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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

Organizations That Discourage Dissent Likely to Have Increased Safety Risks

For Immediate Release March 25, 2013 Contact: Charlotte Norgaard, (847)768-3404, cnorgaard@asse.
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Save The Date! ASSE Annual Conference: ‘Safety 2013′ June 24-27 in Las Vegas

For Immediate Release March 12, 2013 Des Plaines, IL Contact: Charlotte Norgaard, (847)768-3404, cnorgaard@asse.
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ASSE Publishes New College Texts

DES PLAINES, IL (January 25, 2013) – The American Society of Safety Engineers’ (ASSE) announces the publication of eight new textbooks edited by Joel M. Haight, PhD., PE for college and university students.
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ASSE’s Work Safety Insights Featured at the First International Safety Conference in Azerbaijan

DES PLAINES, IL (January 17, 2013) – Azerbaijan leaders faced with a rapidly developing oil and gas industry are turning to occupational safety and health professionals and organizations such as the American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) for workplace safety guidance as illustrated by the inaugural ‘International Safety Leadership Confere

American Society of Safety Engineers Continues Efforts to Prevent Construction Falls, Fatalities with Revised A10.32 Standard

DES PLAINES, IL (January 14, 2013) – In continuation of its support of nationwide efforts to prevent worker falls and fatalities on construction sites worldwide, the American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) has announced the ANSI/ASSE A10.
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ASSE Responds to Secretary of Labor Solis’ Resignation

DES PLAINES, IL (January 11, 2013) –   American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) President Richard A. Pollock, CSP, responds to the recent resignation of U.S.  Secretary of Labor Hilda L. Solis: “On the announcement of her resignation, ASSE thanks and congratulates Secretary of Labor Hilda L. Solis for her service to the nation.
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ASSE Helps Shape Abu Dhabi Occupational Safety Strategy

DES PLAINES, IL (January 7, 2013) – The American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) met with Abu Dhabi Environment, Health and Safety Center officials in the United Arab Emirates recently to assist them in developing the country’s first Occupational Safety and Health (OSH) Strategy aimed at reducing work-related injuries and fatalities and buil