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(signed September 26, 2003; addendum signed September 13, 2004; renewed
July 12, 2006; concluded September 26, 2007)
The OSHA, BCSP and CCHEST Alliance focuses on providing information and
guidance and access to training resources regarding the value of safety and health professionalism
and accredited certifications. The organizations will use their collective expertise to help enhance
safety professionals' education and professional expertise and promote the value of increasing
safety competency in the workplace. The Alliance's goals include:
Training and education:
- Work with OSHA to provide expertise to develop job performance metrics for safety and health
professionals and to develop safety curricula.
Outreach and communication:
- Work with OSHA to develop materials and programs to promote the awareness of and the value
and benefits of achieving safety and health certifications and to provide expertise in
developing ways of communicating such information (e.g. print and electronic media, electronic
assistance tools and OSHA's, BCSP's and CCHEST's Web sites) to employers and employees in the
- Share information among OSHA personnel and industry safety and health professionals
regarding safety and health certification through outreach by BCSP and CCHEST or OSHA developed
materials, workshops, seminars, and lectures.
- Work with other Alliance participants on safety and health certification issues.
Promoting the national dialogue on workplace safety and health:
- Develop and disseminate case studies illustrating the business value of safety and health
certification and publicize the results.
Alliance Annual Reports
Alliance News Releases
Activities and Events
- May 6-12, 2007: 2007 North American Occupational Safety and Health (NAOSH) Week. The Board of
Certified Safety Professionals (BCSP), Council on Certification of Health, Environment and Safety
Technologists (CCHEST), and a number of other Alliance Program participants supported 2007 NAOSH
Week; "All Modes of Transportation." Sponsored annually by the American Society of Safety
Engineers (ASSE), an Alliance Program participant, and the Canadian Society of Safety
Engineering, the Week focuses on the importance of preventing injuries and illnesses in the
Products and Resources
Alliance Program Participant Developed Products
Contact the OSHA Directorate of Cooperative and State Programs at 202-693-2200 for assistance
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