ASSP Society Update


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    DOL Seeks Nominations for ACCSH

    Oct 01, 2018
    U.S. Department of Labor is seeking nominations for its Advisory Committee on Construction Safety and Health (ACCSH). “By getting involved in a federal level committee that advises key government bodies, ASSP members can leverage their expertise to advance the practice of safety on a national scale,” says ASSP President Rixio Medina.
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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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    Student Membership Drive Underway

    Oct 01, 2018
    Through a new initiative, ASSP is seeking to grow membership of young professionals in the Society as well as the OSH profession. The Student Membership Drive gives ASSP student sections the opportunity to recruit as many members as possible for the chance to win prizes.
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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.
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    Free Copy of ASSP A10.0-2017, Construction & Demolition Operations Compendium of Standards Available

    Oct 01, 2018
    The A10.0-2017 Construction and Demolition Operations standard serves to establish reasonable and practical safety requirements and practices in the construction industry.
  • 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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    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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    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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