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Oil, Gas, Mining and Mineral Resources Practice Specialty

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Join the Oil, Gas, Mining and Mineral Resources Practice Specialty for access to a network of subject-matter safety experts, and relevant industry education and information.

oil_gas_mining_mainWho We Are

ASSP’s Oil, Gas, Mining and Mineral Resources Practice Specialty member community is the premier resource for members seeking technical knowledge and expertise within the extractive industries.

What We Do

For ASSP members within the Oil, Gas, Mining and Mineral Resources 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 oil-, gas- and mining-focused OSH 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, relevant content and information that you can immediately implement as well as share with employers and colleagues to create safe and productive work environments.

Why It Matters

Workers in the extractive industries face a wide range of safety hazards that can produce serious or fatal injuries. This makes it especially important for you to have access to a network of safety professionals within the the oil, gas and mining industries who can provide real-world guidance and support, and can 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.

News

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

 
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    Why You Should Care About Voluntary Consensus Standards

    Jul 30, 2020
    Why should organizations use voluntary consensus standards? To transform their safety program from a compliance-based cost center into an initiative that improves overall organizational performance and sustainability.
  • Young woman working from her home office

    Three Ergonomics Tips to Improve Your Home Office

    Jul 23, 2020
    It’s important to recognize how your at-home work environment can affect your health. When you find yourself working from home, keep these three tips in mind.
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    CDC's COVID-19 Toolkits Cover Wide Range of Settings

    Jul 13, 2020
    CDC's toolkit webpage provides a wide range of resources for communicating about COVID-19 to a variety of audiences.
  • Community Recognition

    Jun 24, 2020
    Each year, our common interest group and practice specialty communities provide virtual education, networking and leadership opportunities to help members to become better safety professionals and build more inclusive safety cultures. Thank you, to our leaders whose volunteer support sustains ASSP and helps us continue to evolve in more diverse and advanced ways than ever before. We are proud to celebrate your achievements and recognize the work you do as volunteer leaders.
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    OSHA Issues New Guidance on Returning to Work

    Jun 18, 2020
    OSHA has issued new Guidance on Returning to Work to help employers as they reopen nonessential businesses and have employees return to work during the evolving COVID-19 pandemic.

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Leadership Opportunities

Go beyond belonging to the Oil, Gas, Mining and Mineral Resources 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?

Learn about ASSP elections


Need help?

Contact ASSP's Member Communities staff

Oil, Gas, Mining and Mineral Resources Advisory Committee

Administrator Jeffrey Bowen Gosney, CSP, OHST

Assistant Administrator Jeffrey M Citrone, CSP, CIH

Awards & Honors Chair Jesse James McCathron

Content Coordinator Edsel R Truett, CSP, ARM

Government Affairs Chair Daniel A Klimek, CSP-Retired

Membership Chair Dustin G Richartz, CSP, ARM

Nominations & Elections Chair Rod P Kuntz, CSP, ASP

Professional Development Chair William A Walker, CSP, CIH

Secretary Kristy Bellows, CSP

Social Media Chair Patrick Garland, CSP

Staff Liaison Charlyn L Haguewood

Standards Chair Dustin G Richartz, CSP, ARM

Technical Question Coordinator Wayne Vanderhoof, CSP

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