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    4 Common Objections Safety Managers Hear and How to Overcome Them

    Feb 16, 2022
    • Training & Communication
    • Education
    • Safety Management
    • Risk Assessment & Management
    At some point, your safety initiatives will likely face resistance. Pam Walaski shares how safety managers can respond to the most common types of pushback.
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    The Central Indiana Chapter Explains How to Host a Successful Fundraising Event

    Feb 15, 2022
    • Member News
    Since 2013, our Central Indiana Chapter has helped members connect and strengthen the future of the profession by holding golf outings to fund scholarships.
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    The Environmental Practice Specialty Has 3 Lessons for Building Community

    Feb 07, 2022
    • Environmental PS
    • Member News
    Environmental Practice Specialty Administrator Richard Olawoyin shares his three tips for overcoming challenges and building community in a hybrid environment.
  • Safety professional performing an assessment

    Prevention Through Design With Limited Resources: It’s a Mindset

    Feb 02, 2022
    • Risk Assessment & Management
    • Education
    Prevention through design can be challenging for smaller organizations to implement. But expert Michael Taubitz explains how to shift your mindset.
  • COVID-19 vaccination card in gloved hand

    OSHA Withdrawing Vaccination and Testing Emergency Temporary Standard

    Jan 25, 2022
    • Government Affairs
    • Advocacy
    • OSHA/Law
    Effective Jan. 26, 2022, OSHA is withdrawing the COVID-19 vaccination and testing emergency temporary standard.
  • Young professional working at their computer

    5 Things New Safety Professionals Should Learn in Their First Year

    Jan 19, 2022
    • Education
    If you find yourself working in safety unexpectedly, here are five things that will help you get off to a good start.
  • U.S. Supreme Court Building

    Supreme Court Rules on OSHA Emergency Temporary Standard for Vaccination and Testing

    Jan 14, 2022
    • Advocacy
    • Government Affairs
    • OSHA/Law
    The U.S. Supreme Court has reinstated the stay of OSHA’s Emergency Temporary Standard (ETS) for COVID-19 vaccination and testing.
  • Phoenix

    Final Days of Discounted Rate for SafetyFOCUS 2022

    Jan 13, 2022
    • Fall Protection
    • Risk Assessment & Management
    • Safety Management
    • Press Release
    • Education
    • Certification Preparation
    The opportunity to get a discounted rate for SafetyFOCUS 2022 concludes when early bird registration ends Jan. 20. The 10-day event will take place Feb. 21 to March 4, featuring in-person and online components for the first time.
  • Safety professional woman talking to a colleague about her safety career

    5 Ways to Commit to Your Safety Career in 2022

    Jan 13, 2022
    • Professional Skills
    • Education
    • Health & Wellness
    Start the new year by evaluating your safety career, your relationship to your team and your own well-being. Expert Subena Colligan has tips.
  • Businesswoman sitting at a desk

    ASSP to Convene House of Delegates on Feb. 1

    Jan 11, 2022
    • Membership
    ASSP's House of Delegates will meet virtually on Tuesday, Feb. 1, 2022, noon to 3 p.m. CT. Delegates will have the opportunity to review and discuss the new business information that will be released the week of Jan. 24, 2022.
  • Safety professional man with glasses starting a job

    Starting a Job as a Safety Professional: 5 Things to Know

    Jan 10, 2022
    • Professional Skills
    • Membership
    • Training & Communication
    • Education
    Whether it’s your first job, you became a safety professional unexpectedly or you’ve been doing this a while, these five things will set you up for success.
  • Two safety professional men in PPE on a job site

    9 Lessons in Advanced Safety Management From a Legendary Professional

    Dec 23, 2021
    • Safety Management
    • Ergonomics & Human Factors
    • Standards
    • Education
    • Advocacy
    Fred Manuele has more than a few decades of experience in safety management. Take these nine lessons with you as you head into the next phase of your career.
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    ASSP Sees Uncertainty in Workplace Fatality Report

    Dec 17, 2021
    • Standards
    • Safety Management
    • Health & Wellness
    • Press Release
    • Advocacy
    ASSP is concerned about the uncertainty it perceives in newly released fatality data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. The BLS reported a decline in fatal work injuries in 2020, but fatal illnesses such as COVID-19 and work-related cancers are out of scope for this statistical report.
  • Safety professional woman in polka dot blouse looking out the window and thinking about leadership with a teal background

    Safety Leadership Checklist: Do You Have What It Takes?

    Dec 16, 2021
    • Education
    • Training & Communication
    Safety leadership is a mind-set and a skill set that is essential for protecting others on the job. Do you have what it takes? Use this checklist to find out.
  • Reading book

    Safety Professionals Turn to ASSP for Knowledge

    Dec 14, 2021
    • Textbooks
    • Education
    • Press Release
    • Certification Preparation
    In addition to being a leading resource for occupational safety and health conferences, industry standards, education courses and networking opportunities, ASSP is the place to go for books and technical publications that cover every facet of workplace safety.
  • Engineer holding a clipboard on a job site

    Q&A: Proactively Preparing for OSHA’s COVID-19 Emergency Temporary Standard

    Dec 08, 2021
    • Government Affairs
    • Health & Wellness
    • Risk Assessment & Management
    • Safety Management
    • OSHA/Law
    • Advocacy
    With the Supreme Court poised to weigh in on OSHA's emergency temporary standard on COVID-19 vaccination and testing, employers can take steps to proactively prepare policies that align with the standard.
  • Phoenix

    Final Days of Best Rate for SafetyFOCUS 2022

    Dec 01, 2021
    • Education
    • Risk Assessment & Management
    • Safety Management
    • Press Release
    • Certification Preparation
    • Fall Protection
    The opportunity for occupational safety and health professionals to secure the best deal for SafetyFOCUS 2022 expires soon. The super early bird rate ends Thursday, Dec. 2.
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    ASSP Foundation Legacy Donors Pay It Forward

    Nov 29, 2021
    • Transportation PS
    • Training & Communications PS
    • Manufacturing PS
    • Risk Management/Insurance PS
    • Management PS
    • Environmental PS
    • Consultants PS
    • YP
    • Member News
    • BISE
    • WISE
    The ASSP Foundation’s Legacy Donor Program offers a way for dedicated safety professionals to continue moving the profession forward with what they leave behind.
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    OSH Generations: Megan Merbach

    Nov 23, 2021
    • Member News
    Here's the story of Megan Merbach, CSP, a senior environmental, safety and health engineer at Lockheed Martin, and her father, Kurt Merbach, a safety manager at an oil refinery for 37 years.
  • Safety professional woman taking a break at work and experiencing burnout

    Q&A: Which Burnout Interventions Improve Workplace Safety?

    Nov 18, 2021
    • Advocacy
    • Education
    Multiple industries are reporting widespread burnout on their teams. How can organizations address this problem and improve workplace safety and health?

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