Safety Council of Southwest Louisiana
The COSS Programs
The COSS series of educational programs will train you in the essentials of safety and health, leadership, communication, and regulatory requirements in a wide variety of work environments. Programs include Certified Occupational Safety Specialist (COSS),and Certificate for Occupational Safety Managers (COSM).
COSS® is a training program designed by safety professionals for the entry level person, or for the experienced safety person who needs a refresher on safety. Its main objective is to equip employees who have safety and health responsibilities, with the core competencies they must master to be successful in occupational safety and health.
Occupational Safety Managers
The COSM program is designed to increase the knowledge and skill competencies of executive-level safety managers. Because of this, a certain amount of prior safety-focused education, certifications or experience must have been obtained as a prerequisite prior to enrollment acceptance.
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Invest In Your Safety Career.
Invest In COSS Training.
As companies continue to make Certified Occupational Safety Specialist (COSS) training central to their company cultures and actively look to hire COSS graduates, ensure you are steps ahead of the competition by earning this coveted designation. There is undeniable value in having COSS behind your name, as many past graduates have said they are headhunted based solely on their designations.
The COSS experience will empower you to explore, try, and ultimately succeed. Begin building upon your safety career today by ensuring you have the core competencies necessary to succeed in occupational health and safety.