The American Society of Safety Professionals (ASSP) is offering safety professionals online fall protection safety resources in conjunction with the eighth annual National Safety Stand-Down to Prevent Falls in Construction, May 3–7.
Occupational safety and health became national news 110 years ago when the deadly Triangle Shirtwaist Factory fire occurred in New York City. A few months after the tragedy came the creation of the world’s oldest professional safety organization: the United Association of Casualty Inspectors, now known as the American Society of Safety Professionals (ASSP), a […]
Workplace safety and health organizations acknowledged the Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s (OSHA) updated guidance on protecting employees from COVID-19 exposures as an important first step but reiterated their support for an enforceable emergency temporary standard (ETS).
Risk and uncertainty in the workplace are dynamic and continuously evolve as conditions and technologies change. Occupational safety and health professionals can learn about the latest techniques and implementation strategies to combat risk and better protect workers in a new technical report published by the American Society of Safety Professionals (ASSP).
Environment, health, and safety (EHS) professionals enter the field because of an innate passion for the work they do, taking pride in protecting their organization and its workers with little public recognition for a job well done. For today’s installment of Faces of EHS we spoke with Mary J. Stine, the Global EHS Director for […]
The American Society of Safety Professionals (ASSP), the world’s oldest professional safety organization founded in 1911, is taking steps to improve diversity, equity and inclusion within the Society and throughout the occupational safety and health profession. The formation of a board-level task force this summer represents ASSP’s renewed commitment to principles of fairness, respect and […]
For some, environment, health, and safety (EHS) is simply a job. For others, working in EHS is a passion, and they throw themselves into the field with (hopefully not too) reckless abandon. In our latest Faces of EHS profile, we spoke with Wyatt Bradbury, an HSE Advisor with Hitachi Rail, about transitioning away from a […]
At Safety 2020, the annual conference of the American Society of Safety Professionals, delivered virtually amid the COVID-19 pandemic, Camille Oakes, President and CEO of Better Safety, highlighted five essential business skills safety professionals need to cultivate to increase their effectiveness.
The American Society of Safety Professionals (ASSP), the world’s oldest professional safety organization with 40,000 members globally, releases the following statement from ASSP President Diana Stegall, CSP, CFPS, ARM, SMS, CPCU, on behalf of the Society’s Board of Directors.
With the outbreak of the coronavirus (COVID-19) generating many questions, the American Society of Safety Professionals (ASSP) will be hosting a free coronavirus question-and-answer session today, March 18, for occupational safety and health professionals to learn more about responding to the pandemic. While the live Q&A has already reached capacity, it will be recorded and […]