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(Park Ridge, Illinois)– More than a century ago, the American Society of Safety Engineers ( was founded as a bridge between America’s workforce and its leaders. Since that time, the company has grown to include more than 37,000 OSH professionals around the world and branched out into 150 chapters, eight regions, 40 sections and 70 student sections globally. In line with the ASSE’s overall goals of promoting and improving safety in the workplace, Digital Marketing Director Ian Phillips has released the company’s latest itinerary of events for the coming months.
Said Phillips, “ASSE is dedicated to advocacy as well as professional development. We’ve set the standards for excellence and ethics in the occupational safety, health and environmental community. In doing so, we’ve aided in preventing workplace fatalities, injuries and illnesses; reducing lost time and workers’ compensation costs; increasing productivity and boosting employee satisfaction ratings for our members and non-members alike. This year’s events are the latest extension of our goals.”
Later this month, the ASSE-hosted Center for Safety and Health Sustainability will be presenting the findings of its recent studies surrounding human capital and corporate financial performance to stakeholders during a CSHS workshop in Chicago. Among other upcoming events is the annual Safety 2017 Professional Development Conference and Exposition to be held in Denver at the Colorado Convention Center. This year’s conference and expo is set for June 19 through 22 with a range of speakers, educational opportunities and other resources being extended to attendees. Those interested may register or request further information or via the ASSE website,
An array of live webinars geared toward various industries are likewise scheduled for the months to come. Certificate programs currently being offered through ASSE include the Certificate in Safety Management, Global Safety Management and Risk Assessment as well as the Executive Program in Safety Management and ISO 45001. CSP, ASP, CHST, OHST and math review certification preparation workshops will be held across the United States with on-demand learning also provided. More in-depth details regarding these and other events are available at
Concluded Phillips, “Aside from those events, we hold a variety of additional seminars throughout the year and offer an ongoing list of continuing education opportunities. We’d also like employers to keep in mind we have top professionals and instructors available for on-site training. Information on scheduling, pricing and other aspects can be obtained through our education department. Our mission is to provide a wealth of education and resources for our members and their teams, and our events are all designed to further these efforts.”
About the American Society of Safety Engineers:
Founded in 1911, the American Society of Safety Engineers is the world’s oldest professional safety society. ASSE promotes the expertise, leadership and commitment of its members while providing them with advocacy as well as professional and standards development. A global association of occupational safety professionals, the organization also advocates for OSH professionals through proactive government affairs at the federal and state levels and in member-led relationships with key federal safety and health agencies.
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