Certificate Programs

Choose from a variety of professional certificate programs developed by the American Society of Safety Professionals (ASSP). Our programs are designed to help you hone your expertise in key areas related to your organization’s day-to-day activities. Start or complete an entire certificate in one week:

Certificate in Safety Management

Learn fundamental concepts and processes for implementing the right safety management system at your organization. Share challenges, craft solutions and develop the skills you need to advance your career.

  • Safety Management I
  • Safety Management II
  • Corporate Safety Management
  • Applied Industrial Hygiene for the Safety Professional
  • Creating Line Management Safety Leadership
  • Preventing Injuries: Applying the Total Worker Health Model
  • Post Incident Debriefing
  • Safeguarding Employees Who Work Alone
  • Techniques for Hazard Recognition
  • Workers' Compensation for the Safety Professional

Executive Program in Safety Management

Built for safety professionals working to achieve the highest levels of performance and career advancement, this program is a natural extension of our Certificate in Safety Management.

  • Advanced Safety Management Methods
  • Influential Leadership Skills
  • Analytics for Safety: A New Approach to Performance Measurement
  • Balanced Scorecard for Safety
  • Beyond Compliance: A Healthier Workplace Makes for a Safer Workplace
  • Leveraging the New View to Operationalize Serious Injury and Fatality Prevention
  • Strategic Skills for Improving and Maintaining Safety Performance
  • Using Existing Safety Programs to Address Serious Injuries and Fatalities

Global Safety Management Certificate Program

Gain professional expertise and knowledge of the most effective techniques in safety and health management that you can implement globally.

  • Managing Safety and Health
  • Implementing a Safety and Health Management System
  • International Standards and Legal Requirements for Safety Management
  • Working Abroad: Far, Far Away but Not Forgotten
  • Cultural Competency Strategies

ISO 45001 Certificate Program

Develop the knowledge and confidence to successfully implement ISO 45001, a global standard for safety management systems that provides a framework for worker safety.

  • Implementing ISO 45001
  • A New View of Employment Law For Safety Professionals
  • ANSI/ASSP Z16: Modern Metrics for the Safety Professional
  • Business Continuity Planning
  • Implementing an ANSI/ASSP Z10 Management System Based on the New View of Safety
  • Internal OHSMS Auditing Using ISO 45001
  • Lean Six Sigma Tools for Safety Professionals
  • Psychological Health and Safety in the Workplace Based on ISO 45001
  • Safety and Technology
  • Systems Thinking: Avoid Creating Tomorrow's Problems With Today's Solutions
  • The Four Core Components of Safety Excellence

Managed Fall Protection Certificate Program

Become an expert at how to protect your organization from the perils associated with employees falling at work.

  • Managed Fall Protection
  • Critical Issues in Construction Safety
  • Confined Space Assessment, Entry & Rescue
  • Effective Fall Protection Programs
  • Fall Hazard Awareness
  • Lockout/Tagout (LOTO) A-Z
  • Scaffold Hazard Management

Risk Assessment Certificate Program

Mitigate risk in advance of injuries and catastrophic events by mastering hazard identification, risk analysis and risk evaluation processes.

  • Risk Assessment
  • Bowtie Risk Assessment
  • Creating and Maintaining an Effective Risk Assessment Team
  • Electrical Safety I: Basic Principles
  • Electrical Safety II: Electrical Safe Work Practices with Application of NFPA 70E (2018 Edition) Risk Assessment & Control
  • LeadSAFE: Leadership Based Safety and Risk Management Process
  • Manage Risk, Not Safety
  • Perfecting the Root Cause Analysis & Job Hazard Analysis Processes
  • Prevention through Design
  • Principles of Machine Safeguarding
  • Risk Communication: A Journey from OSH Hazard Identification to Enterprise Risk Management
  • Risk Management for the Safety Professional

Formerly known as Seminarfest, SafetyFOCUS 2020 is a weeklong immersion in safety education where industry leaders provide in-depth coverage of concepts you need to keep workers safe on the job.


Founded in 1911, the American Society of Safety Professionals (ASSP) is the world’s oldest professional safety society. ASSP promotes the expertise, leadership and commitment of its members, while providing them with professional development, advocacy and standards development.

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