:: Joseph A. Holmes Safety Association (HSA)

About HSA

The Joseph A. Holmes Safety Association strives to promote health and safety within the mining industry. To this end, the Holmes Safety Association was formed. This association was established to commemorate and perpetuate the efforts of Dr. Joseph A. Holmes. The Holmes Safety Association consists of a national council, state councils district councils, and local chapters each level directing and assisting the level below it.

Objectives of the Association:

  • To prevent fatalities and injuries and
  • To improve health and safety among officials and employees in all phases of the mining industries.
  • How can I join the Holmes Safety Association?

    Chapters are the smallest organizational entity in the Association. Your organization/company can become a Chapter by filling out the application and submitting it to Arlington, Virginia. Membership is free and you will receive a safety publication containing information and articles to help you in your safety efforts. Click here for mail-in registration form.

    Does the state of Texas have any District Councils? How can a Chapter join one?

    Texas has fourteen District Councils and one State Council. They are organized based upon geographical location and similarity of work. Once you become a Chapter you can join whichever council you believe would best serve your needs. Call the Council you are interested in and attend their next meeting. See the Council officers page for contact information.

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