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Drones Play Role in Harvey Recovery Efforts

Friday, September 15, 2017
The use of drones has become very popular among filmmakers, videographers, and photographers. The ability to operate the drone from a distance and capture unique angles and views allows for breathtaking shots. Recently, drones have played a huge role in recovery efforts from Hurricane Harvey in Houston, write Wall Street Journal reporter Andy Pastor
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OSHA Extends Deadline for Crane Operator Certification

Wednesday, September 13, 2017
OSHA issued a notice of proposed rulemaking to extend for the second time the deadline for compliance with the crane operator certification and competency requirements. Originally, the certification and compliance parts were extended until November 2014; then prior to the effective date, OSHA extended the provisions until November 2017. The new proposed deadline is Nov. 10, 2018.

Todd Conklin Offers New Definition for Safety

Friday, September 08, 2017
Human performance expert Todd Conklin recently delivered a presentation to the Business Leaders' Health & Safety Forum in New Zealand that explained why leaders need to build businesses that "fail safely"--what he calls failures without consequences.​
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VelocityEHS Provides Hurricane Harvey Victims Free Access To Library

Friday, September 01, 2017
VelocityEHS is giving free access to its online library of safety data sheets to organizations, emergency responders and local businesses affected by Hurricane Harvey.
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ASSE Members: Please Help Aid Hurricane Harvey Victims

Wednesday, August 30, 2017
ASSE President Jim Smith urges all members to support the victims of Hurricane Harvey along the Texas Gulf Coast.
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The Role of Consensus Standards in Advancing Safety

Wednesday, August 30, 2017
Consensus standards provide invaluable guidance resources for OSH professionals to apply in their roles to protect people, property and the environment. ASSE has increased its presence in the standards-development arena to become a leader in the evolution of voluntary OSH standards. To help ASSE members get a better sense of the breadth and depth of its consensus standards, the Society is hosting Ultimate [...]
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Speak Up to Influence Sustainability

Monday, August 28, 2017
Global Reporting Initiative (GRI), a pioneer in global sustainability reporting standards, has published proposed updates to GRI 403: Occupational Health and Safety. Center for Safety and Health Sustainability (CSHS) leaders Kathy Seabrook and Darryl Hill say this development reflects CSHS's growing influence and see it as a great opportunity for ASSE members to impact the sustainability conversation.​
Drone_62259362

Drones Play Role in Harvey Recovery Efforts

Friday, September 15, 2017
The use of drones has become very popular among filmmakers, videographers, and photographers. The ability to operate the drone from a distance and capture unique angles and views allows for breathtaking shots. Recently, drones have played a huge role in recovery efforts from Hurricane Harvey in Houston, write Wall Street Journal reporter Andy Pastor
Cranes_D_iStock_000003394013Small

OSHA Extends Deadline for Crane Operator Certification

Wednesday, September 13, 2017
OSHA issued a notice of proposed rulemaking to extend for the second time the deadline for compliance with the crane operator certification and competency requirements. Originally, the certification and compliance parts were extended until November 2014; then prior to the effective date, OSHA extended the provisions until November 2017. The new proposed deadline is Nov. 10, 2018.

Todd Conklin Offers New Definition for Safety

Friday, September 08, 2017
Human performance expert Todd Conklin recently delivered a presentation to the Business Leaders' Health & Safety Forum in New Zealand that explained why leaders need to build businesses that "fail safely"--what he calls failures without consequences.​
GettyImages-841448806_(1)

VelocityEHS Provides Hurricane Harvey Victims Free Access To Library

Friday, September 01, 2017
VelocityEHS is giving free access to its online library of safety data sheets to organizations, emergency responders and local businesses affected by Hurricane Harvey.
Urban-Search-Rescue3

ASSE Members: Please Help Aid Hurricane Harvey Victims

Wednesday, August 30, 2017
ASSE President Jim Smith urges all members to support the victims of Hurricane Harvey along the Texas Gulf Coast.
GettyImages-618946910

The Role of Consensus Standards in Advancing Safety

Wednesday, August 30, 2017
Consensus standards provide invaluable guidance resources for OSH professionals to apply in their roles to protect people, property and the environment. ASSE has increased its presence in the standards-development arena to become a leader in the evolution of voluntary OSH standards. To help ASSE members get a better sense of the breadth and depth of its consensus standards, the Society is hosting Ultimate [...]
cshs_CMYK_Vertical

Speak Up to Influence Sustainability

Monday, August 28, 2017
Global Reporting Initiative (GRI), a pioneer in global sustainability reporting standards, has published proposed updates to GRI 403: Occupational Health and Safety. Center for Safety and Health Sustainability (CSHS) leaders Kathy Seabrook and Darryl Hill say this development reflects CSHS's growing influence and see it as a great opportunity for ASSE members to impact the sustainability conversation.​

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