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OSH Plans Are What We Do

OSHA wants to hear from OSH professionals about its updated Safety and Health Program Management Guidelines. Last updated in 1989, these guidelines offer an overview of how to implement a safety management plan in any workplace. As ASSE President Mike Belcher explains in his February 2016 message in Professional Safety, "There is no more important stakeholder in this opportunity than every individual member of ASSE. OSH management plans are what we do, who we are at our best, and how we help employers best protect workers’ lives. OSHA’s effort to update its guidelines for every employer is an opportunity for us to spread the message to every employer about how to best do safety."

Although not legally binding, these guidelines are a powerful tool and an opportunity to communicate the value of the profession. Please review the comments and submit your comments by Feb. 22, 2016.

ASSE Continues Work to Frame the OSH Profession


On Friday, Jan. 29, ASSE brought together a group of subject-matter experts to continue the process of framing the OSH profession.  (read more)

Coffee Workers at Risk for Lung Disease


New NIOSH research suggests that workers at coffee processing facilities may be at risk for a lung disease called obliterative bronchiolitis.(read more)

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Upcoming Events

Seminar Fest

Event Dates: Feb 5-11, 2016
Location: Las Vegas, NV

Safety 2016

Event Dates: Jun 26-29, 2016
Location: Atlanta, GA

Virtual Classroom

The Psychology of Error
February 3, 2016 11 am Central

Forklift Liability in the Workplace
February 10, 2016 10 am Central

Using Safety Metrics to Identify Real Threats
February 18-19, 2016 9 am Central




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