Professional Community and Networking Opportunities
ASSP is where 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 OSH 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
Sharing knowledge is 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 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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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 everything from books and standards to a technical journal and member newsletters. Publications are included with membership or are discounted for members.
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Find safety professionals, or be discovered by organizations looking for safety professionals. In addition to networking with industry professionals at events, conferences, and within practice specialty and common interest group communities, the ASSP job board is an online OSH career center where employers can post job openings, and members can post resumes and search for jobs.
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ASSP is committed to advancing the OSH profession and industry 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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Create the safest work environment possible by adopting voluntary consensus standards that define accepted industry best practices. ASSP engages in a collaborative, consensus process that brings together diverse viewpoints to develop and publish standards on a multitude of issues 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 member-discounted price.
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ASSP offers a range of resources for students. Our student members receive access to education and webinars (often discounted or complimentary), as well as scholarship opportunities, networking and mentor experiences, and job search resources.
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Each year ASSP presents awards to outstanding volunteers who have made significant contributions to the profession and ASSP—giving members the recognition they deserve for contributing to a global culture of workplace safety. Further, through global media outreach, the ASSP public relations team promotes ASSP members, as well as OSH issues and the profession.
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Membership So Valuable, Employers Will Pay for It
If you’re an OSH 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.
Why ASSP membership matters