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Environmental, Health and Safety Certifications

Certified Professional Environmental Auditor

​The Certified Professional Environmental Auditor (CPEA) credential demonstrates one’s understanding of today’s ever changing environmental, health and safety regulations. The CPEA designation is fully accredited by the Council of Engineering and Scientific Specialty Boards (CESB). CPEAs qualify for Professional Membership status with the American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE).

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Certified Process Safety Auditor

The Certified Process Safety Auditor (CPSA) credential demonstrates one’s understanding of important Process Safety elements and regulations for all industries with processes that involve explosive materials and hazardous waste.

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The Board of Environmental Auditor Certifications

The Board of Environmental Auditor Certifications® (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. 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 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) third­party 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.

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Call for Nominations

Call for NominationsNominations for the 2018 James C. Ball Lifetime Achievement Award are being accepted through 20 April. Nominate a deserving industry leader today.

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CIA Spotlight: The Journey or the Destination?

Jason Sookram, CIA​When Jason Sookram, CIA decided to pursue the Certified Internal Auditor® (CIA®) designation he had one thing in mind, a promotion. However, preparing for and earning his CIA gave him something far more important.

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​*According to The IIA’s 2017 Internal Audit Compensation Study, the average salary of internal auditors who hold one or more certifications is 51 percent higher than that of peers with no certifications (based on U.S. responses).