9th Annual Summit 2014
Mark your calendars for September 30 & October 1st, 2014!
Last year we had record attendance and our exhibit hall sold out within 2 hours of opening! Planning is underway for an expanded Summit this year! We'll be hosting our event for the first time at the Egan Convention Center! This will be our largest Summit yet! Go to our Summit tab as details are finalized, we will be posting!
Corporate Sponsorship Opportunities are available, click here for details.
Alaska Chapter Wins Gold Level Status for 2012 - 2013!
For the 2012-13 year, the Alaska Chapter achieved the highest level of recognition by achieving gold-level status. Every ASSE chapter completes an annual report of chapter performance that indicates how well the chapter meets basic standards of excellence. Gold-Level Chapters generally exceed the basic standards of excellence. The Gold-Level Chapters, along with the Chapter of the Year winners will be honored at the Chapter Recognition Luncheon that will be held Monday, June 9 at Safety 2014.
Alaska Chapter funds a Visionary Scholarship for Students!
The first Alaska Chapter Student Scholarship was awarded on April 1, 2014! Dominic Woods, is an undergraduate at Central Washington University, in the Safety and Health Management Program. Congratulations Dominic!
In June of 2013, The Alaska Chapter of the American Society of Safety Engineers fully funded a Visionary Scholarship ($1,000 to be awarded annually.) Preference will be given to Alaska Chapter Student Section members enrolled in the Occupational Safety and Health Program at UAA's KPC extension. Follow this link to all ASSE Scholarships available: https://assescholars.communityforce.com/Student/FundsCriteria.aspx (Submitting one application, enters the candidate for consideration in all awards.) Deadline for applicants is December 1st, 2014 with Award Recipients announced around April 1, 2015.
Bonus - Member Discount Benefits!
Updated with 2013 - 2014 Schedule!
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! ~
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