ASSP Society Update


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    Apply for a Foundation Scholarship or Grant

    Nov 01, 2018
    Applications for ASSP Foundation scholarships and grants are accepted online through Dec. 1, 2018. In a recent video, Jesus Lozano, a 2018 UPS Diversity Scholarship recipient, shares what the award and the ASSP Foundation mean to him.
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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.
  • ASSP Members Recognized as NSC Rising Stars of Safety

    Nov 01, 2018
    Twelve ASSP members have been recognized as Rising Stars of Safety by National Safety Council. The program recognizes safety leaders under age 40 who are dedicated to providing safety leadership in their organizations.
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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.
  • ASSP’s Linda Martin Honored With Marion Martin Award

    Nov 01, 2018
    Linda F. Martin received National Safety Council’s Marion Martin Award. The annual award recognizes an outstanding woman in the safety profession who has achieved professional excellence in her area of specialty and helped pave the way to success for other women in the profession.
  • Cory Worden Honored With AOHP Executive Board Extraordinary Services Award

    Nov 01, 2018
    ASSP member Cory Worden, M.S., CSP, CSHM, CHSP, ARM, REM, CESCO, was honored with the 2018 Association of Occupational Health Professionals in Healthcare (AOHP) Executive Board Extraordinary Services Award.
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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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    You’re Invited: Practice Specialty Virtual Meetings

    Nov 01, 2018
    ASSP’s practice specialties and common interest groups regularly host virtual meetings and open calls, which are open to all ASSP members and nonmembers. These events provide educational discussions for participants, as well as explain the importance of the practice specialties and common interest group communities.
  • 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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    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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