January 9, 2018 Technical Meeting – Interactive Roundtable and Discussion on Best EHS Practices
Posted - Jan 04, 2018

January Meeting Announcement

Title: Interactive Roundtable and Discussion of Best EHS Practices

Overview: The Greater San Jose Chapter’s  January meeting will be an Interactive Roundtable discussion of Best EHS Practices along with an excellent networking opportunity with membership. This will be a great way to start off the new year and get representation from many different industry sectors.

This month’s meeting is all about you:

  • Do you have a safety issue that you would love to get input on how to solve or ideas about how to proceed? Bring it to the interactive roundtable meeting!  This is your opportunity to tap into the many, many, many years of experience in our Chapter to help you solve your issue.
  • Do you have lots of experience in safety and want to give back to your fellow safety professionals? Come to the meeting and lend your expertise on Best EHS Practices at your company or industry sector.
  • Are you new to safety and would like to learn about interesting issues, different industries, different way of doing safety? Come listen in!

Come mix and mingle with other chapter members, meet your fellow safety professionals and gain some insight into any issues you may be having in the New Year.

Register here.

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Special Recognition to the SPY Award Winner and Dedicated Service Honor
Posted - Dec 20, 2017

At the Dec. 12, 2017 Technical meeting, two ASSE Greater SJ members received special recogntion from the ASSE President Jen Harris.

Tyler Nguyen, CSP was Awarded the Chapter Safety Professional of the Year (SPY) award for his continuing involvement with the chapter, PASMA and key contributor to events such as the Bay Area Safety Symposium. Tyler has participated in Election and Nomination committees and has coordinated joint meetings with PASMA. He also leads a county-wide safety conference with over 600 attendees and ensures a diverse and interesting agenda each year. Congrats Tyler!

James Beeby, CSP was recognized for 40 years of Dedicated Service to ASSE and his outstanding contributions to the chapter. He is still going strong as the VP Membership Director of the chapter. Way to go James!

ASSE – BAESG Holiday Dinner 2017 Highlights
Posted - Dec 10, 2017

The ASSE Greater SJ and BAESG joint dinner was a joyous celebration of cheers, networking, and relaxation. Two scholarship winners from SJSU, Sue Kaur and Laura Bates, were honored at the holiday party for their impressive  work ethic and contributions to the EHS field.

Donations from attendees reached over $600 and went to aid the victims from the Northern California Wildfires. A special thank you to all who donated to a great cause that was so close to home.

The night ended with the customary prize raffle that included gift baskets, safety gadgets and other goodies. The scholarship applicants were even honored with a big gift basket.

ASSE Greater SJ President’s Award – Steven Hochstadt

The President’s award was given to Steven Hochstadt for his hard work and dedications to the scholarship program. He spent the last four years as the Scholarship Chair and awarded over 20 scholarships to students from San Jose State University and Santa Clara University. He has step down his role this year but has not stop promoting the organization and sharing his wisdom to the next generation of EHS professionals.

Steven (left) honored with a special plaque from ASSE President Jen Harris.