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ASSE Announces New Program Providing Free Podcasts on Workplace Safety Topics

Posted in on Thu, Feb 2, 2012


DES PLAINES, IL (February 2, 2012) — The American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) announced today that it is providing free podcasts on a variety of occupational safety, health and environmental topics and will continue to add new offerings each month. They are available from ASSE’s virtual classroom at http://www.asse.org/education/virtualclassroom.php or from the iTunes store at http://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/asse-virtual-classroom-resources/id467452852.

Each month ASSE provides live webinars from experts in the field of occupational safety, health and the environment enabling the participants to get the latest information on key topics and to interact with the presenters and other attendees. They also learn about new approaches to managing safety. The podcasts allow one to listen at any time and in any place.

The podcasts available are: ‘Lessons Learned from a Real World Journey – the McWane Story’; ‘Defeating the Trump Card: Legal Limits on OSHA’s Use of the General Duty Clause’; ‘Effective  Strategies for Effective Consultants’; ‘Safety Leadership – The Final Hurdle Towards Zero’; ‘Environmental Compliance for the Safety Manager’; ‘Hot Work Fire Prevention’; ‘Why Sustainability is Important to the Safety Professional’; ‘Human Performance and Learning’; and, ‘Six Safety Leadership’.

In addition, ASSE’s Virtual Classroom future live webinars will be on: Achieving an All Employee 100% Committed Safety Culture, February 8, 2012 – 11:00AM – 12:30PM CST; Dice, Crayons and Taboo: Bringing the Life Back to Safety February 29, 2012 – 11:00AM – 12:30PM CST; Performance Measurements: How to Measure and Monitor Your Business’ Financial Health Wednesday, March 7, 2012, 11:00AM – 12:30PM CST; Preventing Hand Injuries and Strains/Sprains – By Placing Workers in Control of Their Own Safety, Wednesday, March 14, 2012, 11:00AM – 12:30PM CST; Effective Training Techniques – OSHA’s View and Advice March 28, 2012 – 11:00AM – 12:30PM CST and Persuasive Communications April 4, 2012 – 11:00AM – 12:30PM CDT.

Founded in 1911, the 100-year-old Des Plaines, IL-based ASSE is the oldest professional safety society and is committed to protecting people, property and the environment.  Its more than 33,000 occupational safety, health and environmental professional members lead, manage, supervise, research and consult on safety, health, transportation and environmental issues in all industries, government, labor, health care and education.  For more information please go to www.asse.org.

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