For Immediate Release Contact: Joanna Climer, 847-768-3404, jeclimer@asse.org
Flatiron Construction Corporation Donates Funds Toward American Society of Safety Engineers Foundation Safety And Health Scholarship
Des Plaines, IL (December 12, 2007) — The American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) Foundation recently announced a new $5,000 donation from Longmont, CO-based Flatiron Construction Corporation for an annual ASSE Foundation scholarship aimed at helping students in the safety and health field.

Flatiron Construction Corporation will donate $5,000 each year toward a scholarship. The new scholarship will be open to graduate and undergraduate students pursuing degrees in safety, health and the environment. An emphasis on construction safety will be preferred but not required for students applying for the scholarship.

“We are very pleased with the generous contribution from Flatiron Construction,” said ASSE Foundation Chair Cynthia L. Roth, COHN. “The donation will aid future safety practitioners in their studies, illustrating the Company’s commitment to the occupational safety, health and environmental profession. Flatiron Construction’s efforts will also help the ASSE Foundation meet its mission of advancing the safety and health and environmental profession through higher education.”

Flatiron Construction specializes in transportation and heavy civil projects both on a national scale and in local districts. Its experience encompasses major highways, traditional and specialty bridges, toll roads and rail transit projects throughout North America. Flatiron is the No. 4 bridge builder and the No. 9 transportation builder in the U.S. For more information, visit www.flatironcorp.com.

The American Society of Safety Engineers Foundation, established by and in partnership with the American Society of Safety Engineers, generates funding and provides resources for scholarship, applied research, academic accreditation, and related academic initiatives in order to advance the safety, health, and environmental profession. For more information on the Foundation and its programs visit www.asse.org/foundation.

Founded in 1911, the Des Plaines, IL-based ASSE is the largest and oldest professional safety organization and is committed to protecting people, property and the environment. Its more than 31,000 occupational safety, health and environmental professional members manage, supervise, research and consult on safety, health, transportation and environmental issues in all industries, government, labor and education. For more information please go to www.asse.org.
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