On May 11, 2016, OSHA issued a final rule that will require employers in high-hazard industries to send their injury and illness data (which they must already collect) for posting on the agency’s website.
Last month, ASSE encouraged members to participate in two important OSH events: North American Occupational Safety and Health (NAOSH) Week and the National Safety Stand-Down to Prevent Falls in Construction.
Jim Lapping, P.E., M.S., CSP, is the recipient of this year’s Thomas F. Bresnahan Standards Medal.
The ASSE President’s Award is presented to deserving OSH professionals for their exceptional service and great dedication to safety during the president’s term.
Each year, ASSE’s Editorial Review Board recognizes the three best member-authored articles published in Professional Safety.
ASSE Foundation and Liberty Mutual Research Institute sponsor an annual safety research fellowship. The fellowship encourages safety research and provides a forum for linking safety professionals, industry needs and quality research programs.
The ASSE Career Center will be available on site at Safety 2016. The Career Center is aimed at helping college students, young professionals and experienced professionals who are seeking new career opportunities.
Post career opportunities free beginning June 24, 2016, online for viewing in the Career Center.
The grand-prize winner of ASSE’s 2015 Member-Get-A-Member (MGAM) campaign is Mohamed Khalaf. In 2015, he referred 13 new members, for a total of 21 members referred since joining ASSE in 2009. For his efforts (and with a little luck), he has won a free trip to Safety 2016, June 26-29, in Atlanta, GA.
Three ASSE members recently accepted positions with Cardno, a professional infrastructure and environmental consultancy.
Cardno staff includes ASSE members (L to R) Mark Lindley, Zachary Camarena and David Williamson.
ASSE’s Kuwait Chapter’s Gulf Cooperation Council HSE Excellence Award Program recognizes leadership, excellence and encourages exceptional performance in private-sector companies in health, safety and environment (HSE), within the Gulf Region.
ASSE’s Bakersfield Chapter held a safety event at its local Wind Wolves Preserve. During the event, the chapter hosted 67 people who learned how to stay safe in nature, with a focus on outdoor survival preparation and how to call for help if they get lost while hiking.
ASSE’s Greater Detroit, Lansing and West Michigan chapters have renewed their formal alliance with Michigan OSHA (MIOSHA) to apply their OSH expertise toward helping protect Michigan workers’ safety and health.