Clarion’s Safety Systems Support Continued Education in Occupational Safety Through the ASSE Foundation
Des Plaines, IL (February 2, 2012) — The American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE)
Foundation has received a first time donation from Milford, PA-based Clarion
Safety Systems for an annual scholarship recently named the Clarion Safety
Starting in April, 2012 the $5,000 scholarship will be
awarded annually to a full-time student pursuing a doctoral degree in
occupational safety and health, or a closely related field. The student should be enrolled in at least nine
credit hours or more per semester. Priority will be given to a student with a
background in environmental health and safety (EH&S) communications.
Graduate students applying for the scholarship must
have a 3.5 grade point average (GPA), on all graduate work, and a 3.0 GPA on
all undergraduate work.
Prior to the establishment of the Clarion Safety Doctoral Scholarship, the
company has been a long time sponsor of ASSE initiatives, including ‘Safety
2012’, the Society’s annual professional development conference taking place
this spring in Denver, Co.
Clarion Safety Systems is the premier company in its field,
designing and manufacturing product safety labels and facility safety signs for
over 180 industries to reduce risk and protect people in the workplace. As part of this mission, for more than two
decades Clarion has used their experience and expertise to lead the way on a
wide variety of standards-writing committees to develop best practices in
visual safety communications in the U.S. and around the globe.
The ASSEF, established by and in partnership with
ASSE, generates funding and provides resources for scholarship, applied
research, academic accreditation and related academic initiative in order to
advance the safety, health and environmental profession. For information on the ASSEF and its
programs, visit www.asse.org/foundation.
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 34,000 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.