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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 Recognizes Five Next-Generation Safety Leaders

    Apr 20, 2020
    ASSP has selected its first recipients of a new award and professional development program that advances occupational safety and health careers. ASSP’s 2020 Emerging Professional Award was earned by five next-generation safety leaders who demonstrate leadership, volunteerism and a desire to widely impact workplace safety.
  • ASSP Responds to Limitations of Stimulus Legislation

    Apr 16, 2020
    ASSP sent letters this week to congressional leaders to voice concern that professional associations are being overlooked in COVID-19 stimulus bills. These organizations are experiencing significant revenue losses and depleting reserve funds due to the pandemic, limiting their ability to provide members the critical support they need.
  • ASSP Elections Highlighted by Roy’s Move to President

    Apr 09, 2020
    ASSP has announced its new leaders from the 2020 Society elections. All terms begin July 1. Deborah Roy will serve as ASSP president for 2020-21 while Brad Giles moves to president-elect, Christine Sullivan becomes senior vice president and Linda Tapp serves as vice president, finance.
  • Recorded Education Sessions Free for Limited Time

    Mar 31, 2020
    For a limited time, ASSP is providing free online access to 330 recorded education sessions on many issues connected to workplace safety and health. Industry professionals can engage in on-demand learning from wherever they are located to gain knowledge from the experts who presented at Safety 2019 in New Orleans.
  • ASSP’s Free Online Resources Include COVID-19 Podcasts

    Mar 25, 2020
    ASSP is providing free online resources to help its members and the OSH community respond to the COVID-19 pandemic. A new three-part podcast explores how OSH professionals can protect their organization’s workers while helping to slow the spread of the virus. It features ASSP's Deb Roy and Tim Fisher.

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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