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

DES PLAINES, Ill. (Aug. 28, 2014) – 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. It sparked a new way of interpreting safety data that may be flawed.
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Applications International Corporation Pledges $250,000 to the American Society of Safety Engineers Foundation

DES PLAINES, Ill. (Aug. 25, 2014) – The American Society of Safety Engineers Foundation is proud to announce that Applications International Corporation (AIC) has pledged $250,000 over three years, partnering with the Foundation to strengthen the future of the safety profession through investing in education, leadership development and research.
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ASSE Invites Safety Pros to Register for Webinar: Disaster Psychology – The Myths of Panic

DES PLAINES, Ill. (Aug. 7, 2014) – Can people be trusted in times of emergencies or does panic prevail? Paul Gantt, president and founder of San Francisco-based Safety Compliance Management, Inc.
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ASSE Foundation Asks Researchers to Submit Proposals for a Chance To Earn a $300,000 Grant Advancing Safety and Health in the Workplace

DES PLAINES, Ill. (July 30, 2014) – The American Society of Safety Engineers Foundation will award a three-year, $300,000 grant in 2015 to a researcher who best describes how a proposed study will mitigate the risks of injury and illness in the workplace. The grant represents the largest award given in the Foundation’s 24-year history.
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Out-of-Service Equipment Pose Invisible Hazards If Not Handled Properly

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ASSE Recognizes Three Members as Fellows and Safety Educator of the Year

ORLANDO, FL. (June 10, 2014) – The American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) today awarded three members, Gary Barnett of Ocean New Jersey, Thomas Cecich of Apex, North Carolina and Don Jones, Sr.
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Trish Ennis Begins One-Year Term as New ASSE President

ORLANDO, Fla. (June 10, 2014) – Trish Ennis was installed Tuesday as the 100th president of the American Society of Safety Engineers.
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The 2014 ASSE Safety Innovation Award Goes to Ali Hasan Al-Failakawi

ORLANDO, Fla. (June 9, 2014) – The American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) today named Ali Hasan Al-Failakawi the winner of the 2014 Award for Innovation in Occupational Safety Management for implementing a road safety program that helped reduce motor vehicle accidents.
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ASSE to Host Its First Professional Development Conference in India

CHICAGO, Ill. (May 21, 2014) – The American Society of Safety Engineers, the world’s oldest professional safety society, encourages safety professionals to register for SAFETY INDIA 2014, a two-day professional development conference and exposition in Chennai, India on May 26-27, 2014.
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