Safety 2016 Early Registration Ends April 8

Safety 2016 Early Registration Ends April 8

Safety 2016 takes place June 26-29, 2016, in Atlanta, GA, and offers a host of events to help you advance your career and connect with more than 5,000 OSH professionals. Take advantage of the early bird discounts by registering on or before April 8, 2016.

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Make Plans for the Safety Stand-Down May 2-6

Make Plans for the Safety Stand-Down May 2-6

This year’s OSHA/NIOSH/CPWR  National Stand-Down to Prevent Falls in Construction is May 2-6. But even if you don’t work in construction, the national focus on safety presents a great opportunity to raise awareness of workplace safety no matter the setting.

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Tracey Cekada: 2016 Outstanding Educator of the Year

Tracey Cekada: 2016 Outstanding Educator of the Year

The William E. Tarrants Outstanding Safety Educator of the Year Award recognizes exceptional educators who show the highest level of achievement in OSH teaching, scholarship and commitment to ASSE. This year’s recipient is Tracey Cekada, D.Sc., CSP, CHSP.

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Innovation Award Nominations Due April 8

Innovation Award Nominations Due April 8

The deadline is approaching for nominations for ASSE’s Award for Innovation in Occupational Safety Management, sponsored by Cintas. This 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 2016 in Atlanta, GA, June 26-29.

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Jeremy Bethancourt Works to Keep Arizona Drivers Safe

Jeremy Bethancourt Works to Keep Arizona Drivers Safe

ASSE member Jeremy Bethancourt is cofounder of Drive Smart Arizona, a coalition that aims to ensure that the people of Arizona return home safely to their families every day by teaching about the dangers of distracted driving and texting while driving.

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ASSE’s Nigeria Chapter Hosts Successful PDC

ASSE’s Nigeria Chapter Hosts Successful PDC

More than 220 people were on hand for the 2016 Nigeria Chapter PDC, held March 16-18 in Lagos, Nigeria. Program speakers tackled a wide range of topics, including human error, risk management, emergency management, global safety certifications, road safety and process safety management.

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Invite Your Peers to Safety 2016 Via Video

Invite Your Peers to Safety 2016 Via Video

Safety 2016 is coming soon! It takes place June 26-29, 2016, in Atlanta, GA. Learn from distinguished speakers and engage in strategic sessions covering emerging topics and trends. Make connections with more than 4,000 peers and gain actionable insight from proven leaders.

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ASSE & CPWR Release Safety Resources for Construction Workers

ASSE & CPWR Release Safety Resources for Construction Workers

ASSE and the Center for Construction Research and Training (CPWR) released a collection of construction safety materials in Spanish.
The new Spanish-language Safety Toolbox Talks, which have been available in English for more than 2 years, are a vehicle for easily disseminating OSH information in the workplace.

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Next Generation Board Meets in Charlotte, NC

Next Generation Board Meets in Charlotte, NC

ASSE Foundation’s Next Generation Board (NGB) met March 11, 2016, at Parsons Corp. in Charlotte, NC, to discuss progress made in the past year and to plan future projects. Attendees represented a broad range of industries including academia, manufacturing and insurance.

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Practice Specialty Spotlight: Public Sector

Practice Specialty Spotlight: Public Sector

ASSE’s Public Sector Practice Specialty addresses topics such as emergency preparedness, disaster planning, campus safety, public health, and park and recreation safety.

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Videos Provide Insights Into ISO 45001

Videos Provide Insights Into ISO 45001

ASSE has published a series of videos addressing the proposed ISO 45001 Standard. ASSE is the U.S. Technical Advisory Group (TAG) Administrator to ANSI for the standard, which will address occupational health and safety management systems. ASSE is pleased to be leading this effort in the U.S.

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