Chapter News

George Pearson Celebrates 40 Years

Frank J Cruice, No. Area Dir. for Reg. VI, presents George Pearson of No. DE Section his 40 years of membership with ASSE Certificate on Feb. 16, 2017.

Distracted Driving: A Risk for All Businesses

Whether or not your company operates a fleet or employs professional drivers, distracted driving is a topic that should interest you. As ASSE Diamond Sponsor SafeStart explains, “Everyone drives or rides in a car. And that means distracted driving affects every single business in the world.”

What causes distracted driving? Primarily, visual, auditory, manual and cognitive factors are to blame. However, what makes people most vulnerable to these distractions when driving is their state of mind, SafeStart explains in its Driving Distraction Away guide. The mental states that pose the greatest risk to drivers are fatigue, rushing, frustration and complacency.

Establish a Safety Fund

Donors can establish a named academic scholarship or professional education grant fund through the ASSP 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.

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WISE Mentoring Program

The WISE Mentoring program successfully connects today’s most talented and experienced women mentors with rising and aspiring mentees. This pairing is designed to encourage and empower mentees to more effectively advance their careers through alignment with identified business objective, skill development, career option consideration, and network formation. All discussions are strictly confidential between the two parties. If you are an SH&E practitioner seeking to chart a successful career path or a seasoned pro eager to share experiences and insight, please visit the ASSP WISE website for more information.