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Kathy Seabrook Delivers Webinar for Region IX and IPS Members
Posted - Jan 03, 2018

Recently, ASSE Region IX in conjunction with International Practice Specialty (IPS) had it 2nd Quarter webinar on December 19, 2017 on “Essential Things to know about ISO FDIS 45001:2017 Occupational Health and Safety Management Systems. It was delivered by Kathy Seabrook CSP, CFIOSH, EuroSHM President, Global Solution, Inc. About 300 delegates registered for the webinar and about 100 members participated in the webinar.  To view the presentation, please click here.

It’s Official: ASSE to Become American Society of Safety Professionals
Posted - Nov 05, 2017

Following the outcome of a historic membership vote, ASSE will become the American Society of Safety Professionals (ASSP) next year when it launches a redesigned website in conjunction with Safety 2018. ASSE’s logo will undergo small adjustments to reflect the new ASSP acronym as well.Over a 45-day period that ended Aug. 13, ASSE members cast votes on the proposed name, which was approved by the House of Delegates during its annual meeting in June. The final tally found 74% of members (3,651) in favor of the change. Fourteen percent of eligible members cast ballots, surpassing the minimum voting requirement of 1%.“Our members have clearly voiced that the American Society of Safety Professionals better reflects our diverse membership,” says ASSE President Jim Smith, M.S., CSP. “Engineers made up our entire membership when we were formed, but today the occupational safety and health profession encompasses many disciplines.”

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2017 Oman Workplace Safety & Loss Prevention Conference
Posted - Sep 25, 2017

In order to support the ASSE members & its activities in Oman, ASSE Region IX Vice President Ashok Garlapati appointed Mr Bipin Gautam as a Co-ordinator for Oman during August 2017. In line with his efforts to support HSE professional activities in Oman, ASSE Region IX (Global) endorsed and participated in the Oman Workplace Safety & Loss Prevention Conference held at Muscat during September 12-13, 2017. On behalf ASSE Region IX, Dr. Sunil V. Manjrekar, the President of ASSE-UAE Chapter participated as a Guest speaker in the 2017 Oman Workplace Safety & Loss Prevention Conference in Oman dated 12th and 13th of September 2017. Dr. Sunil’s experience was reflective through his commendable talk regarding “Construction Site Safety” at the Conference which was well appreciated delegates.

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