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Chapter Governance Bylaws

This past March, delegates made the historic decision to transition the House of Delegates to an Advisory Group, amending the ASSP bylaws to effect the change. ASSP has updated all governing documents to reflect this change, including the model chapter bylaws. Per the chapter affiliation agreement, chapters are required to maintain bylaws that are aligned with the model chapter bylaws. Chapter members will need to vote to amend our chapter’s bylaws to bring them into alignment with these updates. Please watch your inbox for an email to review the redline copy of our chapter’s bylaws with the proposed amendments and an e-ballot to vote on these changes.

Best Practices: Safety Comes First During Disaster Relief

With the upcoming spring weather, comes tornado season.  During these natural disasters it is imperative that we think about the safety aspects post tornado so we do not become additional victims.  The following article by Bruce Allen has some great information about staying safe post disaster.

Disaster Relief

Risk Assessments and Bow Ties?

What Do Bow Ties Have to Do With Risk Assessment?

The latest video in the ASSE Risk Assessment Institute’s Risk Assessment in the Real World series answers that question. The Bow Tie Methodology video explains how OSH professionals can use bow tie diagrams to identify and communicate about a hazard, establish control measures and determine whether those measures reduce risk. The video reviews the key steps of using a bow tie diagram to perform a qualitative and semiquantitative risk analysis, and describes how to apply the hierarchy of controls to reduce risk.

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