Award for Innovation in Occupational Safety Management
The ASSE Board of Directors has approved "The Award for Innovation in Occupational Safety Management" to recognize the efforts of individuals for their innovation and creativity in managing safety in the workplace. This award will be presented annually to the individual selected from applicants submitted in accordance with the Call for Applications. The Call for Applications for the 2014 Award is now available. Click here to read more...
Social Media and ASSE
Connect With ASSE on LinkedIn, Facebook and Twitter
ASSE's Social Media offerings include a variety of more than 30 different groups ranging from our Practice Specialties, Branches and Common Interest Groups to our Government Affairs and Public Relations outreach efforts. Take a moment to join the appropriate groups, post questions, recommend useful resources, participate in the discussions, search jobs, and network with fellow EH&S professionals.
ASSE Foundation Scholarships Just Announced: $200,000 Available.
The ASSE Foundation is pleased to announce the 2014 Scholarship and Professional Education Grant Program available to students pursuing degrees in occupational safety and health and to ASSE members and safety professionals working to advance their professional credentials. Thanks to our generous donors, we are offering more than $200,000 in 2014 with 11 new awards. The scholarship and grant application process has been streamlined via a new, convenient website.
Applications are due December 1, 2013 and award recipients will be announced on or around April 1, 2014.
ASSE is committed to ensuring that any decision by federal or state government impacting the safety, health and environment of the workplace is based on good science and sound technology.
The latest information on occupational safety, health and environmental issues for the SH&E professional.
CSB Video on School Chemistry Lab Safety - December 10, 2013
CSB has released "After the Rainbow," a video telling the story of Calais Weber, who at age 15 was burned on over 40% of her body while viewing a chemistry demonstration performed by a teacher. The video discusses procedures that may have prevented the incident and what schools can do to keep students safe during chemistry experiments... Read More!
ASSE's Body of Knowledge
If you haven't registered yet for the ASSE's Body of Knowledge you're missing out on a great source of information for the safety professional.
This week's featured content:
- OSHA’s Focus Four: Mitigating Job Site Hazards
- Design Options That Reduce the Likelihood from Electrical Hazards Including Shock, Arc Flash and Fire
- Reducing Falls in Construction: Safe Use of Stepladders
- Review of BBS Implementation in Indian Organizations
- Hazard Investigation: Improving Reactive Hazard Management
- Effective Confined Space Entry Team Member Training
December 11, 2013 - 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM CENTRAL
- Risk Management Virtual Event
December 16-17, 2013
- Leading an Ergonomic Culture to Achieve Multiple Returns
January 15, 2014 - 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM CENTRAL
- Industrial Electrical Safety Inspections
January 22, 2014 - 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM CENTRAL
ASSE is pleased to announce that mobile apps are now available for Professional Safety, its highly rated monthly journal. Get instant access to the journal from your Droid, iphone and iPad. Scroll through the pages, click through links to find more information or to connect with an advertiser. Members/Subscribers: Once you download and install the app, you'll need to log in with your member number/customer id and password (last name).
Now Available! Listen to Free Podcasts From ASSE's Virtual Classroom!
Every month, ASSE delivers live webinars from experts in the field of safety. These monthly live webcasts are a way to interact with the experts while learning about new approaches to managing safety.
Now, you can listen to the audio recordings of some of these past events whenever you want!
To listen to a podcast right from your computer, just Click Here.
Or, if you use iTunes, you can find us on the iTunes store.
Note: While our live webcasts offer the opportunity to earn CEUs, these audio-only podcasts do not.
Gift Memberships Available
Do you know a safety, health and environmental professional who is not a member, but really should be? Have you tried different approaches including the Member-Get-A-Member campaign with no luck? Well, maybe a gift membership from you would do the trick! Download the Gift Membership form today - PDF or DOC. ASSE is proud to offer another way to grow the Society, the safety profession and your sponsored members.
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