ASSE is encouraging all members to participate in OSHA’s Safety Stand-Down June 2-6, 2014. The campaign aims to focus attention on fall prevention in construction. OSHA has posted numerous resources and suggestions to help employers participate.
ASSE Foundation’s newly established Family Scholarship Fund is accepting applications through April 15, 2014. Announced at Safety 2013 by former Assistant Secretary of Labor John Henshaw, the fund provides educational financial assistance to families who have lost a loved one in a workplace incident.
NAOSH Week 2014 is next month. Are you ready? ASSE has lots of ideas for you, as a member, and your chapter to participate in NAOSH Week with your community, colleagues and workplaces. In addition, ASSE has two major events taking place:
Sunday, May 4: Kennedy Space Center, Orlando, FL.
ASSE Ambassador Jitu Patel with Dr. Mariam Al-Marshoudi, Founder and CEO, First Gulf Pharmaceutical Center.
As ASSE continues its global growth, the Society is reaching out to the occupational safety and health (OSH) communities in many countries. Recent efforts include a drive to form a chapter in Dubai. ASSE Ambassador Jitu Patel met with Dr.
ASSE delegates will vote on the proposed governance model and revised bylaws at their annual meeting, which will be held June 8, 2014, in Orlando, FL. The proposed model is the culmination of efforts that began in 2010 and the ultimate goal is to create a stronger, more vibrant ASSE.
Join more than 4,500 safety professionals June 8-11 in Orlando, FL, for ASSE’s largest event of the year—Safety 2014. Attendees can participate in important discussions, and learn about emerging trends and best practices.
In conjunction with the 43rd National Safety Day in India, ASSE’s India Chapter celebrated its second anniversary. About 50 professionals attended the event hosted by the chapter and Safety Engineers’ Association (SEA) India at Toubro Hall Convention Centre at the L&T Manapakkam Campus.
In March, ASSE’s Middle East Chapter hosted a 3-day conference and exhibition, “Innovative Approaches Toward Emerging SH&E Challenges.
This year, ASSE Foundation has awarded more than $227,000 in scholarships and professional education grants to 108 students and members.
Visit the Foundation website to view the list of scholarship and professional education grant recipients.
Are you attending Safety 2014 in Orlando, FL? Don’t miss the Chapter Night Out on Tuesday, June 10 (7 to 11 p.m.) at WonderWorks.
As part of Safety 2014, ASSE will host a Career Center for college students, young professionals and experienced practitioners seeking new employment opportunities.
Post your job openings on site for free. Send e-mail posting(s) by June 1, 2014, to Geri Golonka or send via fax to (847) 296-3769.
ASSE’s SH&E Consultants Directory provides companies with a resource for solving issues related to SH&E regulatory compliance, management systems and best practices. Any expert witness, consultant or consulting firm that serves any area of SH&E is eligible for membership in the directory.
Safety professionals regularly face ethical decisions that affect their credibility and worker safety and health. The conflict between ethical behavior and alignment with employer/client interests can be challenging.
ASSE’s Public Sector Practice Specialty addresses safety concerns among those working for governmental agencies and facilities at federal, state, county, municipal and institutional levels in urban, suburban and rural communities.
ASSE Foundation’s Safety Matters Silent Auction, underwritten by Walt Disney Co., is scheduled for June 8-10 during Safety 2014. Whether you’re a sports fan, technology fanatic, wine aficionado, travel buff, or looking for the latest and greatest safety gear, the Safety Matters Auction has something for you.
A handful of ASSE members are scheduled as speakers and/or panelists at the upcoming 8th Annual HSE Excellence Europe, May 20-22, in Vienna, Austria. The 3-day event will bring together senior global executives to discuss strategies for safety and health performance, management commitment and safety culture.