Here you can find our chapter website along with others from around the United States and the World. For reference, our chapter is within Region VI of domestic chapters.
The ASSP Foundation is the charitable arm of the American Society of Safety Professional, focusing on educational programs that advance the profession we serve, developing tomorrow’s safety leaders, and supporting research to expand the knowledge of the safety community. Learn more about the foundation and how to get involved here.
Professional development matters, as being the best professional you can be is an ongoing process throughout your career. Industry changes, new products/services/and ways to do things are created, your career progresses. Developing as a professional can be both challenging but rewarding. Here are some great certifications and other learning opportunities.
ASSP is certain to have the resources needed for any OSH professional. From a full collection of standards, available in both hard copy and electronic copy, to technical publications covering every facet of safety, ASSP is your top OSH resource.
Excel and Enrich your Career with ASSP Practice Specialties, Branches and Common Interest Groups. Review technical content that advances the practice of safety across the broad spectrum of the profession, from program management to culture change, risk assessment to fatality prevention.
Safety and Health Links
- American Board of Industrial Hygiene
- American Welding Society
- American Conference of Governmental Industrial Hygienists
- American Industrial Hygiene Association
- American National Standards Institute
- American Society of Mechanical Engineers
- American Society for Testing and Materials
- Americans with Disability Act
- Board of Certified Safety Professionals
- Bureau of Labor Statistics
- Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety Free Resources
- Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
- Construction Industry Alliance for Suicide Prevention
- Consumer Product Safety Commission
- Department of Energy
- Department of Homeland Security
- Department of Transportation
- Environmental Protection Agency
- Food and Drug Administration
- Health Physics Society: North Carolina Chapter
- International Air Transportation Association
- Institute of Hazardous Materials Management
- Mine Safety and Health Administration
- National Environmental Policy Act
- National Fire Protection Association
- National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences
- National Institute of Health
- National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health
- National Safety Council
- National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
- National Transportation Safety Board
- Voluntary Programs Participants Association
- Virginia Department of Health
- Virginia Department of Labor
- Virginia Department of Public Safety
- Virginia Department of Transportation
- Virginia Worker’s Compensation Commission
- Occupational Safety and Health Administration
- Society of Fire Protection Engineers
*Our Chapter of the American Society of Safety Professionals makes no warranty implied or expressed to the accuracy, completeness, or relevance of any information provided in the sites shown below. These links are provided for informational purposes only.
The site of the American Building Contractors has information on construction and construction safety.
Fire Preparedness Guide – Fire is one of the most common disasters. Fire causes more deaths than any other type of disaster. But fire doesn’t have to be deadly if you have early warning from a smoke detector and everyone in your family knows how to escape calmly.
The Grain Elevator And Processing Society has information on grain elevator safety and dust explosions.
This site has child safety information and resources including a “media center” and special kits for schools.
Specializing in ergonomics, this site offers software, training, and consulting services. Users who have tried the service are satisfied with their offerings.
The SKC company manufactures and sells industrial hygiene equipment. Their site includes lots of background information on IH that can be downloaded free.
This site digs into the statistics and looks at the hazards that could threaten your home and how to protect yourself from them!