DES PLAINES, Ill., May 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE), the world's oldest professional safety society with more than 36,000 members, thanks its highest-level sponsors for supporting its efforts in promoting occupational, safety and health programs and initiatives throughout the year.
"We are honored that such a diverse array of companies have partnered with ASSE," said ASSE President Kathy Seabrook. "Their support is vital to making workplace safety a reality across the globe."
ASSE acknowledges its centennial sponsors for their contributions:
Cintas Corp., of Cincinnati, Ohio, provides highly specialized services to businesses of all types primarily throughout North America. Cintas designs, manufactures and implements corporate identity uniform programs, and provides entrance mats, restroom supplies, tile and carpet cleaning, promotional products, first aid, safety, fire protection products and services and document management services for approximately 900,000 businesses.
ClickSafety, based in Walnut Creek, California, uses a flexible, customizable and interactive "student-centered" e-learning platform designed to ensure learning and retention. ClickSafety's online learning management and documentation solutions help organizations execute their training objectives and build world-class safety cultures.
CLMI, a Minneapolis-based company, is dedicated to developing and marketing high quality courseware and services that enable employers to improve employee health and well-being, comply with OSHA standards, and reduce workers' compensation costs through the reduction of employee injury and illness.
SafeStart has a passion for safety. With the assistance of its employees, and a team of outstanding consultants, SafeStart is helping clients achieve world-class safety performance. While that's significant to the bottom line of its clients, it's also important to the thousands of workers going home safely every day. And because of the 24/7 skills that workers and their families develop with SafeStart, it's also thousands of workers returning to work safely every day. The company is based in Ontario, Canada.
ASSE acknowledges its gold sponsors for their contributions:
The Chubb Group of Insurance Companies of Warren, New Jersey, has been delivering property and casualty insurance products and services to businesses and individuals around the world for more than 130 years. It is the 12th largest property and casualty insurer in the U.S. with a worldwide network of some 120 offices in 26 countries staffed by 10,200 employees.
UL Workplace Health and Safety is a partner in workplace health, safety – and success. The culture of any business is formed by the employees who make its products, sell its services and build its bottom line. Employees deserve a safe and healthy work environment and a business deserves to reap the rewards of a workforce that is as productive, efficient and profitable as possible. UL is a trusted name in safety for more than a century. The company is based in Franklin, Tennessee.
The Walt Disney Co., of Burbank, California, together with its subsidiaries and affiliates, is a leading diversified international family entertainment and media enterprise with five business segments: media networks, parks and resorts, studio entertainment, consumer products and interactive media.
Westex, established in 1919, is the world's largest manufacturer of arc rated and flame resistant fabrics with decades of market proven performance. Headquartered in Chicago, all manufacturing of Westex UltraSoft®, UltraSoft AC®, TrueComfortTM and Indura® brand fabrics are in the United States. Today, thousands of companies specify Westex brand fabrics with millions of garments in service worldwide.
W.W. Grainger, Inc. is North America's leading broad line supplier of maintenance, repair and operating products with operations in Asia, Europe and Latin America. Grainger's mission is to help professionals keep their operations running and their people safe while providing an environment where hard-working and talented team members thrive. Every day its 23,700 team members get it done for their customers, suppliers and communities. Their global spirit of service fuels the company's commitment to making a positive difference everywhere it operates. The company is based in Lake Forest, Illinois.
Founded in 1911, the Des Plaines-based ASSE is the oldest professional safety organization and is committed to protecting people, property and the environment. Its more than 36,000 occupational safety, health and environmental professional members lead, manage, supervise, research and consult on safety, health, transportation and environmental issues in all industries, government, labor, health care and education. For more information please go to www.asse.org.
SOURCE American Society of Safety Engineers