Practice Specialties


We represent safety professionals in all industries — offering you unique opportunities to network with others in your line of business or who share your area of expertise.

About ASSP Practice Specialty Communities

Join ASSP and any of our many practice specialty communities to access a virtual network of subject-matter experts across 19 industries. These groups focus on sharing technical content and applying it to solve everyday safety issues and become better safety professionals.

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The Benefits of Belonging to a Practice Specialty

As an ASSP member who belongs to a practice specialty, you will experience many benefits:

  • Increase your technical OSH knowledge, specifically within the industry in which you work, or in an industry or practice area of interest to you
  • Expand your network of safety professionals for industry-specific problem solving, mentoring and career advancement
  • Become a practice specialty leader to enhance your personal and professional leadership skills, and to potentially prepare you for broader Society leadership roles
  • Advance your career, thanks to these opportunities to deepen your technical expertise, expand your professional network and enhance leadership skills

Because our practice specialty groups are virtual communities, you can experience these benefits from the convenience of your office or home.

Find a Practice Specialty Community for You

ASSP practice specialty communities provide a dedicated focus on technical insight across a wide range of safety disciplines:

How to Join Our Practice Specialty Communities

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

Nonmembers: Join ASSP and your desired practice specialties groups at the same time.

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