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The ASSE Foundation Awards $227,000 in Scholarships & Professional Educational Grants

DES PLAINES, Ill. (April 9, 2014) – The American Society of Safety Engineers Foundation announced it set a new record in 2014 by granting more than $227,000 to 108 students earning occupational, safety and health degrees in universities across the country and safety professionals furthering their credentials.
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The Illusion of Being Invulnerable May Harm Employees at Work

DES PLAINES, Ill. (April 3, 2014) – No matter how many safety training courses emphasis how dangerous it may be to work with electricity, chemicals or cargo unless proper safety protocols are followed, there is always a percentage of employees who believe they aren’t vulnerable to such risks — until it’s too late.
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ASSE Urges OSHA to Withdraw Electronic Reporting Proposed Rule

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ASSE-ME Chapter to Host 2014 Professional Development Conference & Exhibition

CHICAGO, Ill. (March 11, 2014) – The American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE), the world’s oldest professional safety society, announces its Middle East Chapter will host the 2014 Professional Development Conference and Exhibition (PDC&E) from March 16-20, 2014 in the Kingdom of Bahrain.
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ASSE Responds to the Death of Former Assistant Secretary of Labor Joe Dear

DES PLAINES, IL (March 3, 2014) –   American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) President Kathy Seabrook responds to the passing of Joe Dear, former assistant secretary of labor for the Occupational Safety and Health Administration:
“ASSE and its members are saddened by the death of Joe Dear, former assistant secretary of labor for the Occupa

The Challenge of Responding to a Hazardous Material Emergency and Treating Its Victims

DES PLAINES, Ill. (March 3, 2014) – The moves onsite safety professionals make to decontaminate a manufacturing chemical spill involving employee exposure and the information they provide emergency responders will determine how fast that employee receives medical attention.
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Safety Professionals Need to Examine How They Manage OHS Incident Reports

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ASSE Invites Kids to Enter Art and Video Contests Touting Workplace Safety

DES PLAINES, Ill. (February 5, 2014) – In the world of workplace safety, a good day is when no injuries occur.
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ASSE to Host Its First Professional Development Conference in India

CHICAGO, Ill. (January 27, 2014) – The American Society of Safety Engineers, the world’s oldest professional safety society, is proud to bring SAFETY INDIA 2014, a two-day professional development conference and exposition to Chennai, India on May 26-27, 2014.
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Tablets and Apps Are Changing How Occupational Health and Safety Pros Do Their Jobs

DES PLAINES, Ill. (January 16, 2014) – The phrase “information at your fingertips” has never been truer than with today’s tablet technology.  The ability to access email and the Internet, as well as record audio and video from nearly any location has forever changed how we communicate and do our jobs.
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