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Media Advisory: Des Plaines-Based American Society of Safety Engineers to Host Interactive Luncheon for Local Organizations

Posted in on Mon, Oct 26, 2009

Des Plaines, IL (October 26, 2009) —
What: American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) will host a “Lunch and Learn” event this Friday for local organizations interested in learning more about ASSE, the oldest and largest professional safety organization based in Des Plaines, IL, and occupational safety and health. The event is intended for local organizations who have an interest in the safety, health and environmental (SH&E) field or have employees in the SH&E profession. The luncheon presentation will offer networking opportunities as well as information on the benefits of joining ASSE, professional development opportunities, getting the word out, governmental affairs initiatives, professional affairs updates as well as a technical presentation on eye and face protection standards.

When: Friday, October 30, 2009, 11:00 AM – 2:30 PM

Where: ASSE Headquarters
1800 E. Oakton St.
Des Plaines, IL

Why: ASSE and its more than 32,000 occupational SH&E professional members offer networking and leadership opportunities at the local, regional, national and international level. Professional associations, such as ASSE, help companies, organizations and employees stay connected, especially in the current economy. Those interested in joining ASSE at the event will receive a $15 gift certificate and ASSE will waive the $25 application fee. For more information on ASSE member benefits visit

Contact: To sign up for the lunch or for more information contact ASSE Membership Development Manager Anniekay Erby at 847-768-3419 or e-mail

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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