Chapter News

Don Jones Excellence in Safety Scholarship Winner Announced

May 22, 2020

Catherine Cangelosi

Congratulations are in Order

Catherine Cangelosi was selected to receive the ASSP Greater Baton Rouge Don Jones Excellence in Safety Scholarship ($1,000) from the American Society of Safety Professionals Foundation.  Catherine is a OSHE Major at Southeastern Louisiana University.

We are excited and inspired by your pursuit of education in occupational safety and health and for helping to shape the future of the profession.

Lawrence Mauerman Scholarship Winner Announced

May 22, 2020

Brennan Booth

Congratulations are in Order

Brennan Booth was selected to receive the Lawrence Mauerman Academic Scholarship ($1,000) from the American Society of Safety Professionals Foundation.  Brennan is a OSHE Major at Southeastern Louisiana University.

Each year, the American Society of Safety Professionals Foundation Professional Academic Scholarship Program receives hundreds of applications, and this year was still no exception. Brennan was selected for an award for demonstrating leadership, professional excellence, and integrity.

We are excited and inspired by your pursuit of education in occupational safety and health and for helping to shape the future of the profession.

 

Golf Tournament Rescheduled for Sept. 10

May 22, 2020

Thank you to everyone for your understanding of the postponing of our annual Golf Tournament.  The precautions due to COVID-19 led to the decision, of course.

Please mark your calendars for Thursday, September 10th at 11:00 a.m.

See your there!

 

Emma Swarner presented Business and Industry Partner Award for Community Outreach Efforts

May 02, 2019

Community Outreach Committee Chair,  Emma Swarner, GSP, SafetyPro Resources, was recently presented the Business and Industry Partner Award from Central High School for her community outreach efforts. Emma led a group of volunteers who met with over 200 Sophomores, Juniors, and Seniors who are part of Central’s Jump Start program. Jump Start allows students to earn NCCER Certification in Carpentry, Electrical or Welding with their High School Diploma. Stations were set up for Fire & Emergency Response, Power Tools, PPE, LOTO and Fall Protection. Students received safety advice and tips from AJ Downing (Westlake Chemical Corporation), Glen Taylor II (Shell Motiva Convent), Devin Holck (SafetyPro Resources), Thaddeus McLaurin (Westlake Chemical Corporation), Scott Reily (EPIC Piping), and Scott Merrill (Turner Industries).

ASSP, GBR Chapter & Alliance Safety Council are partnering up!

Apr 16, 2019

The executive board of ASSP, GBR Chapter is excited to announce the partnership between our chapter and the Alliance Safety Council to produce the Louisiana Safety & Health Conference!

The “Call for Speakers” is open to all interested in sharing their Safety & Health knowledge with their peers. If you or someone you know is interested in speaking at this conference, please submit for consideration on the conference call for speakers page.

This is an excellent opportunity to support and grow a conference right in our backyard! The conference will be held at the Pennington Biomedical Research Center, which will provide great space for keynote and breakout sessions and ample room for exhibitors to showcase their companies and products. For more information regarding attending and/or exhibiting please check out thesafetyexpo.com!