Safety 2013A week before the American Society of Safety Engineers’ (ASSE) Safety 2013 conference and exposition opened for business at the Las Vegas Convention Center, registration was at more than 4,000 attendees.

The expo was filled by approximately 550 exhibitors taking up more than 89,000 square feet of exhibit space.

The show, running June 24-27, is on pace to be one of ASSE’s largest ever annual professional development conferences.

On the education side, hundreds of sessions are set on these 22 educational tracks:

Business Skills & Personal Development / Construction & Mining / Emergency Management & Security / Environment & Hazardous Material / Ergonomics / Executive / Fire Protection / Healthcare & Wellness / Hospitality / Human Behavior / Industrial Hygiene & Health / International / Oil & Gas / Regulatory Issues & Government & Public Sector / Risk Management & Insurance / Safety Management / Sustainability / Technical & Engineering & Standards / Training & Education / Transportation / Fundamentals & Spanish / Key Issue Roundtables

17 roundtables are scheduled for these topics:

Key Issue Roundtable #1: Fatigue in Transportation: Latest in Regulations & Research

Key Issue Roundtable #2: Mentoring & Coaching from the Common Interest Group (CIG) Perspective

Key Issue Roundtable #3: Overcoming Obstacles for Success:  Consulting Survival

Key Issue Roundtable #4: Transitioning from Military to a Private Sector SH&E Career: Help & Hints

Key Issue Roundtable #5: Tools to Engage Employees & Effectively Sustain Wellness Programs

Key Issue Roundtable #6: Boom or Bust of the Oil Industry: How Do We Safely Manage?

Key Issue Roundtable #7: The Future of Risk Control

Key Issue Roundtable #8: Sustainability 101: What Does This Mean & What's the Value?

Key Issue Roundtable #9: Power Communication for Women: How to Get Your Message Heard

Key Issue Roundtable #10: Emergency Management

Key Issue Roundtable #11: Developing and Mentoring the Young Safety Professional

Key Issue Roundtable #12: Integration of Ergonomics into a SH&E Management System

Key Issue Roundtable #14: Is There a Need for Safety Engineering in the Safety Profession?

Key Issue Roundtable #15: Best Practices for Fork Truck Operator Training

Key Issue Roundtable #16: Integrating Safety & Health into Green Construction

Key Issue Roundtable #17: Leveling the Global Playing Field: Developing & Implementing Valuable Metrics

Next year, ASSE’s Safety 2014 will be held June 8-11 at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, FL, the second largest convention center in the country.