ASSE President Patton Offers Condolences to Families, Friends, Co-Workers of the Victims of the W. VA. Mine Disaster
Des Plaines, IL (April 6, 2010) —
“The American Society of Safety Engineers sends its heartfelt sympathies to the families, friends and co-workers of the victims of the fatal blast that occurred April 5 in the Upper Big Branch mine in Raleigh County, West Virginia,” American Society of Safety Engineers’ President C. Christopher Patton, CSP, said today.
For information on mine safety please go to the American Society of Safety Engineers’ Mining Practice Specialty web site at http://www.asse.org/practicespecialties/mining/ .
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.