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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.

Practice Specialty Recognition

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  • 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.

 
  • Mature business man working from home at stand-up desk

    5 Ways Safety Professionals Can Help Remote Workers

    Apr 07, 2020
    As COVID-19 continues to spread, record numbers of employees are working from home — spurring unique worker safety and injury risks. These five steps can help them avoid the main safety risks associated with telecommuting.
  • Person cleaning their hands with hand sanitizer

    10 Ways to Reduce Worker Exposure to COVID-19

    Apr 06, 2020
    A new OSHA poster highlights 10 measures employers and safety professionals can take to foster a cleaner, healthier workplace and help prevent workers from contracting COVID-19.
  • Young woman safety professional who is stressed working from home is taking a break to meditate in front of her laptop

    10 Free Resources to Help You Better Manage Stress

    Apr 06, 2020
    Stress can overwhelm anyone at any time, but there are ways to manage it. Here are 10 free resources that could help you stay calm and refocus your energy.
  • N95 respirator on a table

    OSHA Guidance on N95 Shortage

    Apr 03, 2020
    OSHA has issued interim guidance to help address nationwide shortages of disposable N95 filtering face piece respirators.
  • Woman working on a laptop at home

    Safety News You Need: Business Continuity

    Apr 03, 2020
    Responding to and recovering from a crisis effectively requires planning and a range of tools designed to help you keep your workers safe and your business running. This edition of Safety News You Need shares resources for developing a business continuity plan.

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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?

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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

Proxy Jesse James McCathron

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

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