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Over the last week, millions of people around the world have seen the horrifying images left in the wake of Cyclone Pam, a category 5 cyclone, that ripped through the beautiful South Pacific island nation of Vanuatu on the night of Friday the 13th of March 2015, leaving a trail of chaos and destruction. Some reports have put this cyclone among the biggest ever recorded.
The number of...
On March 7, Gary Couture (President), Isaac Szmuilowicz (Public Affairs) and Suzanne May (Governmental Affairs) participated in the Patrick Henry High School Career Fair, representing ASSE and the safety profession. Approximately 1000 students attended the fair and many were genuinely interested in career opportunities of a Safety Professional. It is important that we engage in opportunities such...
Sam Cahan, Member Emeritus and Past President, has had our Chapters’ President’s Award, renamed in his honor
As was announced to the Chapter members several months ago, Sam Cahan, Member Emeritus and Past President, has had our Chapters’ President’s Award, renamed in his honor. Though the award is determined solely by our Chapters’ President, several guidelines for consideration have been determined, but more importantly:
“The member to be recognized must embody the spirit of safety, be a sound...
North County section of the San Diego ASSE Chapter attended a private and very informative safety plant tour at Stone Brewing Company (SBC) http://www.stonebrew.com/ . EH&S Manager and North County’s Section member Jeff Fanno hosted the event. The group learned of the many successful EH&S programs implemented at SBC along with a few challenges they have overcome. Most in...
1. Student Scholarships
To receive the award, an individual must be enrolled in an occupational safety and health undergraduate or graduate degree program, and maintain a home residence within the San Diego Chapter’s geographic region. Studies in Environmental programs are allowed, as long as the course of study has a safety component (minimum of 9 credits). The...