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Medina Foundation Grant Honors Corpus Christi Refinery Operator/Firefighter Gabriel Alvarado

Des Plaines, IL (January 12, 2010) — The American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) Foundation announced today that ASSE professional member Rixio E. Medina, CSP, CPP, managing member of RE Medina Management, L.L.C., and general partner of Rixio Medina & Associates, L.P.
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ASSE Offers Workplace Violence Prevention Tips

Des Plaines, IL (January 7, 2010) — In 2008, according to the U.S. Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), workplace suicides were up 28 percent over 2007, and workplace homicides continued to be one of the top three causes of on-the-job fatalities, noted the American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE).
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ASSE March Symposium Addresses Navigating Today’s Tough Economy For Safety Professionals

Des Plaines, IL (January 7, 2010) — The March 11-12 American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) symposium titled “Delivering Safety Results in Changing Times” will provide attendees with tools they can use now on how to analyze and rise above today’s difficult economy at work by leveraging the changes taking place to increase safety excelle

ASSE Announces Release of New Roadway Work Zone Safety Standards

Des Plaines, IL (January 5, 2010) — In an effort to address transportation-related incidents, which are still the number one cause of on-the-job deaths, the American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) recently announced the approval of a new voluntary consensus standard, the American National Standards Institute (ANSI)/ASSE A10.
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ASSE Urges Haste in Finalizing Hazardous Materials Communication Rule

Des Plaines, IL (January 4, 2010) — The American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) President C.
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ASSE Recalls Dedication, Accomplishments by Former Executive Director Judy Neel Murphy

Des Plaines, IL (January 4, 2010) — The American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) is saddened by the recent death of former ASSE Executive Director Judy Neel Murphy. Mrs. Murphy passed away Wednesday, December 23 in Chicago, IL. Mrs. Murphy served as executive director of ASSE from 1980 – 1998.
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Tips Aimed at Preventing Slips, Trips & Falls at Work, Offered by American Society of Safety Engineers

Des Plaines, IL (December 22, 2009) — Slips, trips and falls in the workplace continue to be the cause of many workplace injuries and illnesses. With winter weather creating more possibilities for slippery surfaces, the American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) offers tips on how to prevent slips, trips and falls at work. According to the U.S.
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ASSE’s 8th Annual Kids’ Safety-on-the-Job Poster Contest Deadline Near

Des Plaines, IL (December 21, 2009) — During the holiday season, the American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) encourages youth aged 5-14 to enter its 8th annual kids’ “Safety-on-the-Job” poster contest. To win, children simply have to draw an example of being safe at work on a poster.
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Media Advisory: American Society of Safety Engineers East Texas Student Section to Host Safety and Health Exposition

Kilgore, TX (December 16, 2009) — What: The American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) East Texas Chapter Student Section of Kilgore College and the occupational safety and health technology department at Kilgore College will host the ‘2010 Safety and Health Exposition’.
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Safety and Health Scholarship Named After Texas Safety Professional James ‘Skipper’ Kendrick

Fort Worth, TX (December 16, 2009) — The American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) Fort Worth Chapter recently honored longtime chapter member and ASSE Past-President James “Skipper” Kendrick, CSP, of Hurst, TX, by renaming a chapter scholarship to the “James ‘Skipper’ Kendrick – ASSE Fort Worth Chapter Safety and Health Scholarship

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