Practice Specialties - Construction


The Construction Practice Specialty (CPS) focuses on all aspects of construction safety and is intended to provide industry-specific information and focused networking opportunities to ASSE members. Some popular topics include jobsite safety, LEED, crane safety, communicating to a diverse workforce and contractor relations.


If you missed the Open Call on May 19th, with the special topic: Fatigue Management in your Workplace you can watch the video. You can also download copies of Rick Zellen's and Paul Colangelo's slides.

ASSE Members, join today for just $20!

  • Network via social media, conference calls and annual meetings
  • Connect with top industry professionals
  • Access digital technical publications
  • Request advisory committee guidance and advice
  • Review conference speaking proposals
  • Share or seek knowledge through mentoring services
  • Enhance your resume through volunteer opportunities
  • Publish your knowledge to earn recertification points

Sample Article

Crane Safety Preventing Electrocutions From Contact With Overhead Power Lines
Contact with overhead power lines continues to be the most common cause of crane-related fatalities. Overhead power lines should be identified before any equipment arrives on site by conducting an assessment inside the work zone.


Volunteer Advisory Committee
Administrator: Rick Zellen
Assistant Administrator: Shawn King
Content Coordinator: OPEN
Executive Secretary: Omar Jackson
Membership Chair: Skyler Williard
Awards & Honors Chair: Jerry Shupe
Professional Development Chair: Rick Zellen
Industry Research Chair & Student Liaison: Josh Scott
Body of Knowledge Chair: Elizabeth Rodgers
Website & Social Media: Anastasia Urbanik
Corporate Sponsor Member: Paul Colangelo, ClickSafety
Liaison to SPALW: Jerry Rivera
Technical Question Coordinator: Brian Fennell
Government Affairs Chair: Ron Sokol
Nominations and Elections Chair: OPEN
Member-at-Large: Carl Heinlein
Member-at-Large: Corey Jones
Member-at-Large: Omar Jackson
Member-at-Large: Mac Legault
Member-at-Large: Neil Webster

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