Safety skills matrix template

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With our free safety skills matrix template, you will receive a clear overview of the skills that are present in your organization, as well as those that are missing. Using this information, you can develop and implement a plan to ensure that your employees’ skills are up to date, comprehensive, compliant, and ready for the future.

  • Certified Safety Professional (CSP)
  • Occupational Health and Safety Technologist (OHST)
  • Construction Health and Safety Technician (CHST)
  • Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH)
  • Certified Environmental, Health and Safety Trainer (CET)
  • Certified Safety Manager (CSM)
  • Certified Hazardous Materials Manager (CHMM)
  • Certified Fire Protection Specialist (CFPS)
  • Certified Professional Ergonomist (CPE)
  • Certified Safety Auditor (CSA)
  • Certified Loss Control Specialist (CLCS)
  • Certified Safety and Health Official (CSHO)
  • Certified Playground Safety Inspector (CPSI)
  • Certified Safety and Health Manager (CSHM)
  • Certified Product Safety Manager (CPSM)
  • Certified Machine Safety Expert (CMSE)
  • Certified Construction Safety Manager (CCSM)
  • Certified Health and Safety Consultant (CHSC)
  • Certified Process Safety Professional (CCPSC)
  • Certified Safety Leadership Practitioner (CSLP)

Related skills

Safety Regulations and Standards: Understanding and staying up-to-date with applicable safety regulations, codes, and standards. Certifications such as the Certified Safety Professional (CSP) or the Occupational Health and Safety Technologist (OHST) demonstrate proficiency in safety regulations.

Risk Assessment and Hazard Identification: Identifying potential safety risks, conducting risk assessments, and identifying hazards in the workplace. Certifications such as the Certified Hazard Control Manager (CHCM) or the Certified Safety and Health Manager (CSHM) validate expertise in risk assessment and hazard identification.

Safety Program Development and Implementation: Developing and implementing safety programs, policies, and procedures to prevent accidents and injuries. Certifications such as the Occupational Health and Safety Professional (OHSP) or the Certified Safety Management Practitioner (CSMP) demonstrate proficiency in safety program development.

Incident Investigation and Analysis: Conducting thorough investigations of workplace incidents, analyzing root causes, and implementing corrective actions to prevent future occurrences. Certifications such as the Certified Incident Investigator (CII) or the Certified Safety Incident Professional (CSIP) validate skills in incident investigation and analysis.

Safety Training and Communication: Developing and delivering effective safety training programs and ensuring clear communication of safety policies and procedures. Certifications such as the Certified Safety Trainer (CST) or the Certified Safety and Health Trainer (CSHT) demonstrate proficiency in safety training and communication.


Skills management software plays a vital role in safety by tracking and managing employee safety training, certifications, and qualifications. It ensures that employees have the required safety knowledge and skills to perform their tasks safely, mitigating workplace hazards, and maintaining a safe working environment.

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