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DOT Issues Final Rule on Air Travel With Musical Instruments


U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) has issued a final rule that requires U.S. airlines to accept musical instruments as carry-on or checked baggage on commercial passenger flights, “provided certain conditions are met.”  (read more)

Cintas Offers Tips for Preventing the Spread of Illness at Work


CDC recently announced that the flu has reached epidemic levels in the U.S. due to a severe strain and a less effective flu vaccine.  (read more)

ASSE's Move to Park Ridge, IL, Nears

ASSE's new headquarters office at 520 N. Northwest Highway in Park Ridge, IL (60068), is quickly rounding into shape. The move will take place in early February 2015. The new facility is 2 miles from the Society's current location in Des Plaines, IL. Built in 1992, the three-story building has 32,000-sq-ft office space and a 10,000-sq-ft basement. Check out this video of the new sign being installed.


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Upcoming Events

Seminar Fest 2015

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

Safety 2015

Event Dates: Jun. 7-10, 2015
Location: Dallas, TX

Virtual Classroom


Raising Safety Mindfulness
January 28, 2015 - 11:00am - 12:30pm Central

Eliminating the Hazards - A Virtual Symposium on Hazard Identification and Controls
February 11-12, 2015 - 12:30am - 1:30pm Central

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ANSI/ASSE Z359 Fall Protection Code (Version 3.0)


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Health & Wellness

Combatting Cold Stress


As temperatures drop across the nation, the threat of cold stress must be kept in check. CDC offers guidelines online to prevent and treat prominent types of cold stress, including hypothermia, frostbite, trench foot and chilblains.  (read more)

Dangers of a Sleep Deprived Workforce


Two-thirds of Americans admit they are not getting enough sleep during the week. According to Circadian, sleep deprivation is a societal epidemic spanning across all countries and economic statuses.  (read more)

Government Affairs

OSHA: Cotton Clothing Not Protective Against Electric Arcs


OSHA’s final rule for electric power generation, transmission and distribution states that untreated cotton can ignite and continue to burn when subjected to incident heat energy above its ignition threshold.

NFPA Launches Certified Electrical Safety Worker Certification Program


The program is based on the 2015 edition of NFPA 70E, Standard for Electrical Safety in the Workplace. It aims to equip electricians with the knowledge, training and experience to optimize safety in their work.

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