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AMERICAN SOCIETY OF SAFETY ENGINEERS TO RECOGNIZE VOLUNTEER SAFETY PROFESSIONALS AT NATIONAL CONFERENCE

DES PLAINES, IL (May 26, 2006) – The American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) announced today that the eight recipients of the Charles V. Culbertson Outstanding Volunteer Service award for this year will be recognized at the annual ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, “Safety 2006” in Seattle, WA from June 11-14.
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AMERICAN SOCIETY OF SAFETY ENGINEERS HONOR TEXAN WITH NATIONAL PROFESSIONAL ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

DES PLAINES, IL (May 25, 2006) – In honor of his long-term commitment to preventing workplace injuries and illnesses, Joel N. Tietjens, CSP, CSHM, of Spring, TX, was named Society Fellow by the American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE).
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SAFETY ENGINEERS APPLAUD SENATE HELP COMMITTEE FOR BIPARTISAN AGREEMENT ON MINE SAFETY LEGISLATION

DES PLAINES, IL (May 23, 2006) – Following the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pension’s quick approval today of bipartisan mining safety legislation introduced last week in Congress titled “Mine Improvement and New Emergency Response Act of 2006,” the American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) applauded the Committee and

AMERICAN SOCIETY OF SAFETY ENGINEERS ANNOUNCES SAFETY PROFESSIONAL OF THE YEAR

DES PLAINES, IL (May 18, 2006) – The American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) has awarded this year’s prestigious national Edgar Monsanto Queeny Safety Professional of the Year (SPY) Award to Keith Vidal, P.E., of St. Louis, MO.
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SAFETY PROS SEEK SOLUTIONS TO GROWING PROBLEM OF FATAL WORKPLACE FALL

DES PLAINES, IL (May 18, 2006) – Falling at work is the leading cause of fatal/catastrophic incidents, especially from ladders and roofs. Fatal on-the-job falls increased by 17 percent in 2004 countrywide.
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SAFETY PROS SEEK SOLUTIONS TO GROWING PROBLEM OF FATAL WORKPLACE FALL

DES PLAINES, IL (May 18, 2006) – Falling at work is the leading cause of fatal/catastrophic incidents, especially from ladders and roofs. Fatal on-the-job falls increased by 17 percent in 2004 countrywide.
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DAIMLERCHRYSLER DONATION CONTINUES THEIR DEDICATION TO WORKPLACE SAFETY EDUCATION, RESEARCH

DES PLAINES, IL (May 17, 2006) – DaimlerChrysler Corporation Fund’s recent $10,000 donation to the American Society of Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) Foundation marks their continued commitment to support occupational safety and health education and research.
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UPS Continues Partnership with ASSE Foundation by Funding Occupational Safety & Health Scholarships

DES PLAINES, IL (May 17, 2006) –The Georgia-based United Parcel Service (UPS) Foundation continues their commitment to safety and health by donating $35,000 to the American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) Foundation for their annual scholarship program.
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OSHA Renews Alliance with American Society of Safety Engineers

WASHINGTON – The U. S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) joined again with the American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) to formally extend their Alliance for two years. Edwin G. Foulke, Jr.
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ON THIS MOTHER’S DAY AMERICAN SOCIETY OF SAFETY ENGINEERS OFFER IMPORTANT WORKPLACE SAFETY TIPS FOR EXPECTANT MOTHERS, EMPLOYERS

DES PLAINES, IL (May 10, 2006) – With almost half the workforce being women and many being expectant moms, for this mother’s day the American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) suggests that employers and workers be aware of significant physical changes and workplace solutions to help assure a safe workplace for pregnant women.
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