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OSHA Law Changing in California In 2015


A new bill that significantly changes an employer’s obligations to abate alleged workplace safety and health hazards in California and reduces the ability of the California Division of Occupational Safety and Health (DOSH) to make modifications to civil penalties has been signed into law by California Governor Jerry Brown. (read more)

Top 10 Safety & Health Fails In Children’s Books


Sure, there's some great children's books and young adult novels that tell tales of young heroes and their ability to achieve great things in the face of peril. But what's overlooked is that they're often put in situations that pose grave hazards to their safety and health. (read more)


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Upcoming Events

Energize Symposium

Event Dates: Oct. 23-24, 2014
Location: Denver, CO

Future Safety Leaders Conference

Event Dates: Nov. 6-7, 2014
Location: Schaumburg, IL

Seminar Fest 2015

Event Dates: Feb. 6-12, 2015
Location: Las Vegas, NV

Virtual Classroom

Generating Culture Change Mindsets
November 5, 2014 - 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM CENTRAL

Commitment Based Safety: The Only Way to Zero Injuries
November 12, 2014 - 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM CENTRAL

The Rise of ISO 45001 - A New Global Occupational Health and Safety Management System Standard
November 19, 2014 - 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM CENTRAL

Protecting Temporary Workers
November 25, 2014 - 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM CENTRAL






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ASSE Standards
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ANSI/ASSE Z359 Fall Protection Code (Version 3.0)


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What's New?

2013 BLS Preliminary Fatality Numbers Show Overall Improvement but More Deaths Among Latino Workers and Contractors


A preliminary total of 4,405 fatal work injuries were recorded in the United States in 2013, lower than the revised count of 4,628 fatal work injuries in 2012, according to results from the Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries (CFOI) conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

ASSE Foundation’s 2015 Scholarship and Grant Program Now Accepting Applications


DES PLAINES, Ill. (Sept. 4, 2014) – The ASSE Foundation’s 2015 Scholarship and Professional Education Grant program is now accepting applications for students pursuing degrees in occupational health and safety and safety professionals working to advance their professional credentials.

Government Affairs

ASSE Backs NTSB Call for States to Adopted 0.05 BAC Level for Impaired Driving


Based on the development of Position Statement on the issue by ASSE’s Transportation Practice Specialty, ASSE offered the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) support for its call to adopt measures that can encourage states to reduce the legal standard of driver impairment due to alcohol consumption, as measured by blood-alcohol content (BAC), from 0.08% to 0.05%.

OSHA's New Recordkeeping Rules Summarized


On September 11, OSHA announced its final rule adopting new requirements for reporting severe injuries and updates list of industries exempt from record-keeping requirements. ASSE opposed the provisions related to reporting severe injuries.

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