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.
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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ASSE has completed its 2018 Society elections and congratulates its new leaders, whose terms begin July 1. Rixio Medina will become ASSE’s new president for 2018-19. “Elections are the heart of a professional society, and I’m happy to see our members staying involved and being committed to voting,” said President Jim Smith.
ASSE’s Safety 2018 Professional Development Conference & Exposition, a global workplace safety event with people from 40 countries participating as presenters, exhibitors and attendees. A key panel discussion will have experts addressing the active shooter issue and ways to reduce risks of workplace violence.
ASSE is taking steps to help curb workplace incidents involving active shooters. A working group of safety and health experts is providing insights into the development of an active shooter technical report, which could guide organizations toward safer work environments. A related panel discussion is set for Safety 2018 in San Antonio.
A highly anticipated global standard aimed at creating safer workplaces everywhere will be published on March 12, according to the International Organization for Standardization that spearheaded the five-year development process with support from ASSE. Companies can purchase ISO 45001 from ASSE beginning that week.
ASSP expanded its course offerings in online learning. Two ASSP LearnEx courses debut in March that focus on risk assessment and the new global safety standard, ISO 45001. Participants get the same level of content and engagement as in-person classes while learning at their own pace anywhere an Internet connection is available.
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:
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