Articles Tagged with ''ASSE''

Ethics education a must for safety professionals, study says

October 16, 2013

 A recent study examining ethical reasoning among safety, health and environmental (SH&E) professionals is expected to help educators determine how to integrate a moral and ethical base within safety curricula to prepare future safety professionals to have an ethics based thought process when they enter the work force.


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Determining the cause of a workplace injury

Ergonomic analysis plays a role
August 1, 2013

In many work-related injury claims, the prevailing cause of the injury is called into question by healthcare professionals who commonly help determine if a claimed injury was truly the result of a task performed on the job, or factors such as existing medical conditions or lifestyle habits are to blame.


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ANSI, ASSE working on new international OH&S standard

U.S. stakeholders urged to take an active role
July 29, 2013

The American National Standards Institute (ANSI) and the American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) are in the process of creating a U.S. Technical Advisory Group (TAG) to lead discussions on the creation of a new occupational health and safety (OH&S) standard for global occupational health and safety.


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Votes add up in ASSE Safety 2013 Attendee Choice Awards

Voting ends Wednesday
June 25, 2013

Many of the thousands of attendees at Safety 2013 are making their way to booth 1185 in the Las Vegas Convention Center to vote in the Safety 2013 Attendee Choice Awards for the most innovative EHS products and services.


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Industrial Safety & Hygiene News to sponsor the Attendee Choice Awards at SAFETY 2013

"The best the safety marketplace has to offer"
May 30, 2013

The American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) has announced that Industrial Safety & Hygiene News (ISHN) will sponsor a new best product competition during SAFETY 2013, to be held June 24-26 in Las Vegas (www.safety2013.org).


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Top EHS concerns represented in Safety 2013 sessions

Sustainability a hot topic
May 23, 2013

From sustainability to risk assessment to residential fall protection, Safety 2013 sessions will cover a wide range of EHS-related topics. To give you a scheduling heads’ up, here’s a sampling of notable breakout sessions you may want to attend:


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One man’s fall protection crusade

It’s “a moral choice”
May 16, 2013

It isn’t often that the results of one’s safety efforts in the workplace are easily measured, but in the case of Jeremy Bethancourt, that measurement is 11. And counting. Since the Arizona businessman began developing and implementing strengthened fall procedures at Scottsdale, Arizona-based LeBlanc Building Co. in 2006, 11 construction workers employed by LeBlanc have had falls arrested, saving them from likely serious injury or death.


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ISHN to continue expo sponsorship of ASSE Safety Conference & Expo through 2015

Nearly 5,000 safety pros expected at June event
March 26, 2013

American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) Executive Director Fred Fortman and Industrial Safety & Hygiene News magazine Publisher Randy Green yesterday announced the continuation of ISHN as Safety 2014 and 2015 Exposition sponsor. ISHN has been the exclusive Exposition sponsor for 11 consecutive years, since 2002.


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Students will rub elbows with OEHS veterans at Safety 2013

Career guidance, learning opportunities beckon
March 21, 2013

Although the American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) says a majority of those attending Safety 2013 June 24-27 in Las Vegas will have many years of experience in the safety field, lots of students are expected to participate in the convention as well.


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Safety 2013? There’s an app for that

Lets you keep track of speakers, schedule
March 20, 2013

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.


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