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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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ASSE Suggests the Earlier the Better for Companies to Get Started with GHS Compliance

DES PLAINES, IL (March 21st, 2012) Prior to Tuesday’s announcement of the
revised Occupational Safety and Health Association (OSHA) Hazard Communication
Standard (HCS) the American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) has been preparing
safety, health and environmental (SH&E) professionals for major compliance
changes that are required by the U

FDNY’s James Sorokac Discusses With ASSE the Tragedy of the Triangle Fire 101 Years Later

Click the following link to view the interview: <a href=”http://twitpic.com/917weq” title=”FDNY’s James Sorokac discusses the importance of the 3/2… on Twitpic”><img src=”http://twitpic.com/show/thumb/917weq.
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ASSE Webinar to Address Cutting Through Distractions to Develop Effective Safety System

DES PLAINES, IL (March 21, 2012) – From management skills to measurement, culture to unintended consequences – to create a truly powerful and effective safety management system, safety professionals need to address them all is what American Society of Safety Engineers’ (ASSE) Fellow, author and teacher Fred Manuele and others will discuss

ASSE Questions EPA’s Lack of Worker Protection in Proposed New Rule

DES PLAINES, IL (March 20, 2012) – In a comment submitted to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) today concerning its proposed rule to set ‘significant new use rules (SNURs)’ for chemical substances, seven of which include the term carbon nanotubes, the American Society of Safety Engineers’ (ASSE) President Terrie S.
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OSHA, ASSE Renew Alliance to Promote Best Practices to Prevent Workplace Injuries, Illnesses

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Promoting best practices for reducing and preventing worker exposures to health and physical hazards is the goal of a renewed Alliance between the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and the American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE).
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