Chicago ASSE Newsletter E-Archive

Posted: Nov 06, 2018

Ladies and Gentlemen, boys and girls, step right up and read the history of the Greater Chicago Chapter ASSE/P as told through the eyes of those who lived through those days.

-Neil Silins, Member at Large, Chicago ASSP

Print newsletters from as far back as 1979 are now available to peruse. Newsletters are grouped by Chapter Year (ex: August ’82-July ’83), in order to tell a smoother story based on the chapter year officers running the Chapter. Keep visiting as we will be continuing to upload curated newsletters from as early as 1956!

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Thank you to Chicago Members Dave Berg, Neil Silins, Rich Moscato for bringing this project to light.

November Newsletter

Posted: Nov 04, 2018


Greetings Chicago Safety Pros!

I have a lot to share today but first, how was your Halloween? Here’s hoping you had a pleasant one with the weather finally normalizing for this time of year. Due to ‘Chicago weather’ of recently past Halloweens, my spouse and I have always been left with a surplus of sweets–but not this time!
As I mature (ironic, I know, given my choice of profile pic for this President’s Letter), I realize having a surplus of anything is reason to feel blessed. As the grand holiday season begins, I invite you to give your surplus time to this year’s Standdown for Homeless Veterans on November 16th with us. The Winter Standdown is a Department of Veterans Affairs initiative held in select cities where we can help distribute meals and sundries to homeless and/or disabled veterans. In spite of the short notice, I hope you can join us! If you’d like to learn more and to register, visit the link below.

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Napping American Airlines baggage handler trapped in cargo hold on flight to Chicago

Posted: Nov 01, 2018

An admittedly intoxicated American Airlines baggage handler fell asleep on the job and ended up flying from Kansas City to Chicago in the belly of a Boeing 737. Read more