The American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) will now be accepting the Certified Occupational Health Nurse (COHN-S) 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,” the organization announced in a recent press release. Professional membership is the highest membership category in ASSE. Other membership categories include: member, international member, associate, student, honorary and emeritus.
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), Certified Fire Protection Specialist (CFPS), 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.
ASSE to recognize certified occupational health nurses as professional members (1/21)
January 21, 2010