The Healthcare Practice Specialty (HPS) addresses the occupational safety and health needs of those working in the healthcare industry, including hospitals, extended-care facilities, medical clinics, doctors’/dentists’ offices and related fields, such as psychiatric facilities, substance abuse facilities, paramedic operations and industries providing goods or services to medical facilities. HPS members help identify and promote research in emerging healthcare safety technologies and develop specialized healthcare safety education programs and technical materials.


If you missed the March 2, 2018 open call web meeting, which featured information about Hazardous Drugs Handling, Spill Clean-Up and Exposure Assessment, you can watch the video here and view the slides here.

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

Mayo Clinic’s Mindful Movements in the Workplace
Mayo Clinic’s mission is to inspire hope and to contribute to health and well-being by providing the care to every patient through integrated clinical practice, education and research.


Volunteer Advisory Committee
Administrator: Lauri Laudano
Assistant Administrator: Lori Severson
Content Coordinator: Cory Worden
Secretary: Anita Stone
Membership Chair: Mary Vorndran
Awards & Honors Chair: Sally Higgins
Professional Development Chair: Langdon Dement
Body of Knowledge Chair: Cory Worden
Website/Social Media Chair: Mark Shirley
Nominations Chair: OPEN
Health & Wellness Committee Chair: Kerre Aufsesser
Technical Question Coordinator: Lori Severson

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