Professional Safety Article of the Year


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1st Place: High Risk, Lone Worker: The Unacceptable Risk (July 2018) by Fred Straub, Ph.D., M.S., CSP, ARM

2nd Place: PTD Before Risk Assessment: A Historical Perspective (November 2018) by Mike Taubitz

3rd Place: Medical Marijuana: Addressing Impairment in the Workplace (August 2018) by Lori Schroth, Brandon Hody, Chris Chaffin, Elliot Laratonda and Greg Cook, from the ASSP Public Sector Practice Specialty


1st Place: Communicating & Managing Risk: The Key Result of Risk Assessment (November 2017) co-authored by Bruce Lyon and Georgi Popov

2nd Place: Strategic Safety Measures: Seven Key Benefits (February 2017) by Earl Blair

3rd Place: Rightsizing Risk Management for Small & Medium Enterprises (June 2017) by Pamela Walaski


1st Place: The Art of Assessing Risk: Selecting, Modifying & Combining Methods to Assess Operational Risks (March 2016) by Bruce K. Lyon, P.E., CSP, ARM, CHMM, and Georgi Popov, Ph.D., QEP, CMC 

2nd Place: Major Risk: Moving From Symptoms to Systems Thinking (October 2016) by James Loud, CSP, CHMM

3rd Place: Safety Expectations: Finding a Common Denominator (July 2016) by Vladimir Ivensky, CSP, CIH


1st Place: Preventing Major Losses: Changing OSH Paradigms & Practices (Jan. 2015) by James M. Keane, M.S., ASHM

2nd Place: Improving Construction Safety: A Team Effort (June 2015) by John W. Mroszczyk, Ph.D., P.E., CSP 

3rd Place: Using Stories to Teach Safety: Practical, Research-Based Tips (May 2015) by Mitch Ricketts, Ph.D., CSP



1st Place: Fleet Safety: Developing & Sustaining an Effective Program With ANSI/ASSE Z15 (March 2014) by Brian S. Hammer, M.P.A., CDS, Stephanie G. Pratt, Ph.D., M.A., and Peggy Ross, M.S., R.N., CSP, COHN-S/CM, CPE

2nd Place: Prevention Through Design: Proven Solutions From the Field (November 2014) by Dave Walline, CSP

3rd Place: SH&E Problem Solving: Are Higher-Order Controls Ignored? (Feb. 2014) by Michael Behm, Ph.D., CSP, and Demetria Powell

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