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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

  • Registration Opens for ASSP’s Immersive Safety Education Event

    Aug 20, 2018
    Learning must be immersive, engaging and relevant to your job. That’s why ASSP’s annual Seminarfest is a leading source for education among workplace safety professionals everywhere. Registration is now open for Seminarfest 2019, set for Jan. 24-31 in Las Vegas.
  • ASSP Encourages Involvement in Safe + Sound Week

    Aug 08, 2018
    ASSP is encouraging involvement in the second-annual Safe + Sound Week held Aug. 13-19. The nationwide campaign – spearheaded by OSHA and co-sponsored by ASSP – aims to build a stronger connection between safe workplaces and sound businesses.
  • Safety 2018 Attendance and Exposition Were Largest Ever

    Jul 18, 2018
    ASSP's signature event continues to grow in popularity. Final numbers from ASSP’s Safety 2018 Professional Development Conference & Exposition in San Antonio show that 8,641 people took part in the June event, surpassing the organization’s previous record crowd in Denver last year.
  • New Academic and Research Council to Advance Safety and Health Profession

    Jul 17, 2018
    ASSP has created the Council on Academic Affairs and Research, its first new council in 20 years. Among its objectives, the new council will develop and maintain a research agenda that supports the OSH profession, and encourage the translation of research to practice. The group will also work to bring more students into the profession.
  • ASSP Introduces Jennifer McNelly as New Executive Director

    Jul 16, 2018
    ASSP will welcome Jennifer McNelly as its new executive director on Aug. 16. She was introduced to staff July 16 at ASSP headquarters and will become the Society’s eighth executive director since ASSP was founded in 1911. McNelly brings 30 years of association, government, regulatory and business experience.

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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