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Attendees of Safety 2013 will soon be able to download an app for their iPhone, iPad or Android that will allow them to make the most of their convention experience.
The deadline for nominating people for Board of Certified Safety Professionals (BCSP) Awards of Excellence (AoE) is coming up fast. Nominations must be postmarked by Thursday, February 28, 2013 to qualify.
The American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) announces the publication of eight new textbooks edited by Joel M. Haight, PhD., PE for college and university students. Developed from one of ASSE’s most popular technical publications, The Safety Professional’s Handbook, Second Edition these peer-reviewed texts, written by safety, health and environmental professionals, are intended as primary texts for core safety, health and environmental undergraduate courses.
The American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) met with Abu Dhabi Environment, Health and Safety Center officials in the United Arab Emirates recently to assist them in developing the country’s first Occupational Safety and Health (OSH) Strategy aimed at reducing work-related injuries and fatalities and building a preventative safety culture.
The American Society of Safety Engineers’ (ASSE) President Richard A. Pollock, CSP, released the following statement on the results of the 2012 election:
I say anything close to true global harmonization has a helluva long way to go. I’m not talking about war and peace. I’m referring to the incredible, horrible worker fatality stats that come from China each year, and barely warrant a mention in the U.S. press or U.S. safety press.
With the recent release of U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) data on fatal occupational injuries report showing 4,609 people died from on-the-job injuries in the U.S. in 2011, American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) President Richard A. Pollock, CSP, said people should be concerned.
The American Society of Safety Engineers’ (ASSE) upcoming symposium will take a look at how occupational safety, health and environmental (SH&E) professionals can have a greater impact on workplace safety and their organizations through effective leadership.
The American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) commended the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) on its recently released ‘Voluntary Protection Programs (VPP) Review’ report noting that its recommendations would help encourage the involvement of employers who have joined with their workers in a commitment to safe and healthy workplaces in VPP.
To honor the memory of those who lost their lives in the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks in New York, Pennsylvania and Washington, D.C., and to support students studying occupational safety and health, the American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) Foundation announced the recipients of the ‘America Responds Memorial Scholarship’ and the ‘Harry Taback 9/11 Memorial Scholarship.’