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ASSE Supports Recommendations to Update OSHA’S Voluntary Protection Program

DES PLAINES, IL (September 12, 2012) – The American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) today commended the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) on its recently released ‘Voluntary Protection Programs (VPP) Review’ report noting that its recommendations would help encourage the involvement of employers who have joined with thei

ASSE Commends NIOSH for Putting Spotlight on Future Shortage of SH and E Pros, Discuss Next Steps

DES PLAINES, IL (October 31, 2011) – In response to the recent findings of a National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH, www.cdc.
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The American Society of Safety Engineers Reflect on 100 Years of Protecting People, Property and the Environment

Des Plaines, IL (January 12, 2011) — In 1911, coffee prices were at 18.75 cents per pound, a first class U.S. stamp was $.02, and “ready-to-wear” trousers were the newest development on the men’s fashion scene.
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ASSE Captures A Century of Safety In New Film

Des Plaines, IL (January 5, 2011) — As many people begin their work day — some putting on their fall protection gear, saddling up to the computer and putting the monitor at eye level, clicking on that safety belt, and taking a drink of purified water — most will be oblivious to their workplace safety systems put in place to preven

American Society of Safety Engineers Gear Up To Celebrate Its 100th Birthday In 2011

Des Plaines, IL (December 21, 2010) —
In the wake of one of the worst workplace tragedies in recent history, the March 25, 1911, Triangle Shirtwaist Factory fire in New York City, the American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) was formed in October of 1911 to enhance safety with the mission “to promote harmonious action in safety work and

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.
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Letter to the Editor on ASSE Opportunities to Maintain Skills While Looking for a Job

AARP 601 E. Street NW Washington, D.C. 20049 Letter to the Editor: During these trying economic times, it is important to remember the importance of building and maintaining skill sets while searching for new employment. In the October, 2010 AARP bulletin, a reader posed the question, “I’ve been out of work for more than a year.
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Letter to the Editor on ASSE Opportunities to Maintain Skills While Looking for a Job

Des Plaines, IL (December 1, 2010) — AARP 601 E. Street NW Washington, D.C. 20049 Letter to the Editor: During these trying economic times, it is important to remember the importance of building and maintaining skill sets while searching for new employment.
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ASSE Notes Safety Profession Growing, Ranked as One of Top 50 Jobs in America

Des Plaines, IL (October 27, 2010) — The occupational safety, health and environmental (SH&E) profession is growing, according to the 99-year-old American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE).
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ASSE Kicks Off 100th Anniversary Celebrations, Approve New Programs

Des Plaines, IL (October 18, 2010) — In addition to kicking off the yearlong 100th anniversary celebrations of the October 14, 1911, founding of the American Society of Safety Engineers’ (ASSE) at its annual Leadership Conference here last week, the ASSE Board of Directors approved several new programs.
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