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Congratulations to our 2016 Award Winners!
Posted - Jul 22, 2016

Region 6 Safety Professional of the Year
Arlene Edwards CSP
NC Chapter

Common Interest Group Safety Professional of the Year Safety Professionals and the Latino Workforce
Jerry E. Rivera
National Chapter

2016 Member-Get-A-Member Top Recruiter
Mark Herberger
National Chapter

President’s Award
Jim Thornton
Greater Tidewater

Fellow 2016
Nancy J. McWilliams CSP, ARM
National Chapter

Nancy McWilliams Honored as ASSE Fellow
Posted - Jul 22, 2016

For 32 years, Nancy J. McWilliams, CSP, ARM, provided risk management solutions in the public and federal sectors. Fifteen of those years were spent working for five federal agencies where she wrote policy and guidance documents that had significant impact. For example, in 2005, while working for the U.S. Coast Guard, she wrote the Facility Emergency Action Plan policy and guidance documents for more than 800 locations, impacting the safety of more than 40,000 Coast Guard personnel, and providing a 75% reduction in time for each facility to develop its specific facility emergency action plans. During her career, McWilliams also served as chapter officer and Region VI Vice President, and the 1996-97 ASSE President. She is now retired and volunteering her talents in the City of Virginia Beach (VA) Emergency Management Office.

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Senators Introduce Bipartisan Voluntary Protection Programs Act
Posted - May 04, 2016

Falls Church, VA – In an uncommon display of election-year bipartisanship, U.S. Senators Michael Enzi (R-WY) and Michael Bennet (D-CO) proposed legislation last week, (S. 2881) to make the Voluntary Protection Program (VPP) a permanent part of the workplace safety picture.

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