Process Safety Management Professional Certificate

Become a Process Safety Management Professional (PSMP)

Successful PSM Coordinators must have a solid understanding of ammonia refrigeration technology and safety principles along with the related regulatory compliance requirements. They also need an understanding of document management systems, the fundamentals of technical leadership, and management skills.

Earn a Unique Certificate

Offered jointly with the Industrial Refrigeration Consortium (IRC), the Process Safety Management Professional (PSMP) Certificate will help you acquire the skills and knowledge required to successfully implement and continuously improve your Process Safety Management (PSM) and Risk Management Plan (RMP) programs. This unique certificate program is designed specifically to help PSM Coordinators working in ammonia refrigerated facilities, be successful in carrying out their important roles. Differentiate yourself and earn a valued credential while gaining both personal and professional enrichment.

Earn your certificate by completing five core courses and one elective course. Candidates will be required to pass an online exam at the completion of each course.

Doug Reindl
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The PSMP is earned by candidates successfully completing five core courses and one elective course.
Candidates will be required to pass an online exam at the completion of each course.

This certificate will help you:
• Be more effective as you manage your PSM compliance programs
• Improve the safety, health, and environmental performance while reducing regulatory risks in ammonia refrigerated facilities
• Recognize the special constraints, regulations, design principles, best practices, technologies and business practices applicable in the field of industrial refrigeration.
• Manage and lead technical teams involved with ammonia refrigeration and PSM without having direct authority

The Industrial Refrigeration Consortium (IRC) is a collaborative effort between the University of Wisconsin-Madison and industry. Together we share a common goal of improving safety, efficiency, and productivity of industrial refrigeration systems and technologies. We realize this goal by conducting applied research, delivering knowledge transfer, and providing technical assistance.

Our primary product is knowledge. We create knowledge through research and technical assistance, and we transfer knowledge to the industry through our training and technology transfer activities.

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