ASSP Responds to Covid-19


ASSP President Diana Stegall

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Workplace Violence Among Key Issues at Women’s Workplace Safety Summit

Posted: Oct 30, 2018

The American Society of Safety Professionals (ASSP) hosted a summit on the safety of women in the workplace that focused on solutions to prevent violence against women at work and encouraged employers to acquire personal protective equipment designed specifically for women. More than 50 safety experts gathered at the Women’s Workplace Safety Summit near Chicago, also analyzing obstacles that keep women from advancing into leadership positions in the occupational safety and health profession. The diverse group of thought leaders represented businesses, nonprofits, labor, academia, government and professional associations.

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OSHA Susan Harwood Training Grant Program

Posted: Sep 14, 2018

OSHA will provide $10.5 million in funding opportunities for Susan Harwood training grants to support worker safety and health.  The money is available for nonprofit organizations including community and faith-based organizations, employer associations, labor unions, joint labor/management associations, Indian tribes, and colleges and universities.

This grant program supports the creation of in-person, hands-on training and educational programs including the development of materials for workers and employers in small businesses; industries with high injury, illness and fatality rates; and vulnerable workers, who are underserved, have limited English proficiency or are temporary workers.

For more information, click here for more information from the Federal Register.

Establish a Safety Fund

Posted: Aug 19, 2018

Donors can establish a named academic scholarship or professional education grant fund through the ASSP Foundation. Scholarships and grants advance the safety profession and provide national recognition for the donor. The Foundation manages the administrative details of this program and works with the donor to provide qualified award recipients each year.

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