ASSE Foundation Scholarship & Grant Program Now Accepting Applications

ASSE Foundation Scholarship & Grant Program Now Accepting Applications

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ASSE Foundation is accepting applications to its 2015 Scholarship and Professional Education Grant Program until Dec. 1, 2014. Last year, the Foundation awarded $227,000 to 110 students and professionals and expects to award more than $250,000 in 2015. New in 2015 are multiple Impact Scholarships.

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Steven Emerson Named AIChE Fellow

ASSE member Steven D. Emerson, Ph.D., P.E., president of Emerson Technical Analysis LLC , has been named a Fellow of American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE). Emerson is a professional member of ASSE’s Coastal Bend Chapter and a member of the Society’s Consultants Practice Specialty.

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ASSE Hosts Safety Management Program Symposium in Denver

On Oct. 23-24, ASSE will host the Energize Your Safety Management Program Symposium, sponsored by SafeStart, in Denver, CO.
The symposium is designed for safety professionals looking to reengineer their safety management programs or implement new strategies and techniques to increase results in occupational safety and health.

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Take Our Poll: You Pick the Caption

Vote in this month’s PS Caption Contest! We came up with five possible captions for the photo below, and we want you to choose your favorite. The winning caption will appear with the photo, submitted by Michael Stone, a member of ASSE’s Florida Suncoast Chapter, in a future issue of Professional Safety.

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Foundation Offers Landmark $300,000 Research Grant

Foundation Offers Landmark $300,000 Research Grant

ASSE’s Foundation Research Program is pleased to announce the creation of a landmark $300,000 grant to fund the development of knowledge in the safety and health sciences.

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ASSE Presents Safety & Sustainability Symposium at XX World Safety Congress

ASSE Presents Safety & Sustainability Symposium at XX World Safety Congress

ASSE brought together several subject-matter experts to discuss how to build a sustainable culture of prevention in the supply chain.
During the XX World Congress on Safety and Health at Work 2014 held Aug. 24-27 in Frankfurt, Germany, ASSE hosted a symposium, “Building a Sustainable Culture of Prevention in the Supply Chain.

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Applications International Corp. Pledges $250,000 to ASSE Foundation

Applications International Corp. (AIC) has pledged $250,000 over 3 years to ASSE Foundation, partnering with the Foundation to strengthen the future of the safety profession through investing in education, leadership development and research.

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Students: Don’t Miss ASSE’s 10th Annual Future Safety Leaders Conference

Students: Don’t Miss ASSE’s 10th Annual Future Safety Leaders Conference

The 10th Annual ASSE Future Safety Leaders Conference will be held Nov. 6-7, 2014, in Schaumburg, IL. The 2-day conference aims to prepare ASSE student members for the transition from student life to professional life by providing the tools to begin a successful career in safety.

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ASSE Awards First Member-Get-A-Member Scholarship

ASSE Awards First Member-Get-A-Member Scholarship

Kristin Porubsky, who graduated in August 2014 after completing her degree in occupational safety and health (OSH) at Oakland University in Rochester, MI, is the first-ever recipient of the ASSE Member-Get-A-Member Scholarship.

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Courtney Malveaux Named Government Affairs Counsel for VPPPA

Courtney Malveaux has been named government affairs counsel for Voluntary Protection Programs Participants’ Association (VPPPA), a national organization dedicated to workplace safety and health.

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Stuart Mirowitz Receives VPPPA Region II Award

(L to R): Garrett “Doc” Doherty, VPPPA Region II chair; Stuart Mirowitz; Richard Brown, OSHA Region II VPP manager.
ASSE member Stuart R.

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Practice Specialty Spotlight: Oil & Gas

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ASSE’s Oil & Gas Practice Specialty (OGPS) addresses topics such as oil and gas drilling, gathering, fracking, production, operations, processing, refining, equipment, storage, transportation and distribution. Upstream, downstream and offshore operations are all covered.

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