Professional Safety


Professional Safety, American Society of Safety Professionals’ flagship monthly journal and top member benefit, covers the latest safety management and injury prevention trends.

Current Issue Highlights

Each peer-reviewed issue of Professional Safety offers practical guidance, techniques and solutions to help occupational safety and health (OSH) professionals identify hazards, protect people, prevent injuries, improve work environments and educate management that investing in safety is a sound business strategy. Annual subscription is included with ASSP membership.

From our latest issue:

Case Study

Patient Safety: Hospital Technicians & Information Overload
By Joel M. Haight, Harry F. Wetz Jr., Lisa J. Daves and Obhafuoso D. Olumese

Best Practices

How Safety Management Leads to Operational Excellence
By Matthew S. Ludwig

Training Tips

Infographics for Safety Communication
By Morgan Bliss and Jeff Dalto

Digital Edition and Article Archive

ASSP Members

To access the digital edition, you need to log in, then click the digital edition link in the left navigation menu.

Through the digital edition, you can access back issues from January 2012 to present. Once logged in, you can also access the PSJ article archive, which contains all peer-reviewed features published in the journal since 2000.

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Professional Safety App

You can also get instant access to the journal on your mobile device through our Professional Safety app.

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If you aren't an ASSP member, join today and start enjoying all the benefits — including a monthly subscription to PSJ — of belonging to our vibrant community where you will connect with great people and great resources.

PSJ Cover

ASSP and its members take safety seriously, advancing and exercising workplace safety best practices every day.

Still, our members often spot unsafe practices in the workplace and capture them on camera. By sharing these not-so-safe moments in Professional Safety's lighthearted “By the Way” section, we hope they serve as a reminder of the importance of working safely.

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Write for Professional Safety

Identify yourself as an expert in the OSH field. Share your knowledge with others, while also building your resume and earning credits to help you maintain industry credentials like those from the Board of Certified Safety Professionals.

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Reprint or Reproduce Articles

You must obtain permis­sion to reprint articles from the editor. Authorization to photocopy items for internal, personal or educational use is granted by ASSP, provided the appropriate fee is paid directly to Copyright Clearance Center; phone +1 978-750-8400 (Refer­ence Code No. 0099-0027). Single-copy and academic reprint permission is also available through the Copyright Clearance Center. Articles are also available from electronic databases hosted by ProQuest.

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Our members trust Professional Safety to deliver the latest technical knowledge in OSH management. Advertisers benefit from our subscription base of more than 38,000 members, with bonus distributions tied to our annual Professional Development Conference and Exposition.

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Annual subscriptions to Professional Safety are included with ASSP membership. However, individuals can subscribe, too. Subscribe online or call ASSP Customer Service at +1 847-699-2929.


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