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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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To Help Children, ASSE Middle Tennessee Chapter Announces Continuation of Child Safety Seat Donation Program

Contact:  Anthony “Corky” Carter, CSP, 615- 221-1514 NASHVILLE, TN (March 16, 2012) –The American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) Middle Tennessee chapter recently announced the continuation of their “Middle Tennessee ASSE/Dr.
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ASSE’s Virtual Global Symposium to Answer Questions on Where to Start When it Comes to International Work Safety

DES PLAINES, IL (March 15, 2012) – For those doing business globally whether located in the U.S.
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Research Aimed at Helping Prevent Elderly Falls, Slips, Focus of ASSE Foundation’s New Liberty Mutual Research Fellows

DES PLAINES, IL (March 13, 2012) – The American Society of Safety Engineers’ (ASSE) Foundation today announced the recipients of the annual Liberty Mutual Research Fellowship program are Tzurei Chen, M.S., of Eugene, OR, and Andrew S. Merryweather, Ph.D., of Salt Lake City, Utah.
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Link to NAOSH 2012 Poster

DES PLAINES, IL (March 12, 2012) – ASSE received a record 2500 posters from the U.S. and 14 countries for its 10th annual kids’ ‘Safety-on-the-Job’ poster contest for children 5-14.
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OSHA Announces the List of NAOSH Alliance Supporters

American Society of Safety Engineers’ North American Occupational Safety and Health (NAOSH) Week/Occupational Safety and Health Professional Day 2012 OSHA Alliance Program Participants NAOSH Week Alliance Program participants represent thousands of companies/industries worldwide.
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ASSE North American Occupational Safety and Health Week 2012 Poster Now Available

THANK YOU! ASSE Announces Winners of 10th annual Kids’ ‘Safety-on-the-Job’ Poster Contest NAOSHPoster_2012_Small Now available: The five first place winners in each of the age groups are pictured here in the free North American Occupational Safety and Health (NAOSH) Week 2012 poster which is available now. Go to http://www.asse.
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ASSE Central FL Chapter Launches “Fun Package” Raffle to Support SH&E Students

DES Plaines, IL (March 6, 2012) – In an effort to fund a scholarship for students planning a career in the safety, health and environmental (SH&E) profession, the American Society of Safety Engineers’ (ASSE) Central Florida Chapter will raffle off a ‘Scholarship Fund Fun Package’ which includes a two night stay at the Orlando Hilton an

Rescue Systems to be Safer With Just Approved ASSE Fall Protection Standard

DES PLAINES, IL (March 5, 2012) – The American National Standards Institute (ANSI) has approved two  American Society of Safety Engineers’ (ASSE) standards addressing fall protection — the new ANSI/ASSE Z359.
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