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It Pays to be a Central Florida Chapter Member!

Posted: Sep 11, 2015

Are you a college student in Central Florida or the southeastern US?  The Central Florida Chapter sponsors a $1,000 scholarship for a student registered in a Safety, Health & Environmental curriculum through the ASSP Foundation each year.  We encourage all student members of ASSE to apply for the scholarship, but Central Florida Chapter members get considered first for scholarship award.  The application process can be found under the Foundation tab at ASSE.  Applications are due by December 1, 2015.

We will also award a Professional Development Grant of $500 to one active Central Florida Chapter member.  Applications must submitted by November 15, 2015, and the Grant will be awarded at the December 7, 2015 Chapter meeting.  The application can be found at PD Application 2015.

Avian Influenza PPE Guidelines

Posted: Jun 22, 2015

Avian Influenza – Personal Protective Equipment Recommendations

This flyer outlines PPE recommendations for poultry workers who may be exposed to the avian influenza virus as well as other health hazards related to clean up and disposal.

Published jointly by AgriSafe Network, Central States Center for Agricultural Safety and Health, Great Plain Center for Agricultural Health, and the Upper Midwest Agricultural Safety and Health Center.

How to Make Surgery Safer

Posted: Jun 04, 2015

From the Wall Street Journal:

How to Make Surgery Safer
By LAURA LANDRO
Going under the knife is riskier than it should be. What hospitals are doing to reduce human error.

Click here to view article.

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