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.’
To keep safety, health and environmental (SH&E) professionals up to date with the best practices, latest standards and requirements and equipment for addressing and preventing falls in the workplace, the American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) announces the release of the fourth edition of Introduction to Fall Protection.
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.
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.
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.