The Safety Institute of Australia conducts certification of the Generalist OHS Profession, through a program which acknowledges the capability and credibility of OHS Practitioners and Professionals though the combination of their education and work experience.
Certification of the OHS Profession sets standards of education, experience, and demonstrated knowledge and skills and evaluates people against those standards. It gives increased confidence and guidance to employers, clients, workers and the community as to the competence and standing of the person providing professional advice, and assist in the active promotion of the profession in industry and the wider community. The program is set at a high standard internationally, with certified Practitioners and Professionals actively promoted.
Certification Committee Chair, Jo Kitney provides an overview of the certification process