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ISO to Develop New Global Occupational Health and Safety Standard

ANSI and ASSE seeking U.S.
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Statement by ASSE President Kathy Seabrook, CSP, CMIOSH, EurOSHM on confirmation of Thomas Perez as Secretary of Labor

The American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) congratulates Thomas Perez on the confirmation of his appointment as the next Secretary of the Department of Labor.  ASSE fully expects Mr.
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Residential Fall Protection Study Shows a Variety of Solutions to Protect Workers from Injury

July ASSE Professional Safety journal article various fall protection methods available for residential construction, examining why contractors are slow in implementation
With falls from height remaining the most common cause of workplace fatalities among residential construction workers, the industry is looking for solutions to protect workers who

Scholarship for Families of Workplace Fatality Victims Unveiled at Safety 2013

LAS VEGAS – Former Secretary of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), John Henshaw and the American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) Foundation today announced the formation of the Family Scholarship Fund that will offer college tuition for students impacted by a workplace fatality.
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U.S., China Leading Workplace Safety Organizations Join Efforts to Advance Global Occupational Health and Safety

The American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) and the China Occupational Safety and Health Association (COSHA) collaborate to improve workplace safety
 
CHICAGO, IL – The American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) today announced it will work with the China Occupational Safety and Health Association (COSHA) to advance professional occupation

Prevention through Design Tools Can Reduce Injuries on Sustainable Building Construction Sites

June ASSE Professional Safety journal article examines the increased hazards in the construction of sustainable buildings, and tools to mitigate the risks early in a project’s development
With sustainable building becoming a trend in the architecture, engineering and construction (AEC) industry, a growing number of jobsite hazards associated with

Safety 2013 Media Briefing Kit

Safety 2013 Media Briefing Kit   Monday, June 24th Scheduled ASSE Press Conference Kathy Seabrook, CSP, CMIOSH, EurOSHM News Conference on Association Risk Initiative 11:15 am – 11:45 PM Press Availability Room: #N215   Tuesday, June 25th Plenary Session 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm Featured Speaker: Dr. David Michaels, Ph.D.
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ASSE President Rick Pollock Urges Obama Administration to Adopt I2P2 Standard for Workplace Safety

President Barack Obama The White House 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue NW Washington, DC 20500 Dear President Obama: I am writing to thank you and to ask for your help.
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LeBlanc Building Company’s Jeremy Bethancourt Awarded ASSE’s Triangle Award for Heroic Dedication

The American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) has awarded Jeremy Bethancourt, Safety Program Director for Scottsdale-AZ based LeBlanc Building Co., Inc. their inaugural Triangle Award for Heroic Dedication today at the U.S. Department of Labor.
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Advocates for Greater Safety in the Latino Workforce Launch Campaign to Prevent Workplace Falls

As May marks the Building Safety Month…
Advocates for Greater Safety in the Latino Workforce Launch Campaign to Prevent Workplace Falls
National Fall Prevention Campaign seeks to create awareness of safety related work practices that prevent falls in the workplace with a focus on the Spanish-speaking worker
May 1, 2013 – Safety Professionals an

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