What Will You Learn in the QSSP Course?

  • Underlying principles and practices of occupational health and safety
  • How to integrate health and safety equipment into customers’ needs
  • Specific aspects and fundamentals- industrial hygiene, risk management, safety engineering and practices, health and safety regulations and workers’ comp
  • Regulatory, practical and product aspects of:
  • Confined Spaces
  • Head, Face & Eye Protection
  • Ergonomics
  • Fall Protection
  • Fire Safety
  • Hazard Communications
  • Hazardous Waste Operations
  • Instrumentation & Air Sampling
  • Lockout/Tagout
  • Noise Control/Hearing Conservation
  • Respiratory Protection
  • Skin and Hand Protection

Additionally, attendees will participate in interactive sessions and hands-on labs on instrumentation, respirator fit testing, hazard identification and remediation case studies, daily quizzes and final competency exam.

Schedule and Meals

Each session of QSSP runs Monday through Friday. Registration begins at 7:30am on Monday and ends at 12:30pm on Friday. Participants are in class most days from 8am to 6pm. The course registration fee includes 5 days of instruction, pre-work exercises, course manual, OSHA Regulations & handouts. Meals include: breakfast and lunch Monday through Friday, dinner on Wednesday and refreshment breaks throughout the week.


Course materials and pre-reading will be sent to participants prior to the course and no later than two weeks before the course. The pre-work is extremely important and is the focus of the quiz administered on Monday of the course. There are also documents to print and bring with you to the program.

QSSP Graduates

Over 1900 individuals have attained QSSP status. QSSP graduates receive a certificate of recognition, are listed in the QSSP directory and can use the QSSP designation in all of their business practices.

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