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ASSE Mourns Loss of Occupational Safety, Health and Environmental Leader

Des Plaines, IL (January 12, 2007) — The American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) mourns the loss of one of the most prominent leaders and authors in the occupational safety, health and environmental profession, Dan Petersen, Ed.D., P.E. Petersen, 75, passed away in Tempe, AZ, January 10 after complications from a stroke he suffered last June.
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ASSE Safety 2007 Conference Featuring More Than 200 Sessions Slated for June 24 – 27 in Orlando

Des Plaines, IL (December 21, 2006) — The future of workplace safety, occupational leadership challenges, corporate safety perspectives, key issues and more will be featured at the American Society of Safety Engineers’ (ASSE) Professional Development Conference (PDC) and Exposition, Safety 2007, to be held June 24-27 in Orlando, FL at the Orang

American Society of Safety Engineers’ Trudy Goldman Begins Term as President of the International Association for Continuing Education and Training.

Des Plaines, IL (September 6, 2006) — American Society of Safety Engineers’ (ASSE) Manager of Education and Program Development, Trudy Goldman, ARM, begins her term this month as president of the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET). She has been an IACET board member since 2000.
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ANNUAL CHICAGOLAND SAFETY & HEALTH CONFERENCE ANNOUNCES NEW KEYNOTE SPEAKER FROM CHEMICAL SAFETY BOARD

DES PLAINES, IL (August 29, 2006) – The 18 th annual Chicagoland Safety and Health Conference officials announced today that Gary L. Visscher of the U.S. Chemical Safety Board (CSB) will be the new keynote speaker for day two of the Sept. 18-22, 2006, conference.
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ASSE MIDDLE TENNESSEE CHAPTER NAMES SCHOLARSHIP AFTER KEITH BAIN AT TENNESSEE SAFETY AND HEALTH CONGRESS

DES PLAINES, IL (August 1, 2006) – American Society of Safety Engineers’ (ASSE) Middle Tennessee Chapter, along with the Chubb Group of Insurance Companies, named the Keith Bain Scholarship in recognition of Bain, CSP, who was presented with the honor today at the Tennessee Safety and Health Congress held in Nashville.
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SAFETY ENGINEERS OFFER AVIAN FLU INFECTION CONTROL TIPS FOR BUSINESSES

DES PLAINES, IL (July 17, 2006) – Recent surveys have found that many American Businesses are not prepared for what could be a devastating global avian flu pandemic.
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AMERICAN SOCIETY OF SAFETY ENGINEERS OFFER TIPS AIMED AT CELEBRATING INDEPENDENCE DAY SAFELY, NOT IN AN EMERGENCY ROOM

DES PLAINES, IL (June 29, 2006) – As millions of Americans celebrate the July 4, 1776, adoption of the Declaration of Independence this year, the American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) urge people to be aware of safety dos and don’ts involving fireworks.
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ASSE FOUNDATION AND LIBERTY MUTUAL RESEARCH INSTITUTE FOR SAFETY TO FUND STUDIES ON PREVENTING WORK-RELATED MUSCULOSKELETAL DISORDERS

DES PLAINES, IL (June 21, 2006) – The American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) Foundation Research Committee and the Liberty Mutual Research Institute for Safety announced today that they will fund two extensive studies aimed at helping prevent work-related musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs).
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AMERICAN SOCIETY OF SAFETY ENGINEERS, ISHN TO HOST VIRTUAL SEMINAR ON PROTECTING EMPLOYEES & COMPANY AGAINST REPRODUCTIVE HEALTH RISKS, LIABILITIES

Des Plaines, IL (June 21, 2006) – T he American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) and Industrial Safety & Hygiene News (ISHN) will be host to a webcast June 28 at 1:00 p.m. EST titled “Best Practices: Protect Your Employees and Your Company Against Reproductive Health Risks and Liabilities.
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Workplace Safety Conference in Seattle Sets Attendance Records for American Society of Safety Engineers

Seattle, WA (June 14, 2006) – American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) officials announced today that attendance at this week’s Professional Development Conference (PDC) and Exposition being held in Seattle has set an attendance record.
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