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Scholarship for Families of Workplace Fatality Victims Unveiled at Safety 2013

LAS VEGAS – Former Secretary of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), John Henshaw and the American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) Foundation today announced the formation of the Family Scholarship Fund that will offer college tuition for students impacted by a workplace fatality.
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U.S., China Leading Workplace Safety Organizations Join Efforts to Advance Global Occupational Health and Safety

The American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) and the China Occupational Safety and Health Association (COSHA) collaborate to improve workplace safety

CHICAGO, IL – The American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) today announced it will work with the China Occupational Safety and Health Association (COSHA) to advance professional occupation

Prevention through Design Tools Can Reduce Injuries on Sustainable Building Construction Sites

June ASSE Professional Safety journal article examines the increased hazards in the construction of sustainable buildings, and tools to mitigate the risks early in a project’s development
With sustainable building becoming a trend in the architecture, engineering and construction (AEC) industry, a growing number of jobsite hazards associated with

Safety 2013 Media Briefing Kit

Safety 2013 Media Briefing Kit   Monday, June 24th Scheduled ASSE Press Conference Kathy Seabrook, CSP, CMIOSH, EurOSHM News Conference on Association Risk Initiative 11:15 am – 11:45 PM Press Availability Room: #N215   Tuesday, June 25th Plenary Session 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm Featured Speaker: Dr. David Michaels, Ph.D.
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ASSE President Rick Pollock Urges Obama Administration to Adopt I2P2 Standard for Workplace Safety

President Barack Obama The White House 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue NW Washington, DC 20500 Dear President Obama: I am writing to thank you and to ask for your help.
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LeBlanc Building Company’s Jeremy Bethancourt Awarded ASSE’s Triangle Award for Heroic Dedication

The American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) has awarded Jeremy Bethancourt, Safety Program Director for Scottsdale-AZ based LeBlanc Building Co., Inc. their inaugural Triangle Award for Heroic Dedication today at the U.S. Department of Labor.
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Advocates for Greater Safety in the Latino Workforce Launch Campaign to Prevent Workplace Falls

As May marks the Building Safety Month…
Advocates for Greater Safety in the Latino Workforce Launch Campaign to Prevent Workplace Falls
National Fall Prevention Campaign seeks to create awareness of safety related work practices that prevent falls in the workplace with a focus on the Spanish-speaking worker
May 1, 2013 – Safety Professionals an

Overcoming Resistance to Near-Miss Reporting Results in Improved Organizational Safety Performance

May ASSE Professional Safety journal article investigates organizations’ reluctance to reporting near-miss incidents, provides solutions to creating a safety culture based on team engagement
A near miss incident on job sites is traditionally defined as one that leaves no injuries, no property or equipment damages and also little or no evidence th

Center for Safety and Health Sustainability Repeats its Calls on Organizations to Improve Supply Chain Standards

The Center for Safety and Health Sustainability, representing health and safety professionals from across the world, is actively working to raise awareness, improve standards in workplace safety, and save lives.
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ASSE and AIHA Call for Study to Move NIOSH

Posted in Federal Communications 5 hours ago
Citing concerns over the agency’s lack of appropriate resources with the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), ASSE and AIHA in a letter to Senator Tom Harken, Chair of the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions, to request a Government Accountability Office (GAO) study on whether Nati