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New Washington Distracted Driving Law goes into effect July 23, 2017

Jul 05, 2017

No hand-held cell phone use

  • Drivers may not use hand-held cell phones while they are driving, stopped in traffic, or at a stop light. This includes tablets, laptops, games, or other hand-held electronic devices.
  • Drivers may not watch video while they drive.
  • This does not apply if a driver is contacting emergency services.
  • Drivers can use hand-held devices when they are parked or out-of-the-flow of traffic.

Calling all Puget Sound Chapter Members. CWU and the SHM Program need your support!

Feb 23, 2017

Support to procure EHS-related books, manuals, codes, and study guides for the Central Washington University’s (CWU) Safety and Health Management (SHM) Program.

The SHM Program at CWU, which is part of the Engineering Technologies, Safety, and Construction Department at CWU, is housed in the Hogue Technology Building. Employers regard it as one of the best four-year safety degree program in the western United States. Many of our graduates work in the greater Portland area. The program has grown recently admitting 36 students each year, and even more in the coming years.

Establish a Safety Fund

Aug 19, 2015

Donors can establish a named academic scholarship or professional education grant fund through the ASSP Foundation. Scholarships and grants advance the safety profession and provide national recognition for the donor. The Foundation manages the administrative details of this program and works with the donor to provide qualified award recipients each year.

WISE Mentoring Program

Aug 19, 2015

The WISE Mentoring program successfully connects today’s most talented and experienced women mentors with rising and aspiring mentees. This pairing is designed to encourage and empower mentees to more effectively advance their careers through alignment with identified business objective, skill development, career option consideration, and network formation. All discussions are strictly confidential between the two parties. If you are an SH&E practitioner seeking to chart a successful career path or a seasoned pro eager to share experiences and insight, please visit the ASSP WISE website for more information.