By wide margin, members approve switch to American Society of Safety Professionals

Wednesday, August 16, 2017
The world’s oldest professional safety society, founded in 1911, will adopt a new name following a historic membership vote that was overwhelmingly in favor of the change. ASSE will become ASSP (the American Society of Safety Professionals) next year when it unveils a redesigned website in conjunction with Safety 2018 in San Antonio.

CSHS study supports standardization of sustainability reporting to improve workplace safety

Tuesday, August 01, 2017
The Center for Safety and Health Sustainability issued a report on its second analysis of how recognized “sustainable” companies report occupational injuries, illnesses and fatalities. It's a step forward in showing how global initiatives that index corporate sustainability can include companies’ commitment to safe and healthy workers.

Safety 2017 achieves record number of attendees and exhibitors

Monday, July 31, 2017
The final numbers are in, and ASSE has officially held its biggest safety conference and exposition in the event’s 56-year history. Safety 2017 in Denver attracted 5,244 attendees and 640 exhibitors, easily surpassing its previous highs. Attendance was up 23 percent from last year’s event. Nearly one-fourth of the crowd was non-members.

ASSE honors top innovators for creatively improving workplace safety

Tuesday, June 20, 2017
ASSE honored Samantha J. Horseman from Saudi Arabia with its 2017 Award for Innovation in Occupational Safety Management during a ceremony at Safety 2017. The award honors those who bring creativity to managing safety in the workplace. Her winning innovation is a driver safety management system called Intellisense.

ASSE and Sinopec partner to advance workplace safety globally

Monday, June 19, 2017
ASSE and Sinopec International Petroleum Service Corporation today signed a bilateral agreement for cooperation during Safety 2017 in Denver. The signing ceremony was part of the annual Global Presidential Reception attended by ASSE’s Board of Directors and international attendees from more than 40 countries.

House of Delegates supports ASSE’s new name while keeping current logo

Monday, June 19, 2017
A significant step was taken toward a new name for ASSE when its House of Delegates voted in favor of a title that better reflects its diverse membership. The proposed new name is the American Society of Safety Professionals, which now heads to an electronic membership vote that spans 45 days.

CSHS names Advisory Council chair and new member

Friday, June 16, 2017
The Center for Safety and Health Sustainability names Darryl C. Hill as its new Advisory Council chair, and Malcolm Staves as its newest Advisory Council member. Hill succeeds Zack Mansdorf, whose term is ending. Mansdorf had chaired the council since the Center’s inception in 2011 in addition to serving on its Board of Directors.
 
 

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