Membership

Become a Member

Our mission is to support women working in OH&S through education, mentoring, resources and connection.

Whether you are just beginning your career in Occupational Health & Safety or are trying to advance within the profession, WOHSS offers its members encouragement, engagement, inspiration and advice.

Types of Membership

  • General membership ($50) - Applicable to women working in an OHS role in the province of Alberta. General members have the ability to apply for mentorship opportunities, vote in general elections, and run for a board position.
  • Student membership ($25) - Applicable to female students who are currently enrolled as a student on a full-time basis in an OHS program at a recognized school, college or university, or who have completed an OHS program at a recognized school, college or university within the previous calendar year. Student members have the ability to apply for mentorship opportunities, vote in general elections, but are not eligible to run for a board position.
  • Associate membership ($50) - Applicable to women working in an OHS role outside of Alberta, women who are interested in health and safety but not working in health and safety, individuals working outside of the OHS profession who provide associated services, and men. Associate members have access to WOHSS events, WOHSS technical questions, and other programs. Associate members are not eligible to apply for mentorship opportunities, or vote in general elections. They are eligible to run for the Director at Large position on the board.

General Member Benefits

Student Member Benefits

Student members shall not have the right to hold office in WOHSS.

Associate Member Benefits

Associate members shall not have any voting rights or the right to hold office in WOHSS other than the Director at Large role. They are currently ineligible to be a Mentee within the Mentorship Streams, but may be considered for Mentor roles.