The American Society of Safety Professionals, also known as ASSP, is the oldest and largest professional safety organization in the world. ASSP fosters the development of technical, scientific, managerial, ethical knowledge, and competency of safety, health and environmental professionals. As Safety Professionals, we use these skills for the protection of people, property, and the environment. A key mission of ASSP is to promote the advancement of the safety profession.
The ASSP South Texas Chapter was chartered on October 5th, 1945 and has approximately 350 members. The purpose of our Chapter is to promote the advancement of the safety profession and provide leadership, networking, and professional development opportunities for our members.
The South Texas is located in ASSP Region III – Area 1 and serves a geographical area that includes:
In Texas (26 counties):
- Atascosa, Bandera, Bexar, Comal, Dimmit, Edwards, Frio, Gillespie, Gonzales, Guadalupe, Kendall, Kerr, Kimble, Kinney, La Salle, Live Oak, McMullan, Mason, Maverick, Medina, Menard, Pearl, Schleicher, Sutton, Val Verde, and Webb.
The following States of Mexico:
- Northern Panhandle of the State of Tamaulipas, and the States of Nuevo Leon and Coahila.