Safety and Health Council of North Carolina

A non-profit association preventing injury through
safety education and training since 1960!

National Safety Council's Advanced Safety Certificate (ASC)

Developing Exceptional Safety Practitioners

This safety certification is a nationally recognized safety curriculum based on proven best practices. The curriculum is focused on developing your ability to solve problems relating to occupational safety in the workplace. Participants will develop the skills necessary to think critically about safety, create comprehensive safety plans and execute on those plans.

The ASC Program offers:

  • A national recognized safety curriculum based on proven best practices
  • Development of critical thinking skills to effectively address safety issues
  • Courses focus on empowering people to identify hazards and implement corrective actions
  • CEUs that are accepted by BCSP and AIHA and other professional organizations

At the Safety and Health Council of North Carolina, you will receive the added advantage of instruction from leading industry professionals straight from the front lines, dealing with the day-to-day problems inherent in the safety field. In addition, you will spend 4 days with your peers from a variety of businesses and industries, large and small, exchanging ideas, working on problems and solutions. These people will be another resource for you to call in the future. Earning this certificate is an investment in your future as a safety and health professional.

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Step 1: Complete the core course - Principles of Occupational Safety and Health (POSH) - 2.6 CEU's

Step 2: Take a minimum of 5.2 CEU's:

  • Fundamentals of Industrial Hygiene - 2.6 CEU's
  • Safety Management Techniques - 2.6 CEU's
  • Safety Training Methods - 2.6 CEU's
  • All 4 of these count as 1 ASC course:
    Incident Investigation - 0.65 CEU's
    Safety Inspections - 0.65 CEU's
    Ergonomics: Managing for Results - 0.65 CEU's
    Job Safety Analysis - 0.65 CEU's

As a certificate holder, you are awarded an engraved plaque from the National Safety Council to display in your office.

NSC's Advanced Safety Certificate

North Carolina Chapter of the National Safety Council