ASSE Conducts Global Train-the-Trainer Program in Dubai

ASSE Conducts Global Train-the-Trainer Program in Dubai

In November 2016, ASSE conducted its first global Train-the-Trainer Program for the Risk Assessment Certificate (RAC) in Dubai, United Arab Emirates (UAE). The diverse group of trainees included 17 members from countries such as Ecuador, Egypt, India, Kuwait, Pakistan, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, South Africa and UAE.

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Be a Guest Blogger for ASSE

Be a Guest Blogger for ASSE

One great strength of the OSH community is how willing its members are to exchange information and ideas.

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ASSE Launches Regional Membership Challenge

ASSE Launches Regional Membership Challenge

ASSE’s Council on Region Affairs has launched a regional competition to encourage chapters to recruit and retain members. Regions will compete for the largest membership growth (based on number of members) from Nov. 1, 2016, to June 1, 2017. Any full-paying new, renewing or reinstating member will count toward each region’s total.

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Michael Saujani Publishes First Book

Michael Saujani Publishes First Book

Michael Saujani, CSP, CPCU, ALCM, ARM, a professional member of ASSE’s Northeastern Illinois Chapter, recently published his first book. How to Cultivate a World-Class Safety Culture: Actively Engaging Employees Using the Five Pillars of Safety shares Saujani’s experience leading Fort Dearborn Co.

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Jeremy Bethancourt, Drive Smart Arizona to Host Distracted Driving Awareness Summit

When it comes to distracted driving in Arizona, ASSE member Jeremy Bethancourt remains focused.
Drive Smart Arizona (DSA), a coalition cofounded by Bethancourt with a goal to raise public awareness of the implications from distracted driving, will cohost Distracted Driving Awareness Summit on Jan.

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James Thornton Receives ISEA Distinguished Service Award

James Thornton Receives ISEA Distinguished Service Award

James R. Thornton, CSP, CIH, is the recipient of International Safety Equipment Association’s (ISEA) 2016 Robert B. Hurley Distinguished Service Award.
Thornton is director of environmental health and safety for Newport News Shipbuilding, a division of Huntington Ingalls Industries.

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Valparaiso University Bestows Roger Brauer as Distinguished Alumnus

Roger Brauer, Ph.D., P.E., CSP, was honored Sept. 25, 2016, with Valparaiso University Alumni Association’s highest distinction, Distinguished Alumnus. Brauer is a member of ASSE’s Central Illinois Chapter and the Engineering Practice Specialty.

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ASSE Members Recognized as NSC Rising Stars of Safety

ASSE Members Recognized as NSC Rising Stars of Safety

Sixteen ASSE members have been named to National Safety Council’s (NSC) 2016 Class of Rising Stars of Safety
This is the seventh class of NSC Rising Stars. Young OSH professionals are chosen for this list for their dedication to workplace safety and continuous improvement within their organizations.

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Videos: How You Can Benefit From SeminarFest

Videos: How You Can Benefit From SeminarFest

SeminarFest 2017 is around the corner. The week-long event, scheduled for Feb. 9-16 in Las Vegas, NV, aims to provide attendees with an educational experience like none other.

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ASSEF: There’s Safety in Numbers, Count Yourself In

ASSEF: There’s Safety in Numbers, Count Yourself In

Despite the strength of the safety profession, an average of 12 fatalities and thousands of injuries occur in the U.S. every day. Now more than ever, it is crucial to keep the safety profession growing to protect workers around the world.

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Network of Future’s Safety Leaders Takes Formation

Network of Future’s Safety Leaders Takes Formation

College students from across the country met in Oak Brook, IL, Nov. 3-4, 2016, at the Future Safety Leaders Conference to network and enhance skills to become the next generation of safety leaders. Students earned CEUs for attending the conference and also participated in mock interviews with society leaders.

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