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Professional Safety Journal Honored for Redesign

Sep 03, 2020

PARK RIDGE, IL — Professional Safety journal, the flagship publication of the American Society of Safety Professionals (ASSP), earned a bronze award in the journal redesign category at the virtual 2020 Association Media & Publishing EXCEL Awards. The honor was the result of the occupational safety and health journal introducing a new look in June 2018 as part of ASSP’s rebranding campaign.

The award recognizes the publication’s improved design and content. Judges evaluated the journal’s quality of writing, copyediting, design and production as well as its editorial and graphic unity.

“Tens of thousands of workplace safety professionals turn to our journal to stay informed of safety developments, the latest research and industry best practices,” said ASSP President Deborah Roy, M.P.H., RN, COHN-S, CSP, CIT, FASSP, FAAOHN. “It’s truly an honor to be chosen for an award by our association peers.”

Professional Safety, which debuted in February 1956, is a blind peer-reviewed journal published monthly. Each issue delivers safety management techniques and practical guidance on incident prevention. It helps safety professionals identify hazards, protect workers and educate management in all industries worldwide that investing in safety is a sound business strategy. An annual subscription to the journal is included with ASSP membership.

The EXCEL Awards have represented the best of association publishing for 40 years, honoring organizations that exceed industry standards and set new benchmarks for performance.

About ASSP – Working together for a safer, stronger future
For more than 100 years, the American Society of Safety Professionals has been at the forefront of helping occupational safety and health professionals protect people and property. The nonprofit society is based in the Chicago suburb of Park Ridge. Its global membership of nearly 40,000 professionals covers all industries, developing safety and health management plans that prevent injuries, illnesses and deaths. ASSP advances its members and the safety profession through education, advocacy, standards and a professional community. Its flagship publication, Professional Safety, is a longtime leader in the field. Visit www.assp.org and follow us on Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn.

Media contact: Blaine Krage, 847.768.3416, bkrage@assp.org

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