Candidate information, including video statements for Board of Director candidates and all candidates’ biographies and platform statements, is available on the ASSE elections web page. If you do not have access to the web page, please call ASSE at (847) 699-2929 to request copies of these materials.
Innovation emerged from many OSH professionals in 2016. Individuals who influenced creative solutions to managing worker safety should submit an application for the ASSE Award for Innovation in Occupational Safety Management, which is sponsored by Cintas. Applications are due April 7, 2017.
ASSE remembers those members who passed away in 2016. Our thoughts are with their friends and families.
Wayne W. Abbott, Bloomington, IL
Gregg A. Austin, P.E., Cedar Rapids, IA
Herbert K. Bollenbacher, Warren, OH
Louis A. Breaux, ASP, Marrero, LA
Michael V. Brown, P.E.
Chris Vochoska, CSP, an EHS training advisor at Aera Energy LLC and a professional member of ASSE’s Bakersfield Chapter, is the grand prize winner in ASSE’s 2016 Member-Get-A-Member campaign. His name was drawn from more than 1,000 entries received by this year’s program.
ASSE’s Senior Vice President Rixio E. Medina, CSP, CPP, gave a presentation at the 2016 OSHA Oil and Gas Safety and Health Conference that discussed ASSE’s career development resources.
Irving Scher, P.E., Ph.D., has joined the board of directors for ASTM International, a not-for-profit organization that develops and publishes international voluntary consensus standards for materials, products, systems and services.
ASSE’s Chapter Services team has produced an infographic that summarizes the dedication of the Society’s member communities during 2016. The infographic encapsulates milestones in leadership, education and service achieved by member community groups: regions, chapters, sections and student sections.
The ANSI Z10 Accredited Standards Committee (ASC) met Jan. 23-25, 2016, at ASSE headquarters in Park Ridge, IL, to discuss a revision of the ANSI/ASSE Z10 American National Standard for Occupational Health and Management Systems.
OSHA’s final rule on walking and working surface (29 CFR 1910, Subparts D and I) requires employers to protect workers from fall hazards along unprotected sides or edges that are at least 4 ft above a lower level.
ASSE has been asking safety professionals from all industries to share their stories as part of the “We Are Safety” project. The video series features working safety professionals explaining why they do the work they do and the most rewarding parts of their careers.
Not everyone can attend ASSE’s annual professional development conference, the premier event of the OSH profession. That’s why ASSE makes its conference proceedings available digitally to all members each January.