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Safety Director Certificate (SDC)
- class 23 Courses
- access_time 121:00 hours / 12.10 CEUs
In today’s hectic workplace, safety professionals are tasked with a variety of day-to-day health and safety responsibilities. The Safety Director Certificate (SDC) curriculum provides an in-depth look at the standards safety professionals encounter each day and offers a solid foundation of knowledge for students to apply to the safety challenges they may face.
The required amount of time to complete the course is dependent upon your knowledge of workplace safety, but we find that the average completion time is approximately 121 hours. You have up to six months to complete the course.
Our Safety Director Certificate (SDC) Certification Course will allow you to do the following:
Develop advanced workplace safety management techniques
Discover a brand new perspective of safety that will empower you
Perform as a safety expert, manager and administrator
Learn training methodologies that change the way your employees work
Avoid civil and criminal liability for accidents and injuries
Determine proper interpretation and application of OSHA regulations
Establish acceptable analysis and documentation of workplace hazards
Manage workplace safety inspections and audits
Investigate, analyze and document workplace accidents and root cause analysis
Create and manage a successful safety culture using the latest behavior modification techniques
Develop, implement, and manage your own safety programs, saving your company money
Learn requirements with OSHA compliance, workplace safety related EPA guidelines and relevant DOT regulations.
Manage hazardous materials
Learn techniques to prevent workplace violence
Develop proper response to emergencies and implement an emergency management program
Gain a comprehensive understanding of workplace safety and how to manage it effectively at your facility, with emphasis on how to gain management commitment and employee involvement.
Prerequisites and Authorization:
The SDC is a stand-alone certificate. However, NASP/IASP's designations are designed to be achieved in a step by step building block process where each level achieved is a step toward the next higher level. Obtaining the SDC requires successful completion of 20 areas of specialization listed below.
Continuing Education Units:
(12.10) 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.
The student will take an online exam at the end of each specialist 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 $495.
NASP is committed to maintaining a work and learning environment free of all forms of discrimination.
Proprietary Interest Disclosure:
The instructor(s) has no financial interest in any course documents, products, tools, or instruments. View the full document here.