International Practice Specialty

Membership

Join the International Practice Specialty for access to a network of subject-matter experts from around the globe, as well as relevant industry education and information.

international_mainWho We Are

Our community provides a forum for internationally minded safety professionals to network globally, as well as exchange information on how to make the world a safer and healthier place. We are instrumental in developing and supporting the Society’s several international sections and chapters, and partnering with other international safety organizations to share innovative ideas and best management practices.

What We Do

For ASSP members within the International Practice Specialty community, we provide the following:

  • Networking opportunities via social media groups, conference calls and in-person meetings like the annual Professional Development Conference so you can connect with top industry professionals
  • Professional development opportunities, including global safety-focused education you can immediately put into practice, mentor relationships that facilitate sharing knowledge, and volunteer and leadership opportunities to build your skills and enhance your resume
  • Safety-related, global-focused content and information that you can also immediately implement, as well as share with employers and colleagues, to create safe, productive work environments

Why It Matters

Just as workplace hazards have no geographical boundaries, nor should barriers exist for sharing the many innovative ideas and practices that occupational safety and health (OSH) professionals around the world put into place. That’s why we provide a forum in which OSH professionals can share and discuss international safety best practices. Our community is committed to advocating for the global effort that is required to bring workplace safety to the forefront of business decisions. 

How to Join

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

Non-members: Join ASSP and your desired practice specialties at the same time.

News

Get the latest news from the ASSP International Practice Specialty, including meeting updates, future engagements and education, requests for volunteers, and calls for action or advocacy.

 
  • Members Receiving 2018 Charles V. Culbertson Outstanding Volunteer Service Award

    Jun 01, 2018
    The Charles V. Culbertson Outstanding Volunteer Service Award recognizes ASSP board members, committee members or practice specialty officers who have provided outstanding volunteer service to the Society in the past year.
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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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    New workplace safety books available at Safety 2018 in San Antonio

    May 24, 2018
    Two new occupational safety and health books debut at Safety 2018. Available for purchase will be "Safety Leadership and Professional Development," edited by Richard Olawoyin and Darryl C. Hill, and "Fred Manuele on Safety Management," written by Fred Manuele and edited by Professional Safety’s Tina Angley.​
  • How to Address Reproductive Health in the Workplace

    How to Address Reproductive Health in the Workplace

    May 16, 2018
    Global conversations about reproductive health in the workplace are changing, and some occupational safety and health professionals are taking steps to close the significant gaps in the industry’s understanding of how to support a large employee population: parents.
  • Members Receive AIHA Distinguished Fellow Award

    Apr 01, 2018
    Two ASSP members have received AIHA's Distinguished Fellow Award in honor of their steadfast commitment to the industrial hygiene field.

Resources

Leadership Opportunities

Go beyond belonging to the International Practice Specialty 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.

Interested in leading?

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Need help?

 

Contact ASSP's Member Communities staff

International Practice Specialty Advisory Committee

Administrator Edwin Yap

Assistant Administrator Bala Siva Srikanth Adivi, CSP, CMIOSH

Awards & Honors Chair John H Kanouse, CSP, ARM

Content Coordinator A Javier Quintero Saavedra, CMIOSH

CoPS Body of Knowledge Chair Eldeen E Pozniak, CRSP, CMIOSH

Member Kathy A Seabrook, CSP, CMIOSH, EurOSHM

Member Stuart G Wood, MSC, CMIOSH

Member Adam Wargon

Member John H Kanouse, CSP, ARM

Member Richard F Moscato, CSP

Membership Chair Jitendra C Patel, CPEA

Nominations & Elections Chair Carl W Heinlein, CSP, CPEA, CSHM, OHST, ARM

Professional Development Chair Brian K Anderson

Secretary Holly C Elke, CSP, CRSP

Social Media Chair Lyndsey T Linnen, CRSP, CSP

Staff Liaison Charlyn L Haguewood

Technical Question Coordinator Edwin Yap

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