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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

  • Chary Named ASSP’s 2019 Safety Professional of the Year

    May 07, 2019
    CH. Rama Krushna Chary, senior environment engineer at Kuwait Oil Company, is ASSP’s 2019 Edgar Monsanto Queeny Safety Professional of the Year. He has taken innovative steps to advance the safety and health profession while enhancing ASSP’s membership abroad.
  • ASSP Comments on PAW Act and Workplace Violence Legislation

    Apr 30, 2019
    ASSP submitted detailed technical comments to congressional leaders regarding two legislative proposals that would help protect U.S. workers in healthcare and other industries across the country.
  • ASSP Encourages Support of Workplace Safety Campaigns

    Apr 25, 2019
    Everyone plays a role in minimizing risks that lead to injuries, illnesses and fatalities at work. ASSP encourages widespread involvement in upcoming workplace safety campaigns that begin April 28 with the observance of Workers’ Memorial Day.
  • ASSP Election Results Highlighted by Stegall’s Move to President

    Apr 18, 2019
    ASSP announces its new leaders from the 2019 Society elections. All terms begin July 1. Diana Stegall will serve as ASSP president for 2019-20.
  • ASSP Names New Director of Professional Development

    Apr 15, 2019
    ASSP welcomed its new director of professional development April 15. Chris Ballman is an experienced association executive who will oversee the Society’s comprehensive educational offerings and provide leadership oversight of its largest annual event – the PDC in June.

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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