Certified Utility Safety Professional (CUSP)
Definition - What does Certified Utility Safety Professional (CUSP) mean?
A certified utility safety professional is a front line safety leader such as a supervisor, foreman or operations manager who has successfully completed the certified utility safety professional certification program (CUSP). The CUSP program is operated by the Utility Safety and Ops Leadership Network (USOLN). The CUSP program offers two levels of certification. CUSP Blue is intended for operations leaders, whereas the CUSP Green is designed for those in dedicated safety and training role.
Safeopedia explains Certified Utility Safety Professional (CUSP)
The certified utility safety professional program offers industry wide recognition as a utility safety professional. This credential provides employers with the confidence of assurance of an employee's broad knowledge, skills and abilities in the utility work environment. The CUSP exam creates a uniform standard of understanding utility safety regulations. A two-day utility safety leadership review assists in preparedness in taking the exam.