Slate of Candidates for 2017/2018 Chapter Year

The 2016/2017 Arizona Chapter ASSE Nominations Committee is pleased to present the following Slate of Candidates. This Slate has been developed for the election of Arizona Chapter Officers for the 2017/2018 Chapter Year. Per the By Laws, the election will be held during the April Chapter Meeting, if the required quorum of members can be verified. The Slate must be posted on the Chapter web page 60 days prior to the election.

Respectfully submitted,
Vicki Allen-Buglisi, CSP – Nominations Committee Chair
Stephanie Steinberger, CSP – Nomination Committee Member
Robyn Steiner, CSP, CIH – Nominations Committee Member


Looking Ahead to our May PDC


Our 2017 Arizona Health & Safety Summit is just around the corner on Friday, May 12, 2017 at ASU. The Summit Planning Committee is proud to announce that 0.6 Continuing Education Unit Credits (CEUs) have been approved for the 2017 Summit. View the 2017 Event Schedule – Click Here. The two keynote speakers will be Christine Branche and Bill Parsons.

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Christine Branche is the Principal Associate Director of NIOSH and the Director of the Office of Construction Safety and Health. From July 2008 through August 2009, Christine was the Acting Director of NIOSH. Upon joining NIOSH in 2007, she worked on the Energy Employees Occupational Illness Compensation Program Act of 2000 and its Advisory Board on Radiation and Worker Health. Prior to joining NIOSH, Christine was in the National Center for Injury Prevention and Control, first as an Epidemic Intelligence Service (EIS) Officer and matriculating to the Director, Division of Unintentional Injury Prevention. Before coming to CDC, Christine worked extensively in occupational and environmental epidemiology. Her degrees include a B.A. in Biology and an M.S.P.H. and Ph.D. in Epidemiology.

Bill Parsons is the current United States Air Force Chief of Occupational Safety charged with primary responsibility for worldwide Air Force safety programs and the safety of 650,000 men and women worldwide. He also serves as the senior Air Force ground safety member on the USAF System Safety Engineering Analysis (SSEA) team. Prior to this he was a Director of Construction Standards and Guidance; Acting Director, Directorate of Construction at OSHA.

For more information and to register for the 2017 Arizona Health & Safety Summit, please click HERE.

OSHA issues final rule clarifying the ongoing obligation to make and maintain accurate records of work-related injuries and illnesses

For Immediate Release
December 16, 2016
Contact: Office of Communications
Phone: 202-693-1999

WASHINGTON – The Occupational Safety and Health Administration on Monday will issue a final rule that clarifies an employer’s continuing obligation to make and maintain an accurate record of each recordable injury and illness. The final rule becomes effective Jan. 18, 2017.

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