The Management Practice Specialty (MPS) focuses on management, supervisory, safety program oversight, culture, leadership issues and much more. MPS works with chapters to develop management-related programs and sponsors ASSE sessions at various educational events.


Please join us for our free Open Web Meeting

Wednesday, December 13, 2017 (60 minutes)
1:00 pm EST; 12:00 pm CST; 11:00 am MST; 10:00 am PST

Get updates on the MPS. Find out what's going on and how you can get more involved.

Special Topic: Serious Injury and Fatality Prevention

Many organizations are experiencing a decline in recordable injury rates, yet their serious injury or fatality rates are flat or even increasing. Learn about the paradign shift to measuring potentially serious injuries and fatalities (SIFs) and what the best-of-the-best are doing to eliminate SIFs in this special presentation.


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  • 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

Epic Fail: It Is OK... Sometimes
Experimentation and innovation are essential ingredients in an effective approach to environmental health and safety. Do not withdraw from this approach out of fear of failure.

MPS Mentoring Program

The goal of the MPS mentoring program is to connect mentors with mentees. This pairing is designed to encourage and empower mentees to more effectively advance their careers through alignment with identified business objective, skill development, career considerations, and networking. Click here for more info.


Volunteer Advisory Committee
Administrator: Anita Muller
Assistant Administrator: Maureen Johnson
Content Coordinator: OPEN
Secretary: Patricia Reed
Membership Chair: Fred Bonewell and Brian Weatherly
Awards & Honors Chair: OPEN
Professional Development Chair: OPEN
Body of Knowledge Chair: Michael Fackler
Website/Social Media Chair: Stanley Geist
Mentoring Chair: Joe Tavenner
Technical Question Coordinator: Joe Tavenner
Government Affairs & Standards Chair: Michael Fackler

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