ASSE Foundation wants your opinion! Will you attend Safety 2015? Do you enjoy running? The Foundation is thinking about hosting a 5K run at Safety 2015 and needs your help to gauge interest.
SeminarFest 2015 is quickly approaching. Register now as the early registration rate ends January 4. Scheduled for Feb. 6-12, it is the best source for continuing education and training for OSH professionals, and is an excellent opportunity to earn up to 5.1 CEUs in 1 week.
Hispanics are now 16% of the American workforce. Some barriers that these workers face at the workplace include limited English language skills, different work culture and cultural beliefs, and immigration status. These factors put them at greater risk of injury and death than other workers.
The 10th annual Future Safety Leaders Conference brought together students from more than 40 universities nationwide in Schaumburg, IL, for a 2-day conference helping future leaders of the OSH profession make the jump from students to professionals.
ASSE is accepting nominations for its third annual Triangle Award for heroic dedication to the OSH profession. The Triangle Award is given in honor of the 146 garment workers who died in the 1911 New York City Triangle Shirtwaist Factory fire.
A strong safety culture is often personalized, and a personalized safety culture can help meet other safety and security needs as well. Discover how to create a strong safety culture at your facility with Accuform Sign’s white paper, “The Value of Personalizing Safety.
ASSE is celebrating the spirit of the holidays by doubling donations to the Member-Get-a-Member Scholarship from now until Dec. 31, 2014. Two dollars will be donated to the fund for each new ASSE member referred in the next few weeks.
Safety 2015 is ASSE’s premier event. This year’s conference and exposition, June 7-10 in Dallas, TX has something to offer SH&E professionals at every level.
OSHA’s final rule on reporting that requires employers to notify the agency when a workplace fatality or serious injury occurs goes into effect Jan. 1, 2015. The agency announced changes to its requirements for injury and illness recordkeeping and reporting on Sept. 11, 2014.
Earlier this year, the Greater Detroit Chapter partnered with the University of Findlay, in Findlay, OH, to form a new student section. In the beginning of the fall 2014 semester, Carl Granger and Pat Fisher of the Greater Detroit Chapter and Darryl C.
In its Issue #3, the Center for Safety and Health Sustainability examines occupational diseases. Join in the discussion of examining crucial questions about this often underexamined worker safety matter.
After reading your monthly issue of Professional Safety, does it take up space on your shelf? You can change your subscription to the digital edition at any time. Simply login to asse.org, click “Update Information” under Account Details and click the electronic delivery option for Professional Safety at the bottom of the page.
Entries for ASSE’s NAOSH Week’s 2015 Student Safety Awareness Art Contest and Student Safety Awareness Video Contest are due March 15, 2015. These contests are open to students ages 5 to 12 and 13 to 18, respectively, as an opportunity to teach students about the importance of workplace safety.