Region VI PDC – Call for Speakers

Posted: Oct 16, 2019

Region VI of the American Society of Safety Professionals (ASSP) proudly invites those interested in presenting at our 2020 Professional Development Conference (PDC) to submit an application for review by the Planning Committee. The objective is to give attendees the opportunity to:

  • Build upon their professional skills and knowledge
  • Prepare for new challenges in the Safety, Health and Environmental fields
  • Provide practical solutions to the challenges in these fields

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Now Accepting Candidates & Nominations for Northern Area Director for Region VI

Posted: Sep 09, 2019

The current term for the Northern Area Director comes to an end on June 30th, 2020.  Region VI leadership is now accepting nominations for this very important senior leadership position.

Review the job description here.

Holding a leadership position within the American Society of Safety Professionals gives you the opportunity to influence the Society’s direction and the safety profession’s future.

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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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