Upcoming Dates

October 24-28, 2016

November 14-18, 2016

April 3-7, 2017

November 6-10, 2017

What Do QSSP Graduates Say?

“With 2 years of experience in the safety arena, this course is at a very comprehensive level, but quite intense. The trainers are outstanding and have provided an enhancement to my safety foundation.”

Jon Blanchette, Hagemeyer North America

“QSSP is the most comprehensive and informative course I have taken in my 28 years with Kimberly-Clark Professional. Thank you all for an organized and concise presentation on the value safety and hygiene can provide to my customers.”

Jerry Simpson, Kimberly-Clark Professional

“Even though a safety sales veteran, the material was a timely review and very challenging. I am reminded how much knowledge and expertise facilitate solution based selling.”

Fred Abbott, MSA


Who Should Attend l Why Attend QSSP l Sponsor

QSSP- Qualified Safety Sales Professional

How do you, as a safety equipment professional, distinguish yourself from general industrial sales representatives? Safety sales, marketing and customer service personnel need a high level of technical and regulatory expertise to increase credibility with their customers and their employers, and to more completely identify and meet the needs of their customers.

QSSP is a training course designed to enhance participant expertise and knowledge in critical technical and regulatory areas of occupational health & safety. QSSP also builds confidence and credibility with customers and employer. Designed for maximum benefit in minimum time, the course covers core elements of occupational health and safety including industrial hygiene in one intensive, week-long session. Participants who successfully complete the course and the QSSP Competency Exam receive a certificate of recognition, are listed in the QSSP directory and can use the QSSP designation in all of their business practices. All participants receive excellent reference materials they will find to be very useful after the courses.

Increase your technical and regulatory expertise; become a more valuable resource to your customers and your company. 

Who Should Attend?

QSSP is for anyone involved in sales, marketing or support services related to occupational health and safety whose effectiveness could be enhanced by increased technical and regulatory expertise and competence. This includes, but is not limited to, sales representatives (both inside and outside), customer service personnel, sales and marketing managers, product development personnel and marketing personnel.

This course is ideally suited for participants with 1-7 years of safety industry experience. Certificates will be awarded only to participants with 2 or more years experience or upon completion of 2 years of industry experience.

Why Attend QSSP?

  • More completely identify customer needs for safety and health equipment

  • Differentiate yourself from general industry sales representatives

  • Gain credibility and build a more valued relationship with your customers

  • Move purchase focus from price to performance

  • Better understand safety equipment capabilities and limitations

  • Small class size with direct contact with instructors

  • Network with industry peers

  • 4.2 Continuing Education Credits awarded to all participants

  • OSHA 30 Hour cards

QSSP Sponsor

ISEA, the association for personal protective equipment and technologies, sponsors QSSP to provide training to sales and marketing professionals from distributors and manufacturers alike.  The course is open to any company, but member companies get a preferential tuition rate.  For more information about ISEA, go to www.safetyequipment.org

QSSP has benefited from donations over the years from companies in the safety equipment industry to assist with learning labs and training support. The following companies have donated items to the program: 3M, Ansell, Bullard, Dräger, Ergodyne, Industrial Scientific, Kimberly Clark Professional, MasterLock, Moldex, North by Honeywell, Orr Corporation, Scott Safety and Safety Equipment Institute (SEI).  

Special thanks to companies that help with live demonstrations:  3M/Capital Safety for fall protection and TSI for Portacount respirator fit testing. 


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