American Society of Safety Engineers
- signed June 24, 2003.
- "This agreement is another significant step in our efforts to make safety and health a value in the U.S. mining industry, our first with a professional organization."
- "This alliance marks a new opportunity, allowing ASSE to better link the professionalism of its members to MSHA's efforts to continue to improve its capabilities in ensuring safer and healthier workplaces for miners."
- ASSE members manage, supervise and consult on safety, health, and environmental issues in industry, insurance, government and education. MSHA is dedicated to preventing fatalities, injuries and illnesses in America's mines.