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American Society of Safety Engineers Continues Efforts to Prevent Construction Falls, Fatalities with Revised A10.32 Standard

DES PLAINES, IL (January 14, 2013) – In continuation of its support of nationwide efforts to prevent worker falls and fatalities on construction sites worldwide, the American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) has announced the ANSI/ASSE A10.
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ASSE Responds to Secretary of Labor Solis’ Resignation

DES PLAINES, IL (January 11, 2013) –   American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) President Richard A. Pollock, CSP, responds to the recent resignation of U.S.  Secretary of Labor Hilda L. Solis: “On the announcement of her resignation, ASSE thanks and congratulates Secretary of Labor Hilda L. Solis for her service to the nation.
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ASSE Helps Shape Abu Dhabi Occupational Safety Strategy

DES PLAINES, IL (January 7, 2013) – The American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) met with Abu Dhabi Environment, Health and Safety Center officials in the United Arab Emirates recently to assist them in developing the country’s first Occupational Safety and Health (OSH) Strategy aimed at reducing work-related injuries and fatalities and buil

ASSE Offers Safe Driving Tips For Holiday, Winter Storm Travel

CHICAGO, il - (December 26, 2012) — As winter storms hit so too does treacherous travel conditions. To help motorists get to their destinations during this holiday season safely, local American Society of Safety Engineers’ (ASSE) members urge motorists to follow safe driving tips, whether driving for work or for leisure.
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Registration Opens for ASSE’s Annual Professional Development Conference & Exposition Slated for June 2013 in Las Vegas

DES PLAINES, IL (December 11, 2012) – The American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) announced today its slate of offerings for Safety 2013,’ the annual ASSE Professional Development Conference (PDC) and Exposition taking place June 25th – 27th in Las Vegas, NV, and registrations are now being accepted.
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ASSE, AIHA, NSC Urge Congress to Support OSHA, NIOSH Funding of Programs to Prevent Worker Injuries, Illnesses

For Immediate Release Contact:  Diane Hurns,,  Kathryn Grandstaff,, or Kathy Lane, Kathy.Lane@nsc.
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Michigan ASSE Chapters Sign Alliance With State OSHA

November 30, 2012 – The American Society of Safety Engineers’ (ASSE) Greater Detroit Chapter, Lansing Chapter, and West Michigan Chapter, and the Michigan Occupational Safety and Health Administration (MIOSHA) renewed their formal alliance today to continue to provide their collected occupational safety, health and environmenta

ASSE, Center for Safety & Health Sustainability Urge Corporations to Improve Supply Chain Safety Management & Protect Vulnerable Workers

DES PLAINES, IL (November 29, 2012) – With workplace tragedies such as the recent factory fires in Bangladesh killing more than 100 people last weekend and in Pakistan killing more than 300 workers in September, the American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) and the Center for Safety and Health Sustainability (the Center) urge corporations to

NY City Chapter Hurricane Sandy Fundraiser Slated for Thursday, Nov. 29

American Society of Safety Engineers New York City Chapter News Advisory November 28, 2012 Contact: Leslie Radanovich, ASSE NY Chapter,; Diane Hurns, ASSE, 847-768-3413, dhurns@asse.
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Important Hurricane Sandy Clean-Up Tips for Working in Flooded Areas, Cleaning Debris

People prepare to clean-up following Hurricane Sandy. Photo by Michael P. Voudouris, EMT/Safety Engineer, ASSE NY City Chapter Past President 2010-11. Please note the following links to key informaton to help protect workers involved in the Hurricane Sandy clean-up and with future disasters.
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