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NAOSH North American Occupation Safety and Health Week
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03/24/2017 12:00 PM

ASSE recognizes anniversary of factory fire that spurred workplace safety

ASSE encourages workers across the country to pause on Saturday, March 25, and join the society in paying tribute to the workers who lost their lives in the historic Triangle Shirtwaist Factory fire 106 years ago that day. The safety of the American worker has increased progressively since that tragedy.​

 
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03/23/2017 4:06 PM

ASSE Updates A1264.1 on Walking/Working Surfaces

Keith Vidal, M.S., P.E., CXLT, is chair of the A1264 Accredited Standards Committee. He recently spoke with ASSE about the A1264.1-2017 standard, which addresses walking and working surfaces.

 

ASSE Update – Status of the proposed ISO 45001 Standard for Occupational Health and Safety Management Systems

We posted an update on the proposed ISO 45001 Standard, written by leadership of the U.S. Technical Advisory Group to ANSI, (Vic Toy and Kathy Seabrook). You can read the full report via the ASSE 45001 site under “What’s Happening Now”: http://iso45001.asse.org/ ASSE also did a shortened summary recently posted on the homepage at: http://www.asse.org/update-on-the-proposed-iso-45001-standard-on-ohs-management-systems/ ​

 

United States Chemical Safety Board - Recognition of ANSI/ASSE Z117.1 Confined Spaces Standard

The United States Chemical Safety Board released a positive comment/update on a recommendation they submitted to ASSE addressing future revisions of the ANSI/ASSE Z117.1 Confined Spaces Standard.

 
03/21/2017 1:40 PM

ASSE stands behind U.S. Chemical Safety Board

The American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) – representing more than 37,000 occupational safety and health professionals across the globe – supports the mission of the U.S. Chemical Safety Board (CSB) and is deeply troubled that the CSB is targeted for elimination in President Trump’s budget blueprint for 2018.

 
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03/20/2017 7:37 PM

Update on the Proposed ISO 45001 Standard on OHS Management Systems

It seems like it’s been a long time since work began on the proposed ISO 45001 standard for OHS management systems. Read on to learn more about the latest developments.

 
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03/17/2017 2:49 PM

Reporting on OSH Metrics to Advance Organizational Decision Making

Safe Work Australia, a national policy body in Australia, has published a report that explores the processes for gathering and communication workplace safety and health performance information to guide organizational decision making. This work ties in well with the work being conducted by Center for Safety and Health Sustainability (CSHS), which advocates for integrating occupational safety metrics and performance into an organization’s business model and thinking.

 

Technical Article - ANSI/ASSE Z359.16 Standard (Safety Requirements for Climbing Ladder Fall Arrest Systems)

We believe OSH Professionals will have interest in the newly released ANSI/ASSE Z359.16-2016 American National Standard (Safety Requirements for Climbing Ladder Fall Arrest Systems).

 

Update – ANSI/ASSE Z359.16 Standard is Published - Safety Requirements for Climbing Ladder Fall Arrest Systems

We believe OSH Professionals will have interest in the newly released ANSI/ASSE Z359.16-2016 American National Standard (Safety Requirements for Climbing Ladder Fall Arrest Systems). This is an issue/concern faced by many of you and we believe this standard will help in preventing worker fatality and injuries. Ladder risks and exposures are always a significant safety issue and this document should help address this issue from the perspective of fall protection and arrest.

 

Bresnahan Standards Medal Update

Greetings: Just a notice that we are soliciting candidates for the Thomas F. Bresnahan Standards Medal. Information on the award is below – nominations need to be submitted electronically to Tim Fisher (TFisher@ASSE.Org) by April 7th. The form is below, and a reminder that a complete and detailed packet of no more than three pages should be submitted for review by the ASSE Standards Development Committee. The selection process is very rigorous and the competition for the Medal is formidable.

 
 
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