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ASSE IL Member Warns of Asbestos Exposure at Congressional Oversight Hearing

Washington, D.C. (March 12, 2009) — The issue of the public’s possible exposure to asbestos on an Illinois State beach and alleged oversight by the Department of Health and Human Services’ Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR) will be the focus of Jeffery C.
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American Society of Safety Engineers Discusses Future of OSHA With New Administration

Des Plaines, IL (December 19, 2008) — In discussing occupational safety, health and the environment (SH&E) issues with the new administration’s transition team, American Society of Safety Engineers’ (ASSE) officials reviewed its key concerns and suggestions for the U.S.
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Local ASSE Members Appointed to New Florida Workplace Safety Task Force

Des Plaines, IL (October 13, 2008) — American Society of Safety Engineers’ (ASSE) Florida members Mark A. Friend, Ed.D, CSP, of Port Orange; John L. Henshaw, of Sanibel; Hastings Williams, Jr., of Jacksonville; and, Scott J.
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ASSE Submits Comments on Proposed Combustible Dust Legislation, Urges Caution

Des Plaines, IL (August 14, 2008) — The American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE), representing 32,000 occupational safety, health and environmental professionals, provided a statement for the record to the U.S.
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ASSE’s President Warren K. Brown Comments on Mysterious New DOL Rule Involving Job Safety

Des Plaines, IL (July 24, 2008) — The American Society of Safety Engineers’ (ASSE) President Warren K. Brown, CSP, ARM, CSHM, said this today about a new U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) rule submitted recently to the U.S.
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American Society of Safety Engineers Urge Bush to Reappoint Howard Director of The National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health

Des Plaines, IL (May 22, 2008) — After learning changes may be made in D.C. despite the advances in workplace safety efforts at the U.S. National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) under the leadership of Dr. John Howard, the American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) urges President George Bush to renew Howard’s appointment.
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American Society of Safety Engineers Join Brief to Support Employer Right to Determine Workplace Safety Rules

Des Plaines, IL (March 4, 2008) — The American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) joined with ASIS International and the Brady Center to Prevent Gun Violence in recently filing an amici curiae brief urging the United States Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals to affirm a 2007 federal district court ruling that found two so-called “forced entry laws

AMERICAN SOCIETY OF SAFETY ENGINEERS URGE OSHA RULE BE WITHDRAWN

DES PLAINES, IL (January 14, 2008) – In a letter sent today, American Society of Safety Engineers’ (ASSE) President Michael J. Thompson, CSP, urged Assistant Secretary of Labor Edwin G. Foulke, Jr.
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American Society of Safety Engineers Recognize OSHA’s Efforts in Publishing New Employer-Paid Personal Protective Equipment Standard

Des Plaines, IL (November 15, 2007) — The American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) today recognized the Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s (OSHA) efforts in publishing a standard for employer-paid personal protective equipment (PPE).
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