!Alaska Chapter Wins Chapter of the Year for 2011 - 2012!
Excerpts from Society's notification letter:
My hope is that the Society will continue to nurture leaders like you and that the chapters will continue to strive for excellence by following your example. I hope that your term as a Chapter President was only the beginning of your service to the Society and that you continue to thrive as a leader for ASSE on the local, regional and national levels."
Our Meeting Minutes, Luncheon Bulletins, Newsletters (which hold member recognition / luncheon topics and descriptions / general news), can be found by browsing through this Chapter Webpage.
8th Annual Summit 2013
!Save the Dates: October 16 & 17, 2013 with an optional 1 day pre-conference on the 15th!
To be held at the Hotel Captain Cook
Bonus - Member Discount Benefits!
The Alaska Chapter continually seeks to increase the benefits of membership. Recently, U of W, Pacific NorthWest OSHA Education Center which offers OSHA Courses, has agreed to offer the AK ASSE members - $100.00 discount per course they take in Alaska. Members must fill out the AK ASSE registration form and follow the directions closely. (Registration Form) (Current Schedule). Just think, the savings from taking 2 courses in 1 year more than pays for your membership, not to mention, you gain full website access to Society and Chapter information! ~ Great news for the Alaska Chapter Members! ~
Kid Safety Poster Competition
"The Alaska Chapter successfully held their 3rd annual Kids Safety on the Job poster competition. In all, we forwarded nearly 60 posters onto the ASSE Society for submittal into the Global competition. Kids from throughout Alaska heard safety presentations and drew posters as a "message" to their parents. Special thanks goes out to Sam Cunard for Chairing this activity and to Britnee Brower who headed up the local ASSE's Student Section Involvement - great work!
AK ASSE News Articles
The Legacy of a Great Champion for Safety - Don Weber
Don Weber has retired from UAA and is moving to Arizona. This article is written in recognition and deep appreciation of his contributions to safety in Alaska. (For Full Article)
Reflections on 25 Years of Membership in the ASSE
We asked two of our 25 year members, Mike Stoddard and Herb Everett to reflect back on what the ASSE membership has meant to them. (For Full Article)
What these CEO's had to say about Safety Leadership
At Denver 2012, the ASSE hosted an Executive Summit on Wednesday, June 6, 2012. This article contains excerpts from the panel discussion which asked questions surrounding safety, to the CEO's of some major firms. This was a very interesting Summit, one we thought you'd find enlightening too... (For Full Article)
AK ASSE Crane Symposium
Photo provided courtesy of ICRC, Anchorage, Alaska
The Alaska ASSE presented a Technical Symposium on Cranes on November 6th of 2012. It was a highly successful event that brought the experts who wrote the standards to Anchorage to discuss the changes and what is yet to come.
Some comments from the attendees:
"I learned alot, I didn't know I didn't know"
"Well organized, I'd definitely attend another Symposium organized by this group"
"I had never heard of the ASSE before, - a great organization, I welcome attending more of these types of Symposiums"
"Best training I've ever attended in my 25 years"
"Great quality speakers, great knowledge, great to have real world input, great symposium!"
Read More, click here to go to the Crane Tab
The mission of the ASSE Alaska Chapter is to enhance the status and promote the advancement of the safety profession and the safety professional; to foster the technical, scientific and managerial knowledge and skills of safety, health, and environmental (the profession) professionals; and to promote the technical, societal and economic well-being of safety practitioners.
The vision of the ASSE Alaska Chapter is to be the premier local organization and resource for those engaged in the practice of protecting people, property and the environment, and to lead the profession statewide.
J Braden, Web Master