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ASSE Announces Support for New Efforts to Further Prevent Construction Worker Falls

DES PLAINES, IL (August 23, 2012) — Each year thousands of workers are injured and 225 die from construction-related falls.
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Federal News Radio Interviews ASSE President Pollock on Federal SH&E Job Modernization

Federal Drive interviews – Wednesday – 8/22/2012, 9:50am EDT, Link follows Rick Pollock —President, American Society of Safety Engineers The Federal Advisory Council on Occupational Safety and Health recently recommended an update to standards for federal employee job classifications.
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ASSE Reaccredited as Authorized Provider of Continuing Education

Prestigious IACET Accreditation Demonstrates Commitment to High-Quality Lifelong Learning
DES PLAINES, IL (August 20, 2012) — The International Association for Continuing Education and Training  (IACET) awarded reaccreditation status to the American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) on August 18 authorizing ASSE to continue to provide Con

ASSE URGES FEDS TO UPDATE 1980 JOB DESCRIPTION FOR ITS OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY PROFESSIONALS

DES PLAINES, IL (August 2, 2012) – The last time the federal employee job classification for the GS-0018 ‘Safety and Occupational Health Management’ job series was updated was in 1980.
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ASSE Pleased Workplace Safety Engineer Listed as One of Fastest Growing Jobs

DES PLAINES, IL (August 1, 2012) – As the profession continues to grow, the American Society of Safety Engineers  was pleased to see the job of safety and health engineer listed as one of the fastest-growing jobs that pay $75,000 a year in today’s CareerBuilder article titled “7 Jobs that pay $75,000 a year”.
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ASSE Honors Burbank IL’s Lawrence E. Oldendorf with Prestigious Thomas F. Bresnahan Standards Medal

DES PLAINES, IL (July 25, 2012) – American Society of Safety Engineers’ (ASSE) professional member Lawrence E. Oldendorf, P.E., of Burbank, IL was recently named the 2012 recipient of the Society’s prestigious Thomas F.
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ASSE’s Pollock Reinforces Support for I2P2, VPP, in Letter to Congressional Committee Chair

AMERICAN SOCIETY OF SAFETY ENGINEERS SAY ALL OF OSHA SHOULD BE VPP DES PLAINES, IL (July 17, 2012) – American Society of Safety Engineers’ President Richard A. Pollock, CSP, said, “All of OSHA should be VPP,” in commending Rep. Timothy L. Walberg, chair of the U.S.
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ASSE Expands its Global Reach With the Establishment of Entities in the UAE and Mexico

DES PLAINES, IL (July 16, 2012) – The American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) continue to work to increase work safety around the globe with the formation of a new chapter in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and a section in Mexico.
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Helping Kids Understand Work Safety Earned These ASSE Members Worldwide Recognition

Des Plaines, IL (July 13, 2012) – In recognition of their efforts to help
children learn the importance of work safety during North American Occupational
Safety and Health (NAOSH, May 6-12) Week 2012, the American Society of Safety
Engineers (ASSE) has recognized five safety, health and environmental
(SH&E) professionals from around the globe

ASSE Awards Adele Abrams of Beltsville, MD Best Technical Publication for Article on Mining Regulations

Des Plaines, IL (July 6th, 2012) – American Society of Safety Engineers member Adele Abrams, Esq.
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