Voting is underway in the 2015 Society election!
All ASSE Members have been sent their voting instructions. Members who do not have an e-mail address on file with ASSE or have opted to receive a paper ballot have been sent their election materials by post.
The Container Store’s “What We Stand For” blog shares stories of how the company nurtures and develops its culture. A recent post shares a story of a supervisor who developed a leadership workshop that inspires employees.
Nominations for ASSE’s Award for Innovation in Occupational Safety Management, sponsored by Cintas, are due March 31, 2015. The award recognizes individuals who have addressed workplace safety challenges in innovative ways. The winner will receive a $3,000 cash prize and be recognized at Safety 2015 in Dallas, TX, June 7-10.
Why are some leaders effective and others not? What can OSH professionals do to encourage senior leaders to be great safety leaders? Paul O’Neill, the celebrated former CEO of Alcoa, made safety history by talking to investors about worker safety. Now, he will address the ASSE community to answer these questions and yours.
Kathy A. Seabrook, CSP, CFIOSH, EurOSHM, is the new chair of the Center for Safety and Health Sustainability (CSHS). A professional member of ASSE’s New Jersey Chapter, Seabrook was the Society’s 2013-14 president and she succeeds Thomas F. Cecich, who will serve as ASSE president in 2016.
CoPS Award nominations are due March 15, 2015. Awards for each of the Practice Specialties have been distributed since the early 1970s.
Stay current on developments leading up to ASSE’s Safety 2015 Professional Development Conference on the event’s LinkedIn page.
Manufacturing organizations are always looking to improve productivity, quality and eliminate waste. Select International’s white paper, “Build a Safer, More Productive Workforce,” discusses how top manufacturers significantly impact their bottom lines through effective employee selection for workplace safety.
ASSE is a proud supporter of two upcoming safety events, NAOSH Week and OSHA’s Fall Safety Stand-Down.
NAOSH Week is an effort that spans all of North America. The goal is to focus employers, employees, partners and the public on the importance of preventing injury and illness in the workplace, at home and in the community.
The votes are in. Professional Safety readers have selected the following four articles as their top picks for 2014:
Personal Protective Equipment: An Antecedent to Safe Behavior? by Jason Dean (February) 33% (18 votes)
Hand-Arm Vibration Syndrome: Protecting Powered Hand Tool Operators by Mark B. Geiger, Donald Wasserman, Steven G.
The year 2015 has started with positive potential in the field of safety engineering in Pakistan. Several safety professionals along with some energetic engineering students have energized efforts to raise awareness of safety. The first milestone was the event on Feb.
On March 25-26, ASSE’s Virtual Classroom will present a virtual symposium on slips, trips and falls. Over the course of 2 days, attendees will have the opportunity to attend six live sessions addressing cutting-edge issues in the prevention of slips, trips and falls. Participants can earn 1.