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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 Webinar on Revised Standard Will Help Companies Manage Risk

    Sep 10, 2018
    ASSP will conduct a webinar Sept. 17 on ANSI/ASSP/ISO 31000-2018 Risk Management Guidelines, which was recently updated and adopted as a U.S. national standard. The 90-minute session will highlight the standard’s improved framework and explain how risk management can play a role in processes across any organization.
  • ASSP Foundation Invites Students and Professionals to Apply for $370,000 in Aid

    Aug 30, 2018
    The ASSP Foundation will accept scholarship and grant applications from Sept. 1 to Dec. 1 for its annual disbursement of financial awards in 2019. More than $370,000 is available through nearly 100 awards to OSH students and professionals.
  • CSHS Helps Propel New Global Protocol on Human Capital in Business

    Aug 28, 2018
    The Center for Safety and Health Sustainability is helping to push forward a new global protocol that aims to improve the measurement and value of human capital in corporate decision making and government policy. The protocol is driven by the Social and Human Capital Coalition.
  • ASSP Publishes Risk Management Book and Sets Webinar

    Aug 24, 2018
    A new risk management book published by ASSP is available on the Society’s website for occupational safety and health professionals looking to strengthen their operational risk management abilities. ASSP will conduct a corresponding webinar in September.
  • ASSP Certification and Accreditation Institute Debuts

    Aug 22, 2018
    The new ASSP Certification and Accreditation Institute LLC has begun working with companies to certify their workplace safety and health processes to established standards. The institute’s certification mark reflects a company’s investment in occupational safety and health management and is expected to provide a competitive advantage in the industry.

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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