Research Study Needs Volunteers

Central Indiana Chapter member and Indiana State University professor Charmaine Mullins-Jaime is requesting participation in a study on the effects of integrated safety,
environment, and Lean production management systems with moderating factors safety
climate and worker engagement. The intent of this study is to fill the gap in the research
on the integration of these systems and to explore any moderating effects of safety
climate, worker engagement, and risk management efforts on injury severity and
reduction of high injury severity potential. This research might prove helpful to safety
professionals working within these integrated systems in protecting their workers from

She’s conducting a case study among manufacturing organizations with varying
levels of safety, environment, and Lean management integration. If you are interested in
participating and meet the selection criteria, you will be asked to participate in a survey.
In addition, a second survey will be sent to you to be distributed among your employees.
All responses are anonymous and great efforts will be taken to protect participant identity.
If selected to participate, in consideration for your efforts, I have funding to offer a gift of
$250 to be used to improve your safety program.

If you are interested in participating in this study, please follow this link and answer and a
few brief questions. https://indstate.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_1Zjq3CkfdYKpGbX

Thank you in advance for your support of research and in advancing the safety

Hardship Membership

As the pandemic continues to stress and stretch us all, it is more important than ever to stay connected to our professional ASSP community. If you (or a colleague) have lost your job as a result of COVID-19, please start your complimentary membership, by downloading and completing the ASSP Hardship Form. You may fax it to 847.768.3434 or email the document to customerservice@assp.org.

We’re all in this together and we hope this transition will be a little easier to get through with ASSP behind you.

2021 High School Student Scholarship for Safety Related Careers

The Central Indiana Chapter will award up to three $1,000 scholarships to high school seniors in Indiana with a 2.8 GPA or higher who will be furthering their education in Indiana with an emphasis on occupational safety is eligible to apply.

Safety related careers may include:
-Construction safety
-Risk Management
-Safety and Health
-Industrial Hygiene
-Environmental Health
-Or others as approved by the scholarship selection committee.

Scholarship applications and 2 references are due March 31, 2021. Scholarship recipients will be announced by April 15, 2021. For more information and to download the application visit https://centralindiana.assp.org/download/6372/.