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Join our Hispanic Safety Professionals member community to connect with like-minded safety professionals, support the unique needs of the Hispanic safety professional and advocate for Hispanic/Latino worker safety.

Hispanic Safety Professionals Common Interest Group-01Who We Are

The Hispanic Safety Professionals member community advances Hispanic safety professionals in the occupational safety and health (OSH) profession through networking, collaboration, education and mentoring.

What We Do

Our member community provides countless opportunities for our Hispanic members to connect with great resources and great people while engaging with each other on a global scale.

  • We offer education opportunities that members can immediately put into practice, as well as a wide range of leadership opportunities, to help our members develop to their fullest professional potential
  • We are dedicated to advocating for the unique issues facing Latino workers through outreach, research and community collaboration
  • With approximately 500 members, we provide a vast and supportive community for networking, collaboration and change-making

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Why It Matters

The OSH industry and its leaders should be as diverse as all the different businesses and employees served. Workers are more likely to respond to safety initiatives that are spurred by people to whom they can relate and trust. Having diverse safety professionals helps ensure this. Our members have made great contributions to the safety profession, and we see many opportunities for increased involvement and career advancement.

Hispanic Safety Professionals Mentor Program

We connect experienced and rising OSH professionals from within the HSP community to invest in the future of Hispanic safety professionals; create lifelong relationships; and enhance mentees’ business acumen and develop their leadership skills. Mentor and mentee applicants must be members of ASSP and HSP.

Access our guidelines and application

How to Join

ASSP members: Log in to your ASSP account to upgrade your membership.

Non-members: Join ASSP and your desired common interest groups at the same time.

News

Get the latest news from the ASSP Hispanic Safety Professionals member community, including meeting updates, future engagements and education, requests for volunteers, and calls for action or advocacy. 

  • Man with VR headset at conference

    Seven Reasons Virtual Reality Isn’t as Scary as You Think

    Aug 08, 2018
    Want to use virtual reality to train your employees? Starting with a goal and understanding the upfront costs can dramatically mitigate the risk. Those first steps can also help safety professionals convince high-level stakeholders that VR isn’t just an expensive trend.
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    OSHA Proposes Rule to Better Protect Personally Identifiable Information

    Jul 30, 2018
    OSHA has issued a notice of proposed rulemaking that it says will better protect personally identifiable information or data that could be reidentified with a particular individual. This rulemaking would remove provisions of the agency's current recordkeeping rule.
  • Man at work enduring heat stress

    How to Recognize and Prevent Occupational Heat Stress

    Jul 29, 2018
    It’s tougher to beat the heat on job sites than at backyard barbecues. Donald Garvey has tips for recognizing and preventing occupational heat stress.
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    ASSP's Community Leader Resources Page

    Jul 20, 2018
    As we built the new ASSP website, we put together an area where you, as leaders, can access materials and tools that would help make your job easier, the Community Leader Resources Page.
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    Salary survey pinpoints value of certifications for safety and health professionals

    May 24, 2018
    ASSE and BCSP conducted a 33-question salary survey in March of nearly 10,000 safety, health and environmental professionals based primarily in the United States and Canada, identifying the typical salary, benefits, credentials and experience of these individuals. The median base salary for full-time professionals was $97,000.

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Leadership Opportunities 

Go beyond belonging to Hispanic Safety Professionals and volunteer for a position on our Advisory Committee. Or consider running to be elected as assistant administrator, which after two years leads to the office of administrator. As a volunteer leader, you can lend your time and expertise to our many initiatives while developing transferable leadership and team-building skills. Leadership positions within ASSP help members reach their highest level of performance, both on the job and in the Society.

Learn about ASSP elections

Hispanic Safety Professionals Advisory Committee

Administrator Luz S. Marin, Ph.D., ASP

Advisory Committee Member Naomi Hernandez-Parada, ASP

Advisory Committee Member Guadalupe Angel Romero

Advisory Committee Member Jorge Otalora, CHST

Advisory Committee Member Rodrigo Gonzalez

Advisory Committee Member Mery P Sennett

Advisory Committee Member Daniel Ramir, CHST

Advisory Committee Member Oscar Arias

Assistant Administrator Vanessa Barrios-Galvan

Awards & Honors Chair Luz S. Marin, Ph.D., ASP

Content Coordinator Roberto Gomez, CHST

Government Affairs Chair Diana Cortez, CSP, ASP

Membership Chair Massimo Alessandro Navarretta

Membership Chair Isabel C Bravo, CSP

Nominations & Elections Chair Jerry E Rivera, M.S.

Secretary Maria De La O Martinez, M.S.

Social Media Chair Yesenia Dionicia Romani Quiliche

Social Media Chair Maria Z Maza, M.S., CSP, ASP

Social Media Chair Naomi Hernandez-Parada, ASP

Staff Liaison Sarah Amdor

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