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    OSH Community Mourns Loss of John Hodges

    Nov 01, 2018
    The OSH community recently lost a great advocate. John E. Hodges, a former BCSP board president and professional member of ASSP’s Gold Coast Chapter, passed away Oct. 4, 2018.
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    Volunteer Leaders Attend ASSP’s Leadership Conference

    Nov 01, 2018
    More than 240 ASSP volunteer leaders representing practice specialties, common interest groups and chapters visited the Chicagoland area for the Society’s annual Leadership Conference. If you are considering getting more involved with your ASSP community, there are many opportunities to help.
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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.
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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).
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    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.
  • 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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    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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    New Safety Podcast Launched

    Oct 01, 2018
    ASSP has launched a new podcast about safety standards and technical publications that covers topics such as safety leadership, consensus standards, ISO 45001, fall protection anchorage points and managing hazardous energy.
  • OSH Generations: Ryan Nicholson

    Oct 01, 2018
    OSH Generations is about family and the safety profession. Many OSH professionals have parents or children who are also in the profession. Our members share their stories of the people who influenced them to enter the safety profession or those who they inspired to become safety professionals. Here’s the story of Ryan Nicholson, CSP, a professional member of ASSP’s McKinley Chapter. This story was originally published in the December 2013 issue of Society Update.
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    Society Launches Certificate in Leadership & Professional Skills

    Sep 01, 2018
    ASSP has expanded its educational offerings with the newest online program, Certificate in Leadership and Professional Skills, which aims to provide safety professionals with skills that will strengthen their business and professional knowledge.

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