The world’s oldest professional safety society, founded more than 100 years ago, will adopt a new name following a historic membership vote that was overwhelmingly in favor of the change. The American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) will become the American Society of Safety Professionals (ASSP) next year when it unveils a redesigned website in conjunction with Safety 2018 in San Antonio. The switch was approved by 74 percent of voting members.
It’s not too early to be thinking about 2018; the call for abstracts for the 2nd International Symposium to Advance Total Worker Health® sponsored by the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health is now OPEN.
My job was on the line. Within minutes after the CEO chewed my ear, I arranged a confidential meeting with the operating company president. I briefed him on the situation, described changes that must occur, and I promised to protect his plant management the best I could.
The final numbers are in, and the American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) has officially held its biggest safety conference and exposition in the event’s 56-year history. ASSE’s Safety 2017 Professional Development Conference & Exposition in Denver attracted 5,244 attendees and 640 exhibitors in June, easily surpassing its previous highs.
Health-related quality of life (HRQOL) is an individual’s or group’s self-perception of their physical and mental health over time. HRQOL goes beyond the traditionally diagnosable health outcomes to provide a measure of well-being, it has become an important part of health surveillance.
ACGIH® and its renowned Industrial Ventilation Committee present a popular continuing education course in September.
Fundamentals in Industrial Ventilation & Practical Applications of Useful Equations will be held September 18–22, 2017 at the DoubleTree Suites by Hilton Cincinnati-Blue Ash in Cincinnati, Ohio. Earlybirds who register for the course on or before August 21, 2017 will save $100.00.
Evolved Safety offers a refreshing and innovative way for safety professionals to source safety training materials and related services. Like a broker, Evolved Safety works directly with clients to review, select, and implement safety training resources from the top vendors in the industry.
The American Industrial Hygiene Association (AIHA®) will receive two APEX Awards for Publication Excellence through Communications Concepts, Inc. for its IH Professional Pathway™ program . The program won a Grand Award in the Electronic Media category and an Award of Excellence in the category for Campaigns, Programs & Plans - Membership & Customer.
The American Industrial Hygiene Association® (AIHA®) welcomed its new Board of Directors and honored the contributions of Past President Daniel H. Anna, PhD, CIH, CSP, during its annual business meeting at the American Industrial Hygiene Conference and Exposition (AIHce EXP) in Seattle, Wash.