Construction Safety Personnel Qualifications: The Impact of Education, Experience, and Certificate Programs
Understanding Emergency Service Capabilities
During my 23 years with the Austin Fire Department, in my time as planning section supervisor of the Texas Division of Emergency Management, and then in my career as public safety professional, I have realized that it is not enough for an organization’s emergency safety plan to conclude simply with the provision to call 911.
Letter from the Editor in Chief
As an educator for more than 20 years, I witness each and every day the profound effect that education has on individuals, on society, and, specifically, our profession. What students learn in the classroom is foundational knowledge that will serve them for the rest of their lives. But learning must continue outside of the classroom.
Georgi Popov Named Editor in Chief of SHIFT
The BCSP Foundation is pleased to announce Georgi Popov, Ph.D., CSP, QEP, ARM, SMS, CMC, FASSP, FAIHA as Editor in Chief of SHIFT. Dr. Popov brings over 20 years in academia with him to the Editor in Chief role, currently serving as professor and Chair of the Occupational Risk and Safety Sciences Department at the
Enjoy the Latest Industry News with the SHIFT Newsletter
The first issue of the SHIFT newsletter has been released! The SHIFT newsletter will be published twice each year and will feature the latest news from SHIFT, the Board of Certified Safety Professionals, the BCSP Foundation, and industry news and trends from our partners in the field. This issue contains: Serious Injury and Fatality Prevention:
Getting A Clearer Picture of What’s Inside the Average Rural Community’s Drinking Water in Southeast Nigeria
This paper investigates the quality of water accessed by underserved populations in the rural communities of Southeast Nigeria in the Anambra state.
Welcome to SHIFT
For over 50 years, BCSP has demonstrated a commitment to supporting safety professionals by raising the bar for both practitioners and employers. Our work has been guided by the voices of those in the field our mission and driven by your knowledge commitment to protect what matters most…
Managing Editor Letter
In our ever-evolving workplace, environmental, health, and safety (EHS) practitioners know the importance of continuing education. We know that industries, technology, and the general work environment are continuously changing, and with those changes come new hazards and risks for employees. This is why it is so crucial for EHS practitioners to stay up to date
Integrity of Review
At SHIFT, the process of reviewing submitted work is held to the highest ethical and quality standards to ensure fairness, impartiality, and scientific integrity. We understand the inherent value of an objective review free from bias and are committed to preserving integrity by holding each member of the SHIFT team to a strict code of