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Mission & Initiatives

ASSE Foundation Mission Statement

The American Society of Safety Engineers Foundation, established by and in partnership with the American Society of Safety Engineers, generates funding and provides resources for scholarship, applied research, academic accreditation, and related academic initiatives in order to advance the safety, health, and environmental profession.

The Foundation currently supports these initiatives:

  • Fostering Future Safety and Health Professionals
    Award scholarships, internships and fellowships to students and faculty pursuing safety and health studies in accredited college and university degree programs.

  • Conducting Applied Safety Research
    Support safety and health research initiatives and publish findings that advance accident and illness prevention.

  • Expanding Accreditation of Safety and Health Curriculums
    Provide funding and direction to colleges and universities with safety degree programs seeking ASSE/ABET accreditation.