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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.

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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.

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ASSP Press Releases

  • ASSE forming accreditation institute to recognize quality safety programs

    May 02, 2018
    ASSE is creating an independent accreditation institute that will debut this summer, further driving the evolution of workplace safety and health worldwide. The fee-based program will certify an applying organization’s occupational safety and health products and services based on recognized voluntary consensus standards.
  • ASSE to bestow honor of Fellow on Deborah Roy

    Apr 25, 2018
    ASSE has bestowed the honor of Fellow on a longtime member who has made significant contributions to the occupational safety and health profession. Deborah Roy is the 2018 recipient of the Society’s highest honor. She also will be ASSE’s 2020-21 president, having been elected this year as the organization’s senior vice president.
  • Page-Bottorff named ASSE's 2018 Safety Professional of the Year

    Apr 23, 2018
    Tim Page-Bottorff, a highly respected safety trainer, mentor and motivational speaker who is often called a “public utilities safety guru,” is ASSE's 2018 Safety Professional of the Year. He has taken innovative steps to advance the safety and health profession while being influential with safety training for school-age children.
  • Winn named ASSE’s 2018 Outstanding Safety Educator

    Apr 18, 2018
    Dr. Gary Winn, a highly regarded educator within the occupational safety and health profession and ASSE member for 25 years, is the 2018 William Tarrants Outstanding Safety Educator. Winn is a professor of safety management in the Department of Industrial and Management Systems Engineering at West Virginia University.
  • ASSP Foundation awards more than $375,000 in scholarships and grants

    Apr 16, 2018
    Thanks to a growing group of generous donors, the ASSE Foundation is celebrating a record year by awarding more than $375,000 in scholarships and grants to 117 individuals seeking advancement in the occupational safety and health profession. This year’s distribution tops the Foundation’s previous record of $303,665 in 2017.

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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