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ASSE is committed to ensuring that any decision by federal or state government impacting the safety, health and environment of the workplace is based on good science and sound technology.
- ASSE Government Affairs Update – 6.19.13
- ASSE Backs CSB FY 14 Budget Request, Asks Help in Setting Investigation Priorities Among Fed Agencies
- Florida Governor Scott Signs ASSE-Backed Texting Ban Into Law
- Highlights of ASSE GAC Annual Hill Visits in DC
- Good Year for GA at Safety 2013 in Las Vegas
- OSHA Sets New Policy for VPP Fatalities
- OSHA Direct Final Rule Updates Signage Standards
- NIOSH Creates Ladder Safety App
ASSE Backs CSB FY 14 Budget Request, Asks Help in Setting Investigation Priorities Among Fed Agencies
In a letter to the Chair and Ranking Member of the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies, ASSE stated its support for the Administration’s proposal to fund the U.S. Chemical Safety and Hazard Investigation Board (CSB). The Administration proposed funding CSB at $11.484 milion, an 8.8% increase over its current funding. ASSE also requested report [...]Read More
On May 28, Florida Governor Rick Scott signed into law a bill to ban texting while driving actively supported supported by ASSE and its members in Florida. ASSE joined in a state-wide, bipartisan effort to pass the bill that was led by the FL DNT TXT+DRIVE COALITION, as the press release announcing Governor Scott’s action indicates. The new [...]Read More
ASSE’s Government Affairs Committee (GAC) conducted its annual Capitol Hill visits and meeting in Washington, DC, May 4-7 in conjunction with ASSE NAOSH Week activities hosted by OSHA at the Department of Labor. The GAC meets twice a year, in the spring in DC and in the fall in Des Plaines, typically. On Capitol Hill, [...]Read More
ASSE Urges Obama to Advance I2P2 Rule as Fitting Response to West Explosion and 13 Deaths Daily in US Workplaces
In a May 16 letter, ASSE urged President Obama to direct his Administration to move forward OSHA rulemaking on an injury and illness prevention program (I2P2) standard as an appropriate response to the April 19 fertilizer plant explosion in West, Texas, that took 15 lives as well as the nearly 13 lives lost each day in US workplaces. A [...]Read More
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