EHS NewsmakersAcross the globe, countless safety managers have dedicated their careers to keeping workers and communities safe. For many of these professionals, getting certified in the safety management field can lead to new employment opportunities, career advancement, peer recognition and a long list of other benefits.

“For all the safety managers who are ready to take their careers to the next level, the Institute of Safety and Health Management invites them to make getting certified a top priority as a part of their plans for 2014,” said Larry Curtis, CSHM, executive director of ISHM.

ISHM promotes the establishment of standards and recognition of safety and risk management professionals. Through the ISHM’s certification programs, Certified Safety and Health Manager, Associate Safety Health Manager and Certified Safety Management Practitioner, it promotes the advancement of safety management through the application of management principles and the integration of safety into all levels and activities of management.

“Certified safety professionals are in high demand,” said Curtis. “There are multiple certification programs available to meet the needs of safety managers for all levels of their career development. The staff at ISHM is here to help guide applicants seamlessly through the certification process.” 

For more information about the Institute for Safety and Health Management or the CSHM, ASHM or CSMP programs, please visit, email or call (877) 201-4053.