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Remembering Jerry Ray, 1997-98 ASSE President

ASSE is sad to share news of the passing of Jerry Ray, ASSE’s 1997-98 President and a well-liked and highly respected leader of the occupational safety and health profession.

 

R. Ronald Sokol Appointed to the OSHA Advisory Committee on Construction Safety and Health

R. Ronald Sokol, a 29-year member of the American Society of Safety Engineers, was appointed to the OSHA Advisory Committee on Construction Safety and Health (ACCSH), which is charged with advising the agency on setting construction standards and policy matters affecting federally financed or assisted construction.

 

Two Prominent ASSE Members Appointed to the NIOSH Board of Scientific Counselors

wo prominent members of the American Society of Safety Engineers were appointed to the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) Board of Scientific Counselors, a federal advisory committee formed to give the NIOSH director advice and guidance.

 

ASSE Applauds OSHA’s Efforts to Explore How to Attract More Professionals to the OSH Field

The American Society of Safety Engineers applauds Assistant Secretary of Labor for Occupational Safety and Health David Michaels for charging NACOSH with exploring how OSHA and NIOSH might encourage more professionals to enter the occupational safety and health field.

 

ASSE Board Appoints Dennis Hudson as New Executive Director

The American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) Board of Directors has appointed Dennis Hudson as Executive Director effective June 1, 2016.

 

ASSE Statement on OSHA’s Electronic Recordkeeping Rule

ASSE Statement on OSHA’s Electronic Recordkeeping Rule

 

ASSE Urges Participation in National Fall Prevention Events to Help End Worker Deaths from Falls

In 2014, 345 construction workers lost their lives in falls, the leading cause of death in construction. Adding in workers from all other industries, a total of 660 Americans at work lost their lives in falls at various heights, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. What may surprise most people is that nearly 2 out of every 3 were fatal falls were from 20 feet or less. Of these falls, 191 people lost their lives falling from 10 feet – the height of a basketball hoop – or less.

 

ASSE to Bestow Fellow Distinction on Two Women for Their Work in Occupational Safety and Health

The American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) today announced two past Society presidents -- Nancy McWilliams of Virginia Beach, Virginia, and Kathy Seabrook of Mendham, New Jersey -- will receive the honor of Fellow, its highest distinction, recognizing their career-long commitment to worker safety and their leadership in the occupational safety and health profession.

 

ASSE Recognizes Thomas Kramer as the 2016 Edgar Monsanto Queeny Safety Professional of the Year

The American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) today announced Thomas Kramer, managing principal at LJB Inc., an Ohio-based civil engineering firm, as the 2016 Edgar Monsanto Queeny Safety Professional of the Year for his leadership in helping develop more than 18 fall protection standards.

 

The ASSE Foundation Awards $275,000 in Scholarships & Professional Educational Grants

The American Society of Safety Engineers Foundation set a new record in 2016 by granting $275,000 in scholarships to 106 students pursuing college degrees, and safety professionals furthering their credentials, in occupational safety and health (OSH), at universities across the country.

 
 
Results: 1065 Record(s) Found.

 
 

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