REGISTER TODAY: Free Two-Day HazMat Training Course


The Sustainable Workplace Alliance has invited our members to a free Two-Day HazMat Training Course in Hoffman Estates.  The training will be held March 6-7 at the Hilton Garden Inn Hoffman Estates (2425 Barrington Rd, Hoffman Estates, IL 60192).

This Two-Day HAZMAT Prep & Response Class – Beyond the Awareness Level class is designed to help individuals who handle hazardous materials become more familiar with their responsibilities when it comes to responding to an incident/accident. You can find more information about the course and register HERE

Along with the essential knowledge gained, this is also great opportunity for any members and clients who are CAIH and CIH to earn 12 technical contact hours of CEU’s for the 2-day class. And since the training is funded by a federal training grant, there is absolutely no cost to attend!


This training has been brought to you by the Sustainable Workplace Alliance.


REGISTER TODAY: January Meeting – Workers Comp Update

Get back into the swing of things after the holidays with ASSE as Murray Pinkston and Patrick Duffy provide the group with a Workers’ Compensation Update.  This meeting will be held at J.C. Restoration in Rolling Meadows.  The meeting will begin at 11:30AM and conclude around 1:30PM.  This is one of our most popular meetings so be sure to register early!

Register here or by clicking on the Events tab


Thank You Volunteers!

Thank you to all the volunteers from the Three Rivers Chapter and NEIL Chapter who attended the Northern Illinois Food Bank event yesterday.  In total we packed 8,815 lbs of carrots and apples, which will provide 7,345 meals for hungry neighbors in Northern Illinois!  Great job ASSE!

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REGISTER TODAY! Northern IL Food Bank Volunteer Day 12/1

Come join fellow ASSE members from the area and spend a few hours volunteering your time to help those in need this holiday season.  This event is happening Thursday December 1st from 9 AM – Noon at the Northern IL Food Bank in Geneva and is a great way to end another successful year for the Three Rivers Chapter.  Don’t delay, register today and see you on the 1st!


ICYMI – OSHA Recordkeeping

Fellow Three Rivers member John Newquist provided the group with an update to the OSHA Recordkeeping requirements and the current state of OSHA.  Thanks John!


Download a copy of the presentation here:  OSHA Recordkeeping Presentation

ICYMI – NSC Distracted Driving Presentation

In Case You Missed It – Click the link below to access the presentation from the October 16th meeting on Distracted Driving presented by the National Safety Council.

NSC Distracted Driving 2015 October

TRC Bylaws

ASSE TRC Bylaws Proposed 2015 Update are now available for viewing here.  Voting will take place at the February 12th meeting.  See you all then!

WISE Mentoring Program

The WISE Mentoring program successfully connects today’s most talented and experienced women mentors with rising and aspiring mentees. This pairing is designed to encourage and empower mentees to more effectively advance their careers through alignment with identified business objective, skill development, career option consideration, and network formation. All discussions are strictly confidential between the two parties. If you are an SH&E practitioner seeking to chart a successful career path or a seasoned pro eager to share experiences and insight, please visit the ASSE WISE website for more information.

Establish a Safety Fund

Donors can establish a named academic scholarship or professional education grant fund through the ASSE Foundation. Scholarships and grants advance the safety profession and provide national recognition for the donor. The Foundation manages the administrative details of this program and works with the donor to provide qualified award recipients each year.

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Professional Safety

For more than 50 years, ASSE’s Professional Safety journal has been sharing the latest technical knowledge in SH&E—information that is constantly being developed through research and on-the-job experience. Each issue delivers practical guidance, techniques and solutions to help OSH professionals identify hazards, protect people, prevent injuries, improve work environments and educate management that investing in safety is a sound business strategy.

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