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    Share Your Story in the Paul O’ Neill Challenge

    Sep 01, 2018
    Take the Paul O’Neill Challenge. The goal is to create a database of safety stories and learning outcomes. Share your story of a near-hit or incident and the lessons learned for a chance to win up to $2,000. Winning videos will be presented at the ASSP Leadership Conference in October.
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    ASSP’s Perry Ballard Brings Safety to Charleston

    Sep 01, 2018
    ASSP member Perry L. Ballard, J.D., M.S., CSHM, WSOCSM, is bringing safety to Charleston, WV, with the World Safety Organization’s (WSO) 31st annual International Environmental and Occupational Safety and Health Professional Development Symposium.
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    Society Launches Certificate in Leadership & Professional Skills

    Sep 01, 2018
    ASSP has expanded its educational offerings with the newest online program, Certificate in Leadership and Professional Skills, which aims to provide safety professionals with skills that will strengthen their business and professional knowledge.
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    Cameron Cothran Receives VPPPA Scholarship for OSH Profession

    Sep 01, 2018
    Student Cameron Cothran, a member of ASSP’s Heart of America Student Section, was recently awarded the June Brothers Scholarship from VPPPA for being a role model in the community and for entering into the OSH profession.
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    Participate in the NIOSH Customer Satisfaction Survey

    Sep 01, 2018
    Take the opportunity to tell NIOSH what the agency is doing well and how it can improve efforts to create and disseminate engaging, innovative and useful OSH information.
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    Rick Zimmerman: OSH Generations

    Sep 01, 2018
    Many OSH professionals have parents or children who are also in the profession. Here’s the story of Rick Zimmerman, a professional member of ASSP’s Lower Columbia Basin Chapter.
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    Is it Time to Renew Your ASSP Membership?

    Sep 01, 2018
    Renewing your ASSP membership helps keep you in the know with the latest safety news, industry standards and best practices. We created a video that provides easy-to-follow instructions on how to renew your membership online.
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    Nominations for 2019 ASSP Leadership Positions Now Open

    Aug 01, 2018
    Volunteering for an ASSP leadership role can position you for new responsibilities and enhance your career growth.
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    Attention Students: Attend the 2018 Future Safety Leaders Conference

    Aug 01, 2018
    ASSP is seeking motivated, energized students for the 14th annual Future Safety Leaders Conference slated to run Nov. 8-9 in Oak Brook, IL.
  • Krishna Nirmalya Sen Appointed Chair of ICOH Committee

    Aug 01, 2018
    Krishna Nirmalya Sen, Ph.D., P.E., was recently appointed as chair of the International Commission on Occupational Health (ICOH) Scientific Committee on Occupational Health in the Construction Industry.
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    Make the ASSP Foundation Part of Your Legacy

    Aug 01, 2018
    ASSP members choose to support tomorrow’s safety leaders through the Foundation for many reasons. Learn more about including the Foundation in your planned giving.
  • Janice Hartgens Named AAOHN Fellow

    Aug 01, 2018
    American Association of Occupational Health Nurses (AAOHN) announced its 2018 Class of Fellows in the field of occupational and environmental health nursing. Included in this honored group is ASSP member Janice Hartgens.
  • Deborah Roy to Lead Open Call

    Aug 01, 2018
    On Aug. 7, Deborah Roy, M.P.H., R.N., CSP, COHN-S, CET, FAAOHN, ASSP's Senior Vice President, will offer insights on becoming a safety consultant in an open call sponsored by the Consultants Practice Specialty.
  • Anthony Marletta Receives ASTM Scholarship

    Aug 01, 2018
    ASSP member Anthony Marletta was one of four recipients of a graduate scholarship from ASTM International.
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    Teri North: OSH Generations

    Aug 01, 2018
    Many OSH professionals have parents or children who are also in the profession. Here’s the story of Teri North, CSP, a professional member of ASSP’s Augusta Chapter.

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