ASSE Announces Sponsorship by ABB Inc. In Honor of 100th Anniversary
Des Plaines, IL (December 8, 2010) — The American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) is pleased to announce sponsorship by ABB Inc. ABB Inc.’s generous support of ASSE and the safety, health and environmental (SH&E) profession will carry the Society into the next 100 years and will provide support for ASSE’s many programs, services and products.
ABB Inc. is a global leader in the power and automation technologies that enable utility and industry customers to improve performance and lower environmental impact. Sustainability is a key focus of the company’s work and technology plays a key role in its goals of minimizing environmental impact through sustainable practices. ABB strives to balance economic, environmental and social objectives, integrating these factors into daily business. Currently, ABB operates in more than 100 countries and provides valuable products and services to customers worldwide. Current ASSE Society president Darryl C. Hill, PhD, CSP, serves as the Vice President of Safety and Health for ABB and has been a long-time ASSE member. Hill stated, “I am pleased that ABB has an opportunity to support ASSE programs and initiatives as we celebrate the Society’s 100 anniversary.” For more information about ABB Inc. and the products and services offered, please visit www.abb.com.
Founded in 1911, the Des Plaines, IL-based ASSE is the oldest professional safety organization and is committed to protecting people, property and the environment. Its more than 32,000 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.