Central Washington University Named 2013 Student Section of the Year

The Outstanding Student Section Award is given to the ASSE student section that makes the most significant contribution to safety education and research each year.  This year’s winner is the Central Washington University Student Section, out of the Puget Sound Chapter in Region 1.

During the 2012-13 school year, the section had 38 members, conducted 11 meetings and published 5 newsletters. Section-sponsored research projects included Use of Smart Phone Apps in Safety and Health Management, Increasing Member Attendance at Puget Sound Chapter Meetings and Risks Associated With Texting While Using Sidewalks/Crosswalks. The section accomplished most of its goals for the year, such as conducting and disseminating two research findings that will benefit the profession. Three section members attended ASSE’s Future Leaders Conference, and the section organized a blood drive and sponsored a campus safety and health fair.