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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

  • Stegall Honored for Leadership as ASSP President

    Jul 10, 2020
    The ASSP Board of Directors honored outgoing President Diana Stegall for an exceptional year of leadership that helped the organization meet the extraordinary challenges of a global pandemic. Her 12-month term ended June 30.
  • Safety 2020 Draws Largest Virtual Gathering of Safety Pros

    Jun 30, 2020
    ASSP brought together the largest group of OSH professionals who have ever participated in a virtual conference. Safety 2020: Virtual drew nearly 2,400 professionals who attended educational sessions and engaged with speakers, peers and exhibitors to learn the latest in workplace safety.
  • ASSP Publishes New Study Guide and Supervisory Manual

    Jun 16, 2020
    Two new books from ASSP can help occupational safety and health professionals expand their expertise. The Society’s library includes more than 100 technical publications that cover every facet of workplace safety from accident investigation and exam preparation to safety management and fall protection.
  • ASSP Joins OSHA Ambassador Program

    Jun 05, 2020
    ASSP has elevated its collaborative relationship with the Occupational Safety and Health Administration by joining OSHA's Ambassador Program. The agreement was authorized by ASSP President Diana Stegall and OSHA’s Loren Sweatt.
  • 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.

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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