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You can stand out from the crowd!

with your NATMI Certified Director of Safety designation!

NATMI Certified Director of Safety

When you earn your NATMI Certified Director of Safety (CDS) designation it helps to set you apart from the others.

It helps you to elevate your career to a new level. Through its training and professional certification programs, NATMI helps transportation professionals develop the knowledge, skills, and attitudes necessary to:

reduce vehicle accidents

reduce employee injuries

control costs associated with vehicle maintenance

recruit and retain qualified drivers

avoid fines through proper regulatory compliance, and

present a favorable public image

The investment required to participate in NATMI professional development programs is minimal in comparison to the savings a company can realize through improved operations.

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Benefits to YOU:

Certification is a formal means of establishing a professional reputation, a process for improving your work performance and advancing your career.  Certification measures your professionalism against objective standards respected industry-wide.  Certification means you have been tested against a standard and have succeeded.  The process of certification is designed not only to measure your current level of competence but improve your performance and take you to a new level of ability.


Here are just a few ways you can benefit:

Improve your managerial/technical competence

Advance your career

Establish a professional reputation

Gain international industry recognition

Improve your job performance

Earn a credential recognized in courtroom testimony

Benefits to your Employer:

While enhancing an individual’s professional standing in the industry is important, the real value of certification is performance improvement.  Not only does NATMI certification set recipients apart from their peers, it helps them do their jobs better, which increases their value within the company, improves the company’s operations and makes the highways safer for the public.


From a survey of Certified Directors of Safety, recipients stated that NATMI training and certification directly enhanced their ability to:

Lower the company’s accident rate (86%)

Achieve a lower occupational injury rate (83%)

Control costs associated with accident litigation (100%)

Comply with regulatory requirements (87%)

Also, Insurance companies take NATMI certification into account among other factors in setting premiums.

NATMI Certified Director of Safety


Your NATMI Certified Director of Safety (CDS) course,  is designed to provide transportation safety directors and prospective safety directors with the vision and skills that they need to manage an effective safety program. Participants of the NATMI Certified Director of Safety, will be playing the role of a newly-hired safety director at a company in need of a safety overhaul.  Through case-based scenarios, learn how to “sell” safety to top management, foster a safety “culture” in the organization, demonstrate safety’s Return on Investment, and consistently improve the safety of company operations using quality management approaches.

May 30 to June 3, 2016 in Caledonia, ON  9am – 4pm

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Brought to you by:

Safety Dawg Inc

KRTS Transportation

NATMI Certified Director of Safety (CDS)


Complete the required seminars,

Pass a comprehensive certification examination,

Fill out the formal application contained in the certification kit, and

Submit an exhibit binder with (3) letters of recommendation.

Certified Director of Safety (CDS)

Course Requirements:

Motor Fleet Safety Basics (Testing option available)   schedule

Managing Motor Fleet Safety Programs    schedule


Five years in the motor fleet safety field or,

Four years in the motor fleet safety field with a 4-year college degree


·          Candidates must serve as full-time administrators demonstrating their capability of handling a position which involves establishing programs and policies, setting standards, developing materials, and providing leadership to achieve the goals set.

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