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ASSP President's Message

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    Overcoming Pandemic Fatigue

    Feb 01, 2022
    Bradley D. Giles, P.E., CSP, STS, FASSP, GIOSH, 2021-2022 ASSP President
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    ASSP President Brad Giles encourages OSH professionals to stay strong and not become discouraged or overwhelmed by pandemic fatigue. "Let’s inspire each other through our ASSP communities to continue doing what we know will best protect our workers and our communities."
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    The Current State of Our Society

    Jan 01, 2022
    Bradley D. Giles, P.E., CSP, STS, FASSP, GIOSH, 2021-2022 ASSP President
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    ASSP President Brad Giles provides an update on the state of our Society and our progress on the three primary goals set by our Board of Directors. “Despite all the uncertainty caused by the pandemic, ASSP remains strong, resilient and focused on creating a safer, stronger future,” he says.
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    Ethics and Our Profession

    Dec 01, 2021
    Bradley D. Giles, P.E., CSP, STS, FASSP, GIOSH, 2021-2022 ASSP President
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    ASSP President Brad Giles writes about the role of ethics in our profession. "As you look ahead to your work in 2022," he advises. "I encourage you to ask yourself, 'Do my actions align with my core values and the values of my chosen profession?'"
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    An Update on Governance

    Nov 01, 2021
    Bradley D. Giles, P.E., CSP, STS, FASSP, GIOSH, 2021-2022 ASSP President
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    ASSP President Brad Giles shares an update on governance and key themes from the Board of Directors’ listening sessions with delegates, members and leaders. “Please continue to review the information available on our governance web page at www.assp.org/governance, talk with your chapter leaders and send your questions to governance@assp.org.”
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    Building a Pipeline for the Future

    Oct 01, 2021
    Bradley D. Giles, P.E., CSP, STS, FASSP, GIOSH, 2021-2022 ASSP President
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    ASSP President Brad Giles discusses the diverse paths into safety and how ASSP strives to promote our profession as a fulfilling career choice. "This profession is incredibly rewarding and continues to provide me so much,” he says. “Whatever path brought you here, I hope you feel the same way."
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    Elevating Member Voice

    Sep 01, 2021
    Bradley D. Giles, P.E., CSP, STS, FASSP, GIOSH, 2021-2022 ASSP President
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    ASSP President Brad Giles speaks about member feedback in response to a proposed governance change and shares some insights from members of the Governance Task Force. “We are excited about the potential of the at-large advisory group, and we are confident this change will best position ASSP for long-term success.”
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    Repositioning ASSP for Success

    Aug 01, 2021
    Bradley D. Giles, P.E., CSP, STS, FASSP, GIOSH, 2021-2022 ASSP President
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    ASSP President Brad Giles discusses the benefits of a proposed change in the ASSP governance structure. “Letting go of legacy ideas is never easy. But our willingness to think differently and our courage to act differently will help us create a better future for ASSP and our profession.”
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    Resilience Builds Trust

    Jul 01, 2021
    Bradley D. Giles, P.E., CSP, STS, FASSP, GIOSH, 2021-2022 ASSP President
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    In his first President’s Message, 2021-2022 ASSP President Brad Giles shares how resilience not only has become a prevalent word during the pandemic, but also has been a characteristic shared by all OSH professionals throughout their careers. “Stories from our profession demonstrate the value we provide to help our organizations protect workers, address well-being and improve performance overall.”
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    Evolving Our Profession

    Jun 01, 2021
    Deborah R. Roy, M.P.H., R.N., CSP, COHN-S, CIT, FASSP, FAAOHN, 2020-2021 ASSP President
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    In her final message, ASSP President Deb Roy reflects on the evolution of the safety profession. "We are making a difference and I am confident we will continue to do so!"
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    Leading Safety Forward

    May 01, 2021
    Deborah R. Roy, M.P.H., R.N., CSP, COHN-S, CIT, FASSP, FAAOHN, 2020-2021 ASSP President
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    ASSP President Deb Roy speaks about the importance of building leadership skills through volunteer roles. “Now is a great time to consider what else you would like to learn that might contribute to your development and career.”
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    Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

    Apr 01, 2021
    Deborah R. Roy, M.P.H., R.N., CSP, COHN-S, CIT, FASSP, FAAOHN, 2020-2021 ASSP President
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    ASSP President Deb Roy provides an update on the Society’s diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) work. “We are committed to DEI as an integral part of everything we do,” says Roy. “Let’s each commit to welcoming all members, making connections and respecting their experiences”
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    Building Toward Herd Immunity

    Mar 01, 2021
    Deborah R. Roy, M.P.H., R.N., CSP, COHN-S, CIT, FASSP, FAAOHN, 2020-2021 ASSP President
    • President's Message
    ASSP President Deb Roy discusses what we might expect from the next year as COVID-19 vaccines are distributed, and several variables that OSH professionals should consider. “Please keep demonstrating the resilience that has become our trademark during the pandemic,” Roy says. “And please continue to find effective ways to adapt as we move toward the end of the COVID-19 pandemic and beyond.”

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