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The International Board for Certification of Safety Managers, also known as BCHCM, was established in 1976 as a not-for-profit independent credentialing organization. The Board establishes certification and re-certification requirements for the following credentials: Certified Healthcare Safety Professional (CHSP) & (CHSP-FSM) Fire Safe Management, Certified Patient Safety Officer (CPSO), Certified Healthcare Emergency Professional (CHEP) & (CHEP-FSM) Fire Safety Management, Certified Hazard Control Manager (CHCM) Certified Product Safety Management (CPSM). The Board operates as an independent professional credentialing organization that is not affiliated with any other membership group, association, or lobbying body. The Board exists solely for the purpose of issuing individual certifications to qualified candidates. Our mission is to “Upgrade the Profession” by offering real world and practical certifications. Certification Objectives Evaluate and certify and recertify the competency of qualified practitioners engaged in professional practice in their area of expertise. Raise the competency of those certified by encouraging the use of management, leadership, effective communication, and system principles to improve professional practice. Provide “status and recognition” to individual practitioners who meet and maintain certification requirements. Facilitate the exchange of ideas to improve the professions in which we issue credentials. Promote the importance of professional education and collaboration in all certification areas.

News from IBFCSM:

Certified Patient Safety Officer (CPSO) Credential Celebrates 10th Anniversary

HELENA, Ala., Sept. 28, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — IBFCSM, an independent certification organization founded in 1976, proudly announces the 10th anniversary of the Certified Patient Safety Officer (CPSO) credential. The CPSO was launched in 2006 to provide a personal certification opportunity…

International Board for Certification of Safety Managers (IBFCSM) Offers Private Security Personnel an Opportunity to Earn their Certified Hazard Control Manager-Security (CHCM-SEC) Credential

HELENA, Ala., Aug. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — IBFCSM, also known as BCHCM, a nonprofit credentialing organization founded in 1976, now offers professional private security professionals an opportunity to earn their CHCM-SEC designation.  The CHCM credential was launched in 1976 to meet the g…

The International Board for Certification of Safety Managers (IBFCSM) Offers Qualified Individuals an Opportunity to Earn Their Certified Product Safety Manager (CPSM) Designation

HELENA, Ala., Aug. 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — IBFCSM, a nonprofit credentialing organization founded in 1976, offers professionals working in product safety-related areas a chance to earn their Certified Product Safety Manager (CPSM) designation. The CPSM credential was launched in the earl…