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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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ASSE Presents November Symposium Addressing Innovative Human Error View of Safety

Des Plaines, IL (July 12, 2010) — The American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) Symposium titled “Rethink Safety: A New View of Human Error and Workplace Safety,” will take place in San Antonio, TX, November 4-5.
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Retooling for the New Economy is Topic of ASSE’s S. California Chapters and the American Industrial Hygiene Association’s Symposium

Des Plaines, IL (July 8, 2010) — WHAT: The American Society of Safety Engineers’ (ASSE) Long Beach, Los Angeles and Orange County chapters will host a Joint Technical Symposium in conjunction with the Southern California and Orange County American Industrial Hygiene Association (AIHA) on Wednesday, October 20, 2010, titled “Retooling for the

ASSE Presents Award for Outstanding Volunteer Service to Professionals from CA, CO, MO, NY, TX and the Netherlands

Des Plaines, IL (July 7, 2010) — The American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) recently presented the Charles V. Culbertson Outstanding Volunteer Service award to recipients Christopher M. Gates, ARM, from San Bernardino, CA; Richard F. King, CSP, from Centennial, CO; James L.
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Preventing Occupational Dog Bites Addressed at Live Demonstration at ASSE’s Conference

Des Plaines, IL (July 1, 2010) — Not only did the American Society of Safety Engineers’ (ASSE) annual Professional Development Conference (PDC) held in Baltimore, MD, June 13-16 provide more than 200 educational sessions, but also featured a live occupational dog bite safety demonstration.
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Safety Engineers Note Planning Key to a Safe Holiday Parade

Des Plaines, IL (July 1, 2010) — Midsummer parades, especially the Fourth of July parade, have grown in size and popularity in towns and communities countrywide.
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