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The holidays will be here before you know it.
Registration is open for SeminarFest 2015, slated to run Feb. 6-12 at the Rio in Las Vegas, NV. Each year, this week-long event offers a concentrated learning experience to attendees with more than 80 seminars and world-class networking.
On Sept. 9, 2014, ASSE purchased a new headquarters location at 520 N. Northwest Highway in Park Ridge, IL. The building is just 2 miles from the Society’s current office in Des Plaines, IL. ASSE was based in Park Ridge from 1967 until 1985, when it moved to Des Plaines.
The Center for Safety and Health Sustainability’s (CSHS) second newsletter is now available. The new issue is dedicated to supply chains and is entitled “How Do We Achieve Sustainability in the Global Workplace?” The main focus is on John Howard’s presentation at the ASSE’s Safety 2014 conference.
ASSE Fellow Jitu C. Patel, CPEA, has made it his personal mission to raise awareness of ASSE on a global level. He has been instrumental in the formation of several international chapters, including most recently ASSE’s India Chapter, which had 51 members when it was founded in March 2012 and today has more than 500 members.
Fuel Combustion Systems Safety, written by ASSE Member John R. Puskar, P.E., is now available. The book integrates safety codes with practical, tested and proven guidance that makes it viable to specify, operate and maintain industrial fuel and combustion systems as safely as possible.
ASSE member Cory Worden, CSP, CSHM, manager of system safety for Memorial Hermann Healthcare System, was recognized as the Institute for Safety and Health Management’s (ISHM) 2014 Safety Management Professional of the Year. This honor is given to those who have demonstrated exceptional work in the safety management field.
Applications are now being accepted for the 2015 Presidential Management Fellows (PMF) Program.
The PMF program is a rigorous, 2-year paid fellowship that matches outstanding graduate students with federal opportunities.
Professional Safety now has select articles available in Spanish. Visit the PS Extra page and navigate to the left hand sidebar for a variety of translated articles. The ASSE website also hosts a more extensive archive of translated articles.