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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

  • Nominations Sought for Prevention Through Design Award

    Feb 17, 2022
    Nominations are being accepted for the second Prevention Through Design (PTD) Award, which is presented each year by NIOSH, ASSP and NSC. The award recognizes individuals, teams, businesses or other organizations.
  • Final Days of Discounted Rate for SafetyFOCUS 2022

    Jan 13, 2022
    The opportunity to get a discounted rate for SafetyFOCUS 2022 concludes when early bird registration ends Jan. 20. The 10-day event will take place Feb. 21 to March 4, featuring in-person and online components for the first time.
  • ASSP Sees Uncertainty in Workplace Fatality Report

    Dec 17, 2021
    ASSP is concerned about the uncertainty it perceives in newly released fatality data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. The BLS reported a decline in fatal work injuries in 2020, but fatal illnesses such as COVID-19 and work-related cancers are out of scope for this statistical report.
  • Safety Professionals Turn to ASSP for Knowledge

    Dec 14, 2021
    In addition to being a leading resource for occupational safety and health conferences, industry standards, education courses and networking opportunities, ASSP is the place to go for books and technical publications that cover every facet of workplace safety.
  • Final Days of Best Rate for SafetyFOCUS 2022

    Dec 01, 2021
    The opportunity for occupational safety and health professionals to secure the best deal for SafetyFOCUS 2022 expires soon. The super early bird rate ends Thursday, Dec. 2.

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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