In November 2016, ASSE conducted its first global Train-the-Trainer Program for the Risk Assessment Certificate (RAC) in Dubai, United Arab Emirates (UAE). The diverse group of trainees included 17 members from countries such as Ecuador, Egypt, India, Kuwait, Pakistan, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, South Africa and UAE.
One great strength of the OSH community is how willing its members are to exchange information and ideas.
ASSE’s Council on Region Affairs has launched a regional competition to encourage chapters to recruit and retain members. Regions will compete for the largest membership growth (based on number of members) from Nov. 1, 2016, to June 1, 2017. Any full-paying new, renewing or reinstating member will count toward each region’s total.
Michael Saujani, CSP, CPCU, ALCM, ARM, a professional member of ASSE’s Northeastern Illinois Chapter, recently published his first book. How to Cultivate a World-Class Safety Culture: Actively Engaging Employees Using the Five Pillars of Safety shares Saujani’s experience leading Fort Dearborn Co.
When it comes to distracted driving in Arizona, ASSE member Jeremy Bethancourt remains focused.
Drive Smart Arizona (DSA), a coalition cofounded by Bethancourt with a goal to raise public awareness of the implications from distracted driving, will cohost Distracted Driving Awareness Summit on Jan.
James R. Thornton, CSP, CIH, is the recipient of International Safety Equipment Association’s (ISEA) 2016 Robert B. Hurley Distinguished Service Award.
Thornton is director of environmental health and safety for Newport News Shipbuilding, a division of Huntington Ingalls Industries.
Roger Brauer, Ph.D., P.E., CSP, was honored Sept. 25, 2016, with Valparaiso University Alumni Association’s highest distinction, Distinguished Alumnus. Brauer is a member of ASSE’s Central Illinois Chapter and the Engineering Practice Specialty.
Sixteen ASSE members have been named to National Safety Council’s (NSC) 2016 Class of Rising Stars of Safety
This is the seventh class of NSC Rising Stars. Young OSH professionals are chosen for this list for their dedication to workplace safety and continuous improvement within their organizations.
SeminarFest 2017 is around the corner. The week-long event, scheduled for Feb. 9-16 in Las Vegas, NV, aims to provide attendees with an educational experience like none other.
Despite the strength of the safety profession, an average of 12 fatalities and thousands of injuries occur in the U.S. every day. Now more than ever, it is crucial to keep the safety profession growing to protect workers around the world.
College students from across the country met in Oak Brook, IL, Nov. 3-4, 2016, at the Future Safety Leaders Conference to network and enhance skills to become the next generation of safety leaders. Students earned CEUs for attending the conference and also participated in mock interviews with society leaders.