ISO 45001 Moves a Step Closer to Publication

The widely discussed and highly anticipated ISO 45001 standard on occupational health and safety management systems has moved another big step toward publication. The second version of the draft international standard (DIS #2) has been approved. The U.S. (through ANSI) voted in favor of the standard (“yes with comments”).

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ASSE Risk Assessment Institute Adds New Videos to Learning Series

ASSE Risk Assessment Institute Adds New Videos to Learning Series

The ASSE Risk Assessment Institute added two new videos to its Risk Assessment in the Real World video series:

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Fred Freiberger Is First-Ever Tarheel Chapter Hall-of-Fame Inductee

Fred Freiberger Is First-Ever Tarheel Chapter Hall-of-Fame Inductee

ASSE’s Tarheel Chapter inducted member Fred Freiberger, P.E., CSP, CIH, into its Hall of Fame during a ceremony at the North Carolina Statewide Safety Conference in Greensboro, NC, on May 17, 2017. Freiberger is the first inductee of the chapter’s Hall of Fame.

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Richard Ecord Promoted to Principal of GZA

Richard Ecord Promoted to Principal of GZA

Richard Ecord Jr., CSP, CIH, a member of ASSE’s Greater Boston Chapter, has been promoted to associate principal of GZA, a geotechnical and environmental consulting firm.

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Tom Cecich Named to Avetta Strategic Advisory Board

Tom Cecich Named to Avetta Strategic Advisory Board

ASSE’s Past President Thomas F. Cecich, CSP, CIH, was named to the Avetta Strategic Advisory Board. Avetta is software provider whose cloud-based prequalification platform connects organizations with qualified suppliers to drive safe and sustainable supply chains.

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ASSE Awards Platinum Chapters at Safety 2017

ASSE Awards Platinum Chapters at Safety 2017

The 2015-2016 Platinum Chapter winners were awarded at Safety 2017.
The chapters completed an annual report performance report to indicate how well they met basic standards of excellence.

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BCSP Releases SMS Certification

BCSP Releases SMS Certification

BCSP completed the beta test of its safety management specialist (SMS) certification and is now offering the certification as part of its offerings.
The SMS certification is for safety practitioners who possess the skills, knowledge and experience required to manage a business’s safe operation.

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Revised Standards Cover Construction Sanitation & Fleet Safety

Revised Standards Cover Construction Sanitation & Fleet Safety

ANSI/ASSE A10.25-2017: Sanitation in Construction applies to all construction and demolition job sites. Without proper precautions and planning, construction workers can be exposed to infectious diseases due to poor sanitary conditions associated with toilets and clean-up facilities. A10.

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Stand Out From the Crowd: Become an ASSE Leader

Stand Out From the Crowd: Become an ASSE Leader

Volunteering as an ASSE leader is a great way to build new skills, enhance your career and improve your chosen profession.

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