ASSE Crowns Seven as 2010 NAOSH Champions

On Sunday, ASSE announced the North American Occupational Safety and Health Week (NAOSH) Champions for 2010. This year’s champs include:

The Florida Chapter’s Heather Earl, for securing close to 20 local, city, county, and state NAOSH proclamations for NAOSH 2010 and sponsoring more than 100 poster contest entries.

The National Capital Chapter’s Mary Winkler, CSP, of the greater Washington, D.C. area, for spearheading the first-ever NAOSH kick-off event at the Smithsonian Institution in D.C. At the event on May 3, some 100 kids and ASSE members celebrate NAOSH Week and honored poster contest winners.

F. Robb Altenburg, also of the National Capital chapter, for working with Winkler, spearheading and arranging the Smithsonian NAOSH event.

South Carolina Chapter President Laura Comstock, for rallying the chapter to raise funds to send an ASSE member and family to D.C. for the NAOSH kick-off event. The member’s child was one of the 2010 ASSE “Safety-on-the-Job” poster contest winners. According to ASSE, the family, which was going through a rough financial time, was extremely pleased.

Michael Wolf, a Chesapeake Chapter officer, for rallying the chapter to provide snacks, transportation, and more for the ASSE members and families attending the NAOSH kick-off events in D.C.

North Carolina Chapter President Kevin Earl, for sponsoring more than 300 posters, and for sending a local winner and his family to the awards and kick-off events in D.C.

The Tidewater Chapter’s Christopher Helser, CSP, of Virginia, for supporting the poster contest and educating children in his local schools for the past eight years, first in the Midwest and now in the Mid-Atlantic states. Helser’s daughter has been a contest winner four times now.

To these seven champions, ASSE said, “Job well done,” and “Thank you.”

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