DOL – Trade Release

Posted: Jun 25, 2018

The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) today announced that it will extend the comment period on the proposed rule on crane operator certification. Comments will now be accepted through July 5, 2018. This extension allows stakeholders more time to review the proposed rule.



Kudos to Our Members!

Posted: Jun 25, 2018

Congratulations to ASSE Central Florida Member Jerry Cox who passed his CSP exam.  Jerry is a member of the Walt Disney World Resort Worldwide Safety and Health Team and currently supports the Walt Disney Imagineering Resorts Portfolio.

Agricultural Safety Grants Available – National Children’s Center

Posted: Jun 25, 2018

Proposals are now being accepted by the National Children’s Center for Rural and Agricultural Health and Safety for grants up to $20,000 to support small-scale projects and pilot studies that address prevention of childhood agricultural disease and injury. Application deadline is August 20, 2018.

Highest priority will be given to projects that:

Since 2002, 56 projects have been funded. For information on eligibility, how to improve your chances of being funded, submitting a proposal and frequently asked questions, go to Or contact Marsha Salzwedel,; 715-389-5226 or 1-800-662-6900 option 8.

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