ASSE Signs Landmark Accord to Advance Global Safety & Health

At last month’s XXI World Congress on Safety and Health in the Workplace, ASSE joined more than 40 organizations from around the world to sign the Singapore Accord, demonstrating the Society’s commitment to excellence in OSH professional and practitioner capabilities so they may improve safety for the world’s workers.

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Alexi Carli Receives Marion Martin Award

Alexi Carli Receives Marion Martin Award

Alexi Carli, CSP, vice president of global health and safety at UPS and a professional member of ASSE’s Georgia Chapter, received NSC’s Marion Martin Award for 2017. The award annually celebrates a woman who has excelled in the safety profession and encouraged other women along the way.

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Four ASSE Members Receive Distinguished Service to Safety Awards

National Safety Council (NSC) recognized four ASSE members for their contributions to the field of safety by awarding them with the Distinguished Service to Safety Award, NSC’s most prestigious award.

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ASSE Launches LearnEx Courses

ASSE Launches LearnEx Courses

ASSE has unveiled its latest innovation in online learning: LearnEx courses. This program opens a new avenue for OSH professionals to take part in the Society’s formal courses by offering a completely online experience with the same educational benefits as ASSE’s in-person courses.

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ASSE Featured White Paper: Six Elements of Effective Compliance Training

A white paper from Skillsoft outlines six elements to an effective compliance training program and explores how each one contributes to organizational strategy and efficacy.

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Thomas Kramer Named Honorary U.S. Air Force Safety Professional

Thomas Kramer Named Honorary U.S. Air Force Safety Professional

The U.S. Air Force (USAF) has named Thomas Kramer, P.E., CSP, an honorary USAF occupational safety professional for his continued efforts to train the USAF safety career field on working at heights. Thom received the award during a ceremony held at the Lackland Air Force Base.
“It is definitely a great honor,” Kramer says.

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CWU Safety & Health Management Program Earns ABET Accreditation

The Safety and Health Management program at Central Washington University (CWU), in Ellensburg, WA, was recently accredited by the Applied and Natural Science Accreditation Commission of ABET, for the first time in the program’s history.

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Southern Arizona Chapter Recognizes Government Efforts to Reduce Distracted Driving

Southern Arizona Chapter Recognizes Government Efforts to Reduce Distracted Driving

ASSE’s Southern Arizona Chapter presented its annual Community Safety Award to three local governments for their efforts to reduce the hazards of distracted driving.

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ASSE Publishes New & Revised Standards

ASSE Publishes New & Revised Standards

ANSI/ASSE standards committees continue to publish consensus standards that aim to protect workers and prevent injuries.

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ASSE Featured White Paper: Reimagining Safety in the Connected Enterprise

A white paper from Rockwell Automation discusses how harnessing the power of safety and operational data can substantially improve safety compliance and performance.

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Young Professionals Group Opens Doors, Alyssa Lynough Says

Alyssa Lynough, ASP, CSP,  spoke with ASSE about how joining a common interest group (CIG) has impacted her career and about how OSH professionals can get the most out of their ASSE membership.
Why did you join ASSE?
I was told by my supervisor at the time to join. It was my first job working with a team of safety professionals.

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Talking Social: Using Twitter During a Conference

Talking Social: Using Twitter During a Conference

Twitter is a great networking tool in the safety community. Safety professionals can use it to engage with events, follow the latest news in their industry or have conversations with peer in their industry. Overall, it is a fantastic way to connect with the safety industry at large.

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Share Your OSH Generations Story

Share Your OSH Generations Story

Many OSH professionals have parents or children who are also in the profession. Did your son or daughter follow in your footsteps? Did a parent’s or relative’s involvement in the safety profession encourage you to follow in their footsteps? ASSE would like to hear from you.
ASSE Alabama Chapter member Bob Jernigan Jr.

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ASSE Featured White Paper: Managing Office Ergonomics

A new e-book from Humantech discusses how managing ergonomics in the office workplace is different from the approaches used in other work environments such as production, manufacturing, distribution or transportation.

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