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ASSE to Address Safety Dangers in Healthcare Industry

Des Plaines, IL (September 16, 2010) — As reports of health care workers being attacked by patients continue to grow, the American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) will be host to a virtual symposium October 19-21 on how to address the risk and hazards healthcare workers deal with every day, as do their employers.
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ASSE President Hill Addresses Impact of the Economy on Work Safety at Canadian Conference

Des Plaines, IL (September 16, 2010) — In his Canadian Society of Safety Engineering (CSSE) conference address in Halifax, Nova Scotia, this week, American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) President Darryl C. Hill, Ph.D.
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ASSE Offers Valuable Tips for Students to Prevent On and Off Campus Fires

Des Plaines, IL (September 8, 2010) — In an effort to prevent injuries and illnesses in fires that occur in college residence halls, off-campus housing or fraternity/sorority houses and to raise awareness of life-saving fire prevention knowledge as students return to school, the American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) and the ASSE Fire Protec

ASSE Urges Motorists to Drive Smart This Holiday-Notes Cost of Crashes, Delays High

Des Plaines, IL (September 2, 2010) — As millions take to the roads this weekend for the Labor Day holiday, the American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) urges motorists and businesses to make sure drivers are not driving drunk, distracted or speeding. Transportation crashes continue to be the number one cause of on-the-job deaths.
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The American Society of Safety Engineers’ Foundation Announces Nearly $170,000 in Scholarships and Grants for the 2011 Academic Year

Des Plaines, IL (September 1, 2010) — The American Society of Safety Engineers’ Foundation (ASSEF) has announced the availability of nearly $170,000 in scholarships and professional development grants for the 2011 academic year, including seven new scholarships and three new grants. The deadline for all applications is December 1, 2010.
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ASSE Urges Businesses, Communities to be Prepared Before a Contingency Situation Occurs

Des Plaines, IL (September 1, 2010) — As we have seen in the aftermath of recent disasters, it is important to not only have an emergency plan in place should a contingency situation happen at work, at home or in the community, but that plan should be communicated and updated consistently, according to the American Society of Safety Engineers (AS

ASSE Urges OSHA To Utilize Consensus Standards In Developing Fed Rule Aimed At Reducing Workplace Slips & Falls

Des Plaines, IL (August 26, 2010) — In a recent letter to the U.S.
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ASSE Comments on New U.S. Fatal Occupational Injuries Report

Des Plaines, IL (August 20, 2009) — In light of today’s release of the preliminary annual fatal occupational figures for 2008 by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), the American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) President C. Christopher Patton, CSP, of St.
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ASSE’s Hill Comments on Reduction in Workplace Fatalities, Notes There is Much More to be Done

Des Plaines, IL (August 20, 2010) — The American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) passes along its condolences to the families of the 4,340 people who lost their lives last year due to on-the-job injuries, according to statistics just released by the Bureau of Labor Statistics, yet note there is much more to do.
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ASSE Opposes Michigan Bill That Threatens Workplace Safety & Health Efforts

Des Plaines, IL (August 20, 2010) — Southfield, Michigan, resident and president of the oldest safety society, the American Society of Safety Engineers, Darryl C. Hill, Ph.D.
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