American Society of Safety Engineers Recognize CFPS for Professional Membership
Des Plaines, IL (June 19, 2007) — The American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) recently announced they will be accepting the Certified Fire Protection Specialist (CFPS) credential for members and new member applicants who have a bachelor’s degree and five years of safety, health and environmental (SH&E) experience for Professional Membership in the Society.
In addition, ASSE Professional Members can be or have a Professional Engineer (P.E.) registration, Certified Safety Professional (CSP), Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH), Certified Health Professional (CHP), Certified Hazardous Materials Manager (CHMM), Certified Professional Environmental Auditor (CPEA), Canadian Registered Safety Professional (CRSP), Chartered Fellow of the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (CFIOSH), or Chartered Member of the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (CMIOSH) credentials. Along with these, one must have five years of safety experience and a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university.
Founded in 1911, the Des Plaines, IL-based ASSE is the largest and oldest professional safety organization and is committed to protecting people, property and the environment. Its more than 30,000 occupational safety, health and environmental professional members manage, supervise, research and consult on safety, health, transportation and environmental issues in all industries, government, labor and education. For more information on membership check ASSE’s website at www.asse.org or contact customer service at firstname.lastname@example.org.