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The Challenge of Responding to a Hazardous Material Emergency and Treating Its Victims

DES PLAINES, Ill. (March 3, 2014) – The moves onsite safety professionals make to decontaminate a manufacturing chemical spill involving employee exposure and the information they provide emergency responders will determine how fast that employee receives medical attention.
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Safety Professionals Need to Examine How They Manage OHS Incident Reports

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ASSE Invites Kids to Enter Art and Video Contests Touting Workplace Safety

DES PLAINES, Ill. (February 5, 2014) – In the world of workplace safety, a good day is when no injuries occur.
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ASSE to Host Its First Professional Development Conference in India

CHICAGO, Ill. (January 27, 2014) – The American Society of Safety Engineers, the world’s oldest professional safety society, is proud to bring SAFETY INDIA 2014, a two-day professional development conference and exposition to Chennai, India on May 26-27, 2014.
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Tablets and Apps Are Changing How Occupational Health and Safety Pros Do Their Jobs

DES PLAINES, Ill. (January 16, 2014) – The phrase “information at your fingertips” has never been truer than with today’s tablet technology.  The ability to access email and the Internet, as well as record audio and video from nearly any location has forever changed how we communicate and do our jobs.
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ASSE Signs Agreements with COSHA and ISHA to Advance Global Occupational Health and Safety Issues

CHICAGO  (December 11, 2013) – The American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) signed  memorandums of understandings that will explore opportunities to collaborate,  exchange technical information and conduct joint educational programs with the largest occupational health and safety organizations in China and Taiwan.
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U.S. Companies May Reduce Work-Related Injuries By Implementing Ergonomic Risk Assessments

DES PLAINES, Ill. (December 2, 2013) – The rise of work-place injuries related to musculoskeletal disorders, which is costing U.S.
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American Society of Safety Engineers Leaders Attend Kuwait Chapter’s Professional Development Conference

DES PLAINES, Ill. (November 26, 2013) – Creating a safe work environment cannot be perceived as simply checking off boxes on a compliance list.  Safety professionals must prove their value beyond such stereotypes by demonstrating how risk reduction is an essential competitive advantage to profitability.
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American Society of Safety Engineers Brings NAPO to the U.S.

DES PLAINES, Ill. (November 21, 2013) – Move over Smokey Bear.  Make room Mr. McGruff. There is a new educational character hitting U.S. classrooms to teach kids about the importance of playing it safe, even while you are working.
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The Center for Safety and Health Sustainability’s Statement on OSHA’s New Proposal to Make Work Injury Data Public

DES PLAINES, IL (November 8, 2013) – The Center for Safety and Health Sustainability welcomes the Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s efforts to broaden transparency in the reporting of worker injuries in proposed rulemaking the agency announced yesterday.
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