ASSE's awards and honors program recognizes members who have made outstanding contributions to the SH&E field, as well as those who have helped to advance SH&E by volunteering their time and expertise. Click here to learn more about deadlines, eligibility and criteria for the Fellow, Safety Professional of the Year and Outstanding Safety Educator. To submit a petition, contact Jackie Dixon at firstname.lastname@example.org.
This year, ASSE Foundation will award an unprecedented $90,000 in scholarships and professional development grants. Corporate-sponsored, general fund, and chapter- and region-sponsored scholarships are available for students pursuing degrees in occupational safety and health. The Tally Professional Development Grant is designed to help ASSE members pursue professional credentials and advanced degrees. Applications, FAQ and guidelines for the 35 scholarship programs and Tally Professional Development Grant are now available for download. Applications for all scholarships and grants are due Dec. 1, 2005.
ASSE's Board of Directors approved the application of members in Western Australia to form a new chapter. The new Western Australia Chapter has 50 members. Its inaugural meeting is slated to run during November in Fremantle, Western Australia, in conjunction with the Industrial Foundation for Accident Prevention conference and exposition.
The early registration deadline for SeminarFest 2006 is approaching. Register by Dec. 21 to save on this comprehensive educational opportunity, featuring 45 seminars in one location-the Flamingo Las Vegas, Jan. 22-28. Attend one or several seminars-each is individually priced, and discounts increase the more seminars you attend. Register online today to make sure you won't miss out.
On October 12, ASSE received a letter from the American Red Cross acknowledging the Society's $10,000 contribution to help fund disaster relief in the Gulf region. Signed by Napoleon Hendrix III, manager, donor relations, the letter states, "Because of your generosity, the many victims of Hurricane Katrina will have the chance to recover and move forward."
ASSE's Executive Program in Safety Management is designed to help SH&E professionals demonstrate safety system success and gain a career advantage. Participants receive the certificate after earning a total of 7.5 CEUs for completing three required seminars (4.9 CEUs) and additional ASSE national seminars or symposia (at least 2.6 CEUs). ASSE congratulates those who recently completed the program.
ASSE's Certificate in Safety Management program consists of three required courses and various electives. To receive the certificate, participants must earn a total of 7.5 CEUs, and all courses must be completed within a five-year period. ASSE congratulates recent recipients of the certificate.
The latest additions to ASSE's Honor Roll.