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Dr. Elizabeth Maples Receives the AL ASSE SPY Award

The American Society of Safety Engineers has selected Elizabeth Maples PhD, MPH as a recipient of the 2010 Alabama Safety Professional of the Year (SPY) Award.

Dr. Maples has been awarded this honor for her endless work in promoting safety and health at her work place, in the promotion of the ASSE Chapter, and safety and health programs of UAB students thus allowing students to receive scholarship funding through ASSE. She has also supported conferences such as the Alabama Governor's Safety and Health Conference and the Public Employees Safety and Health Conference. Dr. Maples will be presented with this award on April 29th at the ASSE Meeting, which will be held at the Energen Building in Birmingham, AL.

Elizabeth Maples PhD, MPH is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Environmental Health Sciences and the Deputy Director for the Deep South Center for Occupational Health and Safety.

Founded in 1911, the American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) is the oldest professional safety society and is committed to protecting people, property and the environment. Based in Des Plaines, Illinois, ASSE has more than 32,000 occupational safety, health and environmental (SH&E) professional members who manage, supervise, research and consult on safety, health, transportation and the environment in all industries, government, labor and education. ASSE is a 501 (c) (6) nonprofit organization.

Congratulation to Dr. Maples!