BCOSP Overview

The Board of Certified Occupational Safety Professionals (BCOSP) is a non-profit organization for issuing certifications for occupational safety practitioners who meet the criteria of competence framework. 

BCOSP is accredited by American Certification Service – Global Program (ACS-GP)  under the ISO/IEC 17024 – Requirements for bodies operation certification of persons.

Our certifications are accredited through the ISO/IEC 17024 standards for personnel certification programs that are recognized as world based professional practices.

The Board works for the purpose of issuing individual certifications to qualified candidates. Our mission is to inspire the professionalism in occupational safety practice through world accredited certifications and safeguarding people.


President's message

“To be competent to do a job safely is essential. We set up assessment criteria based on international and industrial standards. More people will be protected and more lives will be saved when more people are certified professionally.”

Our Mission

Inspiring the professionalism in occupational health and through world accredited certifications

Our Vision

𝐏𝐫𝐨𝐟𝐞𝐬𝐬𝐢𝐨𝐧𝐚𝐥 𝐂𝐨𝐦𝐩𝐞𝐭𝐞𝐧𝐜𝐞 𝐌𝐚𝐤𝐞𝐬 𝐚 𝐂𝐡𝐚𝐧𝐠𝐞®

Our Core Values

Honesty and Integrity

We insist on honesty and integrity in all aspects of our business.

Respect for people

We respect the human rights of our employees and provides them with safe working conditions.

Certification targets

  • Evaluate and certify and re-certify the competency of qualified practitioners engaged in professional practice in occupational health and safety expertise.
  • Encourage qualified people to make use of management, leadership and effective communication to improve their professional practice.
  • Provide recognition to the practitioners who meet and maintain certification requirements.


We have established criteria for certifications for occupational safety and health practitioners as the competence development. These criteria are based on ISO/IEC 17024 requirements and industrial standards.