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March Government Affairs Report

ASSE Government Affairs Update – March 2016

 
04/28/2016 4:37 PM

ASSE Asks You to Observe Workers' Memorial Day

My name is Michael Belcher. I am a certified safety professional and president of the American Society of Safety Engineers, the world’s oldest professional safety society. On behalf of my fellow 37,000 members and safety professionals everywhere, we ask you to take a moment to observe Workers’ Memorial Day.

 
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04/28/2016 4:22 PM

A Tribute to Workers

Earlier today, ASSE President-Elect Tom Cecich participated in a webinar hosted by East Carolina Univeristy to focus attention on Workers' Memorial Day. Read his remarks in our post.

 
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04/28/2016 1:58 PM

Dangers Remain for Many Workers in Bangladesh

In an article posted to the Women in the World section of the New York Times website, Colleen Curry reports on the dangers that garment workers in Bangladesh continue to face 3 years after the Rana Plaza collapse.

 
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04/28/2016 11:00 AM

ASSE Asks You to Observe Workers' Memorial Day

My name is Michael Belcher. I am a certified safety professional and president of the American Society of Safety Engineers, the world’s oldest professional safety society. On behalf of my fellow 37,000 members and safety professionals everywhere, we ask you to take a moment to observe Workers’ Memorial Day.

 
04/27/2016 12:39 PM

Study Says Drivers Understand Flashing Yellow Traffic Arrows Better Than Yielding on Green

National Highway Traffic Safety Administration estimates that approximately 22% of crashes that occur in intersections are associated with left-turning movements. Improving safety conditions for left turns has become an important issue to address both intersection design and traffic operations as a result.​

 
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04/27/2016 12:36 PM

CPWR Offers Webinar Ahead of National Safety Stand-Down

With the third annual National Safety Stand-Down to Prevent Falls in Construction next week, May 2-6, CPWR is offering a series of resources for participants. The stand-down was conceived by OSHA in 2014 as part of the National Falls Campaign to raise awareness surrounding the severity of fall hazards in construction and the importance of preventing them. In the first 2 years, the stand-down reached more than 3.5 million workers.

 
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04/27/2016 12:33 PM

Upcoming National Safety Stand-Down Events Across the Country

The National Safety Stand-Down to Prevent Falls in Construction takes place next week, May 2-6, across the country. The purpose of the stand-down is to raise awareness of preventing falls in the construction industry. Fatalities caused by falls from elevation continue to be a leading cause of death for construction workers. Anyone who wants to prevent falls in the workplace can participate in the stand-down.​

 

EU-OSHA launches the Healthy Workplaces for All Ages campaign

European Agency for Safety and Health at Work (EU-OSHA), the European Commission and the Netherlands’ EU Council Presidency, has launched its 2016-17 campaign, Healthy Workplaces for All Ages. This new campaign focuses on sustainable work and healthy aging from the beginning of working life and highlights the importance of risk prevention throughout a person’s career.

 

CDC & OSHA Warn Against Exposure to Zika at Work

CDC and OSHA issued new interim guidance for protecting workers from occupational exposure to Zika virus.​

 
 
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