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INTERNATIONAL ASSOC OF SAFETY HEALTH ENVIRONMENTAL PROFESSIONALS (IASHEP)

The two highest credentials for IASHEP are:
 Certified Environmental Health Safety Professional(CEHSP) Certified Safety Health Environmental Technician(CSHET) 
THE INTERNATIONAL ASSOC OF SAFETY HEALTH ENVIRONMENTAL PROFESSIONALS (IASHEP) offers a broad selection of professional certifications for Safety Health Environmental professionals worldwide. IASHEP operates as an independent professional credentialing organization that is not affiliated with any other membership group, association, or lobbying body.  IASHEP follows the stringent requirements from the American National Standards Institute – ANSI / IACET 1-2018 Standard for Continuing Education Units (CEU) and Training.
THE INTERNATIONAL ASSOC OF SAFETY HEALTH ENVIRONMENTAL PROFESSIONALS (IASHEP) also follows the stringent standards of the International Standards Organization (ISO 17024) professional accreditation standards. The most recent version of the standard is ISO/IEC 17024:2012 updated in July 2012.
This version contains requirements for (Certification Body for Persons) in the following areas
  • General Requirements for the Certification Body for Persons
  • Structural Requirements for the Certification Body for Persons
  • Resource Requirements for the Certification Body for Persons
  • Records and Information Requirements for the Certification Body for Persons
  • Certification Scheme (Development of)
  • Certification Process Requirements for the Certification Body for Persons
  • Management System Requirements for the Certification Body for PersonsAlthough not required under any laws or regulations to issue professional certifications, THE INTERNATIONAL ASSOC OF SAFETY HEALTH ENVIRONMENTAL PROFESSIONALS (IASHEP) is currently a member of the International Association for Continuing Education and Training IACET).  THE INTERNATIONAL ASSOC OF SAFETY HEALTH ENVIRONMENTAL PROFESSIONALS (IASHEP) is working with IACET to become an  approved and accredited provider of continuing Education Credits (CEU) credited under their program.
  • The term CEU is not a trademarked term; therefore, any educational institution such as but not limited to the International Association of Safety, Health & Environmental Professionals (IASHEP) may use it to describe their courses and issue Continuing Education Credits (CEUs). In this regard, there are no requirements for educator qualifications that are attached to each institutions courses when offering CEUs.
THE INTERNATIONAL ASSOC OF SAFETY HEALTH ENVIRONMENTAL PROFESSIONALS (IASHEP) has established requirements within IASHEP to become a certified trainer and our professional training institutes and trainers must meet these standards before IASHEP allows them to instruct IASHEP professional development courses.   There have been some bodies created which are attempting to standardize and accredit institutions using the term CEU, such as the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET). Professions and industries like our organization THE INTERNATIONAL ASSOC OF SAFETY HEALTH ENVIRONMENTAL PROFESSIONALS(IASHEP)  regulate our approved continuing education within our bylaws. 
Although Continuing Education Credit (CEU) is in the public domain and the awarding of CEU’s can be awarded by anyone as long as they follow the definition of Continuing Education Units (CEU). A Continuing Education Credit (CEU) is defined as 10 contact hours (Not Including Breaks or Lunches) of a continuing education or training experience that has responsible sponsorship, capable direction, and qualified instruction.  The IASHEP Authorized Learning Center or Certified IASHEP Instructor must be qualified to teach the instructional materials.
THE INTERNATIONAL ASSOC OF SAFETY HEALTH ENVIRONMENTAL PROFESSIONALS (IASHEP) promotes quality in the field of continuing education and training. This includes both traditional and virtual learning experiences. IASHEP believes in providing professional certifications and courses that meet both ANSI/IACET and International Standards Organization (ISO 17024) standards.
IASHEP offers courses across nine internationally-recognized categories that meets bot the ANSI / IACET and the International Standards Organizations (ISO 17024).  The following is a list of these categories:
  1. Learning Outcomes
  2. Assessment of Learning Outcomes
  3. Organization, Responsibility, and Control
  4. Planning and Instructional Personnel
  5. Learning Environment and Support Systems
  6. Evaluation of Learning Events
  7. Needs Analysis
  8. Content and Instructional Requirements
  9. Awarding the Continuing Education Credit (CEU) and Maintaining Learner Records