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Read the latest Society and member news to stay informed of what's happening in the American Society of Safety Professionals.

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  • J.A. Rodriguez Elected Chair of VPPPA

    Oct 01, 2018
    We recently spoke with J.A. Rodriguez about his new role as chair of VPPPA and how his involvement with ASSP can spark collaboration.
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    ASSP Members Appointed to Construction Industry Alliance for Suicide Prevention

    Oct 01, 2018
    Members Jerry Shupe and Rick Zellen were recently appointed to represent ASSP on the Construction Industry Alliance for Suicide Prevention. The alliance’s goal is to provide and disseminating information and resources for suicide prevention and mental health promotion in construction.
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    ASSP Bakersfield Chapter & WISE Members Raise Awareness of Valley Fever

    Oct 01, 2018
    The 7th annual Valley Fever Walk saw many members of ASSP’s Women in Safety Excellence Common Interest Group from the Bakersfield Chapter working to promote awareness of Valley Fever.
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    ASSP Calls for Awareness of Fall Protection Management Programs

    Oct 01, 2018
    In a recent letter to OSHA, ASSP calls for stronger emphasis on the need for comprehensive fall protection management programs.
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    New Safety Podcast Launched

    Oct 01, 2018
    ASSP has launched a new podcast about safety standards and technical publications that covers topics such as safety leadership, consensus standards, ISO 45001, fall protection anchorage points and managing hazardous energy.
  • OSH Generations: Ryan Nicholson

    Oct 01, 2018
    OSH Generations is about family and the safety profession. Many OSH professionals have parents or children who are also in the profession. Our members share their stories of the people who influenced them to enter the safety profession or those who they inspired to become safety professionals. Here’s the story of Ryan Nicholson, CSP, a professional member of ASSP’s McKinley Chapter. This story was originally published in the December 2013 issue of Society Update.
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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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    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.
  • 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.
  • 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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