Expand your education and maintain CEUs through participation at annual
events such as the Professional
Development Conference & Exposition, SeminarFest and Safety
Symposia or participate in certification
preparation workshops and monthly
programs for additional education needs including a Certificate in Safety
Management and the Executive Program in Safety Management. Onsite
training programs are available for your facility. Members receive a
free download of the proceedings from the annual Professional Development
Conference each year. Enjoy exclusive membership discounts (save $20
to $140 per event) of the
best professional development in the SH&E profession.
ASSE is an authorized IACET CEU provider.
Network with professionals in your specific area of expertise, share common
experiences and problem solving tactics with 17
specialties to choose from, including: Academics, Construction, Consultants, Engineering, Environmental, Ergonomics, Fire
Protection, Healthcare, Industrial
Hygiene, International, Management, Manufacturing, Mining, Oil
and Gas, Public
Management/Insurance and Transportation. Branches
under selected Practice Specialties include: Agricultural, Health & Wellness Human
Resources, Legal Services, Military, Service, Training
and Communications and Utilities.
the latest digital publishing technology, ASSE now provides its practice
specialty newsletters in a new interactive, full-color format providing over
30+ pages of valuable content three times a year! Internal navigation, page-turning
tools and external links to web resources help you make the most of your
reading time. Plus, you can easily contact practice specialty leadership
and authors with built-in e-mail connections.
Each Practice Specialty is available to members for only $20 USD. Branches
are included with the appropriate Practice Specialty for free.
Help Shape the Future
Issues around U.S. government policy help guide the
profession and have impact on international standards
and best practices. Regardless of your location, you
can have a voice in Washington and help to influence
policy in national safety standards development. ASSE
conducts programs and activities to represent and
protect members’ interests at the state and federal
levels. We also support critical SH&E legislation,
provide expert testimony to Congress and monitor
government activities to ensure that SH&E legislation
is based on sound science.
Contribute to shaping the future of the safety field
in task forces and committees, and
working with other safety professionals on issues
facing the industry today. Leaders also are provided opportunities
to gain additional leadership skill training that assist them in their committee
work as well as their job. Skills volunteer leaders gain include: leadership,
management, networking, presentation, time management, team work, meeting,
project skills and much more!
Many members have shared that they find greater
significant personal career growth and concepts to improve their company’s safety performance through
involvement in ASSE committees. Some committee examples include: standards
development, Practice Specialty leadership, government affairs, professional
development events, Professional Safety editorial review, technical publications,
public relations, educational standards, body of knowledge development, recognition,
chapter and region leadership and much more!
The foundation generates
funding and provides resources for scholarship, applied research, academic
accreditation and related academic initiatives to advance the SH&E profession. In
2010, more than $150,000 in scholarships and professional development grants
were made available.
Society Dues and Fees
ASSE Society dues and fees depend on the country of employment and citizenship. The base total payment in the US is $190 ($150 Society dues, $15 Chapter dues and a $25 application fee). Practice Specialties are an additional $20 each. Common Interest Groups (CIG) are an additional $10 each. The total payment outside of the US ranges from $85 to $160 which includes a $25 application fee and includes a $15 Chapter fee where applicable. A portion of dues is allocated to your Professional Safety publication subscription.