Primacert certifies the competence of personnel in process safety and risk management. Certification is a voluntary process intended to recognize individuals who have met a defined standard of education, experience, practice, training and knowledge in specific technical areas.

The work of process safety practitioners is critical to managing the risks posed by hazardous materials to protect employees, the public and the environment, as well as prevent damage to facilities, process equipment and company reputations, and improve productivity and quality. Consequently, it is essential that practitioners meet standards of performance in their work. Certification by Primacert provides assurance that practitioners are competent in specific technical areas.

Primacert offers certifications in PHA, LOPA, DHA, process safety auditing, process safety and procedure writing. Certifications are offered at three increasing levels of competence: Practitioner, Specialist, and Expert, with the exception of procedure writing.