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ASSE’s Philadelphia Chapter Celebrates 75 Years

Des Plaines, IL (August 5, 2010) — The American Society of Safety Engineers’ (ASSE) Philadelphia Chapter is celebrating its 75th anniversary this year. Chartered on July 1, 1935, the Philadelphia Chapter is one of the almost 100 year old Society’s oldest chapters.
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The ASSE Foundation Announces New Military Service Scholarship, New Criteria for the America Responds Memorial Scholarship

Des Plaines, IL (August 5, 2010) — The American Society of Safety Engineers’ Foundation (ASSEF)recently announced the addition of a new, $1000, Military Service Scholarship and the establishment of new criteria for the America Responds Memorial Scholarship.
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ASSE Presents a Comprehensive Managed Fall Protection Webinar August 18

Des Plaines, IL (August 2, 2010) — The American Society of Safety Engineers will offer an interactive live webinar titled, “Understanding a Comprehensive Managed Fall Protection Program and Personnel Key to Its Development and Implementation,” on August 18 at 11:00 a.m. CDT.
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ASSE’s SeminarFest in Las Vegas to Focus on Work Safety Issues, Best Practices

Des Plaines, IL (July 26, 2010) — Aimed at providing fundamental continuing education and training for safety professionals on a variety of key topics and emerging issues, the American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) will hold its annual SeminarFest in Las Vegas, NV, January 23-29, 2011.
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ASSE Offers Heat-Related Illness Prevention Safety Tips

Des Plaines, IL (July 22, 2010) — As heat stress 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.
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Alaskan ASSE Members Join Coast Guard in Reaching Rural Communities With Key Safety Information

Fairbanks, AK (July 20, 2010) — In an effort to increase safety in rural Alaskan communities, members of the American Society of Safety Engineers’ Midnight Sun Chapter, out of Fairbanks, joined with the Alaskan Coast Guard Auxiliary recently to visit and educate, for the first time, rural residents in villages located along the Yukon River.
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ASSE Members’ Receive NAOSH Champion Award For Making a Difference

Des Plaines, IL (July 19, 2010) — With 5,214 people dying from work-related injuries in 2008 and millions more sustaining on-the-job injuries and illnesses, American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) members work not only at their job protecting people and property, but in their spare time as well.
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ASSE Comments on New Congressional Mine Act

Des Plaines, IL (July 13, 2010) — The American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) today said it does not support the effort to link together key provisions of the Protecting America’s Workers Act (PAW Act, HR 2067), introduced last year, to mining safety and health provisions of the Mine Safety and Health Act of 2010 bill, HR 5663, for which th

The ASSE Foundation Receives Nearly $150,000 for Award Funding at Annual Conference

Des Plaines, IL (July 13, 2010) — In its ongoing efforts to provide assistance to students entering the safety, health and the environmental (SH&E) field, the American Society of Safety Engineers’ Foundation (ASSEF) funds annual scholarships and professional development grants.
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HP Hood ASSE Safety Professionals Share Expertise With Communities, Schools Aimed at Preventing Work Injuries, Illnesses

Des Plaines, IL (July 12, 2010) — Recently, safety professionals at HP Hood LLC that are members of the American Society of Safety Engineers led a multi-state safety effort by reaching out into their communities and schools with key information and best practices on how to be safe on the job.
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