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ASSE PA Conference Addresses Growing SH&E Profession and Needs

Des Plaines, IL (January 20, 2010) —
What: The Indiana University of Pennsylvania Student Chapter and the Western Pennsylvania Chapters of the American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) recognized the need for occupational safety, health and environmental professionals continues to rise and will be host to a one-day conference March 22 titled

ASSE to Recognize Certified Occupational Health Nurses as Professional Members

Des Plaines, IL (January 18, 2010) — The American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) will now be accepting the Certified Occupational Health Nurse (COHN-S) credential for members and new member applicants who have a bachelor’s degree and five years of safety, health and environmental (SH&E) experience for ‘Professional Membership’.
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Noting Growth in Utility & Agriculture Industries, ASSE Launches New Specialty Branches

Des Plaines, IL (January 18, 2010) — Due to growth and interest in agriculture and utilities workplace safety, the American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) recently announced the formation of two new practice specialty branches, the Agricultural Branch, part of ASSE’s Environmental Practice Specialty (PS) and the Utilities Branch, part of AS

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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