McCownGordon's Wood Receives Safety Trained Supervisor Construction Certification
KANSAS CITY, MO Senior Superintendent Ian Wood, of McCownGordon Construction, has completed all requirements to become a Board of Certified Safety Professional and has received BCSP's Safety Trained Supervisor Construction certification. To become certified, individuals must meet eligibility criteria and demonstrate experience in the safety, health and environmental discipline. Individuals receiving STSC certification must recertify every five years to maintain certification.
According to Brian Schrader, McCownGordon's Safety Director, "Ian truly exemplifies our company's culture of safety. At McCownGordon, safety is more than a procedure, process or plan. It is a daily practice and our moral responsibility."
Safety issues have become more complex and today's safety professional must continually be better qualified, according to the Board of Certified Safety Professionals statement announcing Wood's certification. BCSP credential holders are among the most highly trained, educated and experienced individuals in the safety field. Having achieved a BCSP certification shows that the individual has mastered the core competency required for professional safety practice.
"It is critical to maintain competent individuals within the safety, health and environmental industry because of the impact they have on the safety of workers and the public," said BCSP's Chief Executive Officer, Treasa M. Turnbeaugh, PhD, MBA, CSP, ASP, CET, CAE, IOM, in the organization's statement.