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    Safety 2019: Discounted Rates Students and Faculty Advisors

    Jan 17, 2019
    Safety 2019 is a great place to take the next step toward your professional goals. Learn about the safety field and connect with future colleagues. Students who register by April 12 pay only $75. Faculty advisors who register by March 1 pay only $205.
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    ERAU Student Section Tours Walt Disney World

    Dec 14, 2018
    Members of our Embry Riddle Aeronautical University Student Section recently visited Walt Disney World for an on-site technical tour hosted by Central Florida Chapter members. The students got behind-the scenes looks at Disney’s Blizzard Beach, Hollywood Studios and the Indiana Jones Epic Stunt Spectacular.
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    Registration Opens for ASSP’s Safety 2019 in New Orleans

    Dec 10, 2018
    Registration is open for the nation’s largest conference for occupational safety and health professionals. ASSP expects to draw more than 5,000 attendees from 40 countries to its Safety 2019 Professional Development Conference and Exposition in New Orleans. The event exposes attendees to best practices, industry trends and the latest product innovations.
  • Tyler Vanchure Receives 2019 ASSP Foundation Student Leadership Award in Innovation

    Nov 15, 2018
    Tyler Vanchure, a senior majoring in safety management at Slippery Rock University, has received the Student in Leadership Award in Innovation from the ASSP Foundation's NextGen Board. Her reward: A full conference experience at Safety 2019.
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    Add Publications to Your Resume

    Oct 15, 2018
    Adding a “Publications” section to your resume can give you a competitive edge in finding a job after graduation. An easy way to start writing for publication (and your profession) is to review a book or an article for PSJ.
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    Safety Groups Urge DOL to Engage Key Stakeholders on Youth Worker Rulemaking

    Oct 03, 2018
    ASSP and other safety groups want DOL to engage more stakeholders in a proposed rule that would expand the types of jobs young workers can perform.
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    A Message From ASSP's Executive Director

    Sep 21, 2018
    Meet ASSP Executive Director Jennifer McNelly. Like our student members, Jennifer is going back to school to learn about the OSH profession and what's important to ASSP members in leading the safety profession forward. She'd love to hear from you.
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    Donate to Our 2018 Veterans Drive

    Sep 20, 2018
    Are you interested in helping homeless veterans? We have a great opportunity at the upcoming ASSP Leadership Conference, where attendees will assemble snack and clothing packages for homeless veterans in the Chicagoland area. Donations are being accepted through Oct. 1, 2018.
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    ASSP Foundation Invites Students and Professionals to Apply for $370,000 in Aid

    Aug 30, 2018
    The ASSP Foundation will accept scholarship and grant applications from Sept. 1 to Dec. 1 for its annual disbursement of financial awards in 2019. More than $370,000 is available through nearly 100 awards to OSH students and professionals.
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    Acing Your Interview: 5 Tips for Safety Professionals

    Aug 27, 2018
    Preparing for a job interview can be daunting. Whether you’re an emerging safety professional or a seasoned leader, here are five tips to keep in mind.
  • Attendees at ASSP Future Safety Leaders Conference 2017

    Join Us for the 14th Annual Future Safety Leaders Conference: Nov. 8-9

    Jul 16, 2018
    We will host our 14th annual Future Safety Leaders Conference Nov. 8-9 in Oakbrook, IL, and we invite all student members to apply.
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    Safety 2018 Student Highlights Recap

    Jul 16, 2018
    Student and young professional highlights from Safety 2018 in San Antonio, TX, included awards, roundtable discussions, networking events and more.
  • Access Your Student Section Roster

    Jul 16, 2018
    Our member communities, including our student sections, regularly use our roster tool to monitor member lists and communicate with members.
  • ASSP Foundation

    ASSP Foundation: More Fun Than Run 5K Raises $12,000

    Jul 16, 2018
    ASSP Foundation's Next Generation Board hosted the inaugural More Fun Then Run 5K in San Antonio, TX, helping to raise nearly $12,000 to support the Foundation's programs.
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    ASSE Foundation helps two more students overcome family tragedy

    May 24, 2018
    Through its Family Scholarship Fund, the ASSE Foundation awarded $10,000 scholarships to Lindsey Pinkerton of Nebraska and Samantha Wooten of New Hampshire. The fund provides educational scholarships to spouses and children to help reduce the financial impact of a loved one not returning home from work.​
  • Save the Date: 2018 Future Safety Leader’s Conference

    May 16, 2018
    ASSP’s 14th Annual Future Safety Leaders Conference will take place Nov. 8-9, 2018, at the Chicago Marriott Oak Brook in Oak Brook, IL.
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    Safety 2018: Georgia-Pacific Sponsors Five Student Travel Grants

    May 16, 2018
    Thanks to a travel grant from Georgia-Pacific, five student members will be attending Safety 2018 in San Antonio, TX.
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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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    Tips for Protecting Young Workers in Retail

    Jun 23, 2016
    NIOSH has a web page for young retail workers that includes safety tips for recognizing hazards and understanding the injuries they can cause.



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