Elections 2014 – Vote Today
Voting is now open through March 31. Visit www.asse.org/elections for voting instructions and get to know your candidates. This is an important process. By being informed and voting, you play an important role in deciding who will lead ASSE.
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...
The star of an animated series of video shorts that centers on a worker who, as the dupe in situations over which he has no control, identifies hazards or risks, then makes good suggestions to improve safety and work organization. For more please visit: http://www.asse.org/newsroom/napo.php
NAOSH Week 2014
North American Occupational Safety and Health (NAOSH) Week 2014 is going to be an exciting event!
Let your friends, colleagues and family know that the Student Safety Awareness Art Contest (formerly known as “Safety on the Job” Poster Contest) is now open for entries. We’ve also added a Video Contest for teenagers aged 13-17! Keep in mind that entries for both contests are due by midnight, February 28th, 2014. All winners will be announced on or before March 31, 2014.
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.
DOT Effort to Improve Safety of HazMat Shipments by Rail - March 11, 2014
U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx issued a call to action to discuss how stakeholders (e.g., shippers, rail company executives) can prevent and alleviate the consequences of rail incidents that involve flammable liquids. The call to action reports that almost 1 million shipments of hazardous materials move across the U.S. each day, and while most arrive safely, accidents "can and do occur."... 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:
- Temporary Workers Safety
March 12, 2014 - 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM CENTRAL
- Strategies for Safety Training…Creating Effective Training for Adults
April 2, 2014 - 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM CENTRAL
- Elements of Leadership and the Safety Professional
April 16, 2014 - 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM CENTRAL
- Real Programs and Strategies That Ignite Employee Engagement
April 23, 2014 - 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM CENTRAL
Read each issue of PSJ on the go. Download Professional Safety's mobile app and start scrolling through pages, accessing exclusive online content and learning about the latest industry developments.
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.
Have a Technical Question? Ask ASSE!
Send us your technical questions regarding OSH issues. We will post selected questions and answers to the website in the future. Make sure to include your name and address with your question.