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Associate Safety Professional (ASP)

Last updated: January 4, 2017

What Does Associate Safety Professional (ASP) Mean?

Associate safety professional (ASP) is a competent person who performs risk assessment, hazard control, evaluates risks and hazard control measures, investigates incidents, maintains records and prepares emergency response plans. He also ensures the compliance, fire protection, hazardous materials management, environmental protection, health hazard and ergonomics control, accident and incident investigations, keeps records, conducts safety training, advises the management on emergency response, manages safety programs and product safety.

Safeopedia Explains Associate Safety Professional (ASP)

To become an Associate safety professional (ASP), one requires the following:

  • Bachelor’s degree in environment, safety and health related subjects
  • One year experience of safety duties
  • Qualify ASP examination
  • Pay annual renewal fee and fulfill re certification requirements
ASP course includes Mathematics, Safety Management Systems, Ergonomics, Fire Prevention and Protection, Occupational Health, Environmental Management, Training, Education and Communication

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