Primacert was founded by Primatech Inc. as an independent organization to certify the competence of process safety personnel. Primatech has provided consulting services for the past 25 years. Primatech has driven the process safety field with innovative approaches and has established a reputation for excellence. Primacert continues this tradition by promoting competence management in process safety.

The competence of process safety and risk management personnel is a critical aspect of achieving adequate levels of safety and tolerable levels of risk. Certification of personnel in a variety of other technical disciplines increasing is common. The importance of the role played by process safety and risk management personnel in helping to ensure the protection of people, property, the environment and company reputations mandates that such personnel be certified.

Certification is a formal process to verify competence. Primacert offers certification to individuals who have met a defined standard of competency through education, experience, practice, training and knowledge in specific technical areas.