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ASSE Signs Agreements with COSHA and ISHA to Advance Global Occupational Health and Safety Issues

CHICAGO  (December 11, 2013) – The American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) signed  memorandums of understandings that will explore opportunities to collaborate,  exchange technical information and conduct joint educational programs with the largest occupational health and safety organizations in China and Taiwan.
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Innovative Safety Standard Now Available From American Society of Safety Engineers

DES PLAINES, IL (September 26, 2012) –   The newly revised ANSI Z10-2012 Occupational Health and Safety Management Systems Standard (OHSMS) is now available through the American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE).
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ASSE Announces Approval of Ground-Breaking Z590.3 Standard for Prevention Through Design

The American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) recently announced the approval of the American National Standards Institute (ANSI)/ASSE Z590.3 standard,  ‘Prevention through Design: Guidelines for Addressing Occupational Risks in Design and Redesign Processes.
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ASSE Announces Release of Standard for Safety Requirements in Steel Erection in Construction and Demolition Operations

The American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) recently announced the release of the newly published A10.13 American National Standards Institute (ANSI) standard, Safety Requirements for Steel Erection.  The A10.13 standard has been updated from a version previously published in 2001 and a comparison document is available for viewing changes.
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ASSE Announces Reaffirmation of Personnel and Debris Net Standard for Construction and Demolition

Des Plaines, IL (November 10, 2010) — The American National Standards Institute (ANSI) just approved, the A10.11 standard, “Safety Requirements for Personnel and Debris Nets,” which was revised by the American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) A10 Committee. The A10.
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ASSE Urges OSHA To Utilize Consensus Standards In Developing Fed Rule Aimed At Reducing Workplace Slips & Falls

Des Plaines, IL (August 26, 2010) — In a recent letter to the U.S.
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Letter to the Editor on Mine Safety, Workplace Fatalities

Des Plaines, IL (April 13, 2010) — The Chicago Tribune 435 N. Michigan Avenue Chicago, IL 60611 Letter to the Editor: The deadly explosion at the Massey Energy Company’s Upper Big Branch mine that took the lives of 29 people in West Virginia last week are stark reminders that, even in the 21st Century, underground mining in the U.S.
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ASSE Announces Reaffirmation of Standard for Rigging Qualifications and Responsibilities in the Construction Industry

Des Plaines, IL (April 1, 2010) — Standards play a critical role in the field of occupational safety and health, providing a set of regulations and a level of excellence that must be met to improve safety and quality of life, while enhancing competitive advantage for global businesses.
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ASSE Announces Release of New Roadway Work Zone Safety Standards

Des Plaines, IL (January 5, 2010) — In an effort to address transportation-related incidents, which are still the number one cause of on-the-job deaths, the American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) recently announced the approval of a new voluntary consensus standard, the American National Standards Institute (ANSI)/ASSE A10.
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Transportation-Related Falls Covered Under the Z359 Fall Protection/Arrest Standards, Notes the American Society of Safety Engineers

Des Plaines, IL (November 18, 2009) — The American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) recently noted that falls in the transportation industry are covered under the American National Standard Institute (ANSI)/ASSE Z359 Fall Protection standards, including rolling stock, which refers to all vehicles, such as trailers, that move on a railway.
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