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Reducing Or Ignoring Workplace Safety During Business Downturns Costly, ASSE Notes

Des Plaines, IL (December 18, 2008) — “Workplace safety processes must be in place at all times,” American Society of Safety Engineers’ (ASSE) President Warren K. Brown, CSP, ARM, CSHMM, of Fairborn, Ohio, said today. “They are even more critical during business downturns.
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American Society of Safety Engineers Alert Floridians to Risk of Deadly Bees, Offer Safety Tips

Des Plaines, IL (October 27, 2008) — Florida members of the American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) are urging employers, employees and residents to be aware of the danger of aggressive Africanized Honey Bees (AHBs), their negative impact on European Honey Bees (EHBs) and agriculture, on workplace safety and on animals.
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ASSE Regional VP Comments on Virginia Workplace Fatality Statistics

The American Society of Safety Engineers’ Regional Vice President James H. Morris, III, of Virginia Beach, noted, “Our sympathy goes out to the family, friends and co-workers of the 141 people who lost their lives in 2007 in Virginia due to workplace injuries.
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American Society of Safety Engineers’ Members Express Concern about MRSA Infections, Recommend Ways to Prevent Infection in the Workplace

Des Plaines, IL (October 13, 2008) — Members of the American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) are concerned about the spread of methicillin-resistant staphylococcus aureaus (MRSA) infections in the workplace.
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The Economy, Future Trends Discussed at American Society of Safety Engineers’ Loss Control Experience Symposium in Chicago

Des Plaines, IL (October 8, 2008) — CHICAGO, IL (October 8, 2008) — At the American Society of Safety Engineers’ (ASSE) Loss Control Experience Symposium held at CNA headquarters in Chicago this week, professionals discussed the state of the global insurance industry, customer needs, trends and today’s risk management expectations.
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American Society of Safety Engineers Support Fire Prevention Week, Offer Tips for On/Off Campus Fire Prevention

Des Plaines, IL (October 6, 2008) — In support of Fire Prevention Week, which runs October 5 – 11, 2008, the American Society of Safety Engineers offer on/off campus fire prevention facts and tips available at www.asse.org/newsroom.
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American Society of Safety Engineers Urge Students to Stop Fires Before They Start

Des Plaines, IL (September 2, 2008) — Each year many students lose their lives or are injured in preventable fires.
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American Society of Safety Engineers Offer Tips to Prevent Agricultural Injuries And Illnesses

Des Plaines, IL (August 13, 2008) — With the growing season in full swing and Farm Safety and Health Week approaching on September 21-27, 2008, the American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) urge all agricultural workers to be safe at work and offer several safety and health tips to help prevent tragic injuries and illnesses on farms that occur

American Society of Safety Engineers Address The Importance of On-The-Job Heat Protection

Des Plaines, IL (August 8, 2008) — As many work under searing heat this summer, the American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) is providing tips on how to prevent heat-related illnesses and injuries during hot weather and outlines how one company addressed and implemented a successful heat stress prevention program.
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Roadway Work Zone Tragedies Can Be Prevented, American Society of Safety Engineers Say, Especially This Independence Day

Des Plaines, IL (July 3, 2008) — As transportation accidents are still the number one cause of on-the-job deaths in the U.S.
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