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    Episode Three of Safety 2018 TV Is Here

    Jun 06, 2018
    • Membership
    • Education
    • YP
    • WISE
    Our final episode of Safety 2018 TV is here. Catch the latest and greatest highlights from our annual conference, the premiere event for OSH professionals.
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    Episode Two of Safety2018 TV Is Live

    Jun 05, 2018
    • Education
    Episode Two of Safety2018 TV is here. Watch highlights from the opening general session, where President Jim Smith officially introduced our new name, American Society of Safety Professionals to a record-breaking crowd of more than 5,000 attendees.
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    Watch Episode One of SafetyTV

    Jun 05, 2018
    • Education
    ASSP's Safety 2018 conference is underway. A record number of attendees and exhibitors have gathered in San Antonio for the Society's annual conference and exposition. Episode One of Safety2018 TV takes you inside this year's event.
  • Watch: Introducing ASSP

    Jun 04, 2018
    • Membership
    On June 1, 2018, ASSE officially became American Society of Safety Professionals, or ASSP. This video introduces the We Are Safety Professionals campaign.
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    ASSP honors top innovators for creatively improving workplace safety

    Jun 04, 2018
    • Membership
    • Safety Management
    • Press Release
    • Training & Communication
    • Risk Assessment & Management
    ASSP on Monday honored Christopher A. Buzbee from Ingalls Shipbuilding with its 2018 Safety Management Innovation Award during a ceremony at the Safety 2018 Professional Development Conference & Exposition in San Antonio. The award celebrates those who bring creativity to managing safety in the workplace.
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    It’s official: ASSP moves to new name, website and social channels

    Jun 01, 2018
    • Press Release
    • Membership
    • Advocacy
    The world’s oldest professional safety society transitioned to a new brand that includes a new name, refreshed logo, redesigned website and rebranded social media channels. ASSP represents the many diverse disciplines that make up the dynamic occupational safety and health community.
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    Are You Ready for Safety 2018?

    May 29, 2018
    • Education
    Join the best of the best in the OSH profession at Safety 2018, our annual Professional Development Conference. The event runs Sunday, June 3, through Wednesday, June 6 at the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center in San Antonio, TX.
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    ASSE Foundation helps two more students overcome family tragedy

    May 24, 2018
    • Education
    • Press Release
    • Students
    Through its Family Scholarship Fund, the ASSE Foundation awarded $10,000 scholarships to Lindsey Pinkerton of Nebraska and Samantha Wooten of New Hampshire. The fund provides educational scholarships to spouses and children to help reduce the financial impact of a loved one not returning home from work.​
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    New workplace safety books available at Safety 2018 in San Antonio

    May 24, 2018
    • HSP
    • WISE
    • Utilities PS
    • Transportation PS
    • Training & Communications PS
    • Risk Management/Insurance PS
    • Public Sector PS
    • Oil, Gas, Mining & Mineral Resources PS
    • Military BR
    • Manufacturing PS
    • Management PS
    • International PS
    • Industrial Hygiene PS
    • Healthcare PS
    • Fire Protection PS
    • Ergonomics PS
    • Environmental PS
    • Engineering PS
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    • Construction PS
    • Academics PS
    • YP
    • BISE
    • Press Release
    • Education
    • Textbooks
    Two new occupational safety and health books debut at Safety 2018. Available for purchase will be "Safety Leadership and Professional Development," edited by Richard Olawoyin and Darryl C. Hill, and "Fred Manuele on Safety Management," written by Fred Manuele and edited by Professional Safety’s Tina Angley.​
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    Workshop focuses on high fatality rates of Hispanic and Latino workers

    May 21, 2018
    • HSP
    • Training & Communications PS
    • Risk Management/Insurance PS
    • Public Sector PS
    • Oil, Gas, Mining & Mineral Resources PS
    • Management PS
    • Construction PS
    • Press Release
    • Advocacy
    Hispanic and Latino workers suffer higher fatality rates than other U.S. workers, leading ASSE to launch a collaborative effort to seek solutions. A Hispanic/Latino Worker Safety Workshop brought together a diverse cross-section of more than 50 influencers who identified priorities for reducing the worker safety and health disparity.
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    How to Address Reproductive Health in the Workplace

    May 16, 2018
    • Advocacy
    • Health & Wellness
    Global conversations about reproductive health in the workplace are changing, and some occupational safety and health professionals are taking steps to close the significant gaps in the industry’s understanding of how to support a large employee population: parents.
  • Save the Date: 2018 Future Safety Leader’s Conference

    May 16, 2018
    • Students
    ASSP’s 14th Annual Future Safety Leaders Conference will take place Nov. 8-9, 2018, at the Chicago Marriott Oak Brook in Oak Brook, IL.
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    Safety 2018: Georgia-Pacific Sponsors Five Student Travel Grants

    May 16, 2018
    • Student Services
    • Students
    Thanks to a travel grant from Georgia-Pacific, five student members will be attending Safety 2018 in San Antonio, TX.
  • 2018 Outstanding Educator of the Year: Gary Winn

    May 16, 2018
    • Students
    • Student Services
    ASSP has named Gary Winn, a professor at West Virginia University, its 2018 Outstanding Safety Educator
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    Setting the Standard for Wind Turbine Construction and Demolition

    May 09, 2018
    • Standards
    • Construction
    The recently approved ANSI/ASSE A10.21 standard, Safety Requirements for Safe Construction and Demolition of Wind Generation/Turbine Facilities, is the first industry consensus standard written specifically for wind construction.
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    ISO 31000:2018 - Five Things to Know

    May 09, 2018
    • Standards
    • Risk Assessment & Management
    ISO 31000:2018 reflects the evolution of risk management over the past decade from a separate, at times departmentalized, activity to an integrated management competency. Here are five things you need to know.
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    5 Tips That Will Help You Find the Right Mentor

    May 03, 2018
    • Membership
    • Professional Skills
    Finding the right mentor can be a challenge, but mentorship offers benefits that cannot be found by other means. Here are five tips from top ASSP mentors that can help you find the right professional guide and build a strong relationship that stands the test of time.
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    ASSE forming accreditation institute to recognize quality safety programs

    May 02, 2018
    • Standards
    • Press Release
    • Risk Assessment & Management
    ASSE is creating an independent accreditation institute that will debut this summer, further driving the evolution of workplace safety and health worldwide. The fee-based program will certify an applying organization’s occupational safety and health products and services based on recognized voluntary consensus standards.
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    Building a Healthy Workforce

    Apr 26, 2018
    • Safety Management
    • Advocacy
    • Ergonomics & Human Factors
    Rising healthcare costs have made it increasingly important for employers to take a more active role in promoting healthy lifestyles and working to improve the overall health and well-being of their employees.
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    ASSE to bestow honor of Fellow on Deborah Roy

    Apr 25, 2018
    • Press Release
    • Membership
    ASSE has bestowed the honor of Fellow on a longtime member who has made significant contributions to the occupational safety and health profession. Deborah Roy is the 2018 recipient of the Society’s highest honor. She also will be ASSE’s 2020-21 president, having been elected this year as the organization’s senior vice president.

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