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Construction Experts Share Concerns, Solutions on Work Site Safety at ASSE Event

Des Plaines, IL (November 24, 2008) —
From developing and implementing a drug abuse program to hiring contractors with an effective safety culture to utilizing innovative programs were just a few of the topics discussed by construction industry experts from around the country at the recent American Society of Safety Engineers’ (ASSE) Constructi

Former Heads of OSHA, NIOSH Headline American Society of Safety Engineers Webinar on Future of OSHA in A New Administration

Des Plaines, IL (November 21, 2008) — An American Society of Safety Engineers’ (ASSE) webcast featuring former Assistant Secretary of Labor for the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) John Henshaw and former Director of the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) Dr.
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American Society of Safety Engineers Announce Newly Approved Standard Aimed at Protecting Workers From Injury Due to Hazardous Energy

Des Plaines, IL (November 18, 2008) — The American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) recently announced that the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) approved the reaffirmation of the American National Standard ANSI Z244.
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Students Voice Optimism About Future of Occupational Safety Professionals at Safety Engineers’ Conference

Des Plaines, IL (November 17, 2008) — Many of the students reflecting on the future of the safety profession during the American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) Future Safety Leaders Conference held recently in Louisville, KY, are optimistic about the future of the occupational safety, health and environmental (SH&E) profession and see opp

Corporate Culture’s Impact on Safety Topic of ASSE’s January California Symposium

Des Plaines, IL (November 17, 2008) — The American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) will be host to a “Building a Successful Safety Culture” symposium in January in Costa Mesa, CA, aimed at teaching how to unwrap a corporation’s culture and incorporate safety in an effort to reduce on-the-job deaths and injuries.
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In Honor of Former Fire School Chief, The ASSE Foundation Announces New Scholarship For Fire Protection Students at Oklahoma State University

Des Plaines, IL (November 14, 2008) — The American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) Foundation recently announced the establishment of a new $1,000 Archie Moore Scholarship by the Oklahoma State University (OSU) Ranger Fire School Instructors.
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New Jersey ASSE Chapter To Aid Toys for Tots

Cranford, New Jersey (November 6, 2008) — The New Jersey Chapter of the American Society of Safety Engineers (NJASSE) today officially kicked off its annual toy drive to garner toys from local ASSE members to be donated to children this holiday season.
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ASSE’s Statement on 2008 U.S. Presidential Election Result From President Warren K. Brown

Des Plaines, IL (November 5, 2008) — ASSE joins with all Americans in the sense of gratefulness that we live in a nation where the democratic process provides a peaceful means for political transition.
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American Society of Safety Engineers Alert Floridians to Risk of Deadly Bees, Offer Safety Tips

Des Plaines, IL (October 27, 2008) — Florida members of the American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) are urging employers, employees and residents to be aware of the danger of aggressive Africanized Honey Bees (AHBs), their negative impact on European Honey Bees (EHBs) and agriculture, on workplace safety and on animals.
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ASSE Regional VP Comments on Virginia Workplace Fatality Statistics

The American Society of Safety Engineers’ Regional Vice President James H. Morris, III, of Virginia Beach, noted, “Our sympathy goes out to the family, friends and co-workers of the 141 people who lost their lives in 2007 in Virginia due to workplace injuries.
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