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ASSE Signs Agreements with COSHA and ISHA to Advance Global Occupational Health and Safety Issues

CHICAGO  (December 11, 2013) – The American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) signed  memorandums of understandings that will explore opportunities to collaborate,  exchange technical information and conduct joint educational programs with the largest occupational health and safety organizations in China and Taiwan.
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ASSE, Center for Safety & Health Sustainability Urge Corporations to Improve Supply Chain Safety Management & Protect Vulnerable Workers

DES PLAINES, IL (November 29, 2012) – With workplace tragedies such as the recent factory fires in Bangladesh killing more than 100 people last weekend and in Pakistan killing more than 300 workers in September, the American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) and the Center for Safety and Health Sustainability (the Center) urge corporations to

ASSE Reminds Students That Fires, Smoke Are Deadly, Offer On/Off Campus Fire Protection Tips

For Fire Prevention Week, October 7-13, 2012 DES PLAINES, IL (October 4, 2012) – Morgantown, W. Virginia Fire Department Chief Mark Caravasos reminded several college students recently that fires are not like the ones shown in the movies. In reality, he said, a burning room is dark and filled with dense smoke.
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U.S. Department of Labor Releases Preliminary National Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries Report for 2011

The U.S. Department of Labor’s  Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) National Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries preliminary  report (http://www.bls.gov/news.release/cfoi.nr0.htm) released September 20, 2012, showed 4,609 people died from on-the-job injuries in the U.S. in 2011, 13 people a day.
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ASSE’s Hawaii Chapter’s Biennual April Pac-Rim Conference to Feature Global SH&E Experts

AMERICAN SOCIETY OF SAFETY ENGINEERS HAWAII CHAPTER TO FOCUS ON WORK SAFETY AT POPULAR BIENNIAL GOVERNORS PAC-RIM SAFETY & HEALTH CONFERENCE THIS APRIL 16-18
DES PLAINES, IL (December 20, 2011) – With more than 34,000 occupational safety and health professional members located in 73 countries, the American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE)

ASSE Rolls Out Its New Target Teen Work Safety Tools Aimed at Preventing Work Injuries, Illnesses

For Immediate Release                                                                    Contact:  Diane Hurns, dhurns@asse.
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ASSE, Vision Council Put Spotlight on Preventing Job-Related Eye Injuries

Des Plaines, IL (December 8, 2010) — According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), each day approximately 2,000 U.S. workers experience a job-related eye injury. One third of these injuries are treated in hospital emergency rooms and more than 100 of these workplace eye injuries result in lost work time.
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ASSE, Vision Council Put Spotlight on Preventing Job-Related Eye Injuries

Des Plaines, IL (December 8, 2010) — According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), each day approximately 2,000 U.S. workers experience a job-related eye injury. One third of these injuries are treated in hospital emergency rooms and more than 100 of these workplace eye injuries result in lost work time.
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Animal Escapes Raise Awareness About the Importance of Zoo Safety

With nearly 300 zoos in the US and more than 1,000 worldwide, zoos represent a form of entertainment and educational activity that has been around for centuries. Members of the American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) work to ensure safety for zoo workers, the animals and visitors.
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Animal Escapes Raise Awareness About the Importance of Zoo Safety

Des Plaines, IL (November 22, 2010) — With nearly 300 zoos in the US and more than 1,000 worldwide, zoos represent a form of entertainment and educational activity that has been around for centuries. Members of the American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) work to ensure safety for zoo workers, the animals and visitors.
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