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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

  • Coronavirus Q&A Session Will Help Inform Safety Professionals

    Mar 12, 2020
    With the COVID-19 outbreak generating many questions, ASSP will host a free question-and-answer session for OSH professionals to learn more about responding to the pandemic. The online event March 18 will feature expert advice from ASSP President-Elect Deborah Roy.
  • Media Advisory: Journalists Invited to Safety 2020 in Orlando

    Mar 02, 2020
    Journalists are invited to attend ASSP's largest annual event -- Safety 2020 in Orlando. The June conference and exposition is attended by over 5,500 occupational safety and health professionals and features more than 600 companies that demonstrate the latest product innovations.
  • CSHS Takes Lead Role in Coalition to Advance Worker Safety and Health

    Feb 05, 2020
    The Center for Safety and Health Sustainability (CSHS) has signed on as a strategic partner of the newly launched Capitals Coalition. The Switzerland-based coalition will take an integrated and systemic approach in addressing environmental, social and economic challenges.
  • Planning Ahead: Instructors Sought for SafetyFOCUS 2021

    Jan 15, 2020
    ASSP is already recruiting instructors for SafetyFOCUS 2021 that shifts to the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. It’s an opportunity for safety experts to make a difference by contributing to the continuing education of OSH professionals.
  • Rising Workplace Fatalities Must Be Met With Standards, Safety Systems

    Dec 17, 2019
    ASSP is urging employers to be more active in adopting voluntary national consensus standards and implementing safety and health management systems in response to newly released data. The BLS reported that 5,250 fatal work injuries occurred in 2018, a 2 percent increase from the previous year.

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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