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Transportation-Related Falls Covered Under the Z359 Fall Protection/Arrest Standards, Notes the American Society of Safety Engineers

Des Plaines, IL (November 18, 2009) — The American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) recently noted that falls in the transportation industry are covered under the American National Standard Institute (ANSI)/ASSE Z359 Fall Protection standards, including rolling stock, which refers to all vehicles, such as trailers, that move on a railway.
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ASSE Offers Tips to Minimize Negative Effects of Flu on Workers, Businesses

Des Plaines, IL (November 6, 2009) — American Society of Safety Engineers’ (ASSE) members routinely work with their employers and co-workers preventing workplace injuries and illnesses, including the spread of flu such as the H1N1 flu.
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ASSE Announces Revised Workplace Fall Protection Standard

Des Plaines, IL (November 5, 2009) — In an effort to provide the most current information on slip, trip and fall prevention, the American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) recently announced the approval of a newly revised American National Standards Institute (ANSI) /ASSE Z359.
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S. Carolina Chapter Launches Toys, PPE Donation Efforts

Des Plaines, IL (November 5, 2009) — The American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) members and their chapters are not only committed to protecting people, property and the environment but also their communities.
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ASSE Colorado Members Donate PPE To Construction/Automotive Students

Aurora, CO (November 5, 2009) — For Immediate Release One day while visiting a construction site operated by a client’s vocational technical school, American Society of Safety Engineers’ (ASSE) Colorado Chapter member Mark Semonisck, CSP, assistant vice president and senior loss control consultant for Lockton Companies’ Denver office, not o

To Support Safety and Health Education, CCHEST Donates $20K to American Society of Safety Engineers Foundation

Des Plaines, IL (November 3, 2009) — The American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) Foundation recently announced a donation of $20,000 from the Council on Certification of Health, Environmental and Safety Technologists (CCHEST), a Division of the Board of Certified Safety Professionals (BCSP), to fund the $1,000 annual CCHEST scholarship availa

TN Safety Professionals Reach Out to Educate High School Students About Safety & Health

Dyersburg, TN (November 3, 2009) — To reach out to and educate teens about workplace safety and the occupational safety, health and environmental (SH&E) profession, the American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) Northwest Tennessee Chapter recently spoke to marketing classes at Dyersburg High School in Dyersburg, TN.
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ASSE Letter to Wall Street Journal on Fall Protection/China Recovery

Des Plaines, IL (November 2, 2009) —
The Wall Street Journal
1211 Avenue of the Americas
New York, New York 10036
Dear Editor:
Sadly, the feature photo that ran with your October 22 front page story titled “In China, Momentum Builds for a Strong Economic Recovery” appears to show a worker gambling with his own life, teetering on the edge of a

Bechtel Group Foundation Donates $10K Toward ASSE Foundation’s Scholarship Program

Des Plaines, IL (October 29, 2009) — In continued support of the American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) Foundation, the Bechtel Group Foundation recently donated $10,000 to the Bechtel Group Foundation scholarship fund.
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Media Advisory: Des Plaines-Based American Society of Safety Engineers to Host Interactive Luncheon for Local Organizations

Des Plaines, IL (October 26, 2009) — What: American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) will host a “Lunch and Learn” event this Friday for local organizations interested in learning more about ASSE, the oldest and largest professional safety organization based in Des Plaines, IL, and occupational safety and health.
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