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ASSE Supports Congressional Efforts to Protect OSHA’s Voluntary Protection Program for Businesses From Being Cut

Des Plaines, IL (May 20, 2010) — American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) support Congressional efforts to restore funding to the budget for the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s (OSHA) Voluntary Protection Program (VPP), a program the Administration proposed to cut.
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The ASSE Foundation Recognizes Travis M. Kruse as This Year’s Doctoral Fellowship Recipient

Des Plaines, IL (May 20, 2010) — The American Society of Safety Engineers’ Foundation (ASSEF), in conjunction with Oregon State University, recently announced Travis M. Kruse, Master of Science (MS) and Graduate Safety Practitioner (GSP) , as the 2010 recipient of the PhD Fellowship for Future Safety Educators.
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ASSE Develops New Military Branch of the International Practice Specialty

Des Plaines, IL (May 18, 2010) — As the American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) continues to grow on a global scale, new opportunities for member networking are constantly emerging. In response to increasing demand from membership, ASSE has created a Military Branch under its International Practice Specialty (IPS).
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ASSE Author Mark Hansen Releases New Edition of His 2002 Book Out of the Box

Des Plaines, IL (May 17, 2010) — American Society of Safety Engineers’ (ASSE) past-president and author Mark D. Hansen, P.E., CSP, CPE, provides readers with career guidance and tips for success in the update of his 2002 ASSE book titled Out of the Box-Skills for Developing Your Own Career Path.
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Hawaii, Kuwait and Arizona Named American Society of Safety Engineers’ Chapters of the Year

Des Plaines, IL (May 15, 2009) — The American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) recently announced the recipients of the ASSE Chapter of the Year Awards, identifying these chapters as leaders among ASSE’s 151 chapters.
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ASSE Free Webcast With OSHA’s Dr. Michaels On Safety Incentives Now Available

Des Plaines, IL (May 13, 2010) — The American Society of Safety Engineers’ (ASSE) free hour-long webinar held Wednesday, May 12 featuring Secretary of Labor for OSHA, Dr. David Michaels, on the issue of safety incentives is available for all to listen at http://eventcenter.commpartners.com/se/Meetings/Playback.aspx?meeting.id=504812.
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ASSE Members Mourn the Tragic Loss of New Mexico Member Manuel Campos Jr. in a Car Crash

Des Plaines, IL (May 13, 2010) — The American Society of Safety Engineers’ (ASSE) is saddened by the loss of dedicated ASSE member, husband, father and grandfather Manuel Campos Jr., in a roadway crash on Friday, May 7, in Las Cruces, NM. According to reports, a westbound driver on U.S.
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Thousands of Businesses Worldwide, Iron Man, Museum Safety Experts, OSHA, FMCSA Officials and Over 60 Partner Organizations Join Safety Pros, Kids To Promote Work Safety

Des Plaines, IL (May 10, 2010) — American Society of Safety Engineers Media Advisory NORTH AMERICAN OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY & HEALTH (NAOSH) WEEK Protecting people, property and the environment since 1911 For Immediate Release—April 29, 2010 Contact: Diane Hurns, 847-768-3413, dhurns@asse.org Lindsay Stuart, 847-768-3404, lstuart@asse.
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ASSE, State, Trucking Officials Note 40% of All Workplace Fatalities Are Transportation Related, Urge Caution With Summer Travel Season

Portland, OR (May 6, 2010) — Portland, Oregon’s Lee Briney, CSP, American Society of Safety Engineers’ (ASSE) Columbia-Willamette Chapter President met with several trucking, state and federal officials to discuss the high tangible and intangible costs of car crashes this week at the Jubitz travel center.
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Share the Road Celebrates Occupational Safety and Health Professional Day

Arlington, VA (May 5, 2010) — Share the Road is in Portland, Ore. today, speaking to the importance of highway safety during Occupational Safety and Health Professional Day.
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(847) 768-3441
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