Chapter News

Call for Speakers!

Jul 26, 2018

The Greater Baton Rouge Chapter of ASSP invites those interested in presenting at one of our 2018 – 2019 Chapter meetings to submit an application for review by the Chapter’s Executive Committee.The objectives of the 2018 – 2019 Chapter year are to give our members and guest the opportunity to:

  • Determine the key safety, health, environmental and security issues facing our profession.
  • Improve their professional skills and knowledge.
  • Prepare for the wide variety of challenges in the safety, health, environmental and security fields
  • The Greater Baton Rouge Chapter will be looking for technically oriented and practical presentations that fulfill the needs of our health and safety members. Lecture, panel discussions, and demonstration sessions are requested to enhance members learning opportunities.


Materials to be Submitted & Other Info:

Description of the Presentation: Provide a brief description (1‐2 paragraphs) on your proposed presentation, for the Chapter to review.  This description should include enough information to evaluate the content and assess the level of interest for the chapter members.  You must list the learning objectives you expect the members to achieve during this session in order to be considered for selection.

Biographical Data & References: List your name, contact information (email, phone, cell phone), education, current position, certifications, professional designations, and qualifications.

Length of Presentation:  Each session lasts no more than 60 minutes.

Note to Vendors & Product Suppliers:

Vendors & Product Suppliers are invited to submit a presentation to be considered. Presentations from vendors & product suppliers must be technical in nature on a safety, health or environmental topic and not sales presentations. Any presentation considered to be a “sales pitch” will not be selected.

Proposal Submission:

Submissions may be sent by e‐mail to the 2018 – 2019 Programs Chair, Thai Tran, at

Call for Sponsors!

Jul 25, 2018

The Greater Baton Rouge Chapter of the American Society of Safety Professionals is seeking sponsors for its monthly chapter meetings. With more than 350 safety, health, and environmental (SH&E) professionals and over 40 SH&E students, your support assists us in providing meaningful content to our members. This is a great opportunity to show your support and add impact to the local SH&E community.

What’s in it for our sponsors?

2018-2019 Member Survey Open

Jun 19, 2018

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It’s official: ASSP moves to new name, website and social channels

Jun 07, 2018

Jun 01, 2018

PARK RIDGE, Illinois — The world’s oldest professional safety society transitioned today to a new brand that includes a new name, refreshed logo, redesigned website and rebranded social media channels. The American Society of Safety Professionals (ASSP), with more than 37,000 members worldwide, represents the many diverse disciplines that make up the dynamic occupational safety and health community.

GBR – ASSE Recognizes Member Achievements

Jun 01, 2018

The Greater Baton Rouge Chapter of the American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) installed the following officers for the 2018 – 2019 chapter year: Daniel Slattery (Generative Safety & Human Performance) as President, Andrew Downing (Jacobs) as Vice-President, Jake Valenti (OxyChem) as Treasurer, Lasey Thompson (SafetyPro Resources) as Secretary, Julie Roussel (The DOW Chemical Co.) as Past President, Brandon Smith (GBRIA) as Delegate, Jeremy Miller (Performance Contractors) as Member-at-Large. Strategic planning will take place June – August with activities resuming in September.