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    South Texas Chapter President Talks About ASSP Benefits on Safety Podcast

    Oct 01, 2019
    ASSP's South Texas Chapter President Teresa English was featured on the Workplace Injury Prevention podcast.

    ASSP Chapters Renew Joint Alliance With MIOSHA

    Oct 01, 2019
    ASSP's Mid-Michigan, West Michigan and Greater Detroit chapters renewed their joint alliance with Michigan OSHA. By partnering with other organizations, ASSP chapters can help spread the message of safety to larger audiences.
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    Abby Ferri Joins Merjent as Senior Safety Consultant

    Oct 01, 2019
    ASSP member Abby Ferri joined Merjent as senior safety consultant.
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    OSH Generations: Maren Korpela

    Oct 01, 2019
    OSH Generations is about family and the safety profession. Many OSH professionals have parents or children who are also in the profession. Here's the story of Maren Korpela, a professional member of our Northwest Chapter.
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    ASSP’s McNelly Participates in BCSP Foundation Research & Innovation Summit

    Sep 01, 2019
    ASSP’s Jennifer McNelly joined the executive panel at BCSP Foundation Research & Innovation Summit to discuss OSH research and application of findings to meet industry needs.
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    ASSP’s Military Branch Now a Practice Specialty

    Sep 01, 2019
    The former Military Branch of the Public Sector Practice Specialty recently became its own practice specialty after approval from ASSP’s Board of Directors. With more than 1,200 members, the Military Practice Specialty is ASSP’s 19th practice specialty and is the first new addition since 2013.
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    Listen to ASSP President Diana Stegall on The WAM Podcast

    Sep 01, 2019
    Listen to “Challenging Assumptions in the Workplace,” where ASSP’s President Diana Stegall discusses gender roles and the workplace with ASSP’s Jennifer McNelly.
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    ASSP’s Carl Heinlein Featured on Radio Show

    Sep 01, 2019
    ASSP Director-at-Large, Carl Heinlein, joined Cincinnati Edition to discuss cell phone use and safety in the workplace.
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    SafetyFOCUS Early Bird Registration Now Open

    Sep 01, 2019
    Early bird registration for SafetyFOCUS 2020 is now open. Register before Oct. 18, 2019 to get the early bird pricing for one of our biggest events of the year.
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    OSH Generations: Kirk Davis

    Sep 01, 2019
    OSH Generations is about family and the safety profession. Many OSH professionals have parents or children who are also in the profession. Here's the story of Kirk Davis.
  • Secretary of Labor Appoints ASSP Members to ACCSH

    Aug 01, 2019
    Several ASSP members were recently appointed to the U.S. Department of Labor’s Advisory Committee on Construction Safety and Health (ACCSH). The committee advises the OSHA Administrator on construction safety and health standards and policy matters. Seven of the 15 committee members are ASSP members.
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    ASSP Members Honored by BCSP

    Aug 01, 2019
    ASSP member Stewart Burkhammer received BCSP's Lifetime Achievement Award. Our members, Carl Heinlein, Tye Legleu and Eric Simmons also received BCSP Awards of Excellence.
  • New Designations Qualify for Professional Membership

    Aug 01, 2019
    Those who hold the SMS (safety management specialist) or CPP (certified protection professional) designation can now qualify as a professional member of the Society.
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    Central Indiana Chapter Donates 143 Safety Vests to Homeless Cyclists

    Aug 01, 2019
    ASSP’s Central Indiana Chapter donated 143 safety vests to be used by the homeless members of the Indianapolis community who often need to ride their bikes to and from work during the dark hours of the day.
  • ASSP Members Recognized by CSU

    Aug 01, 2019
    Two ASSP members were recognized by Columbia Southern University (CSU) for their accomplishments and for their commitment to safety and professionalism.

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