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Colonial Virginia Chapter Hosts Roundtable at OSHA Conference

The Colonial chapter of ASSE started this roundtable meeting for all of the local chapters (NOVA; NCC; Star Valley & Greater Tidewater) several years ago as a pre-conference session at the VA State OSHA conference. There were 35 people at the meeting!!!

VA ASSE Chapters Attend IIHS Joint Field Trip

As part of Distracted Driving Awareness Month, the Colonial Chapter annually partners with DRIVE SMART Virginia for a crash test and tour of the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. More than 80 people attended the 2016 meeting. The group viewed a crash test of a 2016 Dodge Challenger and was briefed on IIHS research by Dr. David Kidd of the Institute. This year, the event will be held on April 11th and all Virginia ASSE members are invited to attend.

Winners of the ASSE Safety Matters Challenge

We’ve made it to the conclusion of the ASSE Foundation’s 25th Anniversary Celebration and the results of the Safety Matters Challenge are in!

I want to preface this announcement by saying that we’re incredibly proud of the regions, chapters, and ASSE members who rose to the occasion and took part in the challenge. Not only did we raise a spectacular amount of funding for Safety Matters—more than $400,000—but every single region showed an increase in participation over the past year. It’s humbling to see the strength of the safety community in action and I couldn’t be happier to be a part of it.

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