November 17-21, 2014
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
“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
“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
QSSP- Qualified Safety Sales
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
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
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
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
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 was developed jointly by ISEA and the Safety Equipment Distributors Association (SEDA).
Today ISEA is the sole sponsor, providing 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.
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:
Kimberly Clark Professional,
Orr Corporation and
Equipment Institute (SEI).
Special thanks to companies that
help with live demonstrations:
Capital Safety for
fall protection and
Portacount respirator fit testing.
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Questions? contact ISEA
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Arlington, VA 22209 USA