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Risk Management Practice Specialty

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Join the Risk Management Practice Specialty for access to a network of experts in risk management, particularly as it relates to worker safety and health, as well as relevant industry education and information.

risk-management-mainWho We Are

Our Risk Management Practice Specialty member community is the premier resource for ASSP members who work in risk management roles across all industries. We strive to develop and share our members’ expertise in all facets of risk management, including but not limited to risk assessment, risk/loss control and risk mitigation to enhance the safety/risk management profession and help their organizations become proactive leaders in risk management.

What We Do

We provide the following to members of the Risk Management Practice Specialty:

  • Networking opportunities; via social media groups, conference calls and in-person meetings like ASSP’s annual Professional Development Conference, enabling connections with top industry professionals to drive skills improvement

Practice Specialty Recognition

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  • Professional development opportunities, including timely safety-focused risk management education, mentorship to facilitate sharing knowledge, and volunteer and leadership opportunities to build your skills and enhance your resume
  • Safety-related, risk management focused content that you can put into practice and share with employers and colleagues to create safe, productive work environments

Why It Matters

Safety professionals with knowledge and expertise in risk management are strong advocates for driving companies to proactively manage risk and prevent losses. To stay at the forefront of this rapidly changing environment, connecting with top industry professionals and accessing technical content is critical to understanding current and emerging trends and creating value for your employer.

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 Risk Management and Insurance Practice Specialty, including meeting updates, future engagements and education, requests for volunteers, and calls for action or advocacy.

 
  • Safety Signage

    Three Ways Signage Can Improve Workplace Safety

    May 24, 2019
    Signs play a huge role in telling workers what hazards are present and how they avoid those dangers. These three steps can help you ensure that signs in your facility help employees understand the risks present in different environments.
  • Opioid pills and syringes

    New Study Examines Workplace Drug Overdoses

    May 21, 2019
    A recent NIOSH study examined the rate at which drug overdose deaths occurred in U.S. workplaces between 2011 and 2016, and compared fatality rates among different industries and demographics.
  • Office Group Meeting

    Leading With Safety and Health Metrics

    May 13, 2019
    ANSI/ASSP Z16 encourages safety professionals and other users to look beyond traditional measures of evaluating performance to examine criteria such as leading and lagging indicators, the dollar value of safety controls and KPIs.
  • Young barista at a coffee shop

    Creating Safer Workplaces for Young People

    May 07, 2019
    A collaborative campaign, My Safe Summer Job, aims to educate young workers, parents, employers, supervisors and teachers about the importance of workplace safety and highlights five key elements of creating safe workplaces for young people.
  • Risk Treatment

    Three Steps to Treating Your Organizational Risks

    May 05, 2019
    Risk treatment is an iterative process wherein safety professionals and other stakeholders formulate and select options to reduce risks, assess their effectiveness, determine if they will achieve an acceptable level of risk and plan for implementation of those options.

Resources

Leadership Opportunities

Go beyond belonging to the Risk Management 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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Need help?

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Risk Management Advisory Committee

Administrator Greg W Bordner, P.E., CSP, CPE

Assistant Administrator Daniel J Rollino, CSP, ARM

Assistant Professional Development Chair Thomas M Lotz, CSP, ARM

Awards & Honors Chair Anh Kiet Chung, CSP, CRSP

Content Coordinator Favio Antonio Corral, CSP

Government Affairs Chair Greg W Bordner, P.E., CSP, CPE

Nominations & Elections Chair Francis P Sehn, CSP, ARM

Professional Development Chair Leslie M Batterson, CSP

Secretary Anita Muller

Social Media Chair Favio Antonio Corral, CSP

Staff Liaison Charlyn L Haguewood

Standards Chair Steven E NyBlom, CSP, ARM, ALCM

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