It is nice to know that the Board of Certified Professionals have already announced that ASPs or Associate Safety Professionals can become independent certification today.
The BCSP are trying their best to provide more advanced safety professionals in helping the world which means improving its certification as well. The Associate Safety Professionals certification was given to enhance the vision of the BCSP which is to create a safer world through safety, health, and environmental certification as well.”
The BCSP is currently pushing these Associate Safety Professionals to rise to the top and achieve the certified safety professional gold standard certification. With the current change, it will be the first of two exams that you have to take to become a CSP. This will enable an Associate Safety Professional credential holder to keep it as a certification. This is one step closer to becoming a certified Associate Safety Professional.
It is important to meet his or her recertification requirements to show the competency he or she has as an Associate Safety Professional. It is important that the recertification requirements you have match with the rules of the CSP. The purpose of the Associate Safety Professional certification and its recertification requirements is to update all skills in the field of safety work with competency through additional research, education, and professional experience on the job.
If you want to get an Associate Safety Professional certification, you have to have a Bachelor’s degree in any field or associates in safety, environmental, or health-related fields. You must also have at least a year of experience working in the professional level of safety duties.
It is important that you go through the needed requirements before you can try and get your Associate Safety Professional certification; the BCSP is strict enough to make sure that you have already gone through all the requirements before they can proceed with the next chapter which is to test you with what you learned. You have to understand that being a certified Associate Safety Professional is not that easy of a job at all since you will be burdened with being responsible for the safety of others and it could mean life and death for the people you are looking out for; this is why the BCSP is strict with their exams and requirements. You need to be ready before you push yourself in becoming a certified Associate Safety Professional because this line of work is not an easy one but it is also far from being impossible; with the right training and mindset, you can accomplish anything.