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ASSE’s Boston Symposium to Focus on Evaluating/Communicating Safety Performance

DES PLAINES, IL (July 15, 2011) – The American Society of Safety Engineers’ (ASSE) ‘Prove It! by Measuring Safety Performance’  symposium scheduled for this November 17-18 in Cambridge, MA,  aims to help attendees learn how to produce ‘leading indicator’ tools aimed at increasing their abilities to prevent workplace injuries.
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ASSE Recognizes John Mroszczyk of Danvers, MA, for Best Technical Article

The American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) recently announced John Mroszczyk, PhD, P.E., CSP, of Danvers, MA, as the winner of this year’s Best Technical Article award for his article titled, “Prevention of Fall Fatalities and Injuries.
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ASSE’s Women In Safety Engineering Group Honors Boeing’s Mary Armstrong as One of 100 Women Making a Difference

The American Society of Safety Engineers’ (ASSE) Women in Safety Engineering (WISE) Common Interest Group has honored  100 women from around the world for making a difference in the safety, health and environmental (SH&E) field as part of the WISE ‘100 Women, Making a Difference in Safety’ project.
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ASSE Offers Tips on How to Prevent Heat-Related Illness For Workers

Des Plaines, IL (July 12, 2011) — As heat can cause workplace injuries and illness it is important for workers to be protected against the heat, sun exposure and other hazards that could result in severe injury, especially during the recent heat wave that much of America is experiencing.
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ASSE Member in Singapore Outlines Country’s Cutting Edge Strategy to Reinforce Work Safety and Health and Reduce Injuries and Illnesses

American Society of Safety Engineers’ (ASSE) member Suresh Navaratnam, director of policy, information and corporate service in the Occupational Safety and Health Division  (OSHD) of The Ministry of Manpower (MOM) in Singapore, discussed the country’s  workplace safety and health framework and provided an in-depth look at the country’s init

To Stay Injury Free, ASSE Urges Teens to Be Aware of Summer Job Risks, Offer Safety Tips

  DES PLAINES, IL (July 11, 2011) —  No matter where a teen works — at the pool, the restaurant, the store, etc. — they need to know how to be safe at work, according to the 100-year-old American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE).
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ASSE Foundation Receives $127,500 in Award Funding at Annual Conference

In its ongoing efforts to provide assistance to students entering the safety, health and environmental (SH&E) field, the American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) Foundation funds annual scholarships and professional development grants.
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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, dhurns@asse.org DES PLAINES, IL (June 29, 2011) —Parades are a major part of our Independence Day celebration.
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