American Society of Safety Engineers

ASSE to bestow honor of Fellow on Deborah Roy

Wednesday, April 25, 2018
ASSE has bestowed the honor of Fellow on a longtime member who has made significant contributions to the occupational safety and health profession. Deborah Roy is the 2018 recipient of the Society’s highest honor. She also will be ASSE’s 2020-21 president, having been elected this year as the organization’s senior vice president.

Page-Bottorff named ASSE's 2018 Safety Professional of the Year

Monday, April 23, 2018
Tim Page-Bottorff, a highly respected safety trainer, mentor and motivational speaker who is often called a “public utilities safety guru,” is ASSE's 2018 Safety Professional of the Year. He has taken a variety of innovative steps to advance the safety and health profession while being influential with safety training for school-age children.

Winn named ASSE’s 2018 Outstanding Safety Educator

Wednesday, April 18, 2018
Dr. Gary Winn, a highly regarded educator within the occupational safety and health profession and ASSE member for 25 years, is the 2018 William Tarrants Outstanding Safety Educator. Winn is a professor of safety management in the Department of Industrial and Management Systems Engineering at West Virginia University. ​

ASSE Foundation awards more than $375,000 in scholarships and grants

Monday, April 16, 2018
Thanks to a growing group of generous donors, the ASSE Foundation is celebrating a record year by awarding more than $375,000 in scholarships and grants to 117 individuals seeking advancement in the occupational safety and health profession. This year’s distribution tops the Foundation’s previous record of $303,665 in 2017.​

ASSE election results highlighted by Medina’s move to president

Thursday, April 12, 2018
ASSE has completed its 2018 Society elections and congratulates its new leaders, whose terms begin July 1. Rixio Medina will become ASSE’s new president for 2018-19. “Elections are the heart of a professional society, and I’m happy to see our members staying involved and being committed to voting,” said President Jim Smith.​

Media Advisory: Journalists invited to Safety 2018 in San Antonio

Tuesday, March 06, 2018
Journalists are invited to Safety 2018, a global workplace safety event with people from 40 countries participating as presenters, exhibitors and attendees. A panel discussion will have experts addressing the active shooter issue and ways to reduce workplace violence. Press members can register by contacting ASSE media relations.

Active shooter technical report in development to improve workplace safety

Thursday, March 01, 2018
ASSE is taking steps to help curb workplace incidents involving active shooters. A working group of safety and health experts is providing insights into the development of an active shooter technical report, which could guide organizations toward safer work environments. A related panel discussion is set for Safety 2018 in San Antonio.

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