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Now that students have moved into college residence halls, off-campus housing, or fraternity/sorority houses for the school year, ASSE has prepared (and is distributing) free fire safety information on how students can stay safe.


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Now that students have moved into college residence halls, off-campus housing, or fraternity/sorority houses for the school year, ASSE has prepared (and is distributing) free fire safety information on how students can stay safe.

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Latest: Campus Safety Includes Fire Prevention - Now that students have moved into college residence halls, off-campus housing, or fraternity/sorority houses for the school year, ASSE has prepared (and is distributing) free fire safety information on how students can stay safe.

Campus Safety Includes Fire Prevention

Now that students have moved into college residence halls, off-campus housing, or fraternity/sorority houses for the school year, ASSE has prepared (and is distributing) free fire safety information on how students can stay safe.

U.S. Labor Department Awards $6.7 Million In Safety And Health Training Grants

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Weird Wednesday: New Meaning To “Please Remain In Your Seats”

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U.S. Labor Department's OSHA offers assistance for Hurricane Gustav cleanup and recovery

As Hurricane Ike swirls sporadically towards the Gulf for a second bash at the fragile coast, the U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) will be offering the full resources of the agency to assist in protecting the safety and health of working men and women responding in the wake of Hurricane Gustav along the Gulf Coast.

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White Paper On Arc Flash Protection

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Major Health Organizations In China Install Zoll Defibrilators

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Guide to Assist Employers With Trip Fall Prevention

To help employers reduce and ultimately eliminate slips, trips and falls that continue to occur in workplaces, ASSE and ASTM recently announced the availability of a compendium including slip, trip, and fall prevention standards.

Again, ANSI Thwarts Efforts to Block Safety Standard for Construction Industry

Last week (7/17/08), the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) Appeals Board Panel dismissed the latest appeal brought by the Construction Industry Employer Coalition, a...

Building Code Grant Legislation Passes U.S. House

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Federal OSHA Issues Third Largest Fine in History Following Sugar Refinery Explosion

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Demand For Fire Protection Engineers Exceeds Supply

Fire is a danger that can affect entire communities. For example, each year in the U.S., more than 3,000 people die as a result...

Mercury Pollution From Cement Kilns

More than seven years after a federal court ordered the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to regulate toxic mercury pollution from cement kilns, no...

Atrium Fire Safety Solution For Wrigley Center

The Wrigley Global Innovation Center serves as an office and research facility for the confectionery industry. One notable element of the facility is the...

Mold Clean-Up Tips

Mold grows easily in flood-related conditions, which include standing water, humid air, and wet surfaces according to American Society of Safety Engineers’ (ASSE) members....

Cooper Bussmann Platinum Sponsor Of Project On Arc-Flash

The company has contributed $500,000 to the Arc-Flash Collaborative Research Project organized by the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE) and the National...

Common Misperceptions About Heart Attacks And Sudden Cardiac Arrest

Dr. Glenn W. Laub, a practicing cardiac surgeon and Defibtech CEO, said the roles of cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and automated external defibrillators (AEDs) are...

Scholarship For Ergonomics Students

Humantech, Inc. is assisting students in the pursuit of ergonomics-related education with its 2008-2009 ergonomics college scholarship program. Through the program, a $1,500 scholarship...

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When an emergency event occurs, mass notification capabilities can help keep people safe.

Fire Management Trends: Escaping The Ring of Fire

During a fire, facility managers need to evacuate employees and protect the building's future.

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