Membership in the World Safety Organization is open to all individuals and entities involved in the safety and accident prevention field, regardless of race, color, creed, ideology, religion, social status, sex, or political beliefs. Memberships categories are as follows:
- Associate Member: Individuals connected with the safety and accident prevention in their work or are interested in the safety field (including students, interested citizens, etc.).
- Affiliate Member: Safety, hazard, risk, loss and accident prevention practitioners performing full time activities in these fields. Only Affiliate Members are eligible for the WSO Certification and Registration Program. Affiliate Members are those persons who are full time practitioners in the safety field.
- Institutional Member: Organizations, corporations, agencies, and other entities directly or indirectly involved in safety activities and other related fields with an interest in these activities.
- Sustaining/Corporate Member: Individuals, companies, corporations, organizations, or other entities and selected groups interested in the international effort to “Make Safety A Way Of Life…Worldwide.”
WSO 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, directors of training, etc. They are employees of multinational corporations, local industries, private enterprises, governments, educational institutions, foundations, etc. Only WSO Affiliate Members are voting members in the World Safety Organization.