The ASSE Student Section is designed for students who are pursuing a career in the safety, health and environmental (SH&E) fields. ASSE seeks to provide additional opportunities for students to learn more about their chosen areas of study, as well as promote interaction between students and safety professionals. Continue reading
The Orange County Chapter of the American Society of Safety Engineers is hosting a Holiday dinner meeting on Wednesday, December 7, at 5:30pm, at JT Schmid’s, across from the Honda Center in Anaheim.
The OC ASSE has chosen the American Red Cross Orange County Chapter to be honored this year. They will have a Silent Auction to raise funds for ARC and will also ask you to bring packaged or canned goods for the Orange County Food Bank.
They will have several dinner options including: Continue reading
The Santa Ana River Basin Section of the California Water Environment Association hosted their Southern Regional Safety Conference yesterday, at the Phoenix Club in Anaheim. Over 60 members attended, driving from as far away as Goleta, Barstow and Banning.
Exhibitors included Abatix, ehs international, inc., and MISCOwater.
Speakers included: Continue reading
As part of their ongoing efforts to keep our country and communities safe during emergencies, the Federal Communications Commission and Federal Emergency Management Agency will conduct the first nationwide test of the Emergency Alert System (EAS).
The EAS test plays a key role in ensuring the nation is prepared for all hazards, and that the U.S. public can receive critical and vital information, should it ever be needed. The first nationwide test will be conducted today, November 9 at 2 p.m. eastern. Continue reading
The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is pleased to announce the release of Rapid Observation of Vulnerability and Estimation of Risk (ROVER), fast, free, mobile software for pre- and post-earthquake building safety screening.
ROVER has been successfully pilot tested in Salt Lake City by the Utah Seismic Safety Commission and the Structural Engineers Association of Utah and by the Los Angeles Unified School District. ROVER automates two de facto international standard paper-based seismic safety screening procedures: FEMA P-154, Rapid Visual Screening (RVS) of Buildings for Potential Seismic Hazards, and ATC-20, Post earthquake Safety Evaluation of Buildings. Continue reading