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  • June 13, 2012: Department of Labor Safety Day, Francis Perkins Building, Washington, DC. ASSE representatives at exhibit booth to distribute safety and health information.
  • June 3-6, 2012. ASSE Annual Professional Development Conference (PDC), Safety 2012, Denver, Colorado.
    • June 3-6, 2012: OSHA staff at OSHA exhibit booth.
    • June 4, 2012: Presenter: Dr. David Michaels, Assistant Secretary, USDOL-OSHA. Presentation: Keynote speaker at the Plenary Session.
    • June 4, 2012: Presenters: Lee Anne Jillings, Deputy Director, Directorate of Cooperative and State Programs (DCSP), USDOL-OSHA; Dorothy Dougherty, Director, Directorate of Standards and Guidance (DSG), USDOL-OSHA; and Thomas M. Galassi, Director, Directorate of Enforcement Programs, USDOL-OSHA. Presentation Name: "OSHA Current Activities Update."
    • June 5, 2012: Presenters: Jennifer Lawless, Industrial Hygienist, Office of Chemical Hazards-Metals (OCH-M), DSG, USDOL-OSHA; Maureen Ruskin, Director, OCH-M, DSG, USDOL-OSHA. Presentation Name; "Aligning OSHA's Hazard Communication Standard with GHS."
    • June 5, 2012: Presenters: Lee Anne Jillings, Deputy Director, Directorate of Cooperative and State Programs (DCSP), USDOL-OSHA; Robert Blomster, Safety Specialist, Region VIII, Denver, Colorado Area Office, USDOL-OSHA; and Kevin O'Shea, Chair, Mast Climbers, LLC. Presentation Name: "Mast Climbing Work Platforms-Best Practices for Safety and Health." 
  • March 22, 2012: The National Capital Chapter of ASSE and Potomac Section of AIHA Joint Chapter Meeting, DOL Auditorium, Washington, DC.
    • Presenter: Dr. David Michaels, Assistant Secretary, USDOL-OSHA. Presentation Name: "Update on OSHA initiatives."
    • Presenter: Thomas M. Galassi, Director, Directorate of Enforcement Programs (DEP), USDOL-OSHA. Presentation Name: "Update on OSHA activities in DEP."
    • Presenter: Jim Maddux, Director, Directorate of Construction (DOC), USDOL-OSHA. Presentation Name: "Update on OSHA activities in DOC."
    • Presenter: Eric Lahaie, Acting Director, Office of Outreach Services and Alliances, Directorate of Cooperative and State Programs (DCSP), USDOL-OSHA. Presentation Name: "Updates on DCSP Activities."
    • Presenters: Dave Heidorn, Manager, Government Affairs, ASSE; and David Hicks, Director of Scientific and Technical Initiatives, AIHA. Presentation Name: "Update on Alliance activities."
  • May 6-12, 2012: 2012 North American Occupational Safety and Health (NAOSH) Week. The American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) and a number of other Alliance Program participants support 2012 NAOSH Week. Sponsored annually by ASSE and the Canadian Society of Safety Engineering, the Week focuses on the importance of preventing injuries and illnesses in the workplace. 2012 Theme: “Safety, What Every Business Needs.
    • May 7, 2012: Kickoff-event. Presenters: Senior OSHA staff, ASSE President, and CSSE Representative.  The event features interviews with the ASSE Kids' "Safety on the Job" Poster Winners.
  • June 12-15, 2011. ASSE Annual Professional Development Conference (PDC), Safety 2011, Chicago, Illinois.
    • June 12-14, 2011: OSHA personnel staffed an OSHA exhibit booth.
    • June 13, 2011: Dr. David Michaels, Assistant Secretary, USDOL-OSHA, and Dr. John Howard, Director, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, were the keynote speakers for the Plenary Session that addressed the "State of the Society at 100 Years" and "Society Vision for the Future."
    • June 13, 2011: Lee Anne Jillings, Deputy Director, Directorate of Cooperative and State Programs (DCSP), USDOL-OSHA; Mandy Edens, Deputy Director, Directorate of Standards and Guidance, USDOL-OSHA; and Thomas M. Galassi, Director, Directorate of Enforcement Programs, USDOL-OSHA, presented "OSHA Current Activities Update."
    • June 13, 2011: Jacqueline Annis, Lead Safety and Health Specialist, Office of Partnerships and Recognition, DCSP, USDOL-OSHA; Andy Youpel, Safety Manager, Brandenburg Industrial Services; and Tom Broderick, Executive Director, Construction Safety Council, presented "OSHA Challenge-A Road Map to Safety and Health Excellence."
    • June 13, 2011: Michael M. X. Buchet, Senior Occupational Health and Safety Specialist, Office of Construction Services (OCS), Directorate of Construction (DOC), USDOL-OSHA, presented "OSHA Construction-Cranes, Confined Space, Data, Residential, Steel Erection, Etc."
    • June 14, 2011: Lee Anne Jillings, Deputy Director, Directorate of Cooperative and State Plans, USDOL-OSHA; Mica Torricelli, Industrial Hygiene Supervisor, Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity, Onsite Safety and Health Consultation Program; and John Brunner, Plant Personnel Manager, Duraco Inc., presented "OSHA Small Business Update."
    • June 14, 2011: Jacob C. Scott, Lead Safety and Health Specialist, Region V, Chicago North, Illinois Area Office, USDOL-OSHA; Joshua M. Moore, Lead Safety and Health Specialist, Region V, Aurora, Illinois Area Office, USDOL-OSHA; and two ASSE Health and Safety Professionals presented an interactive session between safety and health professionals in industry and OSHA compliance inspectors entitled "Meet the Inspectors."
    • June 14, 2011: Michael M. X. Buchet, Senior Occupational Health and Safety Specialist, OCS, DOC, USDOL-OSHA, and J. Nigel Ellis, President, Ellis Fall Safety Solutions, presented "OSHA, Construction and Industry Working Ever Closer Together on Fall Protection."
    • June 14, 2011: Mark A. Hernandez, Compliance Assistance Specialist, Houston, Texas Area Office, USDOL-OSHA, presented "Construction Focus Four Hazards - Los Cuatro Peligros Enfocados a la Construccion (Enfoque Cuatro)."
    • June 15, 2011: John A. Newquist, Assistant Regional Administrator, Cooperative and State Programs, Region V, USDOL-OSHA, presented "Incentive Programs and Their Effect on OSHA, VPP, and Recordkeeping."
    • June 15, 2011: Elizabeth Way, Director, Office of Outreach Services and Alliances, Directorate of Cooperative and State Plans, USDOL-OSHA; Diana M. Cortez, Area Director, Region II, Tarrytown, New York Area Office, USDOL-OSHA; Marilyn Cole, Consultant, American Pipeline Contractors Association; and Elisonia Valle, Assistant Manager to Human Resources, Wenner Breads, Inc., presented "Safety and Health Resources for Diverse Workforces."
    • June 15, 2011: Gregory J. Baxter, Acting Director, DCSP, USDOL-OSHA; John Wilson, Chairman, ET&D OSHA Strategic Partnership Executive Committee; Jim Tomaseski, Director, International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) Safety and Health Department, IBEW; and Jerry Rivera, Director of Safety, National Electrical Contractors Association, presented "The Electrical Transmission & Distribution OSHA Partnership-Focusing on Safety and Health."
  • June 8, 2011: Department of Labor Safety Day, Francis Perkins Building, Washington, DC. ASSE representatives staffed an exhibit booth and distributed safety and health information during the Department of Labor Safety Day.
  • May 1-7, 2011: 2011 North American Occupational Safety and Health (NAOSH) Week. The American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) and a number of other Alliance Program participants supported 2011 NAOSH Week. Sponsored annually by ASSE and the Canadian Society of Safety Engineering (CSSE), the Week focuses on the importance of preventing injuries and illnesses in the workplace. The theme for 2011 was "Celebrating a Century of Safety."
    • May 2, 2011: Dave Heidorn, Manager, Government Affairs, ASSE, and Diane Hurns, Director, Media/Public Relations, ASSE, attended the NAOSH Week Kick-off event at the U.S. Department of Labor in Washington, DC. Assistant Secretary Dr. David Michaels, USDOL-OSHA; Darryl Hill, President, ASSE; and Andrew Cooper, Secretary, CSSE; provided brief remarks. The Kick-off event also featured interviews with the ASSE Kids' "Safety on the Job" Poster Winners.
  • March 24, 2011: The National Capital Chapter of ASSE and Potomac Section of AIHA Joint Chapter Meeting, DOL Auditorium, Washington, DC.
    • Jordan Barab, Deputy Assistant Secretary, USDOL-OSHA, presented an update on OSHA initiatives.
    • Thomas M. Galassi, Director, Directorate of Enforcement Programs (DEP), and Acting Director, Directorate of Technical Support and Emergency Management (DTSEM), USDOL-OSHA, and Amanda Edens, Deputy Director, Directorate of Standards and Guidance (DSG), USDOL-OSHA presented updates on OSHA activities in DEP, DTSEM, and DSG.
    • Jim Maddux, Director, Directorate of Construction (DOC), USDOL-OSHA, presented an update on OSHA activities in DOC.
    • Lee Anne Jillings, Deputy Director, Directorate of Cooperative and State Programs, USDOL-OSHA, presented an update of the Agency's Alliance and cooperative program activities.
    • Dave Heidorn, Manager, Government Affairs, ASSE, and David Hicks, Director of Scientific and Technical Initiatives, AIHA, presented an update on Alliance activities.
  • June 13-June 16, 2010: ASSE's Professional Development Conference (PDC), Safety 2010, Baltimore Convention Center, Baltimore, Maryland.
    • June 14-June 15, 2010: OSHA staffed an exhibit booth.
    • June 14, 2010: Lloyd J. Boom, Safety and Occupational Health Specialist, Directorate of Cooperative and State Programs (DCSP), USDOL-OSHA; Cindy Lewis, Outreach Program Coordinator, Gulf Coast Safety Institute, College of the Mainland; and Matthew J. Taylor, Corporate Safety Director, OCP Contractors, presented "OSHA Challenge Update."
    • June 14, 2010: Dr. David Michaels, Assistant Secretary, USDOL-OSHA, was the keynote speaker for the Plenary Session that addressed key issues and concerns of safety and heath professionals on activities and impact of the regulatory, standards development, and compliance assistance efforts of the Federal Government.
    • June 14, 2010: Steven F. Witt, Director, DCSP, USDOL-OSHA; Amanda Edens, Deputy Director, Directorate of Standards and Guidance, USDOL-OSHA; and Thomas M. Galassi, Director, Directorate of Technical Support and Emergency Management, USDOL-OSHA, and Acting-Director, Directorate of Enforcement Programs, USDOL-OSHA, presented "OSHA Current Activities Update."
    • June 14, 2010: Joseph Sancomb, Safety and Occupational Health Specialist, Region III, Baltimore/Washington, Maryland Area Office, USDOL-OSHA; Brett Beall, Compliance Assistance Specialist, Region III, Baltimore/Washington, Maryland Area Office, USDOL-OSHA; James Skipper Kirkland, President, Kendrick Global Enterprises, LLC; David L. Johnson, Editor, Industrial Safety & Hygiene News; and Kenneth Wengert, ARM, Kraft Foods, presented an interactive session between safety and health professionals in industry and OSHA compliance inspectors entitled "Meet the Inspectors."
    • June 15, 2010; Michael M. X. Buchet, Esq., Senior Occupational Safety and Health Specialist, Office of Construction Services, Directorate of Construction, USDOL-OSHA, presented "OSHA Update Construction."
    • June 15, 2010: Barnett Lawrence, Compliance Assistance Coordinator, Office of Outreach Services and Alliances, DCSP, USDOL-OSHA; Vance E. Lineberger, Deputy for Safety, Office of Deputy Assistant Secretary, United States Air Force-Energy, Environment, Safety and Occupational Health; and Jose Carlos N. Banaag, Staff Engineer, Honda of America MFG., Inc., , presented "Ergonomic Successes through OSHA’s Cooperative Programs."
    • June 16, 2010: Steven F. Witt, Director, DCSP, USDOL-OSHA; Roger W. Cambell, Assistant Commissioner, Maryland Occupational Safety and Health: Jaclyn Schede, Program Analyst, Office of State Programs, DCSP, USDOL-OSHA; and Paul B. Schilinski, Regional Director, Virginia Department of Labor and Industry, presented "Tools for Understanding and Working with State Plans."
    • June 16, 2010: Diana M. Cortez, Area Director, Region II, Tarrytown, New York Area Office, USDOL-OSHA and Ernie L. Garcia, Manager, Corporate Safety Engineer, Honeywell International, presented "Free Training Resources Available in Spanish for Safety Professionals."
  • June 9, 2010: Department of Labor Safety Day, Francis Perkins Building, Washington, DC. ASSE representatives staffed an exhibit booth and distributed safety and health information during the Department of Labor Safety Day.
  • May 12, 2010: ASSE presented a Webinar entitled "A Conversation with Assistant Secretary for OSHA Dr. David Michaels - What to Do About Safety Incentives?" During this 60 minute live webinar, Dr. Michaels discussed his vision for OSHA and answered questions about the use of safety incentives in the workplace.
  • May 2-8, 2010: 2010 North American Occupational Safety and Health (NAOSH) Week. The American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) and a number of other Alliance Program participants supported 2010 NAOSH Week. Sponsored annually by ASSE and the Canadian Society of Safety Engineering (CSSE), the Week focuses on the importance of preventing injuries and illnesses in the workplace. The theme for 2010 was "Mission NAOSH 2010: Safe Workplaces."
    • May 3, 2010: Dave Heidorn, Manager, Government Affairs, ASSE, and James H. Morris, III, Region VI Vice President, ASSE, attended the NAOSH Week Kick-off event at the U.S. Department of Labor in Washington, DC. Deputy Assistant Secretary Jordan Barab, USDOL-OSHA; Christopher Patton, President, ASSE; and Andrew Cooper, Secretary, CSSE; provided brief remarks. The Kick-off event also featured recognition of and a conversation with ASSE Kids’ "Safety on the Job" poster winners and runner-ups.
  • March 25, 2010: The National Capital Chapter of ASSE and Potomac Section of AIHA Joint Chapter Meeting, DOL Auditorium, Washington, DC.
    • Dave Heidorn, Manager, Government Affairs, ASSE, delivered an update on the activities of the OSHA and ASSE Alliance. Elizabeth (Bea) Way, Director, Office of Outreach Services and Alliances, Directorate of Cooperative and State Programs, USDOL-OSHA, also delivered an overview of the Agency's Alliance and Cooperative program activities to more than 200 safety and health professionals from the Washington, DC area.
  • June 29-July 1, 2009: ASSE's Professional Development Conference (PDC), Safety 2009, Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center, San Antonio, Texas.
    • June 29-July 1, 2009: OSHA staffed an exhibit booth
    • June 29, 2009: Hilda L. Solis, Secretary of Labor, was the keynote speaker at the PDC’s opening session.
    • June 29, 2009: Jordan Barab, then-Acting Assistant Secretary, USDOL-OSHA, addressed attendees at the Plenary session.
    • June 29, 2009: Elizabeth Way, Director Office of Outreach Services and Alliances, Directorate of Cooperative and State Programs (DCSP), USDOL-OSHA; Patrick Kapust, then-Safety and Occupational Health Specialist, Office of Technical Programs and Coordination Activities, Directorate of Enforcement Programs (DEP), USDOL-OSHA; and Jim Maddux, Director, Office of Maritime Standards, Directorate of Standards and Guidance (DSG), USDOL-OSHA, presented "OSHA Current Activities Update."
    • June 29, 2009: Steven F. Witt, Director, DCSP, USDOL-OSHA and Dan Donovan, Personal Safety Expertise Center, The Dow Chemical Company, presented "Case Study: Contractor Safety in the Petrochemical Industry."
    • June 29, 2009: Steven F. Witt, Director, DCSP, USDOL-OSHA and Michael Seymour, Senior Advisor to the Director, DSG, USDOL-OSHA, presented "Updating OSHA's 1989 Safety and Health Management Systems Guidelines."
    • June 30, 2009: Jaclyn Schede, Program Analyst, Office of State Programs, DCSP, USDOL-OSHA, presented "Taking the Challenge Out of Compliance with State-Specific Requirements."
    • July 1, 2009: Patrick Showalter, Team Leader, Office of Partnerships and Recognition, DCSP, USDOL-OSHA and Cindy Lewis, Outreach Program Coordinator, Gulf Coast Safety Institute, College of the Mainland, Texas City, Texas, presented "OSHA Challenge-Your Roadmap to Safety and Health Excellence."
    • July 1, 2009: Patrick Showalter, Team Leader, Office of Partnerships and Recognition, DCSP, USDOL-OSHA; Ron Pilla, Chairperson, Safety Committee, Sealant Waterproofing and Restoration Institute; and Dan Cain, The George D. Alan Company, Inc., presented "Small Businesses Leverage Resources to Create Effective Safety and Health Program."
  • June 10, 2009: Department of Labor Safety Day, Francis Perkins Building, Washington, DC.
    ASSE representatives staffed an exhibit booth and distributed safety and health information during the Department of Labor Safety Day.
  • May 6, 2009: Emergency Preparedness: Safe at Work, Safe at Home Web Expo.
    • Terrie S. Norris, Senior Vice President, ASSE Region I, delivered "Measuring Your Safety Program Success."
    • Christina Jones, Industrial Hygienist, Office of Science and Technology Assessment, Directorate of Technical Support and Emergency Management, USDOL-OSHA, delivered "OSHA's Emergency Response Role and Helpful Resources for Preparedness."
    • Jose Benavides, Team Leader, Office of Small Business Assistance, Directorate of Cooperative and State Programs (DCSP), USDOL-OSHA and Jim Boom, Safety and Occupational Health Specialist, Office of Partnerships and Recognition, DCSP, USDOL-OSHA, delivered "OSHA Cooperative Programs: On-site Consultation and OSHA Challenge Pilot Program."
  • May 3-9, 2009: 2009 North American Occupational Safety and Health (NAOSH) Week. The American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) and more than 55 other Alliance Program participants supported 2009 NAOSH Week. Sponsored annually by ASSE and the Canadian Society of Safety Engineering (CSSE), the Week focuses on the importance of preventing injuries and illnesses in the workplace. The theme for 2009 NAOSH Week was "Safety Means Always Coming Home."
    • May 4, 2009: Dave Heidorn, Manager, Government Affairs, ASSE, and Cindy Lewis, President, Gulf Coast Chapter, ASSE, attended the NAOSH Week Kick-off event at the U.S. Department of Labor in Washington, DC. Acting Assistant Secretary Jordan Barab, USDOL-OSHA; Warren Brown, President, ASSE; and Andrew Cooper, Secretary, CSSE; provided brief remarks. The Kick-off also featured an Alliance Program participant panel with a presentation by Ms. Lewis and presentations from American Heart Association, Independent Electrical Contractors, and National Safety Council focusing on workplace safety and health issues.
    • May 4, 2009: Dave Heidorn, Manager, Government Affairs, ASSE, attended the OSHA-led afternoon seminar. Barnett Lawrence, Compliance Assistance Coordinator, Office of Outreach Services and Alliances (OOSA), Directorate of Cooperative and State Programs (DCSP), USDOL-OSHA presented "Navigating the OSHA Web Site." Amanda Edens, Deputy Director, Directorate of Standards and Guidance, USDOL-OSHA; Michael Walterschied, Area Director, Region III, Baltimore/Washington D.C. Area Office, USDOL-OSHA; John Ferris, Director, Office of Emergency Management, Directorate of Technical Support and Emergency Management, USDOL-OSHA; and Doug Goodell, then-Acting Deputy Director, DCSP, USDOL-OSHA participated on the "OSHA Update" panel discussion. Elizabeth Way, Director, OOSA, DCSP, USDOL-OSHA presented "OSHA Top 10 Violations and Compliance Assistance Resources."
  • March 12, 2009: The National Capital Chapter of ASSE and Potomac Section of AIHA Joint Chapter Meeting, DOL Auditorium, Washington, DC.
    • Dave Heidorn, Manager, Government Affairs, ASSE, delivered an update on the activities of the OSHA and ASSE Alliance. OSHA senior staff also delivered an overview of the Agency's compliance assistance and cooperative program activities to more than 100 safety and health professionals from the Washington, DC area.
  • October 20-26, 2008: 2008 Drug-Free Work Week. The American Society of Safety Engineers and a number of other Alliance Program participants supported the 2008 Drug-Free Work Week. Sponsored annually by the U.S. Department of Labor's Working Partners for an Alcohol- and Drug-Free Workplace Program, the Week focused on educating employers, employees and the public about the importance of being drug-free as an essential component of a safe and healthful workplace.
  • June 9-12, 2008: ASSE's Professional Development Conference, Safety 2008, Las Vegas Convention Center, Las Vegas, Nevada.
    • June 9-12, 2008: OSHA staffed an Alliance Program exhibit booth.
    • June 10, 2008: Edwin G. Foulke, Jr., former-Assistant Secretary, USDOL-OSHA, participated in the Plenary Session and addressed the key issues and concerns of safety, health and environment professionals regarding the impact of the federal government on standards development and compliance assistance efforts.
    • June 10, 2008: Edwin G. Foulke, Jr., former-Assistant Secretary, USDOL-OSHA, participated in the "OSHA Business of Safety Roundtable" with a panel of safety, health and environment professionals to discuss the business of safety and how OSHA sees its role in this area.
    • June 10, 2008: Edwin G. Foulke, Jr., former-Assistant Secretary, USDOL-OSHA, delivered a presentation at ASSE's Safety Professionals and the Latino Workforce Workgroup focusing on OSHA's compliance assistance, cooperative program, and Hispanic outreach activities.
    • June 10, 2008: Steven F. Witt, then-Director, Directorate of Cooperative and State Programs (DCSP), USDOL-OSHA; Emory E. Knowles, III, Northrop Grumman Electronic Systems Sector, Baltimore, Maryland; James Thornton, Northrop Grumman, Newport News, Virginia; and Bradley D. Giles, Washington Division of URS Corporation, Boise, Idaho; presented "Safety and Health Management Systems - A Comparison of US and Global Models."
    • June 10, 2008: Louis Ricca, Jr., then-Deputy Regional Administrator, Region II, Manhattan, New York Area Office, USDOL-OSHA presented "OSHA Construction Partnerships: A Case Study on the Value and Benefits."
    • June 10, 2008: Richard Fairfax, then-Director, Directorate of Enforcement Programs, USDOL-OSHA; and Dorothy Dougherty, Director, Directorate of Standards and Guidance, USDOL-OSHA, presented "OSHA Current Activities Update."
    • June 10, 2008: William Parsons, then-Construction Safety Education Specialist, Office of Construction Services, Directorate of Construction (DOC), USDOL-OSHA, presented "OSHA Construction Update."
    • June 11, 2008: Lee Anne Jillings, then-Director, Office of Outreach Services and Alliances, DCSP, USDOL-OSHA; Danezza Quinterro, Occupational Safety and Health Specialist, Office of Construction Services, DOC, USDOL-OSHA; Bradley D. Giles, Vice President, Washington Division of URS Corporation, Boise, Idaho; and Michael Behm, Assistant Professor, East Carolina University, presented "Incorporating Safety into Your Company's Design Build Process."
    • June 11, 2008: William Parsons, then-Construction Safety Education Specialist, Office of Construction Services, DOC, USDOL-OSHA, presented "OSHA Forum - Construction Safety Cases."
    • June 11, 2008: Diana Cortez, Area Director, Region II, Tarrytown, New York Area Office, USDOL-OSHA, presented "Are You Prepared to Effectively Train Your Hispanic Workers?"
    • June 12, 2008: Danezza Quinterro, Occupational Safety and Health Specialist, Office of Construction Services, DOC, USDOL-OSHA, presented "Construction Safety Forum."
    • June 12, 2008: Steven F. Witt, then-Director, DCSP, USDOL-OSHA; Lee Anne Jillings, then-Director, Office of Outreach Services and Alliances, DCSP, USDOL-OSHA; and Danezza Quinterro, Occupational Safety and Health Specialist, Office of Construction Services, DOC, USDOL-OSHA; presented "OSHA Strategic Partnerships Score with Stadium Projects."
  • May 4-10, 2008: 2008 North American Occupational Safety and Health (NAOSH) Week. ASSE and a number of other Alliance Program participants supported 2008 NAOSH Week, "Safety is Good Business." Sponsored annually by ASSE and the Canadian Society of Safety Engineering, the Week focuses on the importance of preventing injuries and illnesses in the workplace.
    • May 5, 2008: Representatives of ASSE attended the NAOSH Week Kick-off event at the U.S. Department of Labor. Then-Deputy Assistant Secretary Donald Shalhoub, USDOL-OSHA; and Michael Thompson then-President, ASSE; were the keynote speakers. Mr. Shalhoub presented "Safety is Good Business" to OSHA and Alliance Program participants and other safety and health representatives.
  • March 27, 2008: National Capital Chapter of ASSE and Potomac Section of AIHA Meeting, DOL Auditorium, Washington, DC. Edwin G. Foulke, Jr., former-Assistant Secretary, USDOL-OSHA, delivered a welcome address and provided an overview of current OSHA programs and initiatives to over 100 safety and health professionals from the Washington, DC area.
  • March 13-14, 2008: ASSE's The Business of Safety: A Matter of Success Symposium, Baltimore, Maryland. Edwin G. Foulke, Jr., former-Assistant Secretary, USDOL-OSHA, delivered a presentation on the Agency's compliance assistance and cooperative programs and the activities of the OSHA and ASSE Alliance.
  • June 24-27, 2007: ASSE's Professional Development Conference, Safety 2007, Orange County Convention Center, Orlando, Florida.
    • June 24-27, 2007: OSHA staffed an exhibit booth.
    • June 25, 2007: Edwin G. Foulke, Jr., former-Assistant Secretary, USDOL-OSHA, delivered a keynote presentation about OSHA's initiatives and its balanced approach to achieving the Agency's goals.
    • June 25, 2007: Edwin G. Foulke, Jr., former-Assistant Secretary, USDOL-OSHA, participated in a roundtable discussion focusing on ASSE's members' ideas on how to reach out to small businesses and other hard-to-reach employers and identifying potential outreach materials.
    • June 25, 2007: Paula O. White, then-Director, Directorate of Cooperative and State Programs (DCSP), USDOL-OSHA, presented "Introduction to OSHA's New VPP for Construction Program."
    • June 25, 2007: Steven F. Witt, then-Director, Directorate of Construction (DOC), USDOL-OSHA, presented "OSHA Construction Update."
    • June 26, 2007: Richard Fairfax, Director, Directorate of Enforcement Programs, USDOL-OSHA; Dorothy Dougherty, Director, Directorate of Standards and Guidance, USDOL-OSHA, presented "OSHA Enforcement Update."
    • June 26, 2007: Stewart Burkhammer, then-Director, Office of Construction Services, DOC, USDOL-OSHA, presented "OSHA Construction Health Cases."
    • June 27, 2007: Ruth McCully, then-Director, Directorate of Science, Technology and Medicine, USDOL-OSHA, presented "OSHA Emergency Preparedness Update."
    • June 27, 2007: Lee Anne Jillings, then-Director, Office of Outreach Services and Alliances, DCSP, USDOL-OSHA, presented "Overview of OSHA's Hispanic Outreach Initiatives."
  • May 6-12, 2007: 2007 North American Occupational Safety and Health (NAOSH) Week. ASSE and a number of other Alliance Program participants supported 2007 NAOSH Week, "All Modes of Transportation." Sponsored annually by ASSE and the Canadian Society of Safety Engineering, the Week focuses on the importance of preventing injuries and illnesses in the workplace.
    • May 7, 2007: Representatives of ASSE attended the NAOSH Week Kick-off event at the U.S. Department of Labor. Edwin G. Foulke, Jr., former-Assistant Secretary, USDOL-OSHA; and Donald S. Jones, Sr., P.E., CSP, past-President, ASSE; were the keynote speakers. Mr. Foulke presented "The Road to Safety" to OSHA and Alliance Program participants and other safety and health representatives.
  • June 11-14, 2006: ASSE's Professional Development Conference, Safety 2006, Washington State Convention and Trade Center, Seattle, Washington.
    • June 11-14, 2006: Veneta Chatmon, Exhibits and Meeting Specialist, Office of Communications, USDOL-OSHA, staffed an exhibit booth.
    • June 11, 2006: Jonathan L. Snare, then-Deputy Assistant Secretary, USDOL-OSHA, gave a keynote presentation about OSHA's initiatives and its balanced approach to achieving the Agency's goals.
    • June 12, 2006: Stewart Burkhammer, then-Director, Office of Construction Services, Directorate of Construction (DOC), USDOL-OSHA, presented "OSHA Construction Update."
    • June 12, 2006: Paula O. White, then-Director, Directorate of Cooperative and State Programs, USDOL-OSHA, presented "OSHAs Cooperative Programs and Partnerships."
    • June 12, 2006: OSHA staff attended a Reception on achieving professional safety and health certification.
    • June 13, 2006: Dorothy Dougherty, Director, Directorate of Standards and Guidance, USDOL-OSHA; and Richard Fairfax, Director, Directorate of Enforcement Programs, USDOL-OSHA, presented "OSHAs Standards and Enforcement Update."
    • June 14, 2006: Ruth McCully, then-Director, Directorate of Science, Technology and Medicine (DSTM), USDOL-OSHA; John Ferris, Special Assistant, DSTM, USDOL-OSHA; and Dave Ippilito, then-Director, Office of Science and Technical Assessment, DSTM, USDOL-OSHA, presented "OSHAs Emergency Preparedness and Response."
    • June 14, 2006: Elise Handelman, Director, Office of Occupational Health Nursing, DSTM, USDOL-OSHA, presented "Safety Awareness for Young Workers."
    • June 14, 2006: Stewart Burkhammer, then-Director, Office of Construction Services, DOC, USDOL-OSHA, presented "Designing for Construction Worker Safety."
  • April 30 - May 6, 2006: North American Occupational Safety and Health (NAOSH) Week. NAOSH Week focused the attention of employers, employees, the general public and all partners in occupational safety, health and the environment on the importance of preventing injury and illness in the workplace. A number of Alliance Program participants supported 2006 NAOSH Week.
    • May 1, 2006: NAOSH Week Kick-Off, U. S. Department of Labor, Washington, DC. Edwin G. Foulke, Jr., former-Assistant Secretary, USDOL-OSHA; delivered the keynote presentation and recognized the national winners of ASSE's annual "Be Safe at Work" Kids' Safety Poster Contest. Jack H. Dobson, Jr., then-President, ASSE; and Art Nordholm, then-Secretary, Canadian Society of Safety Engineering, also gave remarks.
  • February 16, 2006: ASSE National Capital Chapter, Washington, DC. Jonathan L. Snare, former-Acting Assistant Secretary, USDOL-OSHA, updated ASSE's chapter on the Agency's compliance assistance and cooperative programs and the activities of the OSHA and ASSE Alliance.
  • June 12-15, 2005: ASSE's Professional Development Conference, Safety 2005, Ernest R. Morial Convention Center, New Orleans, Louisiana.
    • June 12-15, 2005: OSHA staffed an exhibit booth.
    • June 13, 2005: Jonathan L. Snare, then-Acting Assistant Secretary, USDOL-OSHA, Plenary Session. Mr. Snare made a keynote presentation about OSHA's initiatives and its balanced approach to achieving the Agency's goals.
    • June 13, 2005: Jonathan L. Snare, then-Acting Assistant Secretary, USDOL-OSHA, Plenary Session.
    • June 13, 2005: Joe Reina, Region VI, USDOL-OSHA and William V. Klingbeil, Region VI, USDOL-OSHA, "VPP: Leaders in Safety and Health Excellence."
    • June 13, 2005: Paula O. White, then-Director, Directorate of Cooperative and State Programs, USDOL-OSHA, delivered, "Cooperative Programs and Compliance Assistance: An OSHA Update."
    • June 13, 2005: Stew Burkhammer, P.E., CSP, OHST, then-Director, Office of Construction Services, USDOL-OSHA, delivered "OSHA Regulatory Update (Construction Outreach)."
    • June 13, 2005: William Perry, Health Scientist, Directorate of Standards and Guidance, USDOL-OSHA, delivered "Emerging Safety and Health Issues Associated with Nanotechnology."
    • June 13, 2005: Paula O. White, then-Director, Directorate of Cooperative and State Programs, USDOL-OSHA, delivered "VPP in Construction."
    • June 14, 2005: Cathy C. Oliver, Director, Office of Partnerships and Recognition, Directorate of Cooperative and State Programs, USDOL-OSHA, delivered "OSHA Challenge: Bringing VPP to Smaller, Short-term Venues."
    • June 15, 2005: Steven F. Witt, then-Acting Deputy Assistant Secretary, USDOLOSHA, delivered "Government Affairs Update."
    • June 15, 2005: Stewart Burkhammer, then-Director, Office of Construction Services, Directorate of Construction, USDOL-OSHA, delivered "Supporting SH&E Careers in Government."
    • June 15, 2005: OSHA staff attended a workshop "Supporting SH&E Careers in Government" on achieving professional safety and health certification.
  • May 1-7, 2005: North American Occupational Safety and Health (NAOSH) Week. NAOSH Week focused the attention of employers, employees, the general public and all partners in occupational safety, health and the environment on the importance of preventing injury and illness in the workplace.
    • May 2, 2005: NAOSH Week Kick-Off, U.S. Department of Labor, Washington, DC. Jonathan L. Snare, former-Acting Assistant Secretary, USDOL-OSHA, kicked-off NAOSH week with Gene Barfield, then-President, ASSE; and Art Nordholm, then-Secretary, Canadian Society of Safety Engineering.
  • June 7-10, 2004: Safety 2004: "Advancing the EH&S Profession," Las Vegas, Nevada.
    • June 7-10, 2004: OSHA staffed an exhibit booth.
    • June 9, 2004: Stewart Burkhammer, P.E., CSP, OHST, then-Director Office of Construction Services, USDOL-OSHA, delivered "OSHA Construction Update."
    • June 9, 2004: Paula White, then-Director, Directorate of Cooperative and State Programs, USDOL-OSHA, delivered "VPP: Leaders in Safety & Health Excellence."
    • June 8, 2004: John Henshaw, former-Assistant Secretary, USDOL-OSHA, delivered the Plenary Session presentation.
    • June 8, 2004: OSHA staff attended a Mentoring Reception on achieving professional safety and health certification.
  • April 6, 2004: ASSE National Capital Chapter, Crowne Plaza, Arlington, VA. John Henshaw, former-Assistant Secretary, USDOL-OSHA, updated ASSE's chapter on the DOL Employment Standards Administration's Safety, Health and Return-to- Employment (SHARE) initiative and the importance of safety and health professional certifications.
  • June 22-25, 2003: ASSE Professional Development Conference & Exposition, Denver Convention Complex, Denver, Colorado.
    • June 23, 2003: Gary Visscher, former-Assistant Deputy Secretary, USDOL-OSHA, spoke during the Monday afternoon plenary session.
    • June 23, 2003: ASSE sponsored a mentoring session with OSHA staff and ASSE's leadership.