Vol. 14, No. 1

As a benefit of your ASSE membership, Society Update highlights the latest Society news, activities, upcoming events and notable member achievements. Members are encouraged to submit news, announcements, questions or comments to Cathy Wegener.


Upcoming Events
Jan. 7
Webinar: Occupational and Educational Eye and Face Protective Devices: A Live Webcast on the ANSI/ASSE Z87.1-2003 Standard
Jan. 13
Webinar: Complacency: The Silent Killer
Jan. 17
Math Review
Jan. 18-20
ASP Workshop
Jan. 18-20
Managing the Business Aspects of Safety
Jan. 18-20
Safety Management I
Jan. 20
Webinar: Implementing the New NFPA 70E Electrical Safety Requirements
Jan. 21-22
Safety Management II
Jan. 21-22
Delivering a High-Performance Safety Management System
Jan. 21-23
CSP Workshop
Jan. 26-28
Virtual Symposium: Solutions in Safety Training

PS Article Archive & Index Available Online

Professional Safety articles published since 2000 are fully searchable by issue date, author and keyword on PS Online, where ASSE members can search and download articles for free. In addition, members can download full-issue PDFs (January 2005 to present) that contain interactive links to help navigate through the file and connect to highlighted websites and advertising information. Professional Safety’s article indexes are also available online to help you find articles published since 1995. A complete index of each year’s articles is available for download.



Tell a Friend About ASSE

It has never been easier to spread the word about ASSE. Use the refer-a-friend e-mail tool to address and send a ready-made recruitment e-mail to all the friends, colleagues and associates you feel could benefit from membership in ASSE.



Prevent Roadway Crashes

RoadSafetyCover.jpg ASSE’s “Prevent Roadway Crashes” brochure offers driving tips to help motorists navigate safely on roads, especially during severe weather conditions. Download a copy and share it with friends, family and employees.

In Memoriam

The Society remembers those who passed away in 2009. Our thoughts are with their friends and families.

Sharryn A. Acampora, Cheshire, CT; 2 years of service
Steven R. Arblaster, Erie, PA; 13 years of service
Rick L. Beebe, Rock Island, IL; 3 years of service
Michael E. Berry, Commerce Township, MI; 23 years of service
Paul D. Boettcher, Moraga, CA; 39 years of service
Martin L. Brown, Seattle, WA; 31 years of service
David M. Carter, Kingwood, TX; 1 year of service
Robert V. D’Amato, Long Beach, CA; 32 years of service
Charles R. Dancer, Hilton Head Island, SC; 40 years of service
Walter W. Day, Oak Ridge, TN; 4 years of service
Edward N. Deck, Annapolis, MD; 52 years of service
Aidan Desmond, Bishopstown, Cork City, Ireland; 6 years of service
William J. Douthitt, Pearblossom, CA; 27 years of service
Roger M. Earp, Kinston, NC; 5 years of service
Bruce E. Elmer, Glenview, IL; 18 years of service
Brian N. Emerson, St. Ives, New South Wales, Australia; 4 years of service
Rodney G. Graham, Meriden, CT; 30 years of service
Kenneth W. Greenhill, La Pine, OR; 18 years of service
Ronald W. Hales, Ellensburg, WA; 29 years of service
George J. Hayward, Cincinnati, OH; 21 years of service
Hugh H. Hurt Jr., West Covina, CA; 27 years of service
Evalyn K. Inn, Honolulu, HI; 13 years of service
Chuck Isaacson, San Jose, CA; 7 years of service
James R. Jackson, Indianapolis, IN; 9 years of service
David L. Johnson, Havertown, PA; 53 years of service
Kevin W. Johnston, Buffalo, NY; 13 years of service
Marion L. Jones, Georgetown, TX; 60 years of service
Nathan J. Kender, Franklin, WI; 4 years of service
William E. Kensigner, Browns Mills, NJ; 9 years of service
E.J. Kilper, St. Louis, MO; 42 years of service
Natalie Klein, Laguna Hills, CA; 33 years of service
Joseph F. Kuchta, North Chelmsford, MA; 50 years of service
Thomas H. Lackey Jr., Thomasville, NC; 2 years of service
William R. Lewis, Rose Hill, NC; 17 years of service
Kerry S. McDaniel, Knoxville, TN; 29 years of service
Frank B. Morgan Jr., Forest, MS; 17 years of service
Lawrence Nee, Duluth, GA; 16 years of service
Thomas J. Nowinski, Newport News, VA; 6 years of service
Henry Palomo, Houston, TX; 8 years of service
Amber C. Perry, Newnan, GA; 2 years of service
Kenneth L. Pierson, Glenn Dale, MD; 40 years of service
John E. Pingel, Urbana, IL; 18 years of service
Samuel E. Post, Anaheim, CA; 20 years of service
Shawn M. Provencher, Chickamauga, GA; 14 years of service
Mark Riley, Carmel, IN; 9 years of service
Richard H. Royal, Vernon Rockville, CT; 24 years of service
Charles J. Samo, Huntington Beach, CA; 20 years of service
James M. Sheridan, Toms River, NH; 8 years of service
Charles J. Simmons, Chattanooga, TN; 1 year of service
Paul L. Sinatra, Overland Park, KS; 30 years of service
Russell M. Stephens, New Bern, NC; 28 years of service
Raymond G. Takai, Kapolei, HI; 15 years of service
Arthur G. Thomas, Plano, TX; 37 years of service
Russell K. Vail, Benton, KY; 7 years of service
Howard P. Vogt, West Alexander, PA; 49 years of service
Arthur P. Weber, Rockville Centre, NY; 34 years of service
Richard L. Weil, Portland OR; 9 years of service
Daniel T. Williams Jr., Lithia Springs, GA; 47 years of service
David E. Wilson, St. Louis, MO; 41 years of service