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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 and Its 40,000 Members Stand for Safety and Equity

    Jun 04, 2020
    ASSP releases a statement from ASSP President Diana Stegall on behalf of the Society’s Board of Directors, calling for leaders and citizens to work together to understand and overcome systemic inequities to protect the safety and health of every American.
  • ASSP Foundation Awards $285,000 in Scholarships and Grants

    May 29, 2020
    The ASSP Foundation is awarding $285,000 in academic scholarships and professional development grants to 112 individuals seeking advancement in occupational safety and health. The 2020 awards will help students pursue degrees at 40 colleges and universities across the country.
  • Pandemic Planning Session Set for Safety Conference

    May 21, 2020
    As safety and health professionals prepare their organizations for pandemic recovery, ASSP is working to educate the industry on best practices. Safety 2020: Virtual will feature a general session on the impacts of COVID-19 and strategies to keep workers safe and healthy.
  • Safety and Health CEOs Discuss Role of Profession in Pandemic Recovery

    May 13, 2020
    The CEOs of the nation’s three leading safety organizations teamed up for a discussion about how the occupational safety and health profession is evolving and expanding its presence as industries recover from COVID-19. The free webinar features Jennifer McNelly of ASSP, Lorraine Martin of NSC and Larry Sloan of AIHA.
  • Five Safety Experts Honored as ASSP Fellows

    May 12, 2020
    ASSP is bestowing the honor of Fellow on five longtime members who have made significant contributions to the OSH profession. Ashok Garlapati, Zack Mansdorf, Terrie Norris, James Thornton and Jeffrey Vincoli are the 2020 recipients of the Society’s highest honor.

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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