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In Wake of Manhattan Fires, ESFI Emphasizes Power Strip Safety


Two Manhattan fires that occurred on Aug. 17 and 18 have prompted the Electrical Safety Foundation International (ESFI) to release an advisory regarding the dangers of overtaxed circuits and improper power cord use. The fires left one person dead and another severely burned. Both are being blamed on overloaded power strips. (read more)

CDC Infographic: Prevent Spread of Cold & Flu


CDC has produced an infographic to help remind children how to prevent the spread of cold and flu, particularly Enterovirus D68, a respiratory illness spreading across the Midwest. Although designed for kids, everyone can help prevent the spread of disease by following these six simple rules.(read more)


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Upcoming Events

Certification Preperation Workshop - Math Review

Event Dates: Oct. 12, 2014
Location: Cambridge, MA

Certificate in Safety Management - Safety Management I

Event Dates: Oct. 13-15, 2014
Location: Cambridge, MA

Certificate in Safety Management - Safety Management II

Event Dates: Oct. 16-17, 2014
Location: Cambridge, MA

Virtual Classroom

Arc Flash & NFPA 70E - Understanding the Hazard
October 1, 2014 - 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM CENTRAL

Decision Analysis in Support of Safety Management Systems
October 8, 2014 - 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM CENTRAL

Protecting Temporary Workers
October 22, 2014 - 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM CENTRAL

Using the CDC INPUTS™ Survey to Improve Workplace Health and Safety
October 29, 2014 - 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM CENTRAL

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






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ANSI/ASSE Z359 Fall Protection Code (Version 3.0)


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Press Release

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.

ASSE's Professional Safety Journal: A New View of the Great Safety Pyramid


Since its creation 83 years ago by H. W. Heinrich, the safety triangle offered a ratio formula that encouraged safety professionals to focus on the causes of minor injuries as a way to reduce the probability of having major accidents.

Government Affairs

NIOSH Announces Call for Abstracts for NOIRS 2015 Injury Research Symposium


A letter from ASSE President Kathy Seabrook on behalf of ASSE’s Illinois members urged Illinois Governor Pat Quinn to veto legislation (SB 3287 ) that would strip from independent safety consultants current immunity from lawsuits under the state’s workers’ compensation law.

OSHA Regions Get Policy Background Memo on Temp Workers


OSHA has issued a memorandum on its Policy Background on the Temporary Worker Initiative to its regional administrators.

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