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Apply for an Academic Scholarship

Posted: Nov 19, 2015

Scholarship awards are for students majoring in occupational safety, health, and the environment. Applications are accepted September 1 through December 1 every year and must be submitted online. After applications are reviewed by the Foundation’s Scholarship Award & Selection Committee, awards are disbursed to recipients the following April.

Preventing Cuts and Amputations from Food Slicers and Meat Grinders

Posted: Nov 06, 2015

Food slicers and meat grinders used in food service industries such as grocery stores, restaurants and delicatessens can cause serious cuts and amputations when workers operate, perform maintenance, or clean the machines. This fact sheet provides employers with the requirements of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and ways to prevent cuts and amputations in workplaces with food slicers and meat grinders.

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Professional Safety

Posted: Aug 19, 2015

For more than 50 years, ASSE’s Professional Safety journal has been sharing the latest technical knowledge in SH&E—information that is constantly being developed through research and on-the-job experience. Each issue delivers practical guidance, techniques and solutions to help OSH professionals identify hazards, protect people, prevent injuries, improve work environments and educate management that investing in safety is a sound business strategy.

Establish a Safety Fund

Posted: Aug 19, 2015

Donors can establish a named academic scholarship or professional education grant fund through the ASSE Foundation. Scholarships and grants advance the safety profession and provide national recognition for the donor. The Foundation manages the administrative details of this program and works with the donor to provide qualified award recipients each year.