Many occupational safety and health (OSH) professionals take significant steps in their careers year after year because of a unique education event that empowers them to dig deeper, achieve their professional development goals, and engage in a vibrant community of their peers.
The world’s oldest professional safety society, founded more than 100 years ago, will adopt a new name following a historic membership vote that was overwhelmingly in favor of the change. The American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) will become the American Society of Safety Professionals (ASSP) next year when it unveils a redesigned website in conjunction with Safety 2018 in San Antonio. The switch was approved by 74 percent of voting members.
The final numbers are in, and the American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) has officially held its biggest safety conference and exposition in the event’s 56-year history. ASSE’s Safety 2017 Professional Development Conference & Exposition in Denver attracted 5,244 attendees and 640 exhibitors in June, easily surpassing its previous highs.
The American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) on Tuesday honored Samantha J. Horseman from Saudi Arabia with its 2017 Award for Innovation in Occupational Safety Management during a ceremony at the Safety 2017 Professional Development Conference & Exposition at the Colorado Convention Center. The award honors those who bring creativity to managing safety in the workplace. Her winning innovation is a driver safety management system called Intellisense, which incorporates a dynamic mix of sound science and proven engineering principles to reduce traffic accidents.
The American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) and Sinopec International Petroleum Service Corporation today signed a bilateral agreement for cooperation during Safety 2017, ASSE’s flagship professional development conference and exposition at the Colorado Convention Center.
Economic downturns, ergonomics debate, going paperless, proposal writing, fatigued driving, risk assessment — many of these issues concern safety professionals. Those and others are up for discussion during this year’s roundtables hosted by the ASSE Practice Specialties and Common Interest Groups.
There are a few general sessions at Safety 2017 that cater to all industries and types of employees. Tuesday morning’s opening general session is called “True Success: The art of Achievement in Times of Change,” and is being presented by Tom Morris, one of the world's top public philosophers and pioneering business thinkers.
The American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) says this year’s turnout will rank No. 1 in the event’s 56-year history. ASSE’s Safety 2017 Professional Development Conference & Exposition has topped its records for registered attendance and exhibitors.