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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.

 
  • Workers speaking with each other

    Seven Cs for Safety Success

    Dec 12, 2018
    E. Scott Geller, Ph.D., shares “Seven Cs for Safety Success” and how each can help create a culture where employees actively look out for each other’s safety and well-being.
  • US_Dept_of_Labor

    DOL Publishes Semiannual Regulatory Agenda for OSHA and MSHA

    Dec 09, 2018
    Department of Labor (DOL) has published its fall 2018 semiannual regulatory agenda covering OSHA and MSHA rulemaking activities forecast for the coming 12 months. Our federal representatives at the Law Office of Adele L. Abrams P.C. have compiled a summary of key issues relevant to OSH professionals.
  • oil gas worker machinery

    NIOSH Publishes Research Agenda for Oil and Gas Extraction

    Dec 09, 2018
    NIOSH has published a revised National Occupational Research Agenda (NORA) for Oil and Gas Extraction. The agenda identifies the knowledge and actions most needed to promote safety and health in the oil and gas extraction industry.
  • z359meeting

    Z359 Committee Leadership Changes

    Dec 01, 2018
    The ANSI/ASSP Z359 Accredited Standards Committee met Nov. 6, 2018, to discuss ANSI/ASSP Z359 Fall Protection and Fall Restraint standard. The meeting was Randall Wingfield’s last meeting as committee chair. Thom Kramer was appointed as the new chair.
  • Coal Miner Working in Mine

    Study Finds Disparity in Effectiveness of OSH Regulations for Miners in Developing Countries

    Nov 29, 2018
    In a recent IOSH-funded study conducted by Cardiff University, “Representing miners in arrangements for safety and health in coal mining: A global perspective,” researchers examined “the history of representation on OSH and the nature, operation and context of present-day arrangements for worker presentation on OSH in coal mining.”

Resources

  • ASSP Oil, Gas, Mining and Mineral Resources Practice Specialty LinkedIn Group

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.

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Oil, Gas, Mining and Mineral Resources Advisory Committee

Administrator Jeffrey Bowen Gosney, CSP, OHST

Awards & Honors Chair Eric H Allen, CSP, CHMM, CHST

Content Coordinator Edsel R Truett, CSP, ARM

Government Affairs Chair Wayne Vanderhoof, CSP

Membership Chair Frederick G Lewis, CSP

Nominations & Elections Chair Eric H Allen, CSP, CHMM, CHST

Professional Development Chair Jeffrey M Citrone, CSP, CIH

Secretary Kristy Bellows, CSP

Social Media Chair Travis McLeod Warden, CSP, CHMM, REM

Staff Liaison Charlyn L Haguewood

Technical Question Coordinator Wayne Vanderhoof, CSP

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