Membership Benefits

Qualifying for membership with the Occupational Safety Training Institute (OSTI) provides enjoyment, the prestige and added credibility of belonging to a highly professional and premier organization that promotes the enhancement of workplace safety.  Members take pride in belonging to an organization that advocates the highest standards of professionalism in the broad occupational safety field.

Members enjoy the following benefits:

Enhanced Credibility:  Gaining a client’s trust is paramount if you are going to have a successful practice.  OSTI is an organization that governs its own, and as such, members are held accountable to OSTI’s Code of Ethics.  And this is a huge benefit to you because it will increase and enhance the credibility you enjoy with your employer and clients.  How so?  Members inform clients of their association with OSTI and the provision to file complaints.  This is accomplished in the form of a written statement on a client information sheet or brochure.  If clients are told that you belong to a professional association that holds you accountable, they will automatically see you as even more credible and trustworthy.

Membership Certificate:  As an OSTI member, you will receive a Certificate of Membership suitable for framing showing that you are a member in good standing and an official membership wallet card.

Comprehensive Core Values:  Members can use the OSTI Core Values as their own or as a template for developing their own individualized code of values.  This saves valuable time and provides a comprehensive ethics base for safety professional and safe business practice.

Professional Directory Listing:  As an OSTI member, you can be listed indicating your area of expertise on out membership directory.  When requested, a recommendation to the nearest member with the specialization will be provided.

Reference Service:  Any member can list OSTI as a professional reference on resumes and applications.  Those members should ensure there information is current with OSTI.

Training Opportunity:  As an OSTI member, you will have access to quality awareness training courses and up huge discounts on advance courses and training materials that have been reviewed and approved by OSTI. (see course lists)

Online Workshops & Webinars:  OSTI strives to provide ongoing training though educational webinars and online workshops.  Webinars are usually not longer than one hour and provide a convention way to stay current on environmental, safety and health topics.

Safety Services:  Corporate members can gain valuable insight in their safety program through mock inspections and other onsite services.  Geographical limitations and other criteria’s may apply.

Safety License:  Each member is eligible to apply in becoming certified by OSTI to offer OSTI training courses to their clients.  Licensees are authorized to use the OSTI name, logo, and training materials.

Student Membership: Annual dues $79.00

Your individual membership investment helps support the various programs within the OSTI.  As an individual member, you receive all of the benefits of membership including special member rates on events and access to members only information and discounts.  Qualification for student membership:

  • must be enrolled full or part-time, pursuing an undergraduate degree program from an accredited college or university
  • OR, working in the safety field for less than 5 years.

Professional Member: Annual Dues $99.00

Your individual membership investment helps support the various programs within the OSTI.  As a professional member, you receive all of the benefits of membership including special member rates on events and access to members only information and discounts.

Qualification for professional membership:

  • must hold an undergraduate degree in occupational safety or closely related program from an accredited college or university
  • OR, working in the safety field for over 5 years.

Military Member: Annual dues $35.00

OSTI is pleased to offer reduced dues to members who are currently active duty military personnel in any branch of the U.S. military and current military reservists.  Proof of active service will be requested in order to receive this offer.

Please allow two weeks following receipt of complete application for notification of your election to membership.  Service begins with your election to Membership.  Membership renewal notices are emailed three months prior to your join date and cover a one year period from your join date.  Your OSTI membership is personal, individual, non-transferable and non-refundable.

Corporate Membership: Annual dues $995.00

Corporate Membership is awarded on a facility by facility basis.  Corporate Membership provides facility recognition and ten individual memberships to employees at that facility.  Individual members may be safety staff, members of the safety committee or others determined by facility management.  These employees are entitled to the same member benefits as our standard membership listed above.

Corporate Membership includes:

  • Corporate OSTI Membership Certificate
  • Individual OSTI Memberships, for employees like:
    • Facility Manager
    • Safety Director
    • Safety Department Staff
    • Facility Manager
    • Facility Human Resources Director
    • Safety Committee Members
  • Up to ten memberships are included
  • Discounts of on-site safety services (geographical limitations may apply)

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