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ASSE’s Star Valley Chapter names Ashworth its Safety Professional of Year

Posted: Feb 28, 2018

Daniel L. Ashworth has been selected as the Safety Professional of the Year by the American Society of Safety Engineers’ (ASSE) Star Valley Chapter for 2017-18.  Ashworth is the Group Lead in the Industrial Health & Safety Department of BWX Technologies Inc. in Lynchburg, Virginia.

The qualities and achievements that Ashworth exhibited to secure the top honor include:

  • Demonstrating technical expertise in the broad field of workplace safety, and possessing a thorough knowledge of the operational aspects of his safety employment.
  • Making outstanding contributions as a two-term president of the Star Valley Chapter, including his work on several regional ASSE projects.
  • Displaying leadership in fulfilling the office of Chapter president, interacting with members from 27 counties in central and southwest Virginia.
  • Contributing to the advancement of the safety profession by fostering professional development within the Chapter and teaching undergraduate and graduate courses at Eastern Kentucky University.

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Colonial Virginia Chapter Hosts Roundtable at OSHA Conference

Posted: Oct 19, 2016

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!!!

Establish a Safety Fund

Posted: 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.

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