Certified Occupational Health and Safety Professional (COHSP)
The Certified Occupational Health and Safety Professional (COHSP) certification program is designed to provide individuals with the knowledge and skills needed to ensure the safety and health of workers in various industries. As a COHSP, you will be responsible for developing and implementing effective safety programs, identifying and mitigating potential hazards, and promoting a culture of safety in the workplace.
Certification Program Objectives:
- Identifying and assessing potential hazards in the workplace, such as chemical, physical, and biological hazards.
- Developing and implementing effective safety programs, policies, and procedures to mitigate or eliminate these hazards.
- Understanding the principles of ergonomics and their application to the workplace to reduce the risk of musculoskeletal disorders.
- Managing the safety function, including safety training, incident investigation, and regulatory compliance.
- Applying behavior-based safety strategies to improve safety performance and promote a culture of safety in the workplace.
- To be certified as COHSP, student should take up a 1.5 hours exam at the designated examination centers.
- The qualifying exam would consist of 50 multiple choice questions, testing core certification modules.
- Professionals with relevant experience and other qualifying criteria may be exempted from the examination.
- Introduction to Occupational Safety and Health
- Ergonomics and Safety Management
- Managing the Safety Function
- Improving Safety Performance with Behavior-Based Safety