ASSE Names Top Three Professional Safety Articles

Each year, ASSE’s Editorial Review Board recognizes the three best member-authored articles published in Professional Safety. For 2015, the Professional Paper Award recipients are:


1st place:  James M. Keane, M.S., ASHM
Preventing Major Losses: Changing OSH Paradigms & Practices
January 2015 issue
Keane is managing director and principal consultant of Safety Associates of the South-USA LLC, in Little Rock, AR. He is a member of ASSE’s Arkansas Chapter.



2nd place: John W. Mroszczyk, Ph.D., P.E., CSP
Improving Construction Safety: A Team Effort
June 2015 issue
Mroszczyk is president of Northeast Consulting Engineers Inc. in Danvers, MA. He is a professional member of the Greater Boston Chapter.




Mitch Ricketts3rd place: Mitch Ricketts, Ph.D., CSP
Using Stories to Teach Safety: Practical, Research-Based Tips
May 2015 issue
Ricketts is an assistant professor at Northeastern State University in Broken Arrow, OK. He is a member of the Tulsa Chapter and the faculty advisor to the Broken Arrow Student Section.