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Generation next addressed at NSC Congress

ISHN Editor Dave Johnson reporting from Florida

October 22, 2012
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studentMaybe the EHD field should not as concerned as it about attrition and dwindling ranks of pros. The word out of the NSC show in Orlando is all positive.

Here’s what the NSC has to say:

“Smart safety professionals know their education doesn't stop after graduation. Your safety challenges are changing and evolving - where do you find your continuing educational needs?

“The National Safety Council recognizes the importance of providing education for young professionals who are entering or developing expertise in the safety, health and environmental field. The NSC Congress & Expo features introductory- and intermediate-level educational opportunities to help you on your journey to safety excellence.

“You can also take advantage of the Young Professionals educational track, designed specifically for the needs of today's safety, health and environmental professional. By attending, you'll learn from speakers under the age of 40, share solutions to problems faced by this emerging group and interact with other young safety leaders.

Sessions for young professionals are as follow:

Monday, October 22
2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

#22 Using the Latest Technology to Improve Safety (Intermediate)

#16 Safety Influence: Making Your Mark Without Leaving Scars (Intermediate)

Monday, October 22
4:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.

#45 The Worst Possible Scenarios: Crisis Management and Workplace Fatalities (Advanced)

#37 Navigating Through Generations (Intermediate)

Tuesday, October 23
2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

#50 Advancing Your Career as a Young Safety Professional (Intermediate)

Monday, October 23
4:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.

#92 Safety Certification 101 (Introductory)

Wednesday, October 24
9:15 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.

#99 Becoming an Effective Safety Manager: How to Bring Out the Best in People (Introductory)

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