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NAOSH North American Occupation Safety and Health Week
OSHA Stand down
Safety Week 2015
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Results: 3115 Record(s) Found.

Our Profession's Path

The OSH field has long struggled with the idea of professionalization. The debate often centers on one key question: Do years of experience count, or are formal education and certification required? While we’ve not reached a consensus to date, we do know that we operate in a far more complex and global environment than existed just 10 years ago, much less 20, 30 or 50 years ago.

 

ASSE Supports Women’s Workplace Safety with Mother’s Day Public Service Announcement

In a first for the world’s oldest professional safety society and the safety profession, the American Society of Safety Engineers today released an online public service announcement promoting women’s occupational safety and health in honor of Mother’s Day, Sunday, May 10.

 

ASSE to Host SAFETY INDIA 2015 in Mumbai, India

The American Society of Safety Engineers, the world’s oldest professional safety society, is proud to bring SAFETY INDIA 2015, a two-day professional development conference and exposition, to Mumbai, India on October 15-17, 2015.

 

The ASSE Foundation Awards $273,000 in Scholarships & Professional Educational Grants

The American Society of Safety Engineers Foundation set a new record in 2015 by granting $273,000 in scholarships to 108 students pursuing college degrees, and safety professionals furthering their credentials, in occupational, safety and health, at universities across the country.

 
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04/02/2015 2:03 PM

Prevention Through Design Given LEED Pilot Credit

U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) and NIOSH have worked to recognize builders who design with safety in mind, in particular, the concept of prevention through design (PTD). This effort has been recognized as well, as a LEED pilot credit has been given for PTD, which can be applied toward a Silver, Gold or Platinum LEED designation.

 

ASSE’s Professional Safety Journal: The Challenges in Achieving Perfect Workplace Safety

Zero-injury safety targets are easy to communicate and seem to be everywhere, but such goals can be counterproductive to a company’s efforts if the context in which they are used does not go beyond slogans and good intentions, according to the lead article in the April issue of the American Society of Safety Engineers’ Professional Safety Journal.

 
04/01/2015 1:30 PM

Research Is the Foundation of Our Practice

Evidence-based decision making is the cornerstone of our practice as OSH professionals. Decisions based on good science and sound technology legitimize the strategies we champion and the tactics we implement each day to protect millions of workers around the world. By supporting research and working to translate the findings into effective evidence-based solutions, we can eliminate hazards and prevent costly injuries and illnesses.

 

ASSE Supports Updating OSHA National Standards for Eye and Face Protection

ASSE Supports Updating OSHA National Standards for Eye and Face Protection

 

ASSE Signs Agreement with KOSHA to Advance Global Occupational Health and Safety Issues

The American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) signed a memorandum of understanding that will explore opportunities to collaborate, exchange technical information and conduct joint educational programs with the Korea Occupational Safety and Health Agency (KOSHA).

 

ASSE Webinar: What makes a great safety leader? Ask Paul O’Neill directly

The American Society of Safety Engineers invites safety professionals to register to learn how Paul O’Neill, the former chairman of Alcoa, transformed a company with an average safety record into one the safest manufacturers in the world, all while quintupling its market capitalization.

 
 
Results: 3115 Record(s) Found.

 
 

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