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ASP/CSP CERTIFICATION
JOURNEY
BY
KHALED YOUSRY , CSP , CMIOSH
ABOUT THE INSTRUCTOR
• Khaled Yousry ,CSP, MSc, CMIOSH , CSM , SPS, STS,
• NEBOSH I dip , UK
• IASP Authorized trainer , USA
• OSHA Academy Authorized Trainer , USA
• Rig Pass Instructor
• Certified Scaffolding trainer , STI USA
• Certified Safety Trainer , IASP USA
• OSHA general & construction certified
• NEBOSH IGC certified (Distinction) , UK
• Authorizes trainer from NASP , USA
• More than 12 years experience in OH&S
• Professional Member in ASSE , USA
• ISO 14001 & OHSAS 18001 Lead Auditor , UK
OUTLINES
•Introduction for the qualifications to be
attained by HSE professionals .
•Highlighting on the ASP/CSP resources for
Egyptian Safety Professionals to achieve it .
•Q&A by the participants .
INTRODUCTION
Be qualified
not only
certified 
WHAT IS CERTIFICATION
• Voluntary process
• Set standards
• Educational
• Experience
• Examination
• Evaluates individuals against
standards
• Awards certification and use
of mark
• Requires continuing
professional development
• It is NOT
• License to practice
• Permanent
• Membership
• Certificate of
completion
CERTIFICATION VS. CERTIFICATE
Certification Certificate
Results from an assessment process Results from an educational process
Typically requires some amount of professional experience For new comers and experienced professionals alike
Awarded by a third-party, standard-setting organization Awarded by training and educational programs or
institutions
Indicates master/competency as measured against a defensible
set of standards, usually by application or exam
Indicates completion of a course or series of courses
with a specific focus; is different than a degree
granting program
Standards set through a defensible, industry-wide process (job
analysis/role delineation) that results in an outline of required
knowledge and skills
Course content set a variety of ways (faculty
committee; dean; instructor; occasionally though
defensible analysis of topic care)
Typically results in a designation to use after one’s name; may
result in a document to hang on the wall or keep in a wallet
Usually listed on a resume detailing education; may
result in a document to hang on the wall
Has on-going requirements to maintain; individual must
demonstrate knowledge of content; holder must demonstrate
he/she continues to meet requirements
Is the end result; individual may or may not
demonstrate knowledge of course content at the end
of a set period in time
INTRODUCTION
To Be
BCSP CERTIFICATIONS
Education | Experience | Examinations
Presenter’s Name:
Title:
Company:
*This presentation is available to the public at bcsp.org and may have been revised to reflect relevancy for this audience.
ABOUT BCSP
• Established in 1969
• Not-For-Profit headquartered in
Champaign, IL
• Up to 11-Member Director Board
• Not a Membership Organization
• Internationally recognized
ABOUT BCSP (CONT’D)
Core Values:
Respect
maintaining esteem and honor for colleagues,
customers, and the profession
Excellence
devoted to outstanding quality and
continuous improvement
Accountability
committed to communication and
professionalism
Leadership
guided by ethics and integrity; fulfilling our
fiduciary and social responsibilities
BCSP A CREDENTIALING LEADER
BCSP is recognized as the leader in high-quality credentialing for
safety, health, and environmental practitioners.
Mission:
BCSP sets and certifies technical competency criteria for safety,
health and environmental practitioners worldwide; enhancing
careers, advancing the profession, protecting the public.
Vision:
Creating a safer world through safety, health and environmental
certification.
8 SPONSORING ORGANIZATIONS
• These Sponsoring Organizations help ensure
that governance of BCSP includes broad
representation from across the safety
profession:
- AIHA - American Industrial Hygiene Association (1974)
- ASSE - American Society of Safety Engineers (1974)
- IIE - Institute of Industrial Engineers (1984)
- ISSS - International System Safety Society (1977)
- NESHTA – National Environmental Safety and Health Trainers
Association (2012)
- NFPA - National Fire Protection Association (2007)
NATIONAL AND INTERNATIONAL
ACCREDITATIONS
• National Accreditation
– Institute for Credentialing Excellence
National Commission for Certifying Agencies
(NCCA)*
– Council of Engineering and Scientific Specialty
Boards (CESB)**
• International Accreditation
– American National Standards Institute (ANSI/ISO
17024)***
* CSP, OHST, CHST,STS
** CET only
*** CSP only
CURRENT CERTIFICANTS
ASP 3,100
GSP 1,776
CSP 15,558
CHST 4,338
OHST 1,904
STS 1,973
STSC 6,828
CET 679
*As of January 2016
WHAT ASP & CSP ?
The Associate Safety Professional® (ASP®) Certification
• BCSP awards the Associate Safety Professional to individuals who
demonstrate competency and work full-time in professional positions where at
lease 50% of duties are task devoted to the prevention of harm to individuals
in the workplace environment.
The Certified Safety Professional® (CSP®) Certification
• BCSP awards the Certified Safety Professional to individuals who
demonstrate competency and work full-time in a professional position where
at least 50% of duties are safety program development and risk assessment
devoted to the prevention of harm to individuals in the workplace
environment.
THE CERTIFICATION PROCESS
• Determine Eligibility
• Apply Online
• Purchase Examination(s)
• Pass Examination(s)
• Maintain Certification
• Recertification
• Annual Renewal Fees
CSP QUALIFICATIONS
• Minimum Academic Requirement
• Associate’s in Safety (SH&E-related and from an accredited* school)
• Or Bachelor’s in any field (from an accredited* school)
• Or Bachelor’s from a QAP School (BCSP Qualified Academic Program for GSP)
• The Graduate Safety Practitioner (GSP) designation is a path offered to the CSP certification for
qualifying ABET-ASAC** or AABI*** graduates.
• GSPs only have to take one examination for the CSP
NOTE: Non-US transcripts must be evaluated for equivalency through the
National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES)
* Accredited School is one that is recognized by the US Department of Education
or the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA)
** Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET)-
Applied Science Accreditation Commission (ASAC)
*** Aviation Accreditation Board International (AABI)
CSP QUALIFICATIONS
• Experience Requirement
- 4 Years Minimum
• Qualifying Criteria for Experience
• Full-Time Position (or Part-Time ≥ 900 hrs/yr)
• Professional safety is primary function (≥ 50% of position)
• Primary responsibility must be the prevention of harm to people, property, or the environment
• Must be at professional level (responsible charge)
• Breadth: Safety Tasks, Hazard Types, etc.
• Credential Requirement
• Must hold the ASP, GSP, CIH, CMIOSH, CRSP, SISO, NEBOSH National or International Diploma
in Occupational Health and Safety, or Diploma in Industrial Safety from CLI/RLIs of the
Government of India
ASP QUALIFICATIONS
• Minimum Academic Requirement
• Associate’s in Safety (SH&E-related and from an accredited* school)
• Or Bachelor’s in any field (from an accredited* school)
* Accredited School is one that is recognized by the US Department of Education
or the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA)
• Experience Requirement
– At least 1 year of experience where safety is at least 50%,
preventative, professional level with breadth and depth of
safety duties
ASP/CSP RECERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS
• 25 Points Every 5 Years
• 10 Point Categories (Some with Point Limitations)
• Practice
• Membership
• Organizational Service
• Publishing, Presenting, Patents
• Service to BCSP
• Professional Development Conferences
• Safety-Related Courses, Seminars, Quizzes
• Continuing Education
• New Advanced Degree
• Other Certifications/Re-Examination
HOW TO START ?
•Set your goal .
•Be consistent and dedicated .
•Set deadline .
•Study everyday (not less than four hours)
•Use the correct references and not expand your sources
a lot .
•Practice practice practice .
HOW TO STUDY?
1- The References :
• Brauer, Roger L. (2006). Safety and Health for Engineers
• Petersen, Dan (2003). Techniques of Safety Management, A Systems
Approach 4th Edition, 4th ed.,Amercican Society of Safety Engineers.
• SPAN CDs .
• ASSE CDs.
• Bowen EHS
• ASP and CSP Self Assessment .
• Safety Professional Reference and Study Guide (Strongly Recommended)
HOW TO STUDY?
2- Tricks :
• Hand writing
• Repetition
• Mind maps .
• Equations practices
• Unit Conversion paying
attention
• Sort your mind
• Use your experience
• Study parallel
• Repetition
• Questions and Answers
• Follow updates
• Be consistent
Intro to asp csp
Intro to asp csp

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Intro to asp csp

  • 2. ABOUT THE INSTRUCTOR • Khaled Yousry ,CSP, MSc, CMIOSH , CSM , SPS, STS, • NEBOSH I dip , UK • IASP Authorized trainer , USA • OSHA Academy Authorized Trainer , USA • Rig Pass Instructor • Certified Scaffolding trainer , STI USA • Certified Safety Trainer , IASP USA • OSHA general & construction certified • NEBOSH IGC certified (Distinction) , UK • Authorizes trainer from NASP , USA • More than 12 years experience in OH&S • Professional Member in ASSE , USA • ISO 14001 & OHSAS 18001 Lead Auditor , UK
  • 3. OUTLINES •Introduction for the qualifications to be attained by HSE professionals . •Highlighting on the ASP/CSP resources for Egyptian Safety Professionals to achieve it . •Q&A by the participants .
  • 5. WHAT IS CERTIFICATION • Voluntary process • Set standards • Educational • Experience • Examination • Evaluates individuals against standards • Awards certification and use of mark • Requires continuing professional development • It is NOT • License to practice • Permanent • Membership • Certificate of completion
  • 6. CERTIFICATION VS. CERTIFICATE Certification Certificate Results from an assessment process Results from an educational process Typically requires some amount of professional experience For new comers and experienced professionals alike Awarded by a third-party, standard-setting organization Awarded by training and educational programs or institutions Indicates master/competency as measured against a defensible set of standards, usually by application or exam Indicates completion of a course or series of courses with a specific focus; is different than a degree granting program Standards set through a defensible, industry-wide process (job analysis/role delineation) that results in an outline of required knowledge and skills Course content set a variety of ways (faculty committee; dean; instructor; occasionally though defensible analysis of topic care) Typically results in a designation to use after one’s name; may result in a document to hang on the wall or keep in a wallet Usually listed on a resume detailing education; may result in a document to hang on the wall Has on-going requirements to maintain; individual must demonstrate knowledge of content; holder must demonstrate he/she continues to meet requirements Is the end result; individual may or may not demonstrate knowledge of course content at the end of a set period in time
  • 8.
  • 9. BCSP CERTIFICATIONS Education | Experience | Examinations Presenter’s Name: Title: Company: *This presentation is available to the public at bcsp.org and may have been revised to reflect relevancy for this audience.
  • 10. ABOUT BCSP • Established in 1969 • Not-For-Profit headquartered in Champaign, IL • Up to 11-Member Director Board • Not a Membership Organization • Internationally recognized
  • 11. ABOUT BCSP (CONT’D) Core Values: Respect maintaining esteem and honor for colleagues, customers, and the profession Excellence devoted to outstanding quality and continuous improvement Accountability committed to communication and professionalism Leadership guided by ethics and integrity; fulfilling our fiduciary and social responsibilities
  • 12. BCSP A CREDENTIALING LEADER BCSP is recognized as the leader in high-quality credentialing for safety, health, and environmental practitioners. Mission: BCSP sets and certifies technical competency criteria for safety, health and environmental practitioners worldwide; enhancing careers, advancing the profession, protecting the public. Vision: Creating a safer world through safety, health and environmental certification.
  • 13. 8 SPONSORING ORGANIZATIONS • These Sponsoring Organizations help ensure that governance of BCSP includes broad representation from across the safety profession: - AIHA - American Industrial Hygiene Association (1974) - ASSE - American Society of Safety Engineers (1974) - IIE - Institute of Industrial Engineers (1984) - ISSS - International System Safety Society (1977) - NESHTA – National Environmental Safety and Health Trainers Association (2012) - NFPA - National Fire Protection Association (2007)
  • 14. NATIONAL AND INTERNATIONAL ACCREDITATIONS • National Accreditation – Institute for Credentialing Excellence National Commission for Certifying Agencies (NCCA)* – Council of Engineering and Scientific Specialty Boards (CESB)** • International Accreditation – American National Standards Institute (ANSI/ISO 17024)*** * CSP, OHST, CHST,STS ** CET only *** CSP only
  • 15. CURRENT CERTIFICANTS ASP 3,100 GSP 1,776 CSP 15,558 CHST 4,338 OHST 1,904 STS 1,973 STSC 6,828 CET 679 *As of January 2016
  • 16. WHAT ASP & CSP ? The Associate Safety Professional® (ASP®) Certification • BCSP awards the Associate Safety Professional to individuals who demonstrate competency and work full-time in professional positions where at lease 50% of duties are task devoted to the prevention of harm to individuals in the workplace environment. The Certified Safety Professional® (CSP®) Certification • BCSP awards the Certified Safety Professional to individuals who demonstrate competency and work full-time in a professional position where at least 50% of duties are safety program development and risk assessment devoted to the prevention of harm to individuals in the workplace environment.
  • 17. THE CERTIFICATION PROCESS • Determine Eligibility • Apply Online • Purchase Examination(s) • Pass Examination(s) • Maintain Certification • Recertification • Annual Renewal Fees
  • 18. CSP QUALIFICATIONS • Minimum Academic Requirement • Associate’s in Safety (SH&E-related and from an accredited* school) • Or Bachelor’s in any field (from an accredited* school) • Or Bachelor’s from a QAP School (BCSP Qualified Academic Program for GSP) • The Graduate Safety Practitioner (GSP) designation is a path offered to the CSP certification for qualifying ABET-ASAC** or AABI*** graduates. • GSPs only have to take one examination for the CSP NOTE: Non-US transcripts must be evaluated for equivalency through the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES) * Accredited School is one that is recognized by the US Department of Education or the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA) ** Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET)- Applied Science Accreditation Commission (ASAC) *** Aviation Accreditation Board International (AABI)
  • 19. CSP QUALIFICATIONS • Experience Requirement - 4 Years Minimum • Qualifying Criteria for Experience • Full-Time Position (or Part-Time ≥ 900 hrs/yr) • Professional safety is primary function (≥ 50% of position) • Primary responsibility must be the prevention of harm to people, property, or the environment • Must be at professional level (responsible charge) • Breadth: Safety Tasks, Hazard Types, etc. • Credential Requirement • Must hold the ASP, GSP, CIH, CMIOSH, CRSP, SISO, NEBOSH National or International Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety, or Diploma in Industrial Safety from CLI/RLIs of the Government of India
  • 20. ASP QUALIFICATIONS • Minimum Academic Requirement • Associate’s in Safety (SH&E-related and from an accredited* school) • Or Bachelor’s in any field (from an accredited* school) * Accredited School is one that is recognized by the US Department of Education or the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA) • Experience Requirement – At least 1 year of experience where safety is at least 50%, preventative, professional level with breadth and depth of safety duties
  • 21. ASP/CSP RECERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS • 25 Points Every 5 Years • 10 Point Categories (Some with Point Limitations) • Practice • Membership • Organizational Service • Publishing, Presenting, Patents • Service to BCSP • Professional Development Conferences • Safety-Related Courses, Seminars, Quizzes • Continuing Education • New Advanced Degree • Other Certifications/Re-Examination
  • 22. HOW TO START ? •Set your goal . •Be consistent and dedicated . •Set deadline . •Study everyday (not less than four hours) •Use the correct references and not expand your sources a lot . •Practice practice practice .
  • 23. HOW TO STUDY? 1- The References : • Brauer, Roger L. (2006). Safety and Health for Engineers • Petersen, Dan (2003). Techniques of Safety Management, A Systems Approach 4th Edition, 4th ed.,Amercican Society of Safety Engineers. • SPAN CDs . • ASSE CDs. • Bowen EHS • ASP and CSP Self Assessment . • Safety Professional Reference and Study Guide (Strongly Recommended)
  • 24. HOW TO STUDY? 2- Tricks : • Hand writing • Repetition • Mind maps . • Equations practices • Unit Conversion paying attention • Sort your mind • Use your experience • Study parallel • Repetition • Questions and Answers • Follow updates • Be consistent