CPEA & CPSA Certification
||BEAC issues the Certified Professional Environmental Auditor (CPEA®) designation. The CPEA credential demonstrates one’s understanding of today’s ever changing environmental, health & safety regulations. The CPEA designation is fully accredited by the Council on Engineering and Scientific Specialty Boards (CESB). BEAC CPEAs qualify for Professional Membership status with the American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE).|
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||BEAC also issues the Certified Process Safety Auditor® (CPSA®) professional designation. The Certified Process Safety Auditor credential demonstrates one’s understanding of important Process Safety elements and regulations for all industries with processes that involve explosive materials.|
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The Board of Environmental Health & Safety Auditor Certifications® (BEAC®) is an independent, nonprofit corporation established in 1997 to issue professional certifications relating to environmental, health, and safety auditing, and other scientific fields. BEAC is a member of the Council of Engineering and Scientific Specialty Boards (CESB). CESB has granted full accreditation to BEAC's Certified Professional Environmental Auditor (CPEA®) certification. This recognition and accreditation is tangible evidence of BEAC's commitment to excellence of its CPEA program and provides assurance to applicants, certificants, and employers of certificants that the BEAC CPEA certification program is operated consistent with recognized credentialing practices.
BEAC has signed a Letter of Agreement with the American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE), and CPEAs qualify for ASSE Professional Member Status. BEAC has also signed a letter of agreement with the American Industrial Hygiene Association (AIHA), whereby the AIHA recognizes and endorses BEAC's CPEA certification.
BEAC and the Auditing Association of Canada (AAC) have signed a Declaration of Cooperation to provide mutual recognition of certification and training programs. In April 2009, BEAC and the American Chemistry Council (ACC) renewed a memorandum of understanding giving BEAC an oversight role in implementing the ACC's Responsible Care® (RC) third-party certification requirements. BEAC is the only organization currently offering the RC Auditor examination.
BEAC certification qualifies for the U.S. Department of Energy's greenhouse gas emission reporting requirements.
BEAC certification exams are administered by The Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA). Established in 1941, The Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA) is an international professional association with global headquarters in Altamonte Springs, Florida, USA. The IIA is the internal audit profession's global voice, recognized authority, acknowledged leader, chief advocate, and principal educator. Generally, members work in internal auditing, risk management, governance, internal control, information technology audit, education, and security.