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We strive to elevate the safety profession and the individuals who choose it.

We set the occupational safety and health community’s standards for excellence and ethics. ASSP strives to uphold and elevate the value of the safety profession through innovation, thought leadership, and objective, data-driven, solutions-based safety and health practices.

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Safe and Sound Campaign

Join with ASSP in supporting OSHA's national efforts to promote safety and health management systems.

Academic Standards

Learn about academic standards and accreditation and what they mean to the OSH profession.

Government Affairs

Government Affairs

We are committed to advocating for data-driven and solutions-based federal and state government decisions. Our member-driven initiatives ensure that safety professionals are part of the conversation.

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Advocacy Tools

Be the Voice of Your Profession

Our data-driven and solutions-based policy positions are developed by members and used for educating government officials and other critical stakeholders.

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Return on Investment

Return on Investment in Safety

Our efforts to elevate the value of safety don’t stop with legislators. We also work to ensure that business leaders understand that sound safety practices are not only socially responsible but also good for business, leading to increased productivity, a better reputation and higher employee satisfaction.

What is safety's ROI?

Academic Standards

Academic Standards

We elevate the profession by setting the bar high for OSH academic program standards in higher education to prepare the best and brightest future safety professionals.

Why education standards matter

Risk Assessment Institute

Risk Assessment Institute

The ASSP Risk Assessment Institute aims to position OSH professionals as leaders in the management of organizational risk, helping businesses proactively reduce worker injuries and catastrophic events.

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Alliances and Affiliations

Alliances and Affiliations

ASSP engages and collaborates with key stakeholders in the OSH industry to advance safety in the workplace, and advocate for the safety profession.

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Position Statements

Policy and Position Statements

ASSP takes various positions on public policy and government affairs issues that affect the OSH industry and our members’ professional practice. Our policy positions are developed by members and used to educate government officials and other critical stakeholders.

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