EHS Management

ASSP Publishes New and Revised Workplace Safety Standards

The American Society of Safety Professionals (ASSP) this week announced it has published several new and revised voluntary standards to help employers minimize occupational risks to workers.

“Standards lead organizations big and small in the same direction to achieve safer and healthier workplaces,” said ASSP President Brad Giles, PE, CSP, STS, FASSP, GIOSH, in a release. “They are a cornerstone of a successful business, setting minimum requirements that help maximize operations, increase the bottom line and ultimately save lives.”

New standards recently published

The ASSP published the following new standards:

Revised standards recently published

The following standards were revised:

In addition to implementing safety and health standards, all employers are encouraged to regularly conduct workplace risk assessments, which are effective in combating many safety and health issues across all industries.