ASSE Philadelphia Chapter 2018-2019 Elections

Posted: Mar 14, 2018

The following positions are open for election for the 2018-2019 term. Voting will take place in mid- May; all ASSE Philadelphia Chapter members will receive an email with a link to an on-line ballot.

Positions Open

  • Vice President (serves as Vice-President 2018-2019; President-Elect 2019-2020; President 2020-2021; and Past President 2021-2022)
  • Treasurer (2-year term 2018-2020)
  • Delegate (two open positions; 2-year term 2018-2020)

Proposed Amendments to Chapter Bylaws

Posted: Jan 24, 2018

This past August, ASSE members made the historic decision to change the organization’s name to the American Society of Safety Professionals.

ASSE members voted to amend Society bylaws to reflect the new name. As a separately incorporated entity, our chapter needs to hold a separate chapter member vote to change the name in our bylaws, as well.

To learn more about these proposed changes:

We will hold a member vote on these proposed changes at an upcoming meeting of the chapter.


PPE Donations Needed

Posted: Nov 29, 2017

Philly ASSE is facilitating the collection of PPE for workers and volunteers affected by the hurricane in Puerto Rico and the USVI.  Please email the details to such as when your donations will be shipped, as well how much and which PPE you are sending so that your organization can be recognized.  The sooner the better! Thank you for your support for hurricane relief efforts.  We need the below items and attached HERE is a more detailed list.

PPE donations can be sent directly to any of the below locations:

Philadelphia Chapter Achieves Gold Level

Posted: Jun 21, 2017

President Mike McGee, VP Cheryl Scanlon-Zinner, Secretary Mafei James and Past President Patrick Karol at Safety2017 in Denver.

Professional Safety

Posted: Jun 19, 2017

For more than 50 years, ASSE’s Professional Safety journal has been sharing the latest technical knowledge in SH&E—information that is constantly being developed through research and on-the-job experience. Each issue delivers practical guidance, techniques and solutions to help OSH professionals identify hazards, protect people, prevent injuries, improve work environments and educate management that investing in safety is a sound business strategy.