Certificate Programs

An Investment that Pays Off Today!

Employers that participate in these certificate programs are rewarded with trained, knowledgeable employees who function as safety specialists. These safety savvy workers save their employers money by reducing lost-time injuries, avoiding fines and citations, and creating cost-effective responses to regulatory requirements.

Earn a Certificate in Principles of Safety

This Certificate gives you knowledge of safety practices and terminology and the skills needed to implement a comprehensive safety process in your organization. You'll go beyond the basics of compliance and learn best practices to help prevent injuries and related costs. When you complete this Certificate program, you'll be able to complete your safety responsibilities with confidence and get positive, measurable results.

Earn your Certificate in Principles of Safety by taking the Principles of Occupational Safety and Health Course (POSH). This is a required course to earn your National Safety Council Advanced Safety Certificate Training designed for: Safety specialists, production administrators, maintenance technicians, and human resources, operations, or safety management personnel. The Certificate is a great introduction for anyone with safety responsibilities, and an excellent review course for those with more experience.

Earn Your Advanced Safety Certificate(click here for schedule)

The National Safety Council's Advanced Safety Certificate program was to maximize your effectiveness as a safety leader and help you establish best safety practices for your organization. Advanced courses focus on technical and management safety skills and best practices needed to advance your safety program. With each course, you'll be moving further along the path toward greater accomplishment and professional recognition.

Who should attend?

  • full-time safety practitioners
  • safety committee members
  • safety coordinators
  • safety specialists
  • safety managers
  • loss control managers
  • operations managers
  • human resources personnel

What you’ll learn

  • How to design a custom safety training program for your organization
  • Management skills that establish you as a problem solver and decision maker
  • How to determine safety performance measures for your organization and employees
  • Techniques for a balanced approach to safety management
  • When, how, and to whom you should delegate safety responsibilities
  • How to assess your organization’s safety training needs and deliver performance-based training

Complete the Principles of Occupational Safety & Health course and earn 5.2 additional CEUs by taking a mix of the following courses. All courses must be completed within a five-year period.


Mid Atlantic OSHA Training Institute Education Center Industrial Safety & Health Specialist Certificate

Complete the following courses to receive certification

Required Courses

Two Elective Course (One day each)

  • Choose from any one day OTI Education Center Courses or one day NSC’s Advanced Safety Certificate Courses

All courses must be completed within the past five years and presented by Mid Atlantic OTI Education Center or Chesapeake Region Safety Council. A maximum of two courses can be grandfathered from other OTI Education Centers or a National Safety Council Chapter. Final approval at the discretion of the MAOTIEC


Mid Atlantic OSHA Training Institute Education Center Construction Safety & Health Specialist Certificate

Complete the following courses to receive certification

Required Coures

Two Elective Courses (One day each)

  • Choose from any one day OTI Education Center Courses or one day NSC’s Advanced Safety Certificate Courses

All courses must be completed within the past five years and presented by Mid Atlantic OTI Education Center or Chesapeake Region Safety Council. A maximum of two courses can be grandfathered from other OTI Education Centers or a National Safety Council Chapter. Final approval at the discretion of the MAOTIEC

Healthcare Safety and Health Specialist:

Employers that participate in this certificate program gain safety specialists who can protect the safety, health and lives of your most valuable asset, your employees, and save money through fewer lost-time injuries, fewer fines and citations, and cost-effective responses to regulatory requirements.

Complete the following courses to receive this certificate:

Two Elective Courses (One day each)

All courses must be completed within the past five years and presented by Mid Atlantic OTI Education Center or Chesapeake Region Safety Council. A maximum of two courses can be grandfathered from other OTI Education Centers or a National Safety Council Chapter.
Final approval at the discretion of the MAOTIEC


Public Sector Safety and Health Fundamentals Certificate Program for Construction & General Industry

Follow these steps in order to receive either one of these certificates: 
1) Participants need to complete a total of seven courses, comprised of three required courses and four elective courses for a minimum total of 68 contact hours. All required and elective courses are listed here.

2) Courses taken at different OTI Education Centers are transferable and can count towards the certificate program.

3) Once training requirements are completed, fill out the application found on the MAOTIEC Website - www.oshamidatlantic.org. When you submit your application, a $95 processing fee is required. You can email your application to info@oshamidatlantic.org and call in credit card information to Rhani at 1-877-700-6212 or send the application and $95 processing fee to:

Rhani Landrus (info@oshamidatlantic.org)
Mid-Atlantic OTI Education Center
2555 Lord Baltimore Drive, Suite N-R, Baltimore, MD 21244

Checks payable to: Chesapeake Region Safety Council

Click here for Application for the Public Sector Safety & Health Fundamentals Certificate Program for Construction

Click here for the Application for the Public Sector Safety & Health Fundamentals Certificate Program for General Industry