In my April 2016 message, I wrote about what ASSE’s board of directors has been doing this Society year. Our key initiatives have included analyzing ASSE’s core competencies, calibrating our strategic priorities, and developing a plan to advance the OSH profession and help our members succeed.
The American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) has announced two past Society presidents -- Nancy McWilliams of Virginia Beach, Virginia, and Kathy Seabrook of Mendham, New Jersey -- will receive the honor of Fellow, its highest distinction, recognizing their career-long commitment to worker safety and their leadership in the occupational safety and health profession.
The American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) today announced Thomas Kramer, managing principal at LJB Inc., an Ohio-based civil engineering firm, as the 2016 Edgar Monsanto Queeny Safety Professional of the Year for his leadership in helping develop more than 18 fall protection standards.
In 2014, ASSE’s House of Delegates (HOD) approved a governance restructure for the first time in 20 years. The vote culminated a process that began in 2010 with the formation of the Board Advisory Task Force that was charged with helping ASSE become more strategic and effective.
The American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) Nominations & Elections Committee has announced the results of the 2016 Society Election.
Voting in the 2016 election ended on March 31 with a 14.5% voter return.
The American Society of Safety Engineers Foundation set a new record in 2016 by granting $275,000 in scholarships to 106 students pursuing college degrees, and safety professionals furthering their credentials, in occupational safety and health (OSH), at universities across the country.
Indiana University of Pennsylvania Professor is First Woman to Win Award
April 5, 2016
The American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) today announced Dr. Tracey Cekada, associate professor at Indiana University of Pennsylvania, as the William E. Tarrants, Outstanding Safety Educator of the Year for her proven excellence in teaching, research and service in the school’s Department of Safety Sciences.
The ASSE Safety 2016 Professional Development Conference & Exposition, which takes place June 26-29 in Atlanta, Georgia, will feature speakers and PDCs covering emerging topics and trends in occupational safety and health.