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ASSE Announces Release of Standard for Safety Requirements in Steel Erection in Construction and Demolition Operations

The American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) recently announced the release of the newly published A10.13 American National Standards Institute (ANSI) standard, Safety Requirements for Steel Erection.  The A10.13 standard has been updated from a version previously published in 2001 and a comparison document is available for viewing changes.
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Safety Professionals from Across the U.S. Honored for Their Contributions to the Safety and Health Profession

The American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) recently presented the distinguished Practice Specialty (PS) Safety Professional of the Year (SPY) awards to safety professionals across the country for their contributions to the safety, health and environmental (SH&E) field, as well as their contributions to individual practice specialties.
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ASSE Offers Tips For a Safe and Fun Independence Day Parade

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                      Contact:  Diane Hurns, 847-768-3413, DES PLAINES, IL (June 29, 2011) —Parades are a major part of our Independence Day celebration.
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Practice Specialty Parade Safety Article

 From the ASSE Council on Practices and Standards Public Sector Practice Specialty newsletter: providing you the following article. For more information and permission to reprint the article please go to the website, 2009.
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ASSE, Nigerian Institute of Safety Professionals Sign Critical Memorandum of Understanding

The American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Nigerian Institute of Safety Professionals (NISP), representing a commitment to work together on areas of mutual interest and benefit in the area of safety and health.
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ASSE Offers Post-Catastrophe Business Resumption, Community Safety Tips

For Immediate Release                                                                                            
 DES PLAINES, IL (June 24, 2011) — The American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) urges workplaces and communities to be prepared for th

Ambassador Brinker, Susan G. Komen for the Cure Founder, Inspires ASSE’s 100th Anniversary Chicago Conference Attendees

At the record-breaking American Society of Safety Engineers’ (ASSE) Professional Development Conference (PDC)  and Exposition’  held in Chicago last week  ASSE celebrated its 100th anniversary with more than 4,000 safety professionals,   475 exhibitors from across the globe and some  special guest speakers.
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Companies Must Embrace Safety to be Sustainable, ASSE Official Notes at Chicago Launch of New Center

For Immediate Release                                                                                                                                                            Contact:  Diane Hu

ASSE Foundation Announces Valerie Overheul of Grand Rapids, MI as Recipient of Distinguished Service Award

The American Society of Safety Engineers’ Foundation (ASSEF) recently announced Valerie Overheul, President, CEO and Founder of Summit Training Source Inc. of Grand Rapids, MI, as the recipient of this year’s Distinguished Service Award.
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ASSE Announces Winners of 100th Anniversary Essay Contests

In honor of the American Society of Safety Engineers’ (ASSE) 100th anniversary celebration, written and video essay contests were held for the first time this year.
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