Global Education


Along with our members, we’re out to make the world a safer, healthier place by deploying global education and training to help prevent workplace injuries, illnesses and fatalities.

Our Commitment to Global OSH Education

GlobalEd_GettyImages-843607834Our commitment to workplace safety transcends borders. Our geographically diverse membership base is a reflection of that as it drives us to expand our safety training offerings around the world.

  • Our global outreach program includes more than 80 countries
  • One in 14 ASSP members resides outside the United States
  • Our global instructors can teach our certificate programs

We Offer Professional Certificate Programs and Certification Exam Preparation Courses Internationally

ASSP offers safety professionals around the world the opportunity to earn the following esteemed professional certificates and designations:

Certificate programs involve taking a series of courses related to certain occupational safety and health (OSH) topics or concepts, mastering those areas and becoming experts.

Why earn professional certificates?

We Put Instructors on the Ground, Around the Globe

Numerous ASSP instructors — each with more than 10 years of experience — are qualified to teach courses from our Risk Assessment Certificate, Global Safety Management Certificate and ISO 45001 Certificate programs in key markets such as India, Nigeria and the Middle East. International learning opportunities include:

  • ASSP instructor-led courses, organized by ASSP
  • ASSP instructor-led courses initiated by organizations wanting training at their location

We Connect International Members With Peers and Resources

With more than 37,000 members in 80 countries around the world, we connect you to a vast community of peers and resources, and help you engage with other safety professionals on a global scale. While our formal global education and networking opportunities continue to grow, we also offer virtual communities that enable international members to freely exchange ideas, problem solve and network.

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President's Message

Read the ASSP president's thoughts on the safety profession.

ISO 45001 Standard

This game-changing standard provides a global foundation for worker safety.