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Former Heads of OSHA, NIOSH Headline American Society of Safety Engineers Webinar on Future of OSHA in A New Administration

Posted in on Fri, Nov 21, 2008

Des Plaines, IL (November 21, 2008) — An American Society of Safety Engineers’ (ASSE) webcast featuring former Assistant Secretary of Labor for the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) John Henshaw and former Director of the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) Dr. John Howard discussing the future of OSHA in a New Administration will be held this December 9 from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m..

Henshaw and Howard will discuss possible new directions for OSHA under a new administration and the possible impact on the practice of SH&E professionals. Tom Cecich, CSP, CIH, former chair of the ASSE Government Affairs Committee (GAC), will moderate the webcast.

“The next year has the potential to see the most significant changes in U.S. safety and health public policy in a generation,” Cecich said. “The webcast will present the views of two of the most respected leaders in the occupational safety, health and environmental field. They’ve both been in federal safety and health leadership positions at the beginning of a new Administration and have a lot of perspective about the changes we are likely to see.”

The webcast format allows for interaction with the speakers. All registered participants will receive a link to the recorded version of the webcast for later viewing. For more information or to register visit or contact customer service at 847-699-2929.

Founded in 1911, the Des Plaines, IL-based ASSE is the largest and 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

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