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    OSH Generations: Sarah Finn

    Jan 01, 2019
    OSH Generations is about family and the safety profession. Here is the story of Sarah B. Finn, a member of our Sacramento Chapter.
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    New England Chapter Hosts 20th Annual PDC

    Dec 01, 2018
    Our New England Chapter recently held its 20th Annual Professional Development Conference Nov. 13-15 in Southbridge, MA.
  • Support ASSP Foundation This Holiday Season

    Dec 01, 2018
    During the holidays, many trade the stress of going to stores and malls for the convenience of online shopping. When making your holiday purchases this season, you can help the ASSP Foundation by using AmazonSmile.
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    ASSP Shares Tips for Engaging Professionally Through Social Media

    Dec 01, 2018
    Many of our members already know the value of social media and seem to navigate with ease, while others may feel intimidated or unsure how to use these tools to help their careers. Here are a few pointers for engaging on social media platforms.
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    Telangana Chapter Promotes ASSP in India

    Dec 01, 2018
    ASSP’s Telangana Chapter participated in Confederation of Indian Industry/Indian Green Building Council’s Green Building Congress held in Hyderabad, Telangana, Oct. 31 to Nov. 3.
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    Z359 Committee Leadership Changes

    Dec 01, 2018
    The ANSI/ASSP Z359 Accredited Standards Committee met Nov. 6, 2018, to discuss ANSI/ASSP Z359 Fall Protection and Fall Restraint standard. The meeting was Randall Wingfield’s last meeting as committee chair. Thom Kramer was appointed as the new chair.
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    ASSP Members Launch Safety & Health Historical Society

    Dec 01, 2018
    Three ASSP members founded Safety and Health Historical Society, an educational organization devoted to documenting the historical accomplishments, events and products that helped advance the protection of people, property and the environment.
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    Eric Simmons Receives Robert G. Mayes Memorial Scholarship

    Dec 01, 2018
    Eric Simmons, a member of our Columbia Southern University Student Section (part of the Mobile Chapter) has been awarded the Robert G. Mayes Memorial Scholarship.
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    OSH Generations: Ron Gantt

    Dec 01, 2018
    OSH Generations is about family and the safety profession. Here is the story of Ron Gantt, CSP, ARM, CET, a professional member of our San Francisco Chapter.
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    OSH Community Mourns Loss of John Hodges

    Nov 01, 2018
    The OSH community recently lost a great advocate. John E. Hodges, a former BCSP board president and professional member of ASSP’s Gold Coast Chapter, passed away Oct. 4, 2018.
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    Volunteer Leaders Attend ASSP’s Leadership Conference

    Nov 01, 2018
    More than 240 ASSP volunteer leaders representing practice specialties, common interest groups and chapters visited the Chicagoland area for the Society’s annual Leadership Conference. If you are considering getting more involved with your ASSP community, there are many opportunities to help.
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    ASSP’s Fernando Benalcazar Named Ecuador's Vice-Minister of Mines

    Nov 01, 2018
    ASSP member Fernando Benalcazar has been named Vice-Minister of Mines of Ecuador. Benalcazar is a founder and professional member of ASSP’s Ecuador Section.
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    Timothy Hicks to Represent ASSP on CAOHC Council

    Nov 01, 2018
    Timothy Hicks has been appointed to represent ASSP on the Council for Accreditation in Occupational Hearing Conservation (CAOHC).

    Chicagoland Safety, Health and Environmental Conference Fosters Learning

    Nov 01, 2018
    Attendees at the Chicagoland Safety, Health and Environmental Conference, hosted at the Northern Illinois University Naperville campus on September 17-20, experienced many learning opportunities in the OSH field.
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    OSH Generations: Pat, Iris & Brian McCon

    Nov 01, 2018
    OSH Generations is about family and the safety profession. Many OSH professionals have parents or children who are also in the profession. Here are the stories of Pat McCon, CSP, CHMM, CFPS, Iris McCon, COHN, and Brian McCon, members of our Northern Ohio Chapter.

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