The history and motivation behind the efforts NIOSH is putting into expanding and improving occupational safety and health in Wikipedia was discussed in earlier NIOSH Science Blogs (May 19,2015 and July 25, 2018) and thru the NIOSH January 2017 eNews.
Turns out today is the 12th anniversary of the 35th anniversary of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration.
Why do we care? Because on this day 12 years ago, OSHA had a little ceremony headed by then-Assistant Secretary Ed Foulke. I’m sure Ed was great, but the highlight of the event was 30+ year OSHA employee Bill Smith, performing a song he had written for the occasion called “To Work Another Day.”
The American Industrial Hygiene Association (AIHA®) is pleased to announce they have received two dotCOMM awards, a Platinum award in for their second IH Heroes comic On the Fly and a gold award for AIHA's Annual Report.
The American Industrial Hygiene Association (AIHA) was recognized twice by both the APEX Awards and the Content Marketing Awards for the IH Heroes Outreach program and the I Am IH™ web series.
The American Industrial Hygiene Association (AIHA®) will receive two APEX Awards for Publication Excellence from Communications Concepts, Inc. AIHA won a Grand Award in the Electronic Media category for the IH Heroes™ comic and a Certificate of Excellence for the IH Heroes™ series.
The American Society of Safety Professionals (ASSP) will welcome Jennifer McNelly as its new executive director on Aug. 16. She was introduced to staff Monday at ASSP headquarters and will become the Society’s eighth executive director since ASSP was founded in 1911.
A recent study by Harvard University professor Michael Zaroob showed that unionization saves lives. That’s the good news. But it doesn’t happen automatically when you sign the union card. The beneficial effect of unions on worker safety is the result of action by educated union members supported by union staff.
The American Industrial Hygiene Association® (AIHA) welcomed its new Board of Directors during its annual business meeting at the recent American Industrial Hygiene Conference and Exposition (AIHce EXP) in Philadelphia, PA.
The Board of Certified Safety Professionals (BCSP) is proud to announce the 2018 recipients of the organization's most prestigious awards. The recipients, Lawrence Oldendorf, P.E., CSP (Retired); Joshua Caudill, CSP, ASP, CHST; Michelle Keever, SMS, STSC; Bruce Lyon, P.E., CSP; and Jose Perez, SMS, OHST CHST, STSC, CET received their awards June 6, 2018, during a luncheon ceremony at the American Society of Safety Professional's (ASSP) Safety 2018 conference in San Antonio, Texas.
Several occupational and environmental safety and health professionals who’ve made extraordinary achievements in their sectors have received recognition lately:
National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) engineer Lt. Michael Shahan was awarded the Green Medal at the Society of American Military Engineers (SAME) Joint Engineers Training Conference on May 25.
With more than 5,000 OSH professionals at Safety 2018, it’s a great opportunity to meet and converse with like-minded safety professionals, look for potential employers and employees, and expand your knowledge of the OSH profession.
The conference and exposition offers a variety of ways to network, including before and after sessions, during conference lunches, at community-specific evening receptions, key issue collaboration sessions, the ASSE Communities Lounge and Resource Center, community service events, social learning stations, ASSE Foundation events and many more.