CRSP® designation and your OHS career

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CRSP® designation

Why pursue a Canadian Registered Safety Professionals (CRSP®) designation? The CRSP® designation “is considered a benchmark in the [Occupational Health & Safety] profession and the designation of choice for Canadian OHS professionals,” states the Board of Canadian Registered Safety Professionals. With the CRSP® designation you may raise your career potential in the field of occupational health and safety by earning the nationally recognized … Read More

Occupational Health & Safety Management

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Now, more than ever, employers promote occupational health & safety management in the workplace. “More organisations are turning to certified health and safety professionals because of the enormous costs associated with occupational incidents,” says the Board of Canadian Registered Safety Professionals (BCRSP). The BCRSP indicates that the right expertise and experience is needed in various industries to manage the complexities of ensuring occupational … Read More

OHS: Working in the Field

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OHS career potential

Earning an occupational health and safety certificate raises your career potential in any number of positions, responsibilities, and fields. Occupational health and safety jobs in Canada often require an OH&S certificate to meet the minimum education requirements of these occupations. Being certified may lead to positions as a Health and Safety Manager, Coordinator or Advisor. Furthermore, having an occupational health … Read More

Health & Safety: What are your options?

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health and safety careers

Who doesn’t like options? For Occupational Health & Safety professionals, career options exist in all types of sectors. Most of all in sectors such as manufacturing, mining, forestry, construction, and government. These sectors depend on certified occupational health and safety (OHS) workers to specialize as  consultants, coordinators, managers, or inspectors, to assure workplace safety compliance. Health and safety inspectors, for example, … Read More

UNBC Continuing Studies to expand online programming, meet regional job demands

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UNBC Continuing Studies has reached an agreement that will expand its online services to include an Occupational Health and Safety (OH&S) certification program. Expected to be launched this fall, the certificate will provide accessible training for job seekers and industry leaders looking to fill potential job openings for OH&S practitioners. British Columbia’s industrial economy is projected to undergo several major … Read More