BCSP's CEO Among 2019 ASSP Fellows

The four honorees are longtime members who have made significant contributions to the occupational safety and health profession: Earl Blair, Richard Nugent, James Ramsay, and Treasa Turnbeaugh.

The American Society of Safety Professionals will honor four new Fellows during its Safety 2019 Professional Development Conference and Exposition, to be held June 9-12 in New Orleans. The four honorees are longtime members who have made significant contributions to the occupational safety and health profession: Earl Blair, Richard Nugent, James Ramsay, and Treasa Turnbeaugh.

"ASSP Fellows are the heart of our profession and deserve significant credit for their dedicated work to advance occupational safety and health performance, as well as the profession itself," said ASSP President Rixio Medina, CSP, CPP. "Their career achievements in preventing workplace injuries, illnesses and fatalities are an inspiration, helping to improve business outcomes worldwide."

Blair, Ed.D., CSP, of Lexington, Ky., is associate professor in the department of safety and security at Eastern Kentucky University. An ASSP member since 1982, he has more than 35 years of experience in safety management and has educated safety professionals in Bahrain, China, India, Nigeria, Thailand, and other nations.

Nugent, CSP, of Tullahoma, Tenn., is safety, health and environmental manager for Bechtel Corporation, currently assigned to National Aerospace Solutions. His 41-year career includes various leadership positions in high-risk industries, and he, too, has been an ASSP member since 1982. Nugent also has served as vice president of finance on the society's Board of Directors.

Ramsay, Ph.D., M.A., CSP, of Bow, N.H., is professor of security studies and chair of the department of business, politics and security studies at the University of New Hampshire. He was a founding member of ASSP's Academic Practice Specialty and the Journal of Safety, Health and Environmental Research. He has been an ASSP member since 1999.

Turnbeaugh, Ph.D., MPH, MBA, CSP, CAE, of Indianapolis, Ind., is CEO of the Board of Certified Safety Professionals. An ASSP member since 1985, Turnbeaugh has more than 30 years in safety, health, and environmental practice. She also is working with the Pentagon to increase the number of military personnel who hold occupational safety and health certifications.

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