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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.
  • 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.

 
  • Office Group Meeting

    Leading With Safety and Health Metrics

    May 13, 2019
    ANSI/ASSP Z16 encourages safety professionals and other users to look beyond traditional measures of evaluating performance to examine criteria such as leading and lagging indicators, the dollar value of safety controls and KPIs.
  • Young barista at a coffee shop

    Creating Safer Workplaces for Young People

    May 07, 2019
    A collaborative campaign, My Safe Summer Job, aims to educate young workers, parents, employers, supervisors and teachers about the importance of workplace safety and highlights five key elements of creating safe workplaces for young people.
  • Risk Treatment

    Three Steps to Treating Your Organizational Risks

    May 05, 2019
    Risk treatment is an iterative process wherein safety professionals and other stakeholders formulate and select options to reduce risks, assess their effectiveness, determine if they will achieve an acceptable level of risk and plan for implementation of those options.
  • nurse stressed

    ASSP Supports Legislation to Prevent Workplace Violence in Healthcare

    Apr 30, 2019
    ASSP supports legislation that would require OSHA to develop a standard that would require employers within the healthcare and social services industries to implement a comprehensive workplace violence prevention program.
  • ASSP Comments on Protecting America's Workers Act

    Apr 30, 2019
    In comments submitted to several members of House of Representatives, ASSP commented on the Protecting America's Workers (PAW) Act (H.R. 1074). The legislation would amend the OSH Act of 1970.

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 Shawn T Lewis, M.S., OHST, TSP

Assistant Administrator Marjorie J McDonald, CSP

Assistant Membership Chair Stephen T Sinatra, CSP

Assistant Professional Development Chair Ann Krake, CSP, REHS

Awards & Honors Chair Justin D Artman, CSP

Government Affairs Chair Justin Ross Musall

Government Affairs Chair James M Buckley

Membership Chair Christopher T Rogers

Nominations & Elections Chair Justin D Artman, CSP

Professional Development Chair Robert M. Ellender, CSP, CIT

Secretary Anthony J Harris

Social Media Chair Biagi C Borrero

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