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American Society of Safety Professionals is your source for insights on trends in the safety profession, including developments in safety management, worker safety, government and regulatory affairs and standards.

 

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  • Two men shaking hands in an office and discussing how to establish a safety career

    Get the Safety Career You Want With These Expert Tips

    Sep 21, 2022
    • Students
    • Certification Preparation
    • Member Community
    • Professional Skills
    • Education
    Now is a great time to start or advance your safety career. Get advice from two hiring and job search experts who work with safety and health professionals.
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    OSHA Exploring Updates to Process Safety Management Standard

    Sep 20, 2022
    • Advocacy
    • Government Affairs
    • OSHA/ Law
    OSHA will hold an informal virtual stakeholder meeting on Oct. 12 to discuss a rulemaking project on the agency’s process safety management (PSM) standard, which has not been updated since 1992.
  • Members sitting in a classroom and laughing at Safety 2022

    10 Key Lessons From This Year’s Member Survey

    Aug 26, 2022
    • Membership
    • Advocacy
    • Professional Skills
    • Certification Preparation
    • Standards
    • Value of the Profession
    • Member Community
    • Students
    • Education
    A recent survey offered members the opportunity to share what they value about our Society as well as their hopes for the future. Here are 10 top takeaways.
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    Final Week of Discounted Rate for SafetyFOCUS

    Aug 18, 2022
    • Education
    • Press Release
    • Risk Assessment & Management
    • Certification Preparation
    There is only one week left to secure a discounted rate for the fall session of SafetyFOCUS as early bird registration ends Thursday, Aug. 25.
  • Survey Uncovers Key Findings on Falls From Height

    Aug 11, 2022
    • Construction
    • Fall Protection
    • Press Release
    • Safety Management
    • Standards
    A survey conducted last year by CPWR, supported by ASSP, gathered insights from safety professionals that will help advance fall protection.
  • ASSP Encourages Involvement in Safe + Sound Week

    Aug 09, 2022
    • Advocacy
    • Press Release
    • Safety Management
    • Risk Assessment & Management
    • Value of the Profession
    ASSP encourages involvement in Safe + Sound Week, a workplace safety campaign spearheaded by OSHA that takes place Aug. 15-21.
  • Safety professional man talking to two colleagues about their definition of risk

    How Does Your Organization Define Risk, and Why Does It Matter?

    Aug 08, 2022
    • Risk Assessment & Management
    • Training & Communication
    • Education
    • Member Community
    Operational silos don’t improve safety. People must work together across organizations, adopting an enterprise risk management perspective and shared language.
  • Safety professional woman with blue blouse presenting at a conference

    5 Tips for Submitting a Successful Safety Conference Speaker Proposal

    Aug 08, 2022
    • Education
    • Member Community
    • Membership
    • Professional Skills
    Interested in presenting at our Safety Conference and Exposition? Conference Planning Committee members have five tips for getting your session on the program.
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    Registration Opens for Fall Session of SafetyFOCUS 2022

    Aug 03, 2022
    • Certification Preparation
    • Education
    • Press Release
    • Risk Assessment & Management
    • Safety Management
    SafetyFOCUS returns with a five-day fall session to help OSH professionals advance their careers and keep workers safe in all industries.
  • Safety 2022 Attendance Ranks Third All-Time

    Jul 20, 2022
    • Advocacy
    • Education
    • Global Safety
    • Press Release
    ASSP's signature event returned to Chicago in a big way by attracting over 1,000 more attendees than the last time the conference was held at McCormick Place.
  • Construction equipment digging a trench

    OSHA Increases Focus on Trenching and Excavation Hazards

    Jul 15, 2022
    • Government Affairs
    • OSHA/ Law
    • Construction
    • Advocacy
    In response to an increase in deaths related to trenching and excavation hazards in 2022, OSHA is launching enhanced enforcement initiatives.
  • Chicago skyline

    Session With OSHA’s Parker Added to Safety 2022 in Chicago

    Jun 08, 2022
    • Press Release
    • Safety Management
    • OSHA/ Law
    • Fall Protection
    • Education
    ASSP welcomes Doug Parker, assistant secretary of labor for occupational safety and health, to a special general session at Safety 2022 in Chicago.
  • ASSP Foundation Awards $251,000 in Scholarships and Grants

    May 27, 2022
    • Advocacy
    • Education
    • Press Release
    • Students
    • Value of the Profession
    The ASSP Foundation is awarding $251,000 in scholarships and grants to 133 people to help them achieve educational and career goals in the OSH profession.
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    Livestreamed Sessions Highlight Safety 2022 in Chicago

    May 25, 2022
    • Advocacy
    • Education
    • Press Release
    ASSP unveiled two plenary sessions that will join two general sessions in a dynamic program designed to inspire, entertain and inform attendees of Safety 2022.
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    Two Safety Experts Honored as ASSP Fellows

    May 23, 2022
    • Advocacy
    • Global Safety
    • Press Release
    • Risk Assessment & Management
    • Value of the Profession
    ASSP is bestowing the honor of Fellow on two longtime members. Joel Haight and Pam Walaski are the 2022 recipients of the Society’s highest honor.
  • Ferri Named ASSP’s Safety Professional of the Year

    May 19, 2022
    • Advocacy
    • Member News
    • Press Release
    • Value of the Profession
    Abby Ferri is ASSP's 2022 Safety Professional of the Year. She has been a member for 20 years and has helped advance workplace safety and health in many ways.
  • Man selecting a mindfulness app on his phone while sitting by a lake.jpg

    Mindfulness and Safety Professionals: Tips For Changing Your Focus

    May 17, 2022
    • Education
    • Health & Wellness
    • Member Community
    Understanding the foundations of mindfulness can help you stay out of the stress zone, avoid burnout and improve your safety leadership.
  • ASSP Honors Lyon for Work on Safety Standards

    May 17, 2022
    • Advocacy
    • Press Release
    • Standards
    • Risk Assessment & Management
    ASSP named Bruce Lyon the recipient of the 2022 Thomas F. Bresnahan Standards Medal for his extensive work in developing and advocating standards.
  • Safety professional woman holding a notebook and smiling

    4 Skills That Will Help You Drive Change at Your Organization

    May 17, 2022
    • Education
    • Professional Skills
    • Safety Management
    • Training & Communication
    Too many safety managers address noncompliance with discipline first, says Cory Grimmer, and it can critically damage culture. Hone these four skills instead.
  • ASSP Announces 2022 Outstanding Safety Educator

    May 16, 2022
    • Advocacy
    • Education
    • Press Release
    • Value of the Profession
    Lora Cavuoto, a widely respected OSH educator and an ASSP member for seven years, is ASSP’s 2022 William E. Tarrants Outstanding Safety Educator.

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