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ASSE’s New Jersey Member Provides Funding for Work Safety Research

DES PLAINES, IL (December
15, 2011) – To further advance the recognition of occupational safety as an
essential part of corporate sustainability policies, American Society of Safety
Engineers’ (ASSE) Senior Vice President Kathy Seabrook, CSP, CMIOSH, of
Mendham, NJ, has donated $10,000 to the ASSE Foundation, which includes a
matching donation

ASSE’s Annual Professional Development Conference & Exposition Slated for June 2012 in Denver, CO

DES PLAINES, IL (December 7, 2011) – The American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) announced today its ‘Safety
2012,’ the Society’s annual Professional Development Conference (PDC) and
Exposition taking place on June 3rd through 6th in
Denver, CO, which will feature more than 250 educational sessions for
occupational safety, health and en

ASSE Urges Kids To Draw and Enter Its 10th Annual Poster Contest During Holidays

DES PLAINES, IL (December 2, 2011) – With the holidays here, the 100-year-old American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) urge children aged 5-14 to take this time to draw and enter its 10th annual kids’ ‘safety-on-the-job’ poster contest. The prize for the winners in each of the five age groups is a $5,000 savings bond.
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Orange County Safety Engineers Support Members’ Continued Education

(Left to Right) Award recipient James Gunderson; Chapter President Georgette Quinn; Awards & Honors Chair, Phillip Combest
SANTA ANA, CA (November 30, 2011) – The Orange County Chapter of the American Society of Safety Engineers
(ASSE) awarded a $500 grant to long time member, James Gunderson, ARM, of
Mission Viejo, California, which will

Crowd Safety Measures Important During Holiday Season, Notes ASSE

DES PLAINES, IL (November 22, 2011) – The American Society of Safety Engineers’ (ASSE) Service Branch noted the importance of crowd management planning in light of the holiday shopping season as a way to ensure safety for shoppers, employees and others.
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ASSE’s Safety Professionals and the Latino Workforce Group Announces Educational Grant to Bring More Latino Representation to the Safety Profession

DES PLAINES, IL (November
21, 2011) – The American Society of Safety Engineers’ (ASSE) Safety
Professionals and the Latino Workforce (SPALW) group recently established a
professional education grant aimed at providing assistance for members in the
safety, health and environment (SH&E) occupation to further their education
and career in an e

Prove It Symposium Attendees’ Rethink Leading Indicators for Work Safety

In this photo (Add/Edit Faces): American Society of Safety Engineers members and non-members from   across the U.S.and Canada discuss identifying & communicating value of safety to corporate management at ASSE’s Nov. 17-18, 2011,  Prove It symposium held in Cambridge, MA.
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Safety Professional Sees Return of Two Million to Company Due to Positive Safety Efforts

Boston Globe’s Anthony R. Schiavi, CSP, P.E., ARM, while discussing using safety audits as leading indicator in safety, noted last year positive safety efforts for the Globe resulted in a return of $2 million to the safety budget. 300 safety professionals are attending the Nov. 17-18, 2011, Prove It conference in Cambridge, MA. Go to www.
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ASSE Prove It Symposium Speaker Opens by Asking Audience to ID ‘What Matters Most’

name Deloitte’s Miles Ewing tells Am.Soc.
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ASSE’s New Illustrated Guide to Electrical Safety Book Provides a Comprehensive View of the Updated National Electrical Code

DES PLAINES, IL (November 15, 2011) – The American
Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) has just published a new Sixth Edition of An Illustrated Guide to Electrical Safety,
an easy to use reference to navigate through recent changes to 29 CFR 1910
Subpart S, Part 1, “Design Safety Standards for Electrical Systems” and Part 2,
“Electrical Safe