The NSC Expo, with the theme, “Leading Safety into the Future,” will be held in the NSC’s hometown of Chicago, Sept. 30–Oct. 2.
September 5, 2013
Some big names will be coming to the Windy City. The Congress kicks off Monday morning with appearances by Janet Froetscher, President & CEO of the National Safety Council, Kent McElhattan, Chairman, Board of Directors of the National Safety Council, and Jeff Woodbury, Incoming Chairman, Board of Directors, of the National Safety Council.
Those interested in being a presenter at the American Industrial Hygiene Conference and Expo (AIHce) in San Antonio, Texas in 2013 need to submit their Professional Development Course (PDC) proposal by September 1st.
The California Industrial Hygiene Council (CIHC), founded over 23 years ago to establish a legislative presence in the California State Capitol for the profession, has historically sponsored first rate EH&S conferences which-- draw dynamic speakers and conference participants into a robust dialogue on the latest EH&S initiatives.
Many of the thousands of attendees at Safety 2013 are making their way to booth 1185 in the Las Vegas Convention Center to vote in the Safety 2013 Attendee Choice Awards for the most innovative EHS products and services.
You can’t have an ASSE professional development conference without a presentation by Dr. E. Scott Geller, one of the safety circuit’s most popular speakers and a university professor for more than 40 years. “The Doc” is speaking this afternoon on “The Human Dynamics of Safety: 20 Safety-Management Errors with Simple Solutions.”
ASSE’s Safety 2013 officially opens with the usual pomp and circumstance this morning at the Las Vegas Convention Center. The opening general session presentation is by Peter Sheahan, on the topic of “Creative Strategies for Turning Challenge Into Opportunity and Change Into Competitive Advantage.”
ASSE’s Safety 2013 features a number of educational sessions on the topic of leadership. None probably will be looked forward to more than the session tomorrow (Tuesday) afternoon on “Transformational Leadership - A Key Element in the Journey to World Class.” Transformational Leadership is a fancy term, but the presentation here is real world, involving
Risk assessment. The Future of Risk Control. Integrated Risk Management. Risk Management and Product Safety. Risk Management and Risk Elimination. Risk Management Forum. Risk Factors. Risk Management 101. Risk Managers From Mars. “We have 15 risk-related sessions at Safety 2013,” says incoming American Society of Safety Engineers’ President Kathy A. Seabrook, CSP, president of Global Solutions, Inc. “You are right to think ‘risk’ is a focus for the safety profession.“
A 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.
Among the articles in the April 2020 issue of ISHN Magazine, we get some expert advice on how to strengthen safety by emphasizing equipment reliability, discuss the methods that really work to identify hazards, consider ergonomic options in the materials handling industry, and much more.