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NIOSH Announces Call for Abstracts for NOIRS 2015 Injury Research Symposium

Posted in Federal Communications on Wed, Sep 3, 2014

CALL FOR ABSTRACTS National Occupational Injury Research Symposium (NOIRS 2015) “Advancing Occupational Injury Research through Integration and Partnership” May 19-21, 2015 Camp Dawson Training Center Kingwood, West Virginia Deadline for Abstract Submission: December 1, 2014 The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), in partnership with the American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE), Liberty Mutual Research Institute [...]

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OSHA Regions Get Policy Background Memo on Temp Workers

Posted in Federal Communications on Tue, Jul 22, 2014

OSHA has issued a memorandum on its Policy Background on the Temporary Worker Initiative to its regional administrators. From Tom Galassi, Director of Enforcement Programs, the memo was posted July 21 on the OSHA web site.  Temporary workers has been a key initiative of OSHA this year, as the Agency’s web page on the issue indicates.

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Veto Bill Stripping Safety Consultants of Workers’ Comp Lawsuit Immunity, ASSE Tells Illinois Governor

Posted in State Communincations on Tue, Jun 3, 2014

A letter from ASSE President Kathy Seabrook on behalf of ASSE’s Illinois members urged Illinois Governor Pat Quinn to veto legislation (SB 3287) that would strip from independent safety consultants current immunity from lawsuits under the state’s workers’ compensation law.  ASSE and its Illinois members also opposed the legislation before votes in the Illinois Senate and Assembly. [...]

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ASSE Gov’t Affairs Committee 2014 Capitol Hill Visits

Posted in Federal Communications on Fri, May 23, 2014

ASSE’s Government Affairs Committee met May 5-7 in Washington, DC, for the Committee’s annual Capitol Hill Visits, combining a Committee meeting with a day visiting key occupational safety and health agencies in which ASSE is a stakeholder and Congressional committee offices that impact occupational safety and health. (l to r) Bob Andrews, CoPA VP Jim [...]

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