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    Safety 2018 Features Engaging General Sessions & Keynote Speakers

    May 21, 2018
    • Society Update
    Safety 2018 features high-energy, engaging and inspiring keynote speakers of four general sessions, a luncheon presentation and a plenary townhall debate.
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    ASSP Representatives Encourage OSH Students

    May 21, 2018
    • Society Update
    Encouraging OSH students today helps to support the profession and by inspiring future safety professionals. ASSP representatives Director-At-Large Brad Giles, P.E., CSP, and Society President Jim Smith, M.S., CSP, recently visited college campuses to share their knowledge about safety and address OSH students.
  • ASSP Foundation Distributes Record Grants & Scholarships in 2018

    May 01, 2018
    • Society Update
    ASSP Foundation (ASSPF) is celebrating continuing education with a record distribution of scholarships and grants. More than $375,000 in scholarships and grants were awarded to 117 individuals who are pursuing studies in the OSH profession thanks to generous donations from the ASSP community.
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    Young Professionals: Safety 2018 Is Your Oyster

    May 01, 2018
    • Society Update
    Safety 2018 presents many opportunities for young professionals to gain knowledge and insight as they enter the workforce. Between spending time networking and sightseeing in San Antonio, don’t miss these events designed for those just starting out.
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    Explore Entertaining Opportunities at Safety 2018

    May 01, 2018
    • Society Update
    While Safety 2018 has hundreds of education sessions and networking events to learn from, there are also plenty of ways to take a break from learning at the conference.
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    Jayme Hobson Recognized by Iron Workers International Union

    May 01, 2018
    • WISE
    • Construction PS
    • Society Update
    • Industrial Hygiene PS
    • YP
    Jayme Hobson, CSP, STS, has received the Safety and Health Recognition Award from the Iron Workers International Union.
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    Kuwait Chapter Receives KNPC CEO Award

    May 01, 2018
    • Society Update
    ASSP’s Kuwait Chapter is the recipient of Kuwait National Petroleum Company’s (KNPC) CEO bronze award for professional social group/institution and local community, awarded on March 15, 2018, at the 11th KNPC Annual HSE Performance Award ceremony.
  • Allan Fleeger & Cheryl Marcham Receive AIHA Awards

    May 01, 2018
    • Society Update
    Allan Fleeger, Ph.D., CSP, CIH, a professional member of ASSP’s Gold Coast Chapter, and Cheryl L. Marcham, Ph.D., CSP, CIH, CHMM, a professional member of ASSP’s Oklahoma City Chapter, were honored by AIHA at AIHce EXP 2018.
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    Getting Involved in Standards

    May 01, 2018
    • WISE
    • Construction PS
    • Society Update
    Voluntary national consensus standards are used by companies and organizations to reference state-of-the-art practices and technology to create the safest and healthiest work environments for employees. ASSP members such as Loui McCurley use these standards every day and have been involved in their creation.
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    Enhance Your Career: Present at Safety 2019

    Apr 01, 2018
    • Society Update
    • PSs
    • Education
    Presenting at Safety 2019 is a great way to advance your career and build on what you know. It's also a excellent opportunity to gain recognition and build credibility in the safety field.
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    President Jim Smith Addresses EKU Students on Career Outlook

    Apr 01, 2018
    • Society Update
    • Students
    President Jim Smith recently addressed students at Eastern Kentucky University about the future outlook for the OSH profession and how the Society supports safety professionals throughout their careers.
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    Visit the Communities Lounge at Safety 2018

    Apr 01, 2018
    • Society Update
    Member communities offer distinct opportunities to engage with some of the most passionate and involved Society members. During Safety 2018 this June, experience your community by visiting the Communities Lounge at the Resource Center inside the expo hall.
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    Pakistan Chapter Legislative Outreach Update

    Apr 01, 2018
    • Society Update
    Leaders of the Society's Pakistan Chapter recently met with the National Vocational Technical Training Commission (NAVTTC) to propose implementing OSH subjects into NAVTTC training modules across Pakistan.
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    IRAs Offer Tax Benefits to Foundation Donors

    Apr 01, 2018
    • Society Update
    Charitable donations through an IRA are an option members can consider to help support the ASSP Foundation.
  • Joel Porten Named Director of Strategic Initiatives at Alexander & Schmidt

    Apr 01, 2018
    • Society Update
    • Construction PS
    Joel Porten, CSP, ARM, a member of the Greater Boston Chapter and Construction Practice Specialty has joined Alexander & Schmidt as director of strategic initiatives.

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