Articles Tagged with ''ASSE''

First draft of ISO 45001 available

July 28, 2014

The International Organization for Standardization (ISO) has announced the completion of the committee draft stage of ISO 45001, Occupational Health and Safety Management Systems—Requirements. The standard, which is available for purchase, gives stakeholders a chance to review it before its publication is finalized, which is slated for late 2016.


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Evolution of workplace safety yields four steps for safe work environments

July 11, 2014

 The evolution of safety precautions, regulations, and products continues. The impact of safety in the workplace has been great and will continue to improve through innovative products coupled with responsible procedures in the U.S. and globally. 


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Global occupational health and safety standard on horizon to protect workers worldwide

July 3, 2014

The seeds have been planted and are being cultivated for the development of a global occupational health and safety standard. I am participating as a U.S. delegate and member of the U.S. leadership team on the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) to develop the new OH&S standard – ISO 45001.


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Weekly news round-up

June 28, 2014

NTSB names blame in Asiana crash, Europe surveys its aging workforce about hours and the stiffer penalties for texting while driving are favored. These were among the top EHS-related stories featured on ISHN.com this week.


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Weekly news round-up

June 21, 2014

A PtD update, tree trimmer fatalities and the ASSE gets a new president. These were among the EHS-related news stories featured on ISHN.com this week.


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Trish Ennis begins one-year term as new ASSE president

June 16, 2014

Trish Ennis was installed last week as the 100th president of the American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE). A 23-year veteran of the occupational health and safety profession, Ennis vowed to continue to elevate the safety profession within the business community and work to deliver ASSE’s 36,000 members the programs and benefits they seek.  


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Weekly news round-up

June 14, 2014

Couldn’t make it to Safety 2014? ISHN Editor Dave Johnson brings you Q&A’s with some top Safety 2014 presenters – EHS thought leaders like Kathy Seabrook, Scott Geller, Bob Veazie and John Drebinger. Those were among the top stories of the week on ISHN.com:


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NIOSH chief at Safety 2014:

"How can we achieve global safety sustainability?"
June 13, 2014

Remarks by John Howard, M.D., NIOSH Director, at ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition on June 10, 2014: Just over a year ago, on April 24, 2013, Rana Plaza, an eight-story commercial building in Greater Dhaka, the capital of Bangladesh, collapsed. The death toll has reached more than 1,000.


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ASSE Safety 2014 Q&A with ASSE President Kathy Seabrook:

“When you talk about risk, it’s the language of business.”
June 9, 2014

ISHN conducted an exclusive interview with Kathy Seabrook, ASSE’s outgoing president, who has had her bags packed for a year as she has traveled the country and the globe on safety missions.


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List of possible projects to strengthen workplace health and safety in Bangladesh
May 29, 2014

On May 7th, representatives of the organizations listed below heard presentations from the Embassy of Bangladesh, the Bangladesh Accord for Fire and Building Safety, the Alliance for Bangladesh Worker Safety, and the U.S. Department of Labor’s International Labor Affairs Bureau on ongoing efforts to improve safety and health in the 3,600 cut-and-sew factories that make up Bangladesh’s “ready made garment” industry.


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ASSEâ??s Safety 2014 Review

A gallery of photos from the sprawling Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, where ASSE’s annual professional development conference was held June 8-11. All photos courtesy of the American Society of Safety Engineers.

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