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02/20/2018 9:06 PM

Publication date set for new global safety standard

A highly anticipated global standard aimed at creating safer workplaces everywhere will be published on March 12, according to the International Organization for Standardization that spearheaded the five-year development process with support from ASSE. Companies can purchase ISO 45001 from ASSE beginning that week.

 
02/20/2018 3:50 PM

ASSE LearnEx offers two new courses for safety professionals

ASSE expanded its course offerings in online learning. Two ASSE LearnEx courses debut in March that focus on risk assessment and the new global safety standard, ISO 45001. Participants get the same level of content and engagement as in-person classes while learning at their own pace anywhere an Internet connection is available.

 
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02/19/2018 7:14 PM

Administrator's Message to the Management Practice Specialty

Management Practice Specialty members get a deep discount to the upcoming Webinar, "Beyond Zero Injuries" on February 28th. See Anita Muller's message for the discount code and more.

 
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02/19/2018 6:58 PM

Upcoming Events for Consultants

The Consultants Practice Specialty is sponsoring two events on ethics. The first is our free virtual meeting on February 23 with a special presentation on ethical issues a safety consultant may face. Then on March 5, we are sponsoring a webinar through ASSE. CPS members receive a deep discount for that webinar. See Administrator Carol Keyes' message for the discount code.

 
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02/19/2018 2:00 PM

Nine OSH System Mistakes to Avoid

When developing and implementing an OSH system, stakeholders must consider a vast array of factors for the system to be effective. Having a nonoptimal system not only hinders the ability to identify and address risks and hazards, the system itself can present risks to the business.

 
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02/15/2018 9:22 PM

How to Recruit and Evaluate Safety Personnel

The Singapore Accord, a call-to-action signed at a 2017 meeting in Singapore, encourages OSH organizations and groups to adopt a global framework that helps answer several important questions: Which skills should each type of OSH employee bring to the table? What are those different types of skills? How should hiring managers and supervisors evaluate OSH qualifications to ensure the right person is in the right position?

 
02/15/2018 3:41 PM

Protecting Workers From Chemical Exposure – Who Has Responsibility – OSHA or EPA?

Since the 2016 passage of the Lautenberg Chemical Safety for the 21st Century Act (“Lautenberg Act”), controversy has developed over the requirements under the Toxic Substances Control Act (“TSCA”) for the Environmental Protection Agency (“EPA”) to make risk assessments and determine protection measures for workers. In December 2017, the EPA held a public meeting to discuss the framework it proposes to use for assessing new chemicals.

 
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02/12/2018 6:58 PM

Join Us March 2, 2018 for Free Lunch & Learn: Hazardous Drugs Handling, Spill Clean-Up & Exposure Assessment

ASSE's Industrial Hygiene and Healthcare practice specialties are partnering to present a free web meeting, "Hazardous Drugs Handling, Spill Clean-Up and Exposure Assessment" on March 2, 2018. Members of either group can join the webinar for free.

 
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02/12/2018 6:43 PM

Planning for Earth Day 2018: What's On Your Agenda?

Earth Day is April 22. Environmental Practice Specialty Administrator Jay Brakensiek offers some great ideas for building awareness of ASSE and our practice specialty. He also reviews environmental issues that concern Americans and which issues pose the greatest risk to public health.

 
02/12/2018 5:17 PM

Young Professionals in OSH Digest: Week of. Feb. 12

Safety 2018 Ambassador Alyssa Weber, a member of ASSE's Young Professionals in OSH Common Interest Group, plans to attend Session 626, “Young Safety Professionals: This is How It Really Works," on June 5. Presenter JA Rodriguez offers a preview of what he will share with attendees.

 
 
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