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  • 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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    South Texas Chapter Celebrates New President With Unique Tradition

    Aug 01, 2019
    ASSP’s South Texas Chapter celebrated the office transition meeting with a unique tradition—a chapter presidential time capsule. Share your unique traditions with ASSP.
  • OSH Generations: Sam Gualardo

    Aug 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 Sam Gualardo, a professional member of our Western Pennsylvania Chapter.
  • Randal Keller Named Endowed Professor for Murray State University

    Jul 01, 2019
    Randal Keller, a professional member of our Purchase Area Chapter, has been named the Jesse D. Jones Endowed Professor for Murray State University’s Jesse D. Jones College of Science, Engineering and Technology.
  • ASSP Standards Published

    Jul 01, 2019
    ASSP recently released several standards publications that are now available for purchase.
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    OSH Generations: Dan Hannan

    Jul 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 Dan Hannan, a professional member of our Northwest Chapter, and his father, Dan Hannan Sr.
  • ASSP Member Named AAAA Safety Officer of the Year

    Jun 01, 2019
    ASSP member Nicholas Sciacca was named 2018 Army Aviator Association of America’s Safety Officer of the Year and received the James H. McClellan Army Aviation Safety Award.
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    Kathy Seabrook Contributes to ILO’s World Day for Safety & Health at Work

    Jun 01, 2019
    International Labor Organization’s (ILO) World Day for Safety and Health at Work 2019 takes stock of ILO’s 100 years of work in improving OSH and looks to the future. Past President Kathy Seabrook contributed a think piece to celebrate the event.
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    Oregon Chapters Sponsor Teen Worker Safety Video Contest

    Jun 01, 2019
    Thanks to the sponsorship of our Columbia-Willamette and Cascade chapters, along with the support and work of many individual ASSP members, students are learning about workplace issues and spreading the message of safety.
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    CGA Recognizes ASSP Member Bonnie Stanage

    Jun 01, 2019
    Bonnie Stanage, professional member of our New Mexico Chapter and member of our Management Practice Specialty, was recognized by the Compressed Gas Association with the Charles H. Glasier Safety Award.
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    Arizona & Southern Arizona Chapter Initiatives Lead to Legislative Action

    Jun 01, 2019
    ASSP chapters’ safer road initiatives have led to change on the state level: on April 22, 2019, Arizona Governor Doug Ducey signed a bill that enacted a statewide ban on handheld cell phone use while driving.
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    Central Florida Chapter Outreach Efforts Pay Off

    Jun 01, 2019
    Our Central Florida Chapter’s dedication to community outreach over the years has inspired local recognition of occupational safety and health.
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    ASSP Community Answers Your Technical Questions

    Jun 01, 2019
    People you meet can become part of your professional network, which is essential for a profession like safety that requires technical knowledge and current regulatory information. Be sure to connect with these new colleagues through the ASSP Community.

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