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Join the Military Practice Specialty for access to a network of safety subject-matter experts who work or serve in the military, as well as relevant industry education and information.

military_mainWho We Are

ASSP’s Military Practice Specialty member community is the premier resource for members looking for technical knowledge and expertise on safety topics — like operational, fleet and off-duty safety — that are relevant to active duty and reserve military personnel, National Guard members and their civil service counterparts.

What We Do

For ASSP members within the Military Practice Specialty, 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.

Practice Specialty Recognition

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  • Professional development opportunities, including military- and OSH-focused education that 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, military-focused content and information that you can immediately implement as well as share with employers and colleagues to create safe, productive work environments.

Why It Matters

Our military branches and those who serve and work in them experience common risks and exposures not generally seen outside military services. This makes it especially important for you to have access to a network of peers who can provide insight and guidance on the professional challenges found in these settings, and connect you to the latest technical content that offers direction on the unique challenges you face.

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.

Active Duty Military Membership

ASSP offers reduced membership dues to those who are active duty military personnel in any branch of the U.S. military whose job involves safety, as well as military reservists whose job involves safety and who are on active duty (beyond the annual two-week commitment). You will need to provide proof of active service to qualify for this offer.

Military member benefits Include:
  • Annual dues of $15 until one year after separation (chapter dues are additional)
  • Free membership in the Military Practice Specialty
  • Unlimited access to ASSP online webinars
  • Digital copy of Professional Safety

To receive this offer, select the Military Practice Specialty on your application and enter promo code MILMEM at checkout, or call ASSP's Customer Service staff at +1 847-699-2929.

Renewing Members: Use code MILMEMR at the time of your renewal to received reduced dues.

News

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

 
  • Architect looking at plans

    Improving Safety Through Better Design

    Jul 31, 2019
    Researchers at Glasgow Caledonian University, working with the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health, have published a study which aimed to improve awareness among designers about their impact on safety and health management.
  • Workers with checklist

    NIOSH Establishes Chemical Management Strategy

    Jul 18, 2019
    A new NIOSH technical report offers employers a way to categorize chemicals that do not have occupational exposure limits.
  • Motor vehicle fleet

    How to Effectively Manage Motor Vehicle Fleet Safety

    Jul 18, 2019
    ANSI/ASSP Z15.1-2017, Safe Practices for Motor Vehicle Operations, provides guidance on how to develop a fleet safety program that effectively addresses the risks that drivers face on the road.
  • Check Out Community Leader Resources

    Jul 12, 2019
    Did you know there’s a section on ASSP’s website built just for you? The Community Leader Resources web pages are loaded with information to help you bring greater value to your member community.
  • Orientation

    Watch Our Orientation Video for Administrators and Assistant Administrators

    Jul 12, 2019
    Our orientation video provides an overview of the role and responsibilities of administrators and assistant administrators in our practice specialty and common interest group member communities.

Resources

Leadership Opportunities

Go beyond belonging to the Military 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.

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Need help?

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Military Practice Specialty Advisory Committee

Administrator Marjorie J McDonald, CSP

Assistant Administrator Shawn D Rice, CSP, CIT, STSC

Awards & Honors Chair Adam C Sandbek, CSP

Government Affairs Chair Michael R Cronrath

Membership Chair Shawn T Lewis, M.S., CSP, OHST

Nominations & Elections Chair Justin D Artman, CSP

Professional Development Chair Stephen T Sinatra, CSP

Secretary Shawn T Lewis, M.S., CSP, OHST

Social Media Chair Stephen T Sinatra, CSP

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