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  • ASSP Foundation Distributes Record Grants & Scholarships in 2018

    May 01, 2018
    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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    Jayme Hobson Recognized by Iron Workers International Union

    May 01, 2018
    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
    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
    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
    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
    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
    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
    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
    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
    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
    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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    Members Volunteer at Boise 2018 Safety Fest

    Apr 01, 2018
    Brad Giles, Rick Callor and Randy Danner delivered free safety training during the 13th annual Safety Fest in Boise, ID. "Ongoing safety education is critical to enhancing and expanding safety best practices."
  • Members Receive AIHA Distinguished Fellow Award

    Apr 01, 2018
    Two ASSP members have received AIHA's Distinguished Fellow Award in honor of their steadfast commitment to the industrial hygiene field.
  • Marjorie Del Toro Appointed to California Underground Facilities Safe Excavation Board

    Apr 01, 2018
    Marjorie Del Toro, a member of ASSP’s Los Angeles and Orange County chapters as well as a member of ASSP’s Construction Practice Specialty, has been appointed to the California Underground Facilities Safe Excavation Board. Del Toro is the first woman to serve on the board.

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