Perspectives in Emergency Preparedness when faced with Natural Disasters: What’s your Katrina?

CRP Emergency Planning Panel Discussion Wednesday, Nov 19th, 2014 at 4:30pm to 6:00pm, Loosemore Auditorium In her book, Five Days at Memorial, Fink explores the emergency management planning (or lack of) that led to much of the chaos at Memorial Hospital. Local experts from medical and community disaster planning and response units will discuss what we have done and continue to do here in West... Read More

MIOSHA Safety & Health Improvement Program (MiSHIP) Grant

 In celebration of the 40th anniversary of Michigan’s program for workplace safety and health, the Michigan Occupational Safety and Health Administration (MIOSHA) is offering matching grant awards of up to $5,000 to improve workplace safety and health.  The grants are open to qualifying employers to purchase safety and health-related equipment.  The goal of this special grant program is to... Read More

ASSE Government Affairs Update

September 26, 2014   With apologies, due to a variety of unforeseen circumstances, this GA Update is a truncated version of just some key activities of special importance to ASSE members.   ASSE Backs NTSB Call for States to Adopted 0.05 BAC Level for Impaired Driving   OSHA’s... Read More

OSHA announces new requirements for reporting severe injuries

Sept. 11, 2014 OSHA announces new requirements for reporting severe injuries and updates list of industries exempt from record-keeping requirements WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration today announced a final rule requiring employers to notify OSHA when an employee is killed on the job or suffers a work-related hospitalization,... Read More

Safety Leadership Conference The Construction Association of Michigan has teamed up with the Greater Detroit Chapter of the American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) to provide a one-day conference specifically designed for leaders with a responsibility for employee safety.  Company owners, top executives, safety managers, and... Read More