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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

  • Speed Networking Adds Value to ASSP’s Seminarfest 2019

    Jan 10, 2019
    ASSP understands how networking with peers can play a key role in achieving career-oriented objectives such as solving a business problem, advancing into a leadership role or even finding a new job. That’s why new speed networking sessions are part of Seminarfest 2019, an immersive educational experience for OSH professionals.
  • Research Shows Value of Wearable Technology in Reducing Workplace Injuries

    Jan 03, 2019
    The ASSP Foundation released a fatigue research report that shows the value of wearable technology in the workplace, encouraging employers to make a New Year’s resolution to monitor the fatigue levels of its workers to reduce injuries and increase productivity. The three-year study was led by Dr. Lora Cavuoto at the University at Buffalo and Dr. Fadel Megahed at the Farmer School of Business at Miami University of Ohio.
  • Worker Fatalities Slightly Decrease, But ASSP Wants Safer Workplaces

    Dec 20, 2018
    ASSP is calling on employers to take well-known steps to protect America’s workers from fatal injuries in response to newly released data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. The numbers only slightly decreased from 2016 to 2017. “This level of worker safety and health is not acceptable,” said ASSP President Rixio Medina.
  • Registration Opens for ASSP’s Safety 2019 in New Orleans

    Dec 10, 2018
    Registration is open for the nation’s largest conference for occupational safety and health professionals. ASSP expects to draw more than 5,000 attendees from 40 countries to its Safety 2019 Professional Development Conference and Exposition in New Orleans. The event exposes attendees to best practices, industry trends and the latest product innovations.
  • ASSP Introduces New Safety Podcast

    Nov 28, 2018
    ASSP launched a biweekly Safety Standards and Tech Pubs Podcast to help occupational safety and health professionals stay informed of industry consensus standards and technical publications. The podcast debuted in October and already includes six episodes.

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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