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If you’re a news reporter who covers business, risk management, insurance or workplace safety, American Society of Safety Professionals can provide you with data and connect you to expert sources to help tell a compelling story about how safety impacts business.

About ASSP

GettyImages-504342613_super American Society of Safety Professionals is a global association for occupational safety and health professionals dedicated to creating safe work environments across all industries. For more than 100 years, ASSP has been at the forefront of helping occupational safety and health professionals protect people and property through their efforts to prevent workplace injuries, illnesses and fatalities.

Read more about ASSP’s history as a long-standing leader in the safety industry.

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ASSP Press Releases

  • Early Bird Rates End Soon for SafetyFOCUS 2021

    Jan 11, 2021
    Early bird registration for virtual SafetyFOCUS 2021 ends Jan. 20. Sign up and save on the 10-day immersive education experience, set for Feb. 8-12 and 15-19.
  • Rising Workplace Fatalities Must Be Met With Standards, Safety Systems

    Dec 17, 2020
    ASSP urges employers to adopt voluntary national consensus standards and implement safety and health management systems in response to newly released fatality data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. There were 5,333 fatal work injuries in 2019, the most since 2007.
  • Revised Standard Improves Safety of Construction and Demolition Workers

    Dec 02, 2020
    A newly revised ANSI/ASSP standard helps employers keep construction workers safe by describing best practices they can implement to take safety programs to the next level in a shared construction or demolition project.
  • ASSP Appoints Members of DEI Task Force

    Nov 18, 2020
    ASSP has formed a board-level task force to improve diversity, equity and inclusion within the Society and throughout the occupational safety and health profession. The 14-member advisory group gathered for the first time on Nov. 18.
  • ASSP Enhances Its Popular Safety Podcast

    Nov 16, 2020
    ASSP has posted the 50th episode of its popular safety podcast series, which has been renamed and enhanced to include a broader range of OSH topics. In its November installment, “The Case for Safety” discusses key workplace factors that can lead to suicide.

How ASSP Helps the Media

Just as we provide our members the resources they need to advance the safety profession and ensure that workplaces are safe, we’re also ready to provide the media with the resources you need to develop compelling stories that further the workplace safety conversation.

To help you make a positive impact on the businesses and industries you cover, we can:

Other Questions?

Contact Senior Media Relations Specialist Blaine Krage or call him at +1 847-768-3416
Contact Director of Communications Sue Trebswether or call her at +1 847-768-3433

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