Our more than 39,000 members lead, manage, supervise, research and consult on occupational safety and health across all industries and represent diverse voices across age, gender and ethnicity.
ASSP has a long-standing reputation of delivering top-quality occupational safety and health education and training members can immediately put into practice.
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We encourage members of our Council on Practices and Standards to nominate peers for individual awards to recognize their exceptional work and service.
This Safety Professional of the Year (SPY) Award recognizes and pays tribute to an ASSP member's outstanding achievements in contributing to our practice specialties, common interest groups and standards development activities.
The winner receives a $500 cash award and commemorative award. The recipient may also be nominated for the Society’s annual ASSP Safety Professional of the Year Award the following year.
Any practice specialty or common interest group member in good standing is eligible for this award — with the exception of current members of the council’s Awards and Honors Committee, including its chair. Nominees are evaluated based on:
Deadline: March 15
Each practice specialty and common interest group is encouraged to nominate a single individual for the award each year. Nominations are submitted by March 15 each year using the online nomination form.
Please contact Council on Practices and Standards Awards and Honors Chair.
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