|Certificate of Special Congressional Recognition in honor of NAOSH Week 2008, signed by Congresswoman Loretta Sanchez.|
Draft State/City/County Proclamation "Declaring May 4-10 North American Occupational Safety and Health Week (NAOSH) and May 7, 2007 Occupational Safety and Health Professional Day" and a draft letter you can personalize and use to forward to your local leaders with the draft proclamation for consideration.
After contacting your local leaders and if they agree to a proclamation ask to be part of the signing ceremony, if possible. Then mail or e-mail us the proclamation (or a copy and photos if available of the signing) to Diane Hurns at 1800 E. Oakton Street, Des Plaines, IL, 60018 or email@example.com. We will post it on the web, frame it to display at ASSE headquarters and at the NAOSH/OSHP 08 kick-off events in Washington, D.C. Monday, May 5. This information will be also be included in our NAOSH Communications.
The following are PowerPoint presentations, articles and resources you can use to distribute in your community, at local meetings, with your employer and local media. We will be adding to this list as we move closer to NAOSH Week.
See Large and Small Employer Results When They Focus on "Prevention is the Cure" (ppt) -- a presentation made by ASSE member Fay Feeney, CSP, ARM, presented at a workers' compensation conference in Chicago recently, which discusses how two major businesses (a small private company and a large federal employer) identified areas of safety that needed to be improved; developed and implemented occupational safety, health and environmental changes; and saw major positive results which continue today.
|NAOSH Week Proclaimation signed by Mayor Lena Johnson of Lovelock, Nevada (right) with ASSE Sierra Nevada Chapter Treasurer Erika Flavin (left).|
There Really Are No Accidents - Ontario Workplace Safety and Insurance Board -- link to their web containing videos, statistics and stories of how "prevention is the cure"
ASSE Business of Safety Committee -- The CoPS Business of Safety Committee is a data gathering, document preparation, and source of professional information regarding ASSE's efforts to show that investment in Safety, Health, and the Environment (SH&E) is a sound business strategy and can positively impact an organization's bottom-line. This committee generates documentations and guidance materials through the Vice President - Council on Practice and Standards. It monitors business of safety related issues to identify matters of Society interest, reviews appropriate business of safety related materials, and recommends position statements for review by the Council.
|Des Plaines, IL||Lovelock, NV||Austin, TX||Arlington Heights, IL||State of Oklahoma|
|Portland, OR||State of Texas||Salem, OR||Polk County, FL||Wilsonville, OR|
|Orange County, CA||State of Massachusetts||Massachusetts State Resolution|
|Hazardous Materials: Safety Information Guide (pdf)||Important Workplace Safety Guide for Young Workers (pdf)||Preventing Roadway Crashes (pdf)|
|Be SAFE at Work: Tips for Teens (pdf)||Guía para Nuevos Trabajadores sobre la Seguridad en el Lugar de Trabajo (pdf)||Los Accidentes en las Vías de Comunicación Terrestres (pdf)|
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National Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries in 2006 (pdf) -- A total of 5,703 people died from work-related injuries in the U.S. in 2006 with transportation accidents remaining the most frequent type of cause followed by falls, workplace homicides and being struck by an object as noted in these federal and state statistics.