Associate Safety Professional (ASP) Examination Preparation

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Course Overview: 

This is a three-day workshop for those preparing for the Associate Safety Professional Examination, leading to the designation/certification of Associate Safety Professional (ASP).  This course is an excellent review to:

  • Determine whether you are ready to take the ASP Examination,
  • Identify areas where extra preparation is needed,
  • Become familiar with resources available to prepare for the exam,
  • Learn about certification requirements and scoring procedures,
  • Review content material in an informal environment utilizing a "testing" format which includes discussion, and
  • Increase confidence in taking an exam of this magnitude and importance.

Course Agenda: 

Day 1: Introduction; Review of Fundamentals - Calculator, Algebra, and Trigonometry; Review of Fundamentals - Physics, Probability, and Statistics

Day 2: Mathematics (18%); Safety Management Systems (23%); Ergonomics (13%)

Day 3: Fire Prevention and Protection (11%); Occupational Health (11%); Environmental Management (15%); Training, Education, and Communication (9%)

Note: The numbers in parentheses indicate percent of exam questions from current blueprint.

Course Instructor:

Michael A. Weigand is Vice President of Langlois, Weigand & Associates, Inc. Before entering the consulting field full-time he served as an Instructor at Louisiana State University from 1980 until 1989.  He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Occupational Safety & Health from Our Lady of Holy Cross College in New Orleans, LA, a Masters Degree in Safety Management from the University of Arizona, and a Doctor of Education in Safety Education from Texas A&M University.  He has over 30 years experience in the safety & health career field and has been a CSP since 1979.  Mr. Weigand has taught courses in occupational safety, safety management, industrial hygiene, fire science and safety law at LSU.  In addition to teaching the ASP/CSP Refresher seminar for both NIOSH and ASSE, he has conducted professional seminars on such topics as safety and health audits, safety management, accident investigation, construction safety, substance abuse awareness, and safety training.  He has presented programs at several regional and national conferences.


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  • $795 for Member Rate
  • $945 for Non-Member Rate
  • $0 for MassBio Administrative Use Only


Tuesday, August 28 - Thursday, August 30
8:30 am - 4:30 pm


Corporate Professional Development


MassBio Offices
300 Technology Square, 8th Floor
Cambridge, MA 02139

Level of Knowledge

Beginner to intermediate in supervisory role

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