Expand your education and maintain CEUs through participation at annual events such as the Professional Development Conference & Exposition, SeminarFest or participate in certification preparation workshops and monthly webinars. Certificate 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 OSH profession.
ASSE is an accredited IACET CEU provider.
Network with professionals in your specific area of expertise, share common experiences and problem solving tactics with 19 specialties to choose from, including: Academics ,Construction, Consultants, Engineering, Environmental, Ergonomics, Fire Protection, Healthcare, Industrial Hygiene, International, Management, Manufacturing, Mining, Oil and Gas, Public Sector, Risk Management/Insurance, Training and Communications, Transportation, Utilities. Branches under selected Practice Specialties include: Agricultural, Health & Wellness, Human Resources, and Military.
Using 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 OSH legislation, provide expert testimony to Congress and monitor government activities to ensure that OSH legislation is based on sound science.
Contribute to shaping the future of the safety field by participating 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 OSH profession. In 2015, the ASSE Foundation awarded over $275,000 in scholarships and professional development grants.
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.