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2014-04-02 08:22:45

DES PLAINES, Ill., April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- No matter how many safety training courses emphasis how dangerous it may be to work with electricity, chemicals or cargo unless proper safety protocols are followed, there is always a percentage of employees who believe they aren't vulnerable to such risks -- until it's too late. Those types of perceptions need to be changed before injuries or fatalities prove them wrong, say authors Anna Floyd and H. Landis Floyd II in the...

2014-03-11 00:22:28

CHICAGO, March 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE), the world's oldest professional safety society, announces its Middle East Chapter will host the 2014 Professional Development Conference and Exhibition (PDC&E) from March 16-20, 2014 in the Kingdom of Bahrain. The 11th annual PDC&E titled "Innovative Approaches Toward Emerging Safety, Health and Environmental Challenges," will center on issues of concern in the region and the...

2014-03-03 08:27:09

DES PLAINES, Ill., March 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The moves onsite safety professionals make to decontaminate a manufacturing chemical spill involving employee exposure and the information they provide emergency responders will determine how fast that employee receives medical attention. Hazardous material spill protocols mandate that emergency responders secure the area before treating victims. Knowing how to manage that against standard first aid procedures can make all...

2014-01-27 12:29:58

CHICAGO, Jan. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Society of Safety Engineers, the world's oldest professional safety society, is proud to bring SAFETY INDIA 2014, a two-day professional development conference and exposition to Chennai, India on May 26-27, 2014. This marks the first time ASSE will host a professional development conference in India, targeting an audience of the country's safety practitioners from a wide variety of industries including manufacturing,...

2014-01-16 12:30:56

DES PLAINES, Ill., Jan. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The phrase "information at your fingertips" has never been truer than with today's tablet technology. The ability to access email and the Internet, as well as record audio and video from nearly any location has forever changed how we communicate and do our jobs. In the January issue of Professional Safety, authors David Fender and Clinton Wolfley outline which tablet applications they find most useful in their roles as...

2013-10-24 12:22:42

November ASSE Professional Safety journal examines how the implementation of process safety management has minimized incidents at India's Essar Oil CHICAGO, Oct. 24, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A string of disasters in oil refineries and plants that produce materials such as fertilizer and chemicals has drawn increased attention to the industry's safety practices. In response, India's Essar Oil Limited has implemented Process Safety Management (PSM) a practice developed by...

2013-09-24 16:27:30

W.S. Safety's Bolt-On Hatch Safety Guardrail has been updated to include two additional safety features, additional sizes, and a roof hoist attachment. ORILLA, Ontario, Sept. 24, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- W.S. Safety Technologies, a Canadian construction site safety engineering company located in Ontario, recently announced two new features to their proprietary bolt-on hatch safety guardrail product. In addition to updating the design to fit a wider variety of hatches, the hatch...

2013-08-29 16:23:47

September ASSE Professional Safety journal article highlights the need to include safety management in the earliest phases of construction contracts CHICAGO, Aug. 29, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Studies have shown that the inclusion of various safety requirements in construction contract documents have a positive impact on worker safety. Contract Issues and Construction Safety Management, a peer-reviewed feature in the September issue of Professional Safety, the American Society...

2013-07-16 23:24:18

Clarion’s CEO, Geoffrey Peckham, honored during the American Society of Safety Engineers’ (ASSE) Council on Practices and Standards Awards Luncheon at the Safety 2013 Professional Development Conference and Exposition. Milford, PA (PRWEB) July 16, 2013 Clarion Safety Systems, a leading designer and manufacturer of safety signs and labels, announced today that its CEO, Geoffrey Peckham, has received the “Safety Professional of the Year” award from the American Society of Safety...

2013-07-09 08:30:39

July ASSE Professional Safety journal article various fall protection methods available for residential construction, examining why contractors are slow in implementation CHICAGO, July 9, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With falls from height remaining the most common cause of workplace fatalities among residential construction workers, the industry is looking for solutions to protect workers who build new homes. According to Fall Protection on Residential Construction Sites, a...