Some 40 years after the OSH Act was passed, many still do not know what the SH&E profession is or does. What's more, there is no clear, universally accepted definition of safety professional. To address this apparent identity crisis, the authors discuss the roles education and certification might play in helping SH&E achieve professional maturity and the recognition it seeks as a profession.
Development of a Profession: The Role of Education and Certification in Occupational Safety Becoming a Profession
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Ferguson, Lon H. , and James D. Ramsay. "Development of a Profession: The Role of Education and Certification in Occupational Safety Becoming a Profession ." Prof. Safety 55 (2010): 24–30.
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