May 6: ASSE to Host Symposium on At-Risk Workers


If you will be in the Washington, DC, area on Wednesday, May 6, ASSE invites you to attend the “America’s At-Risk Workers: A New Perspective on Workplace Vulnerabilities” symposium. The day’s event will begin with presentation of the 2015 ASSE Triangle Award, at 10 a.m. (EDT) at the National Press Club, 529 14th St. NW, 13th floor. The symposium will immediately follow the award presentation and will feature panelists from labor, government and industry discussing topics such as new workers, small contractors and the at-risk worker, and protecting at-risk workers against falls.

ASSE Senior Vice President Tom Cecich, CSP, CIH, will moderate the event, and many panelists and presenters will be in attendance including ASSE President Patricia Ennis, CSP, ARM, CRIS; NIOSH Principal Associate Director Christine Branche, Ph.D., FACE; OSHA Senior Policy Advisor Deborah Berkowitz; CSSE National Vice President Kathy Tull, CRSP, CHSC; and AISOHMEX President Victoriano Anguis.

The program is free, but attendees need to register in advance to reserve a seat.

May 3-9 is North American Occupational Safety and Health Week and May 6 is Occupational Safety and Health Professional Day. Learn more about these observances on the ASSE NAOSH Week website.