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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

  • Four Occupational Safety Experts Honored as ASSP Fellows

    May 09, 2019
    ASSP is bestowing the honor of Fellow on four longtime members who have made significant contributions to the occupational safety and health profession. Earl Blair, Richard Nugent, James Ramsay and Treasa Turnbeaugh are the 2019 recipients of the Society’s highest honor.
  • Slates Named ASSP’s 2019 Outstanding Safety Educator

    May 08, 2019
    Kevin Slates, a highly regarded scholar, educator and researcher in the occupational safety and health field and ASSP member for 14 years, is ASSP’s 2019 William E. Tarrants Outstanding Safety Educator. He is a clinical associate professor at Indiana University.
  • Chary Named ASSP’s 2019 Safety Professional of the Year

    May 07, 2019
    CH. Rama Krushna Chary, senior environment engineer at Kuwait Oil Company, is ASSP’s 2019 Edgar Monsanto Queeny Safety Professional of the Year. He has taken innovative steps to advance the safety and health profession while enhancing ASSP’s membership abroad.
  • ASSP Comments on PAW Act and Workplace Violence Legislation

    Apr 30, 2019
    ASSP submitted detailed technical comments to congressional leaders regarding two legislative proposals that would help protect U.S. workers in healthcare and other industries across the country.
  • ASSP Encourages Support of Workplace Safety Campaigns

    Apr 25, 2019
    Everyone plays a role in minimizing risks that lead to injuries, illnesses and fatalities at work. ASSP encourages widespread involvement in upcoming workplace safety campaigns that begin April 28 with the observance of Workers’ Memorial Day.

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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