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ASSE Announces Approval of Ground-Breaking Z590.3 Standard for Prevention Through Design

The American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) recently announced the approval of the American National Standards Institute (ANSI)/ASSE Z590.3 standard,  ‘Prevention through Design: Guidelines for Addressing Occupational Risks in Design and Redesign Processes.
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ASSE’s ‘This Month in Safety’ Web Tool Promotes Education About History of Occupational Safety and Health

One hundred years ago in 1911, the United Society of Casualty Inspectors began their work as the first professional safety society in the U.S.
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ASSE President Assumes International Role at World Safety & Health Congress in Turkey

AMERICAN SOCIETY OF SAFETY ENGINEERS’ PRESIDENT ASSUMES INTERNATIONAL SAFETY ROLE AT SAFETY AND HEALTH CONGRESS IN TURKEY DES PLAINES, IL (September 13, 2011) – American Society of Safety Engineers’ (ASSE) President Terrie S.
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ASSE Honors the Victims of the 9/11 Terrorist Attacks, Recall Massive Emergency Recovery Efforts

DES PLAINES, IL (September 7, 2011) –  In memory of the victims of the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, and the American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) members who lost their lives that day,  ASSE  set up two memorial scholarship funds that have  helped 15 students the past 10 years.
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ASSE to Co-Sponsor 7th Annual HSE Forum in Qatar to Increase Work Safety

In its ongoing efforts to increase work safety worldwide, the American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE)  will co-sponsor the  seventh  annual health, safety and environmental (HSE) forum on energy titled, “Moulding the Future of HSE Fraternity: Global Vision and Local Practise” this October 10-12 in Qatar.
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ASSE and IOSH to Host InterConstruct 2011 Virtual Conference for International Safety Professionals

The American Society of Safety Engineers’ (ASSE) and the United Kingdom’s Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH) will  host InterConstruct 2011, an international virtual conference for networking, professional development and discussions about best practices in the safety, health and environmental (SH&E) field.
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The ASSE Foundation Announces Available Scholarships and Professional Education Grants for 2012

The American Society of Safety Engineers’ Foundation (ASSEF) has announced the availability of nearly $170,000 in scholarships and professional education grants for the 2012 academic year, including six new scholarships and one new professional education grant.  The deadline for all applications is December 1, 2011.
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ASSE’s Inland Northwest Chapter to Raffle 100th Anniversary Celebration Commemorative Quilt

In honor of the American Society of Safety Engineers’ (ASSE) 100th anniversary celebration, the Inland Northwest Chapter, located in Spokane, WA, will raffle off a handmade quilt made by the Seaport Quilters, constructed specifically for this momentous occasion.
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ASSE Says Just Released BLS Workplace Fatalities Report Should be a Call to Action

DES PLAINES, IL (August 30, 2011) – The American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) sees the release of the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics’ preliminary report on fatal occupational injuries for 2010 last week showing a total of 4,547 workers died from on-the-job injuries in 2010 compared with 4,551 from 2009, a call for action.
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ASSE’s Georgia Chapter to Host Local Professional Development Conference for Safety, Health and Environmental Pro’s

WHAT: The American Society of Safety Engineers’ (ASSE) Georgia Chapter will co-host the Georgia Safety, Health and Environmental Conference in conjunction with the Georgia Department of Labor and Project Safe Georgia.
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