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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

  • Professional Safety Journal Honored for Redesign

    Sep 03, 2020
    Professional Safety journal, ASSP's flagship publication, earned a bronze award in the journal redesign category at the virtual 2020 Association Media & Publishing EXCEL Awards. The honor was the result of the journal introducing a new look as part of ASSP’s rebranding campaign.
  • ASSP Creates Online Resource for Construction Safety

    Aug 24, 2020
    Construction and demolition sites present some of the most hazardous conditions for workers anywhere. To help the industry address these challenges, ASSP launched a web-based library of content that brings a comprehensive collection of education materials and resources to the forefront.
  • ASSP Aims to Remove Barriers to Safety and Health

    Jul 31, 2020
    ASSP is taking steps to improve diversity, equity and inclusion within the Society and throughout the occupational safety and health profession. The formation of a board-level task force this summer represents ASSP’s renewed commitment to principles of fairness, respect and equal opportunity for all.
  • ASSP Introduces Virtual Safety Education Series

    Jul 28, 2020
    OSH professionals facing the challenges of shrinking travel budgets and widespread physical distancing can stay current on best practices through a new series of virtual education events. The immersive events are offshoots of ASSP's annual SafetyFOCUS education event.
  • ASSP and AIHA Collaborate to Improve Worker Safety and Health

    Jul 16, 2020
    Longtime industry allies ASSP and AIHA have signed a three-year memorandum of understanding that outlines how the organizations will continue to collaborate on advancing workplace safety and health, and strengthening the occupational safety and health profession.

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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