The 2015 Society elections are complete and ASSE congratulates its new leaders, whose terms will begin July 1, 2015. The Society thanks all of the candidates and the members who voted in this important election process.
President: Michael Belcher, CSP
President-Elect: Thomas F. Cecich, CSP, CIH
Senior Vice President: James D.
If you will be in the Washington, DC, area on Wednesday, May 6, ASSE invites you to attend the “America’s At-Risk Workers: A New Perspective on Workplace Vulnerabilities” symposium. The day’s event will begin with presentation of the 2015 ASSE Triangle Award, at 10 a.m. (EDT) at the National Press Club, 529 14th St.
ASSE released its first-ever video public service announcement (PSA) promoting women’s occupational safety and health in honor of Mother’s Day, Sunday, May 10.
As part of its ongoing efforts to define the OSH profession, ASSE recently conducted a 1-day workshop with more than 25 subject-matter experts to develop a minimum set of learning outcomes for undergraduate degree programs.
Interactivity will play a big part at the upcoming Safety 2015 in Dallas, TX.
Taking a cue from a story about a supervisor who created a survival kit filled with leadership “tools” (e.g., an eraser, a reminder that everyone makes mistakes), the March 2015 issue of Society Update asked readers to ponder what they would put in their safety leadership survival kit.
Discover how to develop the traits strong safety leaders possess that reduce employees’ exposure and directly impact the safety culture and behavior of his/her workforce.
This year, ASSE Foundation has awarded more than $273,300 in scholarships and professional education grants to 108 individuals. Ninety-two scholarships were awarded to students representing 45 universities and 20 professional education grants were awarded to safety professionals looking to advance their careers.
ASSE, in cooperation with OSHA, is pleased to announce John Teague is the recipient of the third annual ASSE Triangle Award for Heroic Dedication. Teague is the safety manager, Department of Transportation and OSHA compliance officer at Hughes Oilfield Transportation in Odessa, TX, overseeing 150 trucks and drivers each day.
Group 2 First Place Winner: Devan P.
Winners of the ASSE NAOSH Week poster and video contests have been selected. The NAOSH Student Safety Awareness Art Contest was open to children ages 5 to 12. Winning artwork was chosen based on how well each child expressed workplace safety in his/her poster.
Kaitlyn Weide is the recipient of ASSE’s Member-Get-A-Member 2015 Scholarship. She is a student at Oakland University, in Rochester, MI, studying occupational safety and health. Weide is a member of ASSE’s Oakland University Student Section, which part of the Greater Detroit Chapter.
U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) recently approved a prevention through design (PTD) pilot credit that aims to support high-performance cost-effective employee safety and health outcomes across the building life cycle through early attention to safety and health hazards.
The ASSE Foundation helps prepare future safety leaders and enable minds to perform research that positively impacts lives. Now you can hear directly the merits of supporting the Foundation directly from its leadership.
As part of Safety 2015, ASSE will host a Career Center for college students, young professionals and experienced practitioners seeking new employment opportunities.
Consultants Business Development Guide, written by members of ASSE’s Consultants Practice Specialty, is now available. This book offers guidance on planning and developing a consulting business, starting with the type of business (sole proprietor, partnership, or head of your own company), to how to evaluate the business after its first year.