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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.

 
  • Businesswoman giving presentation to a group of colleagues

    Four Keys to Changing Your Safety Culture

    Nov 04, 2019
    In his Business Class column in Professional Safety Journal, Peter Susca, M.S., examines the influence of Organizational Culture on occupational safety and health and identifies some key steps safety professionals can take to integrate safety into the business culture.
  • Confined space warning sign on sidewalk

    Six Questions That Help Define Confined Space Safety

    Nov 04, 2019
    More than two million workers operate in confined spaces every year. Answering a few key questions can help you ensure that workers stay safe in confined spaces and that your organization has proper procedures in place for emergency rescue.
  • Two businessmen in an office meeting

    Four Elements of a Successful OSHA Consultation

    Oct 24, 2019
    Before you begin an OSHA consultation, keep these four elements in mind to help ensure a smooth and successful process.
  • Industrial worker welding

    OSHA Final Rule on Beryllium Standards

    Oct 04, 2019
    OSHA has issued a final rule on its beryllium standards for construction and shipyards that extends the compliance dates for ancillary provisions to Sept. 30, 2020.
  • Businesswoman giving presentation

    How to Implement and Evaluate Leading Indicators

    Oct 03, 2019
    OSHA’s recent guideline explores leading indicators as a safety and health metric, and explains how they can help your organization improve performance and create an action plan for implementation and review.

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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.

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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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