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American Society of Safety Engineers Join Brief to Support Employer Right to Determine Workplace Safety Rules

Des Plaines, IL (March 4, 2008) — The American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) joined with ASIS International and the Brady Center to Prevent Gun Violence in recently filing an amici curiae brief urging the United States Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals to affirm a 2007 federal district court ruling that found two so-called “forced entry laws

American Society of Safety Engineers Raise Concern Over OSHA’s New Proposed Confined Space Rule

Des Plaines, IL (February 29, 2008) — DES PLAINES, IL (February 29, 2008) – In a letter sent today to the Assistant Secretary of Labor Edwin G. Foulke, Jr., the American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) said the proposed rule on Confined Spaces in Construction recently published by the U.S.
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American Society of Safety Engineers’ Kids’ Workplace Safety Poster Contest Breaks Record

Des Plaines, IL (February 25, 2008) — A 310 percent increase in the number of posters submitted from around the world highlights this year’s 6th annual American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) kids’ “Safety-on-the-Job” poster contest which ended February 14.
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Baltimore Harbor Construction Success Among American Society of Safety Engineers’ Business of Safety March Conference Topics

Des Plaines, IL (February 19, 2008) — DES PLAINES, IL (February 19, 2008) – U.S. Assistant Secretary of Labor Edwin G. Foulke, Jr.
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ASSE’S PRESIDENT-ELECT BROWN ADDRESSES BAHRAIN CONFERENCE ON KEY COMPETENCIES OF THE SAFETY PROFESSIONAL

Des Plaines, IL (February 18, 2008) —
DES PLAINES, IL (February 18, 2008) – As the demand for occupational safety, health and environmental professionals (SH&E) grows worldwide, American Society of Safety Engineers’ (ASSE) President-Elect Warren Brown, CSP, ARM, CSHM, discussed the importance of key competencies for SH&E practitio

Excavation Safety in Construction Topic of American Society of Safety Engineers’ Upcoming Webinar

Des Plaines, IL (February 15, 2008) — Recognizing that excavation is one of the most hazardous construction operations, the American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) will host a webinar on excavation safety in the construction industry on Wednesday, March 5, 2008, at 11:00 AM – 12:30 AM CST. Michael Hayslip, P.E.
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Media Advisory: American Society of Safety Engineers’ Safety Professionals To Speak at ASSE-Singapore Regional Safety Conference

Des Plaines, IL (February 11, 2008) —
What: To help educate businesses about the value of safety at work, the American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) and the Singapore Institution of Safety Officers (SISO) are working together to host the ASSE-SISO Regional Safety Conference “Integrating Safety – A Business Advantage,” which will be hel

ASSE OFFERS BUSINESS RESUMPTION SAFETY TIPS TO THOSE AFFECTED BY THE DEADLY WINTER STORMS

Des Plaines, IL (February 7, 2008) — Des Plaines, IL (February 7, 2008) — To help businesses and communities resume operations safely after the recent deadly storms, the American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) offers the following business resumption safety tips.
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Media Advisory: American Society of Safety Engineers’ East Carolina Students To Raise Scholarship Funds At 1st James P. Kohn Memorial Golf Tourney

Des Plaines, IL (February 6, 2008) — What: The American Society of Safety Engineers’ (ASSE) East Carolina University (ECU) Student Section will be host to their 1st annual James P. Kohn Memorial Golf Tournament with all proceeds going toward the James P. Kohn memorial scholarship funds at both ECU and at the ASSE Foundation national level.
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Media Advisory: American Society of Safety Engineers’ St. Louis Chapter, The American Industrial Hygiene Association Conference To Focus On Local Workplace Safety And Health Issues

St. Louis, MO (February 6, 2008) — What: The American Society of Safety Engineers’ (ASSE) St. Louis Chapter and the American Industrial Hygiene Association’s (AIHA) St.
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