Menu

Oil, Gas, Mining and Mineral Resources Practice Specialty

Membership

Print Page

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.

Practice Specialty Recognition

MBR_VirtualCommunity_Recognition_Silver_2020-2021_210707
  • 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.

 
  • Medical professional wearing PPE

    Safety News You Need: Personal Protective Equipment

    Apr 17, 2020
    Personal protective equipment is a critical line of defense against the spread of COVID-19. In this edition of Safety News You Need, we share resources on how you can provide your workers with the PPE and knowledge they need to protect themselves.
  • Safety professional man’s hand checking items off a list he has on his green clipboard

    How Your Safety Management System Can Help in a Pandemic

    Apr 16, 2020
    Occupational safety and health management systems offer many lessons relevant to a pandemic. Here’s one valuable tool that can help you protect workers.
  • Young woman disinfecting her computer keyboard

    Three Keys to Addressing COVID-19 in the Workplace

    Apr 16, 2020
    The spread of COVID-19 has required safety professionals to reevaluate the steps they can take to protect the health of their workers. As you take steps to address the virus among your workforce, keep these three points in mind.
  • ASSP President Diana Stegall

    Working Together for Safety: OSHA Recordkeeping Guidance

    Apr 15, 2020
    In the second episode of our “Working Together for Safety” weekly video series, ASSP President Diana Stegall, CSP, CFPS, ARM, shares insights on OSHA’s interim recordkeeping guidance for COVID-19 cases.
  • Man standing in a hallway writing on a clipboard

    OSHA Interim Enforcement Response Plan for COVID-19 Pandemic

    Apr 14, 2020
    OSHA has released an interim enforcement response plan that offers area offices and compliance safety and health officers guidance and instructions on handling COVID-19-related complaints, referrals and severe illness reports.

Resources

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 M Citrone, CSP, CIH

Assistant Administrator Jesse James McCathron

Awards & Honors Chair Edsel R Truett, CSP, ARM

Content Coordinator Patrick Garland, CSP

Government Affairs Chair Josh Ortega, CSP

Member Jeffrey P Jarvela, CSP, OHST

Membership Chair Dustin G Richartz, CSP, ARM

Nominations & Elections Chair Nicole Annette Coughlin, CSP

Professional Development Chair Wayne Vanderhoof, CSP

Secretary Jeffrey Bowen Gosney, CSP, OHST

Social Media Chair Chantel Hinson

Staff Liaison Charlyn L Haguewood

Standards Chair Ernest P Miranda, SMS, CIT

Technical Question Coordinator Jerry D Eubank, Ph.D., CSP, ASP, COSS

Are You Passionate About Safety?

Volunteer with ASSP today.

Get involved

Sponsored by

Essilor(4c)

Featured

President's Message

Read the ASSP president's thoughts on the safety profession.

ISO 45001 Standard

This game-changing standard provides a global foundation for worker safety.