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ASSE backs VPP, wants I2P2 standard

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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

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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

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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”
By James E. Leeman Ph.D.
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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

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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

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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”

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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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Instant polling at ASSE Denver

By Dave Johnson
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ASSE went all high-tech Monday morning at its grand opening session. ASSE President Terrie Norris led the packed ballroom in a text messaging poll.


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ASSE approves CSHM certification for professional membership

By Dave Johnson
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The Institute for Safety and Health Management’s (ISHM) CSHM certification has been approved as an option for professional membership in the ASSE.


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Thoughts from thought leaders

By Dave Johnson
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Safety’s thought leaders keep bumping into each other at conferences such as ASSE’s annual meeting. Here are three “new thoughts” making the rounds here in Denver:


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