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ASSP Introduces McNelly as New Executive Director
PARK RIDGE, IL -- The American Society of Safety Professionals will welcome Jennifer McNelly as its new executive director on Aug. 16. She was introduced to staff at ASSP headquarters and will become the Society’s eighth executive director since ASSP was founded in 1911. [FULL STORY]

VelocityEHS Acquires Humantech to ‘Do Ergonomics Right’
CHICAGO -- VelocityEHS, provider of cloud-based environment, health, safety (EHS) and sustainability solutions, has acquired Humantech, provider of a SaaS ergonomics solution for any workplace environment. [FULL STORY]

Fleet Improves Safety Score by 90 Percent Since Program Inception
SAN DIEGO -- SmartDrive Systems, safety and transportation intelligence, announced that customer Boyle Transportation, recipient of the 2017 Truckload Carriers Association (TCA) Grand Prize for National Fleet Safety, cited its use of the SmartDrive 360 and SmartDrive SmartIQ solutions as a key factor in its selection for the recognition. [FULL STORY]

Apex Cos Launches Pallet Rack Audit & Safety Video Training Series
WEST CHICAGO, IL -- Apex Companies announced their new Rack Repair & Audit Training Video Series as a part of the recently launched Rack Repair & Safety Program. [FULL STORY]

Registration Opens for The 2019 Safety In Action Conference
OXNARD, CA -- DEKRA Organizational Safety and Reliability announced registration for the 2019 Safety in Action Conference is now open. The safety conference for employees and their leaders is returning to Nashville, TN on April 3-5, 2019. [FULL STORY]

Columbia Southern University Awards Outstanding Safety Professional
ORANGE BEACH, AL -- Columbia Southern University (CSU), online safety education provider, recently awarded its annual Outstanding Safety Professional of the Year Award to Tim Neubauer of Henderson, North Carolina. [FULL STORY]

OSHA Kicks Off Safe + Sound Week
WASHINGTON, DC -- The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration  encourages Americans to commit to workplace safety and health by participating in Safe + Sound Week, August 13-19, 2018. [FULL STORY]

New ASSP App Brings Virtual Reality to Fall Protection Training
PARK RIDGE, IL -- Fall protection training is critical to the safety of workers who perform jobs at height, and the American Society of Safety Professionals is making it safer and easier for them to learn best practices through a virtual reality application. [FULL STORY]

CCOHS Celebrates 40 Years
HAMILTON, ON -- The Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety is celebrating its 40th anniversary. [FULL STORY]

Russell Leavitt Honored with a NFPA Special Achievement Award
PHOENIX -- Russell B. Leavitt, executive chairman of Telgian Holdings, Inc., provider of comprehensive fire, security, life safety consulting and engineering/design services, was recently recognized with a Special Achievement Award by the National Fire Protection Association. [FULL STORY]

Insider News...
The Link Between Stress and Alcohol

One way that people may choose to cope with stress is by turning to alcohol. Drinking may lead to positive feelings and relaxation, at least in the short term. Problems arise, however, when stress is ongoing and people continue to try and deal with its effects by drinking alcohol. Instead of “calming your nerves,” long-term, heavy drinking can actually work against you, leading to a host of medical and psychological problems and increasing the risk for alcohol dependence.

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