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For Labor Day, ASSE Offers Tips on How to Increase Work Safety for Older Workers, Note Increase in Fatalities

DES PLAINES, IL (August 30, 2012) – With recent statistics showing workers in the 65 and older age group having the highest number of on-the-job deaths in the U.S.
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For Labor Day, ASSE Provides Tips for Increasing Workplace Safety for Older Workers

TIPS FOR INCREASING WORKPLACE SAFETY FOR OLDER WORKERS The American Society of Safety Engineers, with 35,000 occupational safety, health and environmental professional global members, is concerned with recent statistics that show the age group with the highest number of workplace fatalities in the U.S.
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ASSE Offers Businesses, Employees, Communities Hurricane Season Safety Tips, List of Resources

Des Plaines, IL (August 29, 2012) — As Hurricane Isaac pounds the southern states and with Hurricane season running through November, the American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) notes the importance of having an emergency plan in place when a contingency situation, such as a Hurricane, happens at work, at home or in the community.
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ASSE Announces Support for New Efforts to Further Prevent Construction Worker Falls

DES PLAINES, IL (August 23, 2012) — Each year thousands of workers are injured and 225 die from construction-related falls.
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Federal News Radio Interviews ASSE President Pollock on Federal SH&E Job Modernization

Federal Drive interviews – Wednesday – 8/22/2012, 9:50am EDT, Link follows Rick Pollock —President, American Society of Safety Engineers The Federal Advisory Council on Occupational Safety and Health recently recommended an update to standards for federal employee job classifications.
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ASSE Reaccredited as Authorized Provider of Continuing Education

Prestigious IACET Accreditation Demonstrates Commitment to High-Quality Lifelong Learning
DES PLAINES, IL (August 20, 2012) — The International Association for Continuing Education and Training  (IACET) awarded reaccreditation status to the American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) on August 18 authorizing ASSE to continue to provide Con

ASSE URGES FEDS TO UPDATE 1980 JOB DESCRIPTION FOR ITS OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY PROFESSIONALS

DES PLAINES, IL (August 2, 2012) – The last time the federal employee job classification for the GS-0018 ‘Safety and Occupational Health Management’ job series was updated was in 1980.
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ASSE Pleased Workplace Safety Engineer Listed as One of Fastest Growing Jobs

DES PLAINES, IL (August 1, 2012) – As the profession continues to grow, the American Society of Safety Engineers  was pleased to see the job of safety and health engineer listed as one of the fastest-growing jobs that pay $75,000 a year in today’s CareerBuilder article titled “7 Jobs that pay $75,000 a year”.
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ASSE Honors Burbank IL’s Lawrence E. Oldendorf with Prestigious Thomas F. Bresnahan Standards Medal

DES PLAINES, IL (July 25, 2012) – American Society of Safety Engineers’ (ASSE) professional member Lawrence E. Oldendorf, P.E., of Burbank, IL was recently named the 2012 recipient of the Society’s prestigious Thomas F.
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ASSE’s Pollock Reinforces Support for I2P2, VPP, in Letter to Congressional Committee Chair

AMERICAN SOCIETY OF SAFETY ENGINEERS SAY ALL OF OSHA SHOULD BE VPP DES PLAINES, IL (July 17, 2012) – American Society of Safety Engineers’ President Richard A. Pollock, CSP, said, “All of OSHA should be VPP,” in commending Rep. Timothy L. Walberg, chair of the U.S.
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