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ASSE Employees Donate Toys, Baby Formula, Winter Clothes to Families in Need

Des Plaines, IL (December 4, 2008) — In an effort to help community families and children in need this holiday season, the 60 employees of the 97-year-old Des Plaines, IL-based American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) purchased and donated toys, baby formula and warm outerwear to the Society of the Preservation of Human Dignity in Palatine.
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The American Society of Safety Engineers South Carolina Chapter Cautions Employers Against Workplace Safety Cutbacks

Columbia, SC (December 1, 2008) — The American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) South Carolina Chapter cautions employers against cutting back on workplace safety in time of economic difficulty and encourages employers to explore creative ways of generating temporary and long-term savings in safety and training expenses, while still ensuring th

ASSE Urges Holiday Travelers To Stay Alert, Safe

Des Plaines, IL (November 26, 2008) — With millions of Americans expected to be on the road this Thanksgiving holiday, the American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) is urging drivers to prevent tragedy this week and throughout the year by driving safely, to wear seat belts and properly secure children in vehicles, to be alert, avoid driver dist

American Society of Safety Engineers Foundation Announces New Safety and Health Scholarship Named in Honor of Dedicated Safety Volunteer

Des Plaines, IL (November 24, 2008) — In a continuing effort to support students pursuing degrees in safety, health and the environment (SH&E), the American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) Foundation recently announced the availability of a new $1,000 scholarship, the Council on Certification of Health, Environmental and Safety Technologis

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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