Transportation Practice Specialty

Membership

Join the Transportation Practice Specialty for access to a network of transportation safety subject-matter experts, as well as relevant industry education and information.

transportation-mainWho We Are

ASSP’s Transportation Practice Specialty member community aims to provide a forum for occupational safety and health (OSH) professionals in the transportation industry to network, monitor legislative and regulatory activity, and share the latest technical content on safety issues related to transportation of all types, including ground, air, fleet, rail and maritime.

What We Do

For ASSP members within the Transportation Practice Specialty community, 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 OSH-focused transportation education 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, transportation-focused content and information that you can also immediately implement, as well as share with employers and colleagues, to create safe, productive work environments

Why It Matters

Workplace safety issues in the transportation industry abound and are constantly evolving as modes of transportation change themselves. This makes it especially important for you to have access to a network of peers who can relate to your OSH challenges in the transportation industry, and to the latest technical content that offers guidance 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 Transportation Practice Specialty, including meeting updates, future engagements and education, requests for volunteers, and calls for action or advocacy.

 
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    Salary survey pinpoints value of certifications for safety and health professionals

    May 24, 2018
    ASSE and BCSP conducted a 33-question salary survey in March of nearly 10,000 safety, health and environmental professionals based primarily in the United States and Canada, identifying the typical salary, benefits, credentials and experience of these individuals. The median base salary for full-time professionals was $97,000.
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    New workplace safety books available at Safety 2018 in San Antonio

    May 24, 2018
    Two new occupational safety and health books debut at Safety 2018. Available for purchase will be "Safety Leadership and Professional Development," edited by Richard Olawoyin and Darryl C. Hill, and "Fred Manuele on Safety Management," written by Fred Manuele and edited by Professional Safety’s Tina Angley.​
  • How to Address Reproductive Health in the Workplace

    How to Address Reproductive Health in the Workplace

    May 16, 2018
    Global conversations about reproductive health in the workplace are changing, and some occupational safety and health professionals are taking steps to close the significant gaps in the industry’s understanding of how to support a large employee population: parents.
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    What Is the Singapore Accord and How Does It Clarify OSH Roles?

    Dec 20, 2017
    Which skills should each type of OSH employee bring to the table? What are those different types? The Singapore Accord, a call-to-action signed at a 2017 meeting in Singapore, encourages OSH organizations to adopt a global framework that helps answer those and other important questions.
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    An Inside Look at the LearnEx Prevention Through Design Course

    Sep 28, 2017
    LearnEx online courses are an avenue through which OSH professionals can complete the Society’s formal courses via a completely online experience. Participants receive the same level of course content and educational engagement, but can learn at their own pace anywhere an Internet connection is available.

Resources

Leadership Opportunities

Go beyond belonging to the Transportation Practice Specialty community 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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Transportation Practice Specialty Advisory Committee

Administrator Nancy J Bendickson, CSP, ARM, CDS

Administrator Remi P Fleuette

Assistant Administrator Remi P Fleuette

Assistant Administrator Daniel John O'Connell, CSP, CHMM, CHST, ASP, CET, CHCM

Content Coordinator Matt Cook

Content Coordinator Daniel John O'Connell, CSP, CHMM, CHST, ASP, CET, CHCM

CoPS Body of Knowledge Chair Charles N Halfen

Government Affairs Chair Charles N Halfen

Member Eric M Lowe, CSP, CFPS

Membership Chair Tracy O Linhart

Membership Chair Annie F Richardson, CHMM

Professional Development Chair Carl W Heinlein, CSP, CPEA, CSHM, OHST, ARM

Secretary Stephanie G Pratt, Ph.D.

Social Media Chair Matt Cook

Staff Liaison Charlyn L Haguewood

Technical Question Coordinator Thomas E Pollard, CDS

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