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Sep 15, 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...

Sep 04, 2014, 11:00 ET

ASSE Foundation's 2015 Scholarship and Grant Program Now Accepting Applications

 The ASSE Foundation's 2015 Scholarship and Professional Education Grant program is now accepting applications for students...

Sep 03, 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...

Aug 25, 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...

Aug 07, 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...

Aug 01, 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...

Jul 30, 2014, 06:00 ET

ASSE Foundation Asks Researchers to Submit Proposals for a Chance To Earn a $300,000 Grant Advancing Safety and Health in the Workplace

 The American Society of Safety Engineers Foundation will award a three-year, $300,000 grant in 2015  to a researcher who best describes...

Jul 11, 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...

May 19, 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...

May 14, 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...

May 08, 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...

May 05, 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...

Apr 22, 2014, 06:00 ET

ASSE's 2014 Triangle Award for Heroic Dedication Goes to Stefan Bright

The American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) is proud to announce Stefan Bright as the winner of the 2014 Triangle Award for Heroic Dedication...

Apr 09, 2014, 05:00 ET

The ASSE Foundation Awards $227,000 in Scholarships & Professional Educational Grants

The American Society of Safety Engineers Foundation announced it set a new record in 2014 by granting more than $227,000 to 108 students earning...

Apr 02, 2014, 08:40 ET

The Illusion of Being Invulnerable May Harm Employees at Work

No matter how many safety training courses emphasis how dangerous it may be to work with electricity, chemicals or cargo unless proper safety...

Mar 12, 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...

Mar 11, 2014, 00:01 ET

ASSE-ME Chapter to Host 2014 Professional Development Conference & Exhibition

The American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE), the world's oldest professional safety society, announces its Middle East Chapter will host the...

Mar 03, 2014, 15:00 ET

ASSE Responds To The Death Of Former Assistant Secretary Of Labor Joe Dear

 American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) President Kathy Seabrook responds to the passing of Joe Dear, former assistant secretary of labor...

Mar 03, 2014, 08:00 ET

The Challenge of Responding to a Hazardous Material Emergency and Treating Its Victims

The moves onsite safety professionals make to decontaminate a manufacturing chemical spill involving employee exposure and the information they...

Feb 10, 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...