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Certified Occupational Safety Instructor (COSI) is a safety practitioner who specializes in specific areas occupational safety training at workplace. The safety training expertise must be in a definite area such as fire safety, transportation safety, hazardous materials, product safety, health care safety, electrical safety, oil well drilling and well servicing, ladder safety etc.
He or she masters in developing safety competence framework and all training needs in various industries.

BCOSPย is accredited by theย American Certification Service โ€“ Global Program (ACS-GP) under ISO/IEC 17024 โ€“ Requirements for bodies operating certification of persons.
BCOSPย sets certification criteria for Certified Occupational Safety Instructor (COSIยฎ) through the ISO/IEC 17024 standards for personnel certification.

Application Criteria for COSIยฎ

haveย  minimum of a bachelorโ€™s degree in any field or a professional qualification in occupational health and safety recognized by international safety organizations or other approved disciplines by the Board.

have seven (15) years of safety experience where safety management and safety training are at least 50% preventative*, professional level with his/her safety duties.

* Preventative:
Your duties are actively involved with provision of day to day risk assessments and control measures to protect people, and prevent incidents/ accidents at work

Must pass the COSIยฎย examination

Maintain your certification

  • pay annual renewal fee and
  • meet recertification requirements

Benefits of Certification

As a safety specialist, you have many choices when it comes to your career path. You can make the choice to pursue a safety professional.

Obtaining a COSIยฎ certification will set you apart from others in your field and will have a measurable impact on your career.

For personal professionย 

  • enhance professional credibility
  • provide evidence of professional commitment
  • provide a benchmark and validates knowledge, skills and practice
  • increase earning potentially

For employersย 

  • is an indicator of professionalism
  • enhance public image
  • offer a higher public assurance of competence

Anyone who holds COSIยฎ Certification is entitled to use this โ€œCOSIโ€ after their name to show their peers that they have accomplished the criteria and the expectations by BCOSP.

COSIยฎย is recognized as the World-Class certification for occupational safety instructors set byย World Safety Community (WSC)