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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 Honors Seabrook for Work on Safety Standards

    Jul 22, 2021
    ASSP has named longtime member Kathy Seabrook the recipient of the 2021 Thomas F. Bresnahan Standards Medal for her valuable work in developing and advocating occupational health and safety standards.
  • New Award Recognizes Prevention Through Design

    Jul 14, 2021
    Longtime occupational safety and health expert Fred Manuele received the inaugural Prevention through Design (PtD) Award for his outstanding foresight, wisdom and major accomplishments in preventing harm to workers.
  • Early Bird Deadline Approaches for ASSP’s Safety 2021

    Jun 22, 2021
    With interest and optimism building for its Safety 2021 Professional Development Conference and Exposition, ASSP reminds potential attendees the “super early rate” ends Friday, June 25. Now is the time to secure the lowest rate for the dynamic learning and networking event.
  • Key Supporters Advance Mission of ASSP Foundation

    Jun 16, 2021
    Several corporate donors have recently demonstrated their commitment to advancing occupational safety and health by working with the ASSP Foundation in specific ways, ensuring their corporate gifts help more individuals thrive in safety and health careers to protect workers everywhere.
  • ASSP Statement on OSHA’s Emergency Rule for Healthcare Workers

    Jun 10, 2021
    ASSP President Deborah Roy makes a statement in response to today's Emergency Temporary Standard from OSHA that aims to better protect America’s healthcare workers from exposure to COVID-19.

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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