ASSE Technical Report on Active Shooters Forthcoming

ASSE Technical Report on Active Shooters Forthcoming

With each news report of an incident involving an active shooter, concern about workplace violence grows.

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Marjorie Del Toro Appointed to California Underground Facilities Safe Excavation Board

Marjorie Del Toro Appointed to California Underground Facilities Safe Excavation Board

Marjorie Del Toro, a member of ASSE’s Los Angeles and Orange County chapters as well as a member of ASSE’s Construction Practice Specialty, has been appointed to the California Underground Facilities Safe Excavation Board. Del Toro is the first woman to serve on the board.

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ASSE Members Receive AIHA Distinguished Fellow Award

AIHA announced eight recipients of its Distinguished Fellow Award, which honors AIHA members for their achievements in industrial hygiene. Among them were two ASSE members, Tuan Nguyen and Walt Rostykus.

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New A10 Standard in Development

New A10 Standard in Development

The A10 standards committee is currently developing a new standard, A10.35, Safe Pressure Testing of Steel and Copper Piping Systems. The goal of the standard is to define safe work practices and testing procedures to those involved in the installation, modification or repair of steel or copper piping systems.

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ASSE Members Volunteer at Boise 2018 Safety Fest

ASSE Members Volunteer at Boise 2018 Safety Fest

ASSE member and Director-at-Large Brad Giles led the opening session of the 13th annual 2018 Safety Fest. Summing up the purpose of the event, he said, “We believe that ongoing safety education is critical to enhancing and expanding safety best practices in our offices, work sites and our communities.

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Joel Porten Named Director of Strategic Initiatives at Alexander & Schmidt

Joel Porten Named Director of Strategic Initiatives at Alexander & Schmidt

ASSE member Joel Porten, CSP, ARM, has been named Director of Strategic Initiatives at Alexander & Schmidt, a national loss control service provider. Porten joins the company with more than 25 years’ experience in loss prevention and risk control.

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IRAs Offer Tax Benefits to Foundation Donors

IRAs Offer Tax Benefits to Foundation Donors

With some tax deductions capped under the new tax laws, seniors may be looking for new ways they can donate to the ASSE Foundation to take advantage of available tax breaks. Your IRA’s qualified charitable distribution offers such a scenario.

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WISE Wins ASSE’s Microlearning Challenge

WISE Wins ASSE’s Microlearning Challenge

Last year, ASSE challenged its practice specialties and common interest groups to create learning modules for the Society’s newly launched microlearning initiative.

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ASSE Pakistan Chapter Legislative Outreach Update

ASSE Pakistan Chapter Legislative Outreach Update

ASSE’s Pakistan Chapter recently met with the National Vocational Technical Training Commission (NAVTTC) to propose implementing OSH subjects into NAVTTC training modules across Pakistan.

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Visit the ASSE Communities Lounge at Safety 2018

Visit the ASSE Communities Lounge at Safety 2018

ASSE communities offer distinct opportunities to engage with some of the most passionate and involved ASSE members. Year-round, ASSE chapter, practice specialty and common interest group communities bring OSH professionals together to solve common problems, share experiences, access technical expertise and expand professional networking.

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Get Involved in the 2018 National Safety Stand-Down

Get Involved in the 2018 National Safety Stand-Down

This May, employers everywhere can offer the opportunity to raise awareness about fall hazards and preventing injuries and fatalities through the National Safety Stand-Down, observed May 7-11, 2018.

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Jim Smith Addresses EKU Students on Career Outlook

Encouraging today’s OSH students helps ensure the success of future safety professionals. One way to do that is by learning practical tips and hearing advice from working professionals.

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Enhance Your Career: Present at Safety 2019

Enhance Your Career: Present at Safety 2019

Are you looking for a way to share your expertise in the safety field? Do you want to gain credibility and professional exposure? Becoming a presenter at Safety 2019 gives you the opportunity to advance your career and build on what you know.

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Research PS Articles Online

Research PS Articles Online

Do you need to research past articles for a student research paper or professional literature review? As an ASSE member, you have access to the Professional Safety article archive, the journal’s 24/7 online resource.

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Register Now for Practice Specialty Virtual Meetings

ASSE’s practice specialties regularly host virtual meetings and open calls, which are open to all ASSE members and nonmembers. The goal of many of these events is to provide educational discussions for participants, as well as explain the importance of the practice specialties.

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