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ASSE Notes Grain Bin, Electrical Problems Among Farm Risks, Offers Tips for Ag Safety Week

DES PLAINES, IL (March 5, 2012) – Safety needs to be the main ingredient in helping  keep farms and ranches safe for farmers, family members including children, and employees,  American Society of Safety Engineers’ (ASSE) Agriculture Branch Chair said today as the March 4-10 Agriculture Safety Awareness Week begins.
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ASSE Officials, Local Members Launch New Chapter in India at March 4th Events Celebrating National Safety Day

DES PLAINES, IL (March 1, 2012) – The American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) continue to work to increase work safety globally with the official launch of its India Chapter with events slated for March 3rd and 4th to be led by ASSE President-Elect Rick Pollock, CSP and the local chapter leaders.
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FL Children Take Top Spots in 10th Annual ASSE International Poster Contest

DES PLAINES, IL (February 29, 2012) – Not only did two Florida children win two of the top five awards in the 10th annual international American Society of Safety Engineers’ (ASSE) kids’ ‘Safety-on-the-Job’ poster contest, but also took the second and third place slots in the 5-6 age group.
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ASSE Suggests OSHA Lower Workplace Noise Exposure Levels

DES PLAINES, IL (February 29, 2012) – Adding to previous comments opposing OSHA’s Interpretation of Provisions for Feasible Administrative or Engineering Controls of Occupational Noise, the American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) suggested in a letter this week to OSHA’s Assistant Secretary David Michaels that a more valuable measure

ASSE Supports OSHA’s Residential Fall Protection Actions As a Move Toward Increased Construction Safety

For Immediate Release Contact:  Diane Hurns, 847-768-3413, DES PLAINES, IL (February 28, 2012) – The American Society of Safety Engineers support the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s (OSHA) rescission of the interim Fall Protection Compliance Guidelines for Residential Construction.
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ASSE’s Central Florida Chapter Partners with Alliance for Central Florida Safety to Present Safety Day 2012

February 24, 2012
Orlando, FL
WHAT: To provide safety, health and environmental (SH&E)
professionals with current hand-on information about best practices for
preventing workplace injuries and illnesses, the American Society of Safety
Engineers’ (ASSE) Central Florida Chapter is again partnering with the Alliance
for Central Florida Safety to

Winners of the 10th Annual ASSE Record-Setting Kids’ Poster Contest are from AL, FL, PA, TX

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact:  Diane Hurns, 847-768-3413, dhurns@asse.
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ASSE President Terrie S. Norris to Deliver Keynote Address at Middle East Professional Development Conference

DES PLAINES, IL (February 13, 2012) – American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) President Terrie S.
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ASSE’s Hawaii Chapter Partners With Local Schools for Kids’ ‘Safety-on-the-Job’ Poster Contest Winners

HONOLULU, HI (February 8, 2012) – The American Society of Safety Engineers’ Hawaii Chapter announced today the winners of its local kids’ ‘Safety-on-the-Job’ poster contest from Kapolei Elementary School and Kapolei Middle School.
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Abu Dhabi Official Visits ASSE to Discuss Expanding SH&E Offerings

DES PLAINES, IL (February 8, 2012) – The 100-year-old Des Plaines-based American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) welcomed the president of the Abu Dhabi Environmental Health and Safety Center (EHS Center) Mr.
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