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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

  • ASSP Honors Bliss as 2021 Outstanding Safety Educator

    May 11, 2021
    Morgan Bliss, a widely respected professor in the occupational safety and health field and ASSP member for 11 years, is ASSP’s 2021 William E. Tarrants Outstanding Safety Educator.
  • ASSP’s Fall Protection Toolbox Supports OSHA’s Stand-Down

    Apr 28, 2021
    ASSP has introduced fall protection courses and new online safety resources to help safety professionals recognize the eighth annual National Safety Stand-Down to Prevent Falls in Construction on May 3-7. The campaign is led by OSHA.
  • ASSP Elections Highlighted by Giles’ Upcoming Move to President

    Apr 13, 2021
    ASSP has announced its new leaders from the 2021 Society elections. All terms begin July 1. Bradley Giles will serve as ASSP president for 2021-22.
  • ASSP Shifts Safety 2021 to Austin in September

    Mar 31, 2021
    Prioritizing the safety and health of all attendees, ASSP moved its signature event to a new date and location while making it a hybrid experience. The Safety 2021 Professional Development Conference and Exposition takes place Sept. 13-15 both online and in-person in Austin, Texas.
  • ASSP Remembers Deadly Factory Fire That Spurred Workplace Safety

    Mar 18, 2021
    It has been 110 years since the tragic factory fire that led to the creation of ASSP. All workers are encouraged to join the Society in recognizing the anniversary by observing a moment of silence at 4:45 p.m. ET March 25 – the exact time the first alarm was sounded.

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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