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15 Sep, 2014, 06:00 ET ASSE Urges C-Suite's Support for Safety Managers' Attendance At Denver Symposium to Energize OSH Management Programs

Studies have shown companies that embrace safety do better by any measure than businesses that do not, which is why a growing number of investors...


03 Sep, 2014, 12:00 ET ASSE's Professional Safety Journal: A New View of the Great Safety Pyramid

 Since its creation 83 years ago by H. W. Heinrich, the safety triangle offered a ratio formula that encouraged safety professionals to focus...


25 Aug, 2014, 10:00 ET Applications International Corporation Pledges $250,000 To the American Society of Safety Engineers Foundation

 The American Society of Safety Engineers Foundation is proud to announce that Applications International Corporation (AIC) has pledged...


07 Aug, 2014, 15:30 ET ASSE Invites Safety Pros to Register for Webinar: Disaster Psychology - The Myths of Panic

 Can people be trusted in times of emergencies or does panic prevail? Paul Gantt, president and founder of San Francisco-based Safety...


01 Aug, 2014, 06:00 ET ASSE's Professional Safety Journal: Employees Are a Solution to Harness in Safety Matters

As the global supply chain grows, the reliance on outsourcing safety functions (combined with an increased reliance on technological capabilities...


11 Jul, 2014, 13:00 ET Out-of-Service Equipment Pose Invisible Hazards If Not Handled Properly

 Retiring equipment in the chemical processing industry may pose more danger than meets the eye as residual hazardous chemicals, live...


19 May, 2014, 14:00 ET Walt Disney Co. to Underwrite ASSE Foundation's 20th Annual Silent Auction

 The American Society of Safety Engineers Foundation is proud to announce that the Walt Disney Co. will be the sole major underwriter of the...


14 May, 2014, 06:00 ET ASSE Thanks Its Top 2014 Sponsors

The American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE), the world's oldest professional safety society with more than 36,000 members, thanks its...


08 May, 2014, 12:00 ET ASSE Offers Revised Edition of "Construction Safety and Management Engineering" Book

The American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE), the world's oldest professional safety organization, released the second edition of its popular...


05 May, 2014, 06:00 ET The Challenges of Harnessing the Potential of Safety Management Systems

As more companies shift to using safety management systems to monitor their occupational health and safety programs, the American Society of Safety...


12 Mar, 2014, 17:00 ET ASSE Urges OSHA to Withdraw Electronic Reporting Proposed Rule

 American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) President Kathy Seabrook responds to OHSA's electronic reporting proposed rule: "In our...


10 Feb, 2014, 01:26 ET Le chapitre nigérian de l'ASSE accueille sa première conférence sur le perfectionnement professionnel

L'ASSE (American Society of Safety Engineers), la plus ancienne société du monde dédiée à la sécurité...


10 Feb, 2014, 01:00 ET ASSE Nigerian Chapter to Host Its First Professional Development Conference

The American Society of Safety Engineers, the world's oldest professional safety society, announces its Nigerian Chapter will host NIGERIA PDC...


06 Feb, 2014, 12:26 ET Safety Professionals Need to Examine How They Manage OHS Incident Reports, According to American Society of Safety Engineers' Professional Safety Journal Article

If a worker is injured slipping from a ladder while accessing an electrical panel, does this incident warrant more training on the employee's part...


05 Feb, 2014, 08:00 ET ASSE Invites Kids to Enter Art and Video Contests Touting Workplace Safety

$1,000 will be awarded to eight grand-prize winners In the world of workplace safety, a good day is when no injuries occur. For more than 100...


27 Jan, 2014, 13:03 ET ASSE to Host Its First Professional Development Conference in India

The American Society of Safety Engineers, the world's oldest professional safety society, is proud to bring SAFETY INDIA 2014, a two-day...


16 Jan, 2014, 11:08 ET Tablets and Apps Are Changing How Occupational Health and Safety Pros Do Their Jobs

The phrase "information at your fingertips" has never been truer than with today's tablet technology.  The ability to access email and the...


12 Dec, 2013, 10:48 ET La ASSE firma acuerdos con COSHA y la ISHA para avanzar en los temas globales de seguridad y salud ocupacionales

La American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) firmó memorandos de entendimiento que explorarán las oportunidades de cara a la...


12 Dec, 2013, 07:26 ET L'ASSE signe des accords avec la COSHA et l'ISHA pour faire progresser les questions de santé au travail et de sécurité à l'échelle internationale

La Société américaine des ingénieurs de sécurité (American Society of Safety Engineers, ASSE) a signé des...


12 Dec, 2013, 06:43 ET ASSE unterzeichnet Abkommen mit COSHA und ISHA, um globale Fragen zu Arbeitsmedizin und Arbeitsschutz voranzubringen

Die American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE / Amerikanische Gesellschaft der Sicherheitstechniker) hat Absichtserklärungen unterzeichnet,...


02 Dec, 2013, 16:00 ET U.S. Companies May Reduce Work-Related Injuries By Implementing Ergonomic Risk Assessments

The rise of work-place injuries related to musculoskeletal disorders, which is costing U.S. businesses more than $20 billion a year, may be reduced...


08 Nov, 2013, 15:08 ET The Center for Safety and Health Sustainability's Statement on OSHA's New Proposal to Make Work Injury Data Public

 The Center for Safety and Health Sustainability welcomes the Occupational Safety and Health Administration's efforts to broaden transparency...


24 Oct, 2013, 13:00 ET Process Safety Management Improves Worker Safety, Focusing on Avoiding Incidents in Oil Refineries and Chemical Plants

November ASSE Professional Safety journal examines how the implementation of process safety management has minimized incidents at India's...


16 Oct, 2013, 13:00 ET ASSE Urges Congress, President to Protect U.S. Workers by Coming to a Resolution on Government Shutdown

This Statement is attributable to: Kathy A. Seabrook CSP, CMIOSH, EurOSHM, President,  American Society of Safety Engineers The American...


26 Sep, 2013, 12:00 ET Healthcare Worker Injury Rates Among the Highest of any Profession

October ASSE Professional Safety journal shines light on overlooked workplace injuries among healthcare workers which costs the industry $13...