OSHA Summer Summit 2018

Posted: Mar 11, 2018

Register Now and Save!! No Walk-ins Please

Early Bird Registration until May 1, 2018 – $40 per person

Registration after May 1, 2018 – $65 per person

(Includes parking, continental breakfast and lunch)


Choose from these great topics and more…

Drugs in the Workplace, Case Study #1 – HVAC Fatality, Case Study #2 – Beryllium, Industrial Hygiene – OSHA Update, Fall Protection, Engaged and Empowered – Everbody Leads, Safari Risk Assessment – Learning Situational Awareness from the Savannah, Emergency Preparedness – Preparing for the Apocalypse, Basic Electrical, Safety for the Frontline Worker – LOTO, Developing a Safety Culture in Construction, Machine Guarding, Walking, Working Surfaces.

Call for Volunteers — 2018 NEAPDC

Posted: Dec 07, 2017


OUR 20TH ANNUAL New England Area Professional Development Conference

November 13th & 14th, 2018 – Southbridge Hotel and Conference Center,  Southbridge, MA





Our 20th Anniversary PDC promises to be the biggest and best yet. With that in mind, we are seeking volunteers to serve on our New England Area PDC Planning Committees for 2018. Committee openings include:


  • Registration
  • Speakers
  • Exhibition & Sponsor Development
  • Silent Auction
  • Publicity
  • Logistics and
  • Program


Meetings are conducted via telephone and/or online. Active participants will receive complimentary registration for the 2018 NEA PDC. If you are willing to serve please contact any of the following committee leaders before January 1, 2018:


PDC Planning Committee Co-Chair – John Spath & 646.872.4570


PDC Planning Committee Co-Chair – Jim Fraser  207.653.0296


Assistant PDC Planning Committee Chair – Valerie Stone  508.414.2440

OSHA Training Institute – Approved for Another 5yrs

Posted: Dec 03, 2017


Keene State College proudly announces that the OSHA Training Institute Education Center (OTIEC), Region 1 is reauthorized by the Directorate of Training and Education OSHA to serve workers, employers and our safety community October 1, 2017 through September 30, 2022. Established 1994 as the premier OSHA Training and Education provider for New England and beyond. Learn more about OTIEC and the resources they provide by clicking on the logo below.


*Also, Keene State College OSHA Training Institute Education Center, Region 1 has signed on to be the first GOLD Sponsor for the 2018 New England Area PDC.

2017 Leadership Conference

Posted: Oct 22, 2017

October 12-14, 2017


It was another exciting experience that provided the volunteers of ASSE a chance to further develop leadership skills and practical working knowledge of their positions. The Leadership Conference provided learning opportunities to help volunteer members become exceptional leaders, and give simple tips to make their role more beneficial to the membership.

Region VIII’s very own Mr. John Spath and Mr. David Crowley, members of the Greater Boston Chapter, presented at this years Leadership Conference.



Outstanding Work From Region VIII Members

Posted: Mar 04, 2017

Chip Darius Works on International Safety Training Project With USAID & Egypt Chapter

Chip Darius, OHST, CET, CSHO, CUSP, a professional member of ASSE’s Connecticut Valley Chapter, has been working on a safety consulting and training project with the U.S. Agency for International Development, Workforce Improvement and Skill Enhancement (USAID/WISE). Management and Training Corp., which runs the USAID/WISE program in Egypt, found Darius’s LinkedIn profile and reached out to him about a project that involved applying U.S. and international safety standards to existing Egyptian law and translating materials into Arabic.


To read more about this Society update CLICK HERE!