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.