Membership in the WSO is open to all individuals and entities involved in the safety and accident prevention field, regard-less of race, color, creed, ideology, religion, social status, sex, or political beliefs. All applicants accept that WSO will conduct an independent verification of employer, education, credentials, etc.

Memberships categories are as follows:

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The WSO awards a Certificate of Honorary Membership to the corporations, companies, and other entities paying the WSO membership and/or WSO certification fees for their employees.

WSO Affiliate Members are full time professionals, executives, directors, etc., working in the safety field as safety directors, university professors, private consultants, expert witnesses, researchers, safety managers, construction safety officers, etc. They are employees of multinational corporations, local industries, private enterprises, governments, educational institutions, foundations, etc.

Application for WSO Membership

Membership applications can be submitted directly to the WSO World Management Center in Warrensburg, Missouri, USA. Alternatively, WSO-BC Chapter can assist you with the process.

To apply for membership with WSO-BC Chapter, you may download the Membership Application Form, and submit along with your current resume to

If you are a WSO member already and wish to join WSO-BC Chapter, simply send a copy of your membership certificate to

Membership Benefits

Chapter Benefits

WSO-BC provides networking where members can collaborate and request for assistance from other HSE professionals, their peers.

Members can participate and access WSO-BC Chapter's Projects.

WSO Global Benefits

WSO provides all members with a membership certificate and identification card.

WSO Newsletters and other membership publications are made available for download from the WSO website.

The WSO’s World Safety Journal, published semi-annually, is available for download from the WSO website.

WSO members are entitled to reduced fees at seminars, conferences, and classes given by WSO. This includes local, regional, and international programs.

WSO members who attend conferences, seminars, and classes receive a Certificate of Attendance from WSO. For individuals attending courses sponsored by the WSO, a Certificate of Completion is issued upon completion of the course(s).

WSO members receive special hotel rates and assistance when attending safety programs, conferences, etc., sponsored by the WSO.