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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

  • New Emerging Professional Award Aims to Boost Safety Careers

    Oct 03, 2019
    ASSP has created a new opportunity for emerging occupational safety and health professionals to advance their careers while getting involved in the world’s oldest professional safety organization. Applications are now being accepted for the 2020 Emerging Professional Award.
  • ASSP Adding Virtual Participants to Classroom Safety Training

    Sep 30, 2019
    ASSP is taking live classroom training and adding virtual participants via two-way video projection, meaning that a safety professional from their home or office can get all the benefits of face-to-face instruction without the travel time or expense. The new education option is called Live Virtual Classroom.
  • Revised Z10 Standard Is Blueprint for Safety Management

    Sep 18, 2019
    The revised ANSI/ASSP Z10.0-2019 standard that guides implementation of safety and health management systems is now available after being approved by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI). The update establishes Z10 as one of the most comprehensive systems-based standards in the world for occupational safety and health management.
  • Registration Opens for SafetyFOCUS 2020 in Las Vegas

    Sep 12, 2019
    Early bird registration is now open for SafetyFOCUS 2020, ASSP's immersive education event. Formerly known as Seminarfest, SafetyFOCUS 2020 features a full-day course format that allows attendees to gain deep knowledge on specific topics while building a schedule that fits their professional development needs.
  • Safety Standards Toolbox Can Help Create True Safety Culture

    Sep 05, 2019
    OSH professionals can transform their company’s safety program from a compliance-driven cost center into a corporate sustainability initiative with help from ASSP's Safety Standards Toolbox. The Sept. 24-25 event includes four webinars and access to nearly 50 voluntary consensus safety standards.

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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