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University of Wisconsin-Whitewater’s Todd William Loushine Recognized as Outstanding Safety Educator by ASSE

DES PLAINES, IL (April 19, 2012) – In recognition of his contributions to safety, health and environmental (SH&E) research, SH&E leadership, and dedication to student growth and involvement in the safety profession, the American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) has named Todd William Loushine, Ph.D., P.E.
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Colorado Governor Proclaims June 3-8 Safety Professionals Week, Welcomes Safety 2012 to Denver

GOVERNOR HICKENLOOPER PROCLAIMS JUNE 3-8 TO BE SAFETY PROFESSIONALS WEEK, SAFETY 2012 TO DRAW THOUSANDS TO DENVER FROM AROUND THE WORLD
DENVER, CO (April 12, 2012) – The American Society of Safety Engineers’ (ASSE) Colorado Chapter President Dustin Richartz announced today that on April 10 Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper signed a proclamat

ASSE, OSHA and OSHA Alliance Partners Prepare to Celebrate NAOSH Week May 6-12

WHAT: Celebrated each year the first full week of May (May 6th-12th),
North American Occupational Safety and Health (NAOSH) Week raises awareness of
the importance of being safe at work, and encourages safety, health and
environmental (SH&E) professionals to bring the message of the significance
of occupational safety and health to their workpl

ANSI Approves ASSE’s Revised Safe Practices for Motor Vehicle Operations Standard

DES PLAINES, IL (April 11, 2012) – A comprehensive standard aimed at increasing commercial motor vehicle operations’ safety developed by the American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) was approved recently by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI). The revised ANSI/ASSE Safe Practices for Motor Vehicle Operations, Z15.
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Governor to Kick Off ASSE Hawaii Chapter’s Biannual PAC-RIM Safety Conference April 16

DES PLAINES, IL (April 9, 2012) – The American Society of Safety Engineers’ (ASSE) Hawaii Chapter will hold the biannual Governor’s Pacific-Rim Safety and Health Conference for safety professionals from around the world in Honolulu April 16-18. Hawaii Governor Neil Abercrombie will launch the conference at 7:00 a.m. Monday, April 16.
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ASSE Virginia Members Discuss Distracted Driving Concerns at Local Event

RICHMOND, VA (April 4, 2012) – Virginia American Society of Safety Engineers’ (ASSE) members concerned about the increase in distracted driving roadway crashes have released a new  “How to Avoid Distracted Driving” tool and web site at http://www.asse.org/newsroom/safetytips/distracteddriving.
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ASSE Encourages Employers to ‘Salute Your Safety Professionals’ for Occupational Safety and Health Professional Day

DES PLAINES, IL (April 9, 2012) – Safety, health and environmental (SH&E) professionals from around the U.S.
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ASSE Honors Jitentra (Jitu) Patel of Glendale, AZ with Annual Diversity Award

DES PLAINES, IL (April 5, 2012) – In recognition of his efforts to develop American Society of Safety Engineers’ (ASSE) membership around the globe, the Society has named Jitendra (Jitu) Patel, of Glendale, AZ, and a native of India the recipient of the 2012 Diversity in the Safety, Health and Environmental Profession Award.
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ASSE Releases Second Edition of its Popular Publication “The Safety Professional’s Handbook”

DES PLAINES, IL (March 30, 2012) – The
recent release of the second edition of one of the American Society of Safety
Engineers’ (ASSE) most popular technical publications, “The Safety
Professional’s Handbook” is expected to bring safety, health and environmental
(SH&E) professionals an updated and expanded body of knowledge, intended

ASSE Transportation Group Concerned About Distracted Driving, Offer New Resources, Tips for April’s Distracted Driving Awareness Month

DES PLAINES, IL, (March 29, 2012) – Members of the American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) say that distracted driving can lead to harrowing life changing events and warns drivers to pay attention to the road as part of April’s Distracted Driving Awareness Month.
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