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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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ASSE Announces New Practice Specialty Leaders for 2011-2012

The American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) is pleased to announce the new 2011-2012 leadership for its Practice Specialty (PS) groups.  The new Administrators and group Chairs will serve as key contacts for practice specialty, branch and common interest group members and serve as experts for their areas of interest.
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ASSE Announces New Health and Wellness Branch to Increase Employee Safety and Health on the Job

The American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) recently announced the formation of a new Health & Wellness Branch, sponsored by the Healthcare Practice Specialty (HPS) in an effort to raise awareness about the benefits of integrating occupational safety and health with company health promotion programs.
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ASSE Oregon Member Awarded Prestigious Blue Star Award for Safety and Health Excellence

The American Society of Safety Engineers’  (ASSE) long-time  member Duane Grange of Eugene,  OR, safety and human resources director for Selectemp Employment Services, and a member of the ASSE Cascade Chapter,  was recognized as the Oregon Safety and Health Achievement Recognition Program (SHARP) Alliance 2011 Blue Star Award Winner.
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Special Thoroughbred Race to Celebrate ASSE, Laurel Racetrack Centennials

Contact: Diane Hurns, dhurns@asse.org; ASSE member Rob Alternburg, 410-278-3162 BALTIMORE, MD (August 22, 2011) – A special celebration of two October centennial birthdays will take place this October 19 at Laurel Park racetrack.
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ASSE Announces Release of Updated A10.7 Standard for Handling Explosives in Construction and Demolition Environments

The American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) recently announced the release of a revised A10.7 standard for Construction and Demolition Operations, titled, “Safety Requirements for Transportation, Storage, Handling and Use of Commercial Explosives and Blasting Agents.
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