Chapter News

Student 2017 Future Safety Leader’s Conference – Nov 7 & 8 2017

Posted: Jul 27, 2017

ASSE is seeking motivated and energized students to join us for the 13th annual Future Safety Leaders Conference taking place November 7-8, 2017, at the Westin Lombard Yorktown Center in Lombard, Illinois. The Future Safety Leader’s Conference provides ASSE student members the tools they need for a successful career in safety.

The conference offers student members the unique opportunities to:

  • Connect with peers, OSH professionals and representatives from OSH employers
  • Engage in dynamic presentations and sessions
  • Enhance career development skills
  • Explore options for advanced degrees and certifications

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NIOSH – Young Retail Workers

Posted: Aug 23, 2016

June, which is National Safety Month, seems an appropriate time to focus on young workers, as they head out of schools and into the workforce. Many of them will find in jobs in the retail industry, a leading employer of young workers in the United States.

NIOSH launched a new web page for young retail workers.  Retail workers are featured because the retail industry is a leading employer of young workers. This new web-based resource Young Retail Workers gives an overview of retail business and helps identify potential safety hazards, such as these top five reported to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS).

Professional Safety

Posted: Aug 19, 2015

For more than 50 years, ASSE’s Professional Safety journal has been sharing the latest technical knowledge in SH&E—information that is constantly being developed through research and on-the-job experience. Each issue delivers practical guidance, techniques and solutions to help OSH professionals identify hazards, protect people, prevent injuries, improve work environments and educate management that investing in safety is a sound business strategy.

Establish a Safety Fund

Posted: Aug 19, 2015

Donors can establish a named academic scholarship or professional education grant fund through the ASSE Foundation. Scholarships and grants advance the safety profession and provide national recognition for the donor. The Foundation manages the administrative details of this program and works with the donor to provide qualified award recipients each year.

WISE Mentoring Program

Posted: Aug 19, 2015

The WISE Mentoring program successfully connects today’s most talented and experienced women mentors with rising and aspiring mentees. This pairing is designed to encourage and empower mentees to more effectively advance their careers through alignment with identified business objective, skill development, career option consideration, and network formation. All discussions are strictly confidential between the two parties. If you are an SH&E practitioner seeking to chart a successful career path or a seasoned pro eager to share experiences and insight, please visit the ASSE WISE website for more information.