The International Safety Equipment Association (ISEA) announced on January 2, 2013, that it will hold a Qualified Safety Sales Professional (QSSP) class in March, which will help train sales and marketing professionals in the safety equipment industry.
To become a QSSP, candidates will need to learn all aspects of worker safety and health, including the basics of technical and regulatory requirements. A strong QSSP will look past basic product knowledge to know exactly what their customers will need to meet the challenges they face every day.
"This way, they can become a valued resource, bringing knowledge, competence, and credibility to support their customers' critical mission of protecting workers," ISEA stated.
ISEA designed the course specifically for safety equipment manufacturers and distributors, and the classes are taught by industry professionals with years of experience. Often, QSSP graduates say the course is one of the best experiences they have had in their career.
According to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), the right safety products can help protect workers from a number of workplace hazards, including falls, electrocution, and unguarded machinery. Generate safety in the workplace to reduce injuries with fall protection, lockout tagout, and hard hats.