BCSP stands for Board of Certified Safety Professionals established in 1969 Andis recognized as the leader in high quality credentialing for safety, health, and environmental practitioners. BCSP establishes standards for and verifies competency in professional safety practice and evaluates certificates for compliance with re certification requirements. BCSP also operates technician, technologist, and supervisory SH&E certifications that provide additional career paths for safety practitioners. Located in Indianapolis, US.
Certificates Experience Matrix
|CSP-Certified Safety Professional||At least 4 years of experience where safety is at least 50%, preventative, professional level with breadth and depth of safety duties and one of the following credentials: ASP, CIH, CMIOSH, CRSP, GSP, SISO, NEBOSH National or International Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety, Diploma in Industrial Safety from CLI/RLIs of the Government of India.||N/A|
|ASP – Associate Safety Professionals||At least 1 year of experience where safety is at least 50%, preventative, professional level with breadth and depth of safety duties.||N/A|
|OHST – Occupational Health and Safety Technologists||3 years of experience where safety is at least 35% of job duties||N/A|
|CHST – Construction Health and Safety Technician||N3 years of construction experience where at least 35% of primary job duties involve safety and health||N/A|
Education Eligibility & Training
|CSP||Minimum Bachelor’s degree in any field or an associate’s in safety, health or the environment or a closely related field.*||N/A|
|ASP||Minimum Bachelor’s degree in any field or an associate’s in safety, health or the environment or a closely related field.*||N/A|
|OHST||High School Diploma or GED||N/A|
|CHST||High School Diploma or GED||N/A|
Certificates Passing Score & Recertification
Taking examination through PEARSON VUE.
BCSP’s examination provider, Pearson VUE, has hundreds of test centers located around the world, which are open every business day (some also have weekend and holiday hours). Examinations are delivered via computer at the test center. As soon as candidates submit their exam, results are available.
BCSP recommends you complete the tutorial at the beginning of the exam to help familiarize yourself with the computer-delivered examination process. When you are ready to begin, you will sign on. You must agree to comply with BCSP’s examination security and non-disclosure rules. Once you complete these steps, your examination clock starts.
Examination Time Allowed
CSP: 5.5 hours
ASP: 5 hours
OHST: 4 hours
CHST: 4 hours
You will schedule your own breaks, which must be taken outside the secure testing room, but inside the building (or part of the building) controlled by Pearson VUE. You must sign out and comply with any/all security measures when you leave your workstation for any reason. Your examination clock continues to run during these self-scheduled breaks.
BCSP invalidates examinations and pursues disciplinary charges if you access prohibited materials, have contact with anyone except testing center staff, leave the building while your examination clock is running, or engage in unethical, disruptive, or unprofessional conduct at a testing center.
You will receive examination results immediately after you submit the exam at the testing center.