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Join the American Society of Safety Professionals to receive exclusive and discounted opportunities that will bring value to your safety career and your organization.
Community and Networking Opportunities

Community and Networking Opportunities

ASSP is where occupational safety and health (OSH) professionals find a vibrant community — one that helps them grow professionally through education, networking and advocacy for the profession. Through our member communities, ASSP connects safety professionals across all industries, genders, generations and ethnicities, and enables them to engage with one another on a global scale.

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Safety Education and Training

Safety Education and Training

Sharing knowledge is at the heart of what we do. We deliver enriching member-discounted learning opportunities in a range of formats — from webinars, online courses and microlearning to conferences, symposiums, certificate programs and certification exam preparation courses. In addition, ASSP will send approved trainers directly to your workplace and customize the course to meet your goals, while eliminating your organization’s travel costs.

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Safety PublicationsSafety Publications

Get value out of both reading and being published in our OSH publications that cover every facet of safety. In fact, our flagship peer-reviewed publication, Professional Safety, is ranked a top member benefit. We publish books and standards and technical guides. Publications are included with membership or discounted for members.

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Career Support

Career Support

Find safety professionals, or be discovered by organizations looking for safety professionals. In addition to networking with industry leaders at events, conferences and within practice specialty and common interest group communities, the ASSP job board is an online safety career center where employers can post job openings and members can post resumes and search for jobs.

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Professional Advocacy

Professional Advocacy 

ASSP is committed to advancing the safety profession as a whole by offering proactive government affairs programs at the federal and state levels, leading a global conversation on recommended competencies and credentials for safety practitioners and professionals, and working to make occupational safety and health a key component in corporate sustainability initiatives and reporting.

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Safety Standards

Safety Standards

Create safe work environments by adopting voluntary consensus standards that define accepted industry best practices. ASSP engages in a collaborative, consensus-based process that brings together diverse viewpoints to develop and publish standards on many hazards and exposures with the American National Standards Institute and the International Organization for Standardization. Members can serve on standards development committees or purchase standards for guidance at a discounted price.

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Student Outreach

Student Outreach

ASSP offers a range of resources for students. Our student members receive access to educational resources and webinars (which are often discounted or complimentary), as well as scholarship opportunities, networking and mentor experiences and job search resources.

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Member Recognition

Member Recognition

Each year, we present awards to outstanding volunteers and members who have made significant contributions to the safety profession and ASSP — giving members the recognition they deserve for creating safe work environments around the world. In addition, through our global media outreach, we promote ASSP members, as well as OSH issues and the safety profession.

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Membership is So Valuable, Your Employer Will Pay for It

Membership Is So Valuable,
Your Employer Will Pay for It

If you’re a safety professional, you aren’t the only one who will benefit from ASSP membership. Your employer will benefit, too. We can help you make the case that ASSP membership is as valuable to your organization as it is to you. Find out how to convince your company of the value it will receive when it pays for your membership.

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