2024-2025 CT Valley Chapter Elections

The CT Valley Chapter of ASSP as well as the Western Mass Section will be holding elections for chapter and section officers. Elections are for the 2024-2025 year, which begins July 1, 2024. The official ballot with instructions on how to vote will be sent out on Wednesday May 8 and the ballot will close on Wednesday May 15. The ballot will be emailed out by ASSP Chapter Services, members that have unsubscribed from chapter email will not receive a ballot in their inbox. Please review the ballot slate for each position below.

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Ali and Me: Through the Ropes

Rick and Muhammad at dinner, in Windsor, Ct (1983)

Rick Kaletsky is an ASSP member, safety consultant, and former USDOL/OSHA Assistant Area Director. He is also the author of “Ali and Me: Through the Ropes,” which he recently rereleased in 6th printing— a limited edition, now enhanced with an extensive epilogue, as well as photos of Rick with Muhammad.


Some testimonials about the original publication:

– Muhammad Ali

– Ferdie Pacheco, “The Fight Doctor” & Ali’s Cornerman
“This book provides an arresting look into the mind of a superfan.”

– Jim Jacobs, Mike Tyson’s Manager
“Marvelously entertaining… thorough and complete charm… Cus D’Amato (Tyson’s trainer) was captivated.”

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Professional Safety Journal

Each peer-reviewed issue of Professional Safety offers practical guidance, techniques and solutions to help occupational safety and health (OSH) professionals identify hazards, protect people, prevent injuries, improve work environments and educate management that investing in safety is a sound business strategy. Annual subscription is included with your membership.

Connecticut Valley Chapter Achieves Gold Level Recognition

Congratulations on a great chapter year. The Connecticut Valley Chapter has achieved Gold level recognition for the 2018-2019 year. This recognition is based from the information your chapter submitted in the Chapter Operations Management Tool (COMT) of 6/30/2019.

The work that goes into achieving this level of success is impressive and greatly appreciated by ASSP.  Your efforts benefit your chapter members and the safety profession as a whole.

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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 ASSP WISE website for more information.