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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 Election Results Highlighted by Stegall’s Move to President

    Apr 18, 2019
    ASSP announces its new leaders from the 2019 Society elections. All terms begin July 1. Diana Stegall will serve as ASSP president for 2019-20.
  • ASSP Names New Director of Professional Development

    Apr 15, 2019
    ASSP welcomed its new director of professional development April 15. Chris Ballman is an experienced association executive who will oversee the Society’s comprehensive educational offerings and provide leadership oversight of its largest annual event – the PDC in June.
  • Women and Safety Report Offers Solutions to Make Workplaces Safer

    Apr 11, 2019
    ASSP released a report on women and safety in the modern workplace – a follow-up to its Women’s Workplace Safety Summit held last October near Chicago. The report focuses on three main challenges faced by women in the workplace and offers potential solutions.
  • Commitment Signed to ‘Put People into Sustainability’

    Apr 04, 2019
    World-leading organizations joined experts in the fields of human capital, sustainability and occupational safety and health in signing a commitment to position the safety, health and well-being of people at the center of the sustainable business agenda. It came at a recent CSHS summit in Paris.
  • ASSP and KOSHA Will Collaborate to Improve Workplace Safety

    Apr 02, 2019
    ASSP and the Korea Occupational Safety and Health Agency formalized a memorandum of understanding that outlines how the organizations will collaborate on advancing workplace safety and health over the next five years. The agreement was signed at a global workplace safety and health sustainability event in Paris.

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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