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How Can It Happen? ASSE Member Sam Cahan Responds To Fatal Amish Country Fire

Albany, N.Y. Times Union       Letter to the Editor     Detectors, plan critical to safety Published Wednesday, March 16, 2011  The fire that killed seven young children is a tragedy (“Amish country blaze claims seven young lives,” March 10).
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ASSE Opposes OSHA Funding Cuts, Cites Negative Impact on Safety

 For Immediate Release                                                          Contact:  Diane Hurns, 847-768-3413, dhurns@asse.org DES PLAINES, IL (March 16, 2011) – The American Society of Safety Engineers’ (ASSE) letter to Rep. Dennis R.
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Am. Society of Safety Engineers NY City Chapter Fire Museum Event to Honor The 146 Triangle Fire Victims

 American Society of Safety Engineers New York Chapter Media Advisory,   Protecting people, property and the environment since 1911  For Immediate Release                                                         Contact:   Diane Hurns, 847-768-3413, dhurns@asse.
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ASSE, Chicago Groups to Hold Free “The Fire That Changed America” Event April 7 at Roosevelt’s Gage Gallery

                                                                                                     
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ASSE, Partners, To Focus on Past, Future of Work Safety During May 1-7 North American Occupational Safety and Health Week


DES PLAINES, IL (March 11, 2011) – Each year, thousands of businesses and people worldwide join with the American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE), and its more than 33,000 occupational safety, health and environmental (SH&E) professional members to raise awareness about the importance of preventing work injuries and illnesses during Nor

Strasburg, Virginia’s Heishman Wins Top Prize in 9th Annual ASSE Global Poster Contest

Illustrating the importance of being safe at work, Tiffany Heishman, 10, of Strasburg, VA,  recently won first place in the 9th Annual American Society of Safety Engineers’ (ASSE) kids’ ‘Safety-on-the-Job’ poster contest for children aged 5-14 in the 9-10 age category.
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ASSE Reflects on the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire, Society Beginnings

Late in the afternoon on March 25, 1911, it was almost closing time for garment workers at the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory in New York City, NY.  After a long day of cutting and sewing ladies’ shirtwaists, workers were ready to return home to their families and leave the work day behind.
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Madison, Alabama’s Newman Wins Top Prize in 9th Annual ASSE Global Poster Contest

Illustrating the importance of being safe at work, Robin Newman, 14, of Madison, AL, recently won first place in the 9th Annual American Society of Safety Engineers’ (ASSE) kids’ ‘Safety-on-the-Job’ poster contest for children aged 5-14 in the 13-14 age category.
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The ASSE Foundation Announces Connecticut’s Bruno and Wisconsin’s Roberts as the 2011 Recipients of the Liberty Mutual Research Fellowship

The American Society of Safety Engineers’ (ASSE) Foundation recently announced that Jennifer Bruno of the Harvard School of Public Health in Boston, MA, and Shannon Roberts of the University of Wisconsin in Madison, WI, are each recipients of the Liberty Mutual Research Fellowship, a program at the Liberty Mutual Research Institute for Safety in

ASSE Offers Emergency Preparedness, Business Resumption Tips

In light of today’s massive earthquake in Japan and resulting Tsunami waves hitting the U.S., the American Society of Safety Engineers offers these suggested tips and links to more information for businesses, communities and families. Please go to http://www.asse.org/newsroom/safetytips/hurricane-safety-tips.
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