When President Donald J. Trump released his full budget request for Fiscal Year 2018 he did many in the OEHS community a favor, because he ignited a needed conversation about the real value of worker health and safety to the people of this nation.
The American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE), the world’s oldest professional safety organization, is bestowing the honor of Fellow on two of its longtime members who have made significant contributions to the occupational safety and health profession throughout their distinguished careers. Fay Feeney and C. Gary Lopez are the 2017 recipients of the Society’s highest honor.
The Board of Trustees of the American Industrial Hygiene Foundation (AIHF) has selected 51 outstanding students to receive more than $131,800 in scholarships this year. The recipients have distinguished themselves through their commitment to their studies, their communities, and the profession of industrial hygiene.
The American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE), the world’s oldest professional safety organization, has completed the 2017 Society elections and congratulates its new leaders, whose terms begin July 1. Jim Smith, M.S., CSP, will become ASSE’s new president for 2017-18.
The American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) is busy preparing for its biggest event of the year, and it may turn out to be the Society’s most-attended event in its 106-year history. Organizers say registration is on a record-setting pace for ASSE’s Safety 2017 Professional Development Conference & Exposition in Denver.
Georgi Popov and Sathy Rajendran, highly regarded educators within the occupational safety and health profession and members of the American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE), have each been selected to receive ASSE's 2017 William E. Tarrants Outstanding Safety Educator Award.
Jeremy Bethancourt, a professional member of the American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) and government affairs chair of its Arizona chapter, has been selected as ASSE's 2017 Edgar Monsanto Queeny Safety Professional of the Year.
The American Industrial Hygiene Association® (AIHA) is collecting information from its members for what will be its first-ever "State of the EH&S Industry" survey.
The association has partnered with EH&S software provider Enviance , for the survey, which it says will help develop a greater understanding of the issues impacting a company's ability to keep employees healthy, safe and productive.
The American Industrial Hygiene Association® (AIHA) and the California Industrial Hygiene Council (CIHC) are asking lawmakers in California's State Legislature to ensure that Certified Industrial Hygienists (CIH) have a seat at the table by requiring their membership on the California Toxic Substances Board, which would be created by Senate Bill 774. As currently written, the bill restricts membership on the Board to only one person from any of the following diverse professions: toxicology, chemistry, geology, industrial hygiene, or engineering specific to the statutory responsibilities of the Board.