Opening Session: Building Safer Workplaces with Deborah A. P. Hersman, President and CEO, National Safety Council and Former Chair, National Transportation Safety Board; Michael Abrashoff, Former Navy Commander and Author.
The American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) is hosting a two-day Construction Safety Symposium featuring industry experts discussing the latest safety practices, innovation and risk management thinking from November 12-13, 2015 in New Orleans.
The American Industrial Hygiene Association® (AIHA) has released the official program for Fall Conference 2015: Sharing Solutions & Networking to Promote Worker Health & Safety, which will be held in Orlando, Fla., Oct. 24–28. The dynamic lineup of speakers includes Michael Rogers, who will present Monday’s opening session, “Envision Our Future: The Choices Ahead.” Known as the “Practical Futurist,” Rogers is a technology pioneer, author, and journalist who helps organizations around the world think about the future, covering topics such as change for organizations and individuals, blending technology, economics, demographics, culture, and human nature.
Safer workplaces result in safer communities. Why? Because workers take safety practices learned on the job back home and into their communities. In Oak Ridge, once a year, an event is held to ensure safer communities by offering free safety training to anyone who registers. For the fourth consecutive year, the Oak Ridge Business Safety Partnership (ORBSP), partnering with numerous businesses and organizations will host Safety Fest TN, a week of safety classes, safety seminars, a safety expo, and a community safety forum – all free of charge.
Getting to the fairgrounds: 1. Public transportation is recommended to get to the fairgrounds. From downtown Düsseldorf, Tram No. U78 goes to the North Entrance, Tram No. U79 to the East Entrance and Bus No. 722 serves the East and South Entrances. From the airport, Bus No. 896 connects to all fairgrounds entrances.
Nine months before the start of A+A 2015, International Trade Fair with Congress for Safety, Security and Health at Work, the show is experiencing strong exhibit space demand, recording further growth and adding a hall.
Statement by Bruno Zwingmann, President of the German Federal Association for Occupational Safety and Health (Basi), on the occasion of the 34th International Congress on Occupational Health and Safety, A+A (27-30 October 2015).