ASSE in Spanish! New Website!

We are happy to announce the launch of our new website in Spanish. By this new effort we aim to provide information and resources to our growing membership in Latin America, Spain, and the large population in the United States that speak Spanish.Read more

Why eyewitnesses get it wrong

Why eyewitnesses get it wrong: Video on TED.com  Scott Fraser studies how humans remember crimes — and bear witness to them. In this powerful talk, which focuses on a deadly shooting at sunset, he suggests that even close-up eyewitnesses to a crime can create “memories” they could not have seen.Read more

California and Federal Legislation to Watch – April 2013

California Legislative: AB 1165 (Nancy skinner – Oakland)  Status : in committee no hearing date set Would disallow stays of abatement for citations, notices, special orders, action orders or proposed penalties for alleged serious, repeat, willful, and failure-to-abate violations.Read more

New Safe Ladder Use Booklet – Bilingual English/Spanish

Falling off ladders can kill: New fall prevention resource available OSHA has published a new bilingual English-Spanish booklet on safe ladder use, “Falling Off Ladders Can Kill: Use Them Safely” (*PDF).Read more

New Hazard Communications Requirements

New Hazard Communication Requirements: Workers must be trained by Dec. 1, 2013 OSHA’s Hazard Communication Standard has been revised to align it with the United Nations’ Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labeling of Chemicals.Read more