Articles Tagged with ''ASSE''

ASSE urge feds to update safety professionals’ job description

August 3, 2012

More than three decades after the federal employee job classification for the GS-0018 ‘Safety and Occupational Health Management’ job series was last updated, the American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) says it’s time for a revision.


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Demand for, awareness of safety engineers is growing

August 1, 2012

Safety and health engineers comprise one of the fastest-growing jobs that pay $75,000 a year, according to an article in CareerBuilder titled “7 Jobs that pay $75,000 a year.”


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FabEnCo presents ASSE with large donation for scholarships

July 24, 2012

FabEnCo, Inc., the world’s leading manufacturer of self-closing safety gates, announced today that the company’s CEO, David H. LaCook, recently presented the ASSE Foundation with a donation of $110,000 to establish an endowment to fund a $4,000 annual scholarship. 


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ASSE backs VPP, wants I2P2 standard

July 19, 2012

OSHA’s beleaguered VPP is getting strong support from the American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE). “All of OSHA should be in VPP,” said ASSE President Richard A. Pollock, CSP, in a letter to Rep. Timothy L. Walberg, chair of the U.S. Subcommittee on Workforce Protections’ Committee on Education and the Workforce.


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ASSE expands its global reach with new chapters in Middle East, Mexico

July 17, 2012

During its recent Safety 2012 conference in Denver, CO, the American Society of Safety Engineers officially approved a new chapter in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and a new section in Mexico.


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ASSE: Teens working summer jobs should learn their (safety) rights

July 6, 2012

With summer in full swing, and many teens working a summer job, the American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) reminds  young workers about the importance of staying safe at on the job. Whether it be landscaping, bagging groceries or working at the local store, teens must be aware of any on the job safety risks, what
training is available, their rights as an employee and what job tasks that by law they are not allowed to perform.


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Winning hearts and minds

Using 6 “weapons of influence”
July 3, 2012
How often have you come up with a safety idea and found yourself beating your head against the wall trying to get buy-in?


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ASSE’s Aruna Vadgama recognized as 2012 CoPS Professional of the Year

June 27, 2012
In recognition of her commitment to professional excellence, and dedication to the safety profession, the American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) recently named member Aruna Vadgama, RN, MPA, CPHQ, COHN-S, BCSP, BCPE, CHRM, SRN of Carlsbad, CA, the 2012 Council on Practices and Standards (CoPS) Safety Professional of the Year (SPY).


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Rixio Medina honored for lifetime safety achievements

June 18, 2012
In honor of his lifetime commitment and outstanding contributions to the safety, health and environmental (SH&E) profession, the American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) recently named longtime member Rixio E. Medina, CSP, CPP, CMIOSH, of Corpus Christi, TX a Society Fellow.


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Safety pros are “raising the flag of recognition”

June 18, 2012
The American Society of Safety Engineers’ outgoing President Terrie S. Norris, CSP, ARM, CPSI, of Long Beach, CA, a member of ASSE and the safety and health profession for more than 20 years, told the Safety 2012 crowd in Denver that more must be done when it comes to preventing work injuries and illnesses.


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