Safety Auditor Certificate (SAC)
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Safety Auditor Certificate (SAC)


  • access_time 24:00 hours / 2.40 CEUs


This Safety Auditor Certificate course offers a comprehensive understanding of the pivotal role that hazard analysis, inspections, and incident investigations play in ensuring the overall safety of a company and its employees. By delving into these critical aspects, students will gain profound insights into the identification and assessment of potential risks within a workplace environment. Students will also learn to meticulously evaluate various operational processes, recognizing potential hazards that could compromise the well-being of employees and the integrity of the organization. Through the course, students are equipped with the necessary skills to conduct thorough safety inspections, implementing proactive measures to mitigate risks and prevent potential accidents. Moreover, the program emphasizes the significance of adept incident investigation techniques, emphasizing the need to analyze and learn from past occurrences to prevent their recurrence, thereby fostering a culture of continuous improvement and safety enhancement within the company. With the comprehensive knowledge acquired through this course, students are empowered to champion safety protocols and advocate for a secure working environment, ensuring the well-being and productivity of all personnel within the company.

Upon successful completion of this topic, the student will have the knowledge, skills and abilities to:

  • Understand and recognize the sequence of events that leads up to an accident.
  • Know why incidents may not get reported and how to change a non-reporting culture.
  • Write a comprehensive incident investigation program.
  • Lead an incident investigation and apply the 4-step incident investigation process.
  • Gather information pertinent to root cause analysis.
  • Determine root cause through various techniques.
  • Recommend and implement corrective actions to prevent similar future incidents
  • Write an incident report.
  • Recognize hazardous conditions in the workplace.
  • Disseminate the types of injuries that can occur as consequences to hazardous conditions.
  • Understand the Hierarchy of Hazard Control Measures and when to use them.
  • Conduct a Job Hazard Analysis by using the six-step process.
  • Calculate risk based on frequency, likelihood, and severity of hazards.
  • Apply the concept of Acceptable Risk to the Residual Risk Reduction method of reducing hazardous conditions.
  • Prioritize high-risk tasks to pro-actively eliminate hazardous conditions before they become injuries or illnesses.
  • Understand the process hazard analysis method and apply its common techniques of What-If and HAZOP in the evaluation of processes with highly hazardous chemicals.


The Safety Auditor Certificate (SAC) Course is a foundational course that requires no prerequisites.

Continuing Education Units:

(2.40) CEUs are offered for this course. As an IACET Accredited Provider, NASP offers IACET CEUs for its learning events that comply with the ANSI/IACET Continuing Education and Training Standard. CEUs will be reflected on the Certificate upon successful completion of the course and passing the exam. Partial credit or adjusted CEUs will not be awarded for individuals who do not successfully meet the criteria for achievement of CEUs.

Online Exams:

The student will take a comprehensive online exam at the end of the course. You must score 80% to receive certification. You have two opportunities to pass each exam.


A refresher course and exam will be required every three (3) years. The cost of this recertification is $195.

Non-discrimination Policy:

NASP is committed to maintaining a work and learning environment free of all forms of discrimination. View the full document here.

Proprietary Interest Disclosure:

The instructor(s) has no financial interest in any course documents, products, tools, or instruments. View the full document here.