  • Guidance on areas where you need additional study

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Course Format

This three-day course consists of lectures, sample problems and discussions on a variety of subjects to prepare you to pass the exam. Class begins promptly at 8:00 a.m. and concludes at 4:30 p.m. each day, with beverage breaks provided in between.

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Whenever possible, accommodations will be made for registrants with special needs, provided ASSP receives notice 45 days in advance. Please write a letter of explanation, your name and phone number, and attach to the course registration form. ASSP will contact you.


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