The ASSP South Texas Chapter strongly supports professional development opportunities and encourages its members to earn professional certifications. To further support this effort, we sponsor several approaches to encourage members to achieve further professional certification. Please refer to the Board of Certified Safety Professional’s website to learn more about the certifications and qualifying requirements http://www.bcsp.org/
Professional Certification – Study Group
ASSP South Texas Chapter will be presenting a Professional Certification Study Group Seminar Series!
If you are interested in joining a Study Group, please email Damon Shodrock at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Professional Certification – Recognition
The ASSP South Texas Chapter would like to recognize all of our members who have earned professional certifications. Congratulations on your hard work, effort, and achievement! If you have recently earned a professional certification, please email Matthew Herron at email@example.com.
Professional Certification – Earning Recertification Points
Midwest Center for Occupational Health and Safety Free Online Continuing Education Courses
The Midwest Center for Occupational Health and Safety (MCOHS) offers professional continuing education courses. Included in their offerings are FREE online courses that can be used for recertification points. There are numerous interesting topics to discover, and each has a specified number of points earned for completion, some up to 0.33 points. Visit http://www.sph.umn.edu/ce/online/ to view and register for courses or contact Ruth Rasmussen at firstname.lastname@example.org.
BCSP Recertification Quiz Program
BCSP credential holders can earn Continuance of Certification (COC) or Certification Maintenance (CM) points though online quizzes. Many are based on technical content of membership organization journals, such as Safety+Health and Professional Safety. Most quizzes earn a minimum of 0.2 COC.CM points. Visit www.bcsp.org/rqms for more details.
Recertification Points for Safety and Health Content
Classes and seminars that contain safety and health related content are eligible for recertification points, even if they are not pre-registered through the sponsoring organization. For every 1 hour of instruction, you can earn up to 0.1 recertification points. Remember to keep your class registration information, schedule/syllabus, certificate of completion, and instructor information.