ASSEF Scholarships & Professional Education Grant Applications Due Dec. 1

ASSEF Scholarships & Professional Education Grant Applications Due Dec. 1

The 2015 ASSEF Scholarship and Professional Education Grant Program is open to students pursuing degrees in OSH and to ASSE members and safety professionals working to advance their professional credentials.

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The Role of Social Media in OSH

The Role of Social Media in OSH

Social media is ever-present these days, whether it’s checking Facebook, sending a tweet or connecting with professionals and groups through LinkedIn. But these services can also be a valuable tool in the world of OSH for a variety of reasons.

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Watch Highlights From Leadership 2014

Watch Highlights From Leadership 2014

Each fall, ASSE volunteer leaders gather for the Society’s annual Leadership Conference. The event helps attendees develop valuable leadership skills, network with other safety professionals and meet key Society leaders.
You can hear more about the conference directly from this year’s attendees in the video above.

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Safety Speaks: Joel Haight on Prevention Through Design

Safety Speaks: Joel Haight on Prevention Through Design

Safety Speaks is a podcast about the latest and greatest in occupational safety, covering contemporary issues in the world of OSH and providing insight from industry leaders.
Our guest for this episode is Dr. Joel Haight. Haight is an associate professor of industrial engineering at the University of Pittsburgh.

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Nominate Someone for the Family Scholarship Fund

Nominate Someone for the Family Scholarship Fund

Announced in 2013 and championed by former Secretary of Labor John Henshaw, the Family Scholarship Fund provides college funding for families affected by a workplace tragedy.

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Duane Grange Featured in Oregon OSHA Publication

Duane Grange Featured in Oregon OSHA Publication

ASSE member Duane Grange was recently featured in Health and Safety Resource, Oregon OSHA’s online publication. In a Q&A, Grange discusses his professional background, personal experiences and his involvement in the Oregon SHARP Alliance. Grange has served as the safety director for Selectemp Employment Services in Eugene, OR, since 1995.

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Paul Holehouse Named Aon’s Director of Entertainment Risk Control

Paul Holehouse Named Aon’s Director of Entertainment Risk Control

Past president and professional member of ASSE’s Los Angeles Chapter Paul Holehouse was recently named director of entertainment risk control to Aon Risk Solutions‘ Los Angeles office, a position that will tap Holehouse’s extensive entertainment industry experience.

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Practice Specialty Spotlight: Human Resources Branch

Practice Specialty Spotlight: Human Resources Branch

In many companies, it is common for OSH professionals to have human resources (HR) responsibilities, and vice versa. ASSE’s Human Resources Branch focuses on the dual management responsibilities that OSH and HR professionals share when these functions intersect.

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ASSE Backs NTSB for Tougher Standard on Impaired Driving

ASSE Backs NTSB for Tougher Standard on Impaired Driving

ASSE is backing the National Transportation Safety Board’s (NTSB) effort to encourage states to reduce the legal standard for alcohol-impaired driving from a blood-alcohol content (BAC) of 0.08% to 0.05%.
In a letter to Christopher Hart, acting NTSB chair, President Patricia M.

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ANSI Approves A10.44-2014 Revision

ANSI Approves A10.44-2014 Revision

ANSI recently approved ANSI/ASSE A10.44-2014, Control of Energy Sources (Lockout/Tagout) for Construction and Demolitions Operations. This significant standard is used to protect workers on construction and demolition sites from death and injury due to an accidental release of stored energy.

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