Certified Behavior Based Safety Specialist

100% online, self-paced course format

Note: Refresher certification is required every three year to maintain professional credential.) Recertification fee $150

Non-discrimination Policy:

IASHEP is committed to maintaining a work and learning environment free of all forms of discrimination

Professional Credential: IASHEP-Certified Behavior Based Safety Specialist(IASHEP-CBBS)

Course Objectives:

This course discusses all of the primary facets of workplace safety and how they interrelate. Included is the latest advancement in workplace safety – Behavior Based Safety. Behavior Based Safety is based upon the proven principles of Organizational Behavior Management.

Behavior-Based Safety (BBS) is the “application of science of behavior change to real world problems”. or “A process that creates a safety partnership between management and employees that continually focuses people’s attentions and actions on theirs, and others, daily safety behavior.”

Course Topics

  • Choosing the “Right Approach”
  • Basic principles of behavior based psychology
  • Theories of Geller, Krause, DuPont and others
  • Cultural behavior
  • Intervening in behavior
  • Continuous improvement
  • Increasing positive behaviors
  • The Reciprocity Principle
  • Overcoming resistance


Students completing the course must take a proctored final exam.  A score of 80% on the final exam is necessary to receive your personalized certificate of completion. The student gets three (3) attempts to pass the course

Once you sign up for the course IASHEP will send you the link to the LMS Class