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Get Involved and Help Us Lead The Way

Posted: Mar 31, 2019

WISE Webinar on 4/25/2019 at 10:00 – 11:00 am CT (11-noon EST). Registration link – https://register.gotowebinar.com/register/2906176755155579907?source=ASSP+Weekly

Topic:

Get involved and help us lead the way. Barriers to participating in ASSP leadership roles. This webinar is designed to provide attendees with a fundamental understanding of how ASSP functions and where opportunities for engagement exist as well as address the common barriers we hear, that prevent members from getting more involved, including answering the questions of:

  • Am I qualified?
  • I’m so busy with work, my family, and other commitments – how much time is involved?
  • I’m interested, how do I volunteer?

Speakers:

  • Diana Stegall, CSP, CFPS, ARM, ALCM, CPCU, ASSP President – Elect
  • Pamela Walaski, CSP, CHMM, ASSP Director at Large
  • Jennifer McNelly, ASSP Chief Executive Officer

Women in Safety Engineering (WISE) featured in Washington Post

Posted: Mar 29, 2019

In NASA’s spacesuit saga, women see their own stories

In an article published by the Washington Post on March 28th, 2019, ASSP’s very own Abby Ferri, of Region V, was featured in an article about the recent issue that NASA faced with the lack of properly sized space suits for female astronauts.  The issue of proper fitting PPE is not limited to NASA, read the article here.

Visit Abby’s company page by clicking here.

Posted: Mar 28, 2019

National Capital Chapter – Upcoming Event

The Safety Training Ninja is Coming to Town!

Dang, it is hard to be a top-notch safety pro and still find time to deliver great training. Tired of compliance-based lectures, and begging people to come and pay attention? Well stop working so hard and work smarter, be like the Safety Training Ninja© who uses the tools like a master and slices through training challenges.

By the end of this program, attendees will be able to:

  • Explain five ways to make training easier and more exciting.
  • Develop learning objectives that not only meet your company’s safety needs but that you can actually prove you achieved.
  • Begin make compliance training actually interesting

The Safety Training Ninja is coming to sign your book! Bring your copy to the May Chapter Meeting (a limited number of copies will be available for purchase) and get it signed by “STN” herself!

To register for the event, visit the National Capital’s website: https://ncc.assp.org/events/the-safety-training-ninja-and-officer-installation/