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Slips, Trips & Falls
Posted - Feb 23, 2017

Slips, Trips and Falls are consistently one of the most common causes of serious/fatal injuries in the workplace. We need to inspect our environment and reduce hazards wherever possible. Oh, and educate people about the need to pay attention while walking, instead of submitting to distractions. Here is a great article highlighting OSHA’s rule on inspecting walking/working surfaces in your workplace:

https://cdn.ampproject.org/c/s/www.bizjournals.com/bizjournals/how-to/growth-strategies/2017/02/new-osha-rule-underscores-importance-of.amp.html

Thank you for ALL you do to keep your people safe.

Marc Tomeoni, President
Arizona Chapter, ASSE

 

Slate of Candidates for 2017/2018 Chapter Year
Posted - Feb 05, 2017

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.

To view the candidate for Secretary statements, please click HERE.

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
Posted - Dec 28, 2016

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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.

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