NAOSH North American Occupation Safety and Health Week
Results: 169 Record(s) Found.
05/17/2018 6:12 PM

Workshop focuses on high fatality rates of Hispanic and Latino workers

Hispanic and Latino workers suffer higher fatality rates than other U.S. workers, leading ASSE to launch a collaborative effort to seek solutions. A Hispanic/Latino Worker Safety Workshop brought together a diverse cross-section of more than 50 influencers who identified priorities for reducing the worker safety and health disparity.

05/02/2018 7:32 PM

ASSE forming accreditation institute to recognize quality safety programs

An independent accreditation institute is being created by ASSE that will debut this summer, further driving the evolution of workplace safety and health worldwide. The fee-based program will certify an applying organization’s occupational safety and health products and services based on recognized voluntary consensus standards.

04/25/2018 8:37 PM

ASSE to bestow honor of Fellow on Deborah Roy

ASSE has bestowed the honor of Fellow on a longtime member who has made significant contributions to the occupational safety and health profession. Deborah Roy is the 2018 recipient of the Society’s highest honor. She also will be ASSE’s 2020-21 president, having been elected this year as the organization’s senior vice president.

04/23/2018 3:57 PM

Page-Bottorff named ASSE's 2018 Safety Professional of the Year

Tim Page-Bottorff, a highly respected safety trainer, mentor and motivational speaker who is often called a “public utilities safety guru,” is ASSE's 2018 Safety Professional of the Year. He has taken a variety of innovative steps to advance the safety and health profession while being influential with safety training for school-age children.

04/18/2018 6:51 PM

Winn named ASSE’s 2018 Outstanding Safety Educator

Dr. Gary Winn, a highly regarded educator within the occupational safety and health profession and ASSE member for 25 years, is the 2018 William Tarrants Outstanding Safety Educator. Winn is a professor of safety management in the Department of Industrial and Management Systems Engineering at West Virginia University.

04/16/2018 3:59 PM

ASSE Foundation awards more than $375,000 in scholarships and grants

Thanks to a growing group of generous donors, the ASSE Foundation is celebrating a record year by awarding more than $375,000 in scholarships and grants to 117 individuals seeking advancement in the occupational safety and health profession. This year’s distribution tops the Foundation’s previous record of $303,665 in 2017.

04/12/2018 8:03 PM

ASSE election results highlighted by Medina’s move to president

ASSE has completed its 2018 Society elections and congratulates its new leaders, whose terms begin July 1. Rixio Medina will become ASSE’s new president for 2018-19. “Elections are the heart of a professional society, and I’m happy to see our members staying involved and being committed to voting,” said President Jim Smith.

03/06/2018 9:49 PM

Media Advisory: Journalists invited to Safety 2018 in San Antonio

Journalists are invited to Safety 2018, a global workplace safety event with people from 40 countries participating as presenters, exhibitors and attendees. A panel discussion will have experts addressing the active shooter issue and ways to reduce workplace violence. Press members can register by contacting ASSE media relations.

03/01/2018 7:17 PM

Active shooter technical report in development to improve workplace safety

ASSE is taking steps to help curb workplace incidents involving active shooters. A working group of safety and health experts is providing insights into the development of an active shooter technical report, which could guide organizations toward safer work environments. A related panel discussion is set for Safety 2018 in San Antonio.

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.

Results: 169 Record(s) Found.

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