New ASSP Report Aims to Help Create Safer Workplaces

May 15, 2024

Occupational safety and health (OSH) professionals use collaboration and key insights to make smart decisions that can drive change across the industry. The American Society of Safety Professionals (ASSP) is helping that effort to improve worker safety and health by producing new online reports that contain firsthand views and experiences of business leaders from all…


Department of Labor Takes Critical Step in Heat Safety Rulemaking

May 9, 2024

Advisory committee approves unanimously to advance proposed rule The Department of Labor has taken an important step in addressing the dangers of workplace heat and moved closer to publishing a proposed rule to reducing the significant health risks of heat exposure for U.S. workers in outdoor and indoor settings. On April 24, 2024, the department’s Occupational…


Longtime Safety Expert Honored as ASSP Fellow

May 2, 2024

The American Society of Safety Professionals (ASSP) has bestowed the honor of Fellow on Daniel G. Hopwood, who has made significant contributions to the occupational safety and health profession for decades. He is the 2024 recipient of the Society’s highest honor, becoming the 147th Fellow since the world’s oldest professional safety organization was founded in 1911.…


Werner Announces 500 Nationwide Safety Training Sessions

April 30, 2024

Werner to train up to 65,000 trade and construction pros nationwide Werner, the world leader in ladders and manufacturer of climbing products and fall protection equipment, with an unwavering commitment to worker safety, will once again partner with the Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA) on the annual National Safety Stand-Down Initiative. Supporting site and safety leaders, these…


National Safety Stand-Down to Prevent Falls is May 6-10

April 25, 2024

The American Society of Safety Professionals (ASSP) encourages safety professionals and employers to raise awareness and participate in the 11th annual National Safety Stand-Down to Prevent Falls in Construction on May 6-10. The observance is part of a year-round campaign led by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA). Falls from height are the leading cause of…


Free Online Training and Webinars for Safe Ladder Usage

April 12, 2024

The American Ladder Institute (ALI), the ANSI-approved developer of ladder safety standards, offers free, comprehensive training at its Ladder Safety Training site. The site makes safety training easy all year long, with organized curriculum, video, and resource libraries. Training courses are designed to seamlessly complement and integrate with an organization’s existing training program. Managers can…


J. J. Keller Expands EHS Consulting Services Team

March 22, 2024

New consultants meet growing demand for compliance with industrial hygiene and Process Safety Management (PSM) requirements To meet the growing demand for its Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) consulting services, J. J. Keller & Associates, Inc. has added three new consultants to its team. Phillip Williams, COHC, CSP, joins J. J. Keller as a Sr. Safety…


ASSP Recruiting Safety Instructors for Three Events

March 19, 2024

The American Society of Safety Professionals (ASSP) is seeking a diverse group of occupational safety and health professionals to join its team of instructors now being formed for three education events. The world’s oldest professional safety organization is a longtime industry leader in providing continuing education for workplace safety and health professionals around the world.…


Standards-Based Education Series Spotlights Safety Management Systems

March 19, 2024

The American Society of Safety Professionals (ASSP) will host a third installment of its workplace safety education series called “Stand Up for Standards.” A live two-hour webinar on safety management systems will take place at 11 a.m. CT on March 29, helping safety and health professionals create a road map for identifying hazards and eliminating…


ASSP Announces Sessions for Safety 2024 in Denver

March 13, 2024

The American Society of Safety Professionals (ASSP) has published the concurrent sessions lined up for its signature workplace safety education event this summer at the Colorado Convention Center in Denver. More than 200 continuing education sessions will be available to occupational safety and health professionals who attend the Safety 2024 Professional Development Conference and Exposition from August 7-9. In…


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