Home » Pre-conference seminars give Safety 2013 early birds extra learning opportunities
Although Safety 2013 is officially scheduled to begin on June 24th, a variety of pre-conference seminars provide some compelling reasons for arriving in Las Vegas a few days early. Early birds will not only have an opportunity to enhance their knowledge; they'll also be able to earn Continuing Education Credits (CEUs).
A Math Review for Certification Exams on Friday, June 21 offers an intensive review of essential math skills, for those getting ready to take ASP, CSP, CHST and OHST exams. Included in the one day course: conversions - SI and English conversions of mass, length and time; dimensional analysis - multi-step conversions (e.g., converting miles per hour to feet per second, pounds to micrograms); number manipulation - exponents, scientific notation, significant digits, answer accuracy and rounding and logarithms; shapes and formulae - area, circumference and volume of rectangles, triangles, circles, trapezoids, cubes and cylinders; graphing - two dimensional graphing of linear, exponential, trigonometric and logarithmic functions; algebra - laws and concepts, word problems; trigonometry - right angles, trigonometry functions and word problems; operation of a scientific calculator.
There's also a two-day course entitled, Reducing Losses from Occupational Health Risks and Environmental Exposures, as well as ASP, CSP and CHMM exam preparation workshops.
Looking for the fundamentals of how to manage an effective safety system? Safety Management I runs June 22-24 and covers techniques for establishing accountability for safety efforts; effective, proven system elements of a safety management system; strategies for each element.
Corporate Safety Management is for the safety professional who is facing the challenges of management responsibility in the corporate world. If you have recently joined the corporate management team or would like to enhance your business skills, this seminar will provide you with the steps to success in these areas. You will also learn how to make safety a key function of the overall business process of your organization.
Among the articles in the October 2020 issue of ISHN Magazine, we answer questions on dangerous dusts, discuss respiratory protection programs and the risks and benefits of smoke tubes, and learn how to get creative with training programs.