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    Safety News You Need: Workplace Protections

    Aug 19, 2021
    • Education
    This week’s link roundup has resources to help you protect people with effective controls.
  • Young retail worker wearing a mask

    OSHA Issues Updated COVID-19 Guidance

    Aug 13, 2021
    • Advocacy
    • Government Affairs
    • Health & Wellness
    • OSHA/ Law
    OSHA has issued updated guidance on protecting workers from coronavirus. The updates reflect developments in science and data, including the CDC's updated guidance issued July 27.
  • Coworkers in conversation with looking at a tablet

    Safety News You Need: Creating a Strong Safety Culture

    Aug 13, 2021
    • Education
    This week’s link roundup offers insights into building a culture where everyone looks out for each other’s safety and can speak up about unsafe conditions without fear.
  • A group of safety professionals raising their hands because modern association governance provides volunteer opportunities

    Q&A: How Will Modern Association Governance Position Us for Success?

    Aug 10, 2021
    • Advocacy
    • Membership
    Three member leaders discuss how they developed association governance recommendations and why they hope the House of Delegates votes for change next month.
  • Cicada singing on a plant

    Safety News You Need: Summer of Prevention

    Aug 05, 2021
    • Standards
    • Training & Communication
    • Government Affairs
    • OSHA/ Law
    • Education
    • Advocacy
    Our link roundup this week includes a safety resource for small businesses, a reflection on worker feedback, insights about noise exposure from cicadas and more.
  • Safety professional man sitting at a desk and studying for his safety certification exam

    5 Tips You Need to Pass Your Safety Certification Exam

    Aug 03, 2021
    • Education
    • Certification Preparation
    Earning a safety certification is a milestone for many in our profession. Here are five tips to help you prepare for your exam.
  • Coworkers talking while looking at a tablet

    Safety News You Need: Reporting and Communication

    Jul 29, 2021
    • Government Affairs
    • OSHA/ Law
    • Advocacy
    • Education
    Our link roundup this week includes a study on heat-related injuries, information about protecting workers from the delta variant, tips on communicating with workers about updated mask guidance and more.
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    Two ASSP Members Receive Top Women in Safety Award

    Jul 29, 2021
    • International PS
    • Risk Management/Insurance PS
    • Public Sector PS
    • Consultants PS
    • WISE
    • Member News
    Two ASSP members were awarded the Top Women in Safety Award by Canadian Occupational Safety, Denise Howitt, CRSP, CRM, and Eldeen Pozniak, CRSP, CMIOSH.
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    Wyatt Bradbury Reflects on Sharing Safety Through Different Mediums

    Jul 28, 2021
    • Member News
    Wyatt Bradbury shares his perspective on using different mediums to share the message of safety. He talks about the value of writing professionally and how podcasts can make safety more accessible.
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    ASSP Honors Seabrook for Work on Safety Standards

    Jul 22, 2021
    • Advocacy
    • Standards
    • Safety Management
    • Risk Assessment & Management
    • Press Release
    • Member News
    • Global Safety
    ASSP has named longtime member Kathy Seabrook the recipient of the 2021 Thomas F. Bresnahan Standards Medal for her valuable work in developing and advocating occupational health and safety standards.
  • Businesswomen meeting in a conference room

    Safety News You Need: Leadership and Partnerships

    Jul 22, 2021
    • Education
    This week’s link roundup includes information about funding to support the well-being of health workers, a partnership to promote temporary worker safety and health and more.
  • Businesswoman working on a laptop

    Why Do Some Safety Professionals Have So Many Letters After Their Names?

    Jul 20, 2021
    • Education
    • Certification Preparation
    There’s a lot to unscramble in the safety certification alphabet soup. How do you know if certification is right for you? Let’s start with the basics.
  • Colleagues in conversation in an office

    Safety News You Need: Guidance and Feedback

    Jul 15, 2021
    • Government Affairs
    • OSHA/ Law
    • Education
    • Advocacy
    Our link roundup this week includes updates to OSHA’s COVID-19 prevention measures, a call for an increase in the number of OSHA inspectors, and more
  • Fred Manuele

    New Award Recognizes Prevention Through Design

    Jul 14, 2021
    • Engineering PS
    • Advocacy
    • Membership
    • Press Release
    Longtime occupational safety and health expert Fred Manuele received the inaugural Prevention through Design (PtD) Award for his outstanding foresight, wisdom and major accomplishments in preventing harm to workers.
  • Engineer inspecting a job site

    Safety News You Need: Inspections and Protections

    Jul 08, 2021
    • Government Affairs
    • Education
    • OSHA/ Law
    • Advocacy
    This week’s link roundup includes OSHA’s inspection guidelines for its COVID-19 emergency temporary healthcare standard, a NIOSH campaign to improve PPE access for at-risk workers and more
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    OSH Generations: Allison Short

    Jul 06, 2021
    • WISE
    • Member News
    OSH Generations is about family and the safety profession. In this OSH Generations, we spoke with Allison Short and her father, Kevin Gantz, to learn about their safety journey and hear how the safety profession has impacted their relationship.
  • Businesswomen meeting in an office

    Safety News You Need: The World of Work

    Jul 01, 2021
    • Education
    Our link roundup this week includes a framework for improving safety and health in the changing world of work, steps for creating a diverse, equitable and inclusive workforce, and more.
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    ASSP Recognizes Authors of Top Three PSJ Articles From 2020

    Jun 30, 2021
    • Member News
    Join us in congratulating the 2020 Professional Safety Article of the Year Award winners: Pam Walaski, Bruce K. Lyon, Georgi Popov and Rona A. Smeak.
  • Safety professionals brainstorming using sticky notes

    Should You Go to Grad School or Get a Safety Certification?

    Jun 28, 2021
    • Industrial Hygiene
    • Membership
    • Certification Preparation
    • Education
    There are almost as many ways to pursue an education as there are safety professionals. How do you know if you need a safety certification or master’s degree?
  • Businesswoman reading papers at her desk

    Safety News You Need: Protections and Regulations

    Jun 24, 2021
    • Education
    Our link roundup this week includes updated COVID-19 regulations, guidance on preventing workplace discrimination, tips for educating workers about vaccinations and more.

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