Deadline nears for SafetyFOCUS education event

Occupational safety and health professionals thinking about attending this fall’s SafetyFOCUS education event from the American Society of Safety Professionals (ASSP) should register soon to avoid a rate increase. The regular rate expires after Aug. 10.

SafetyFOCUS covers a broad range of topics and helps workplace safety and health professionals expand their knowledge through collaborative learning to keep workers safe in all industries. The semi-annual hybrid event takes place Sept. 18-22 in Arlington, VA, and online. SafetyFOCUS is ASSP’s second-largest education event.

Using case studies, real-life examples and proven successes, expert instructors will explore key topics and provide new perspectives and strategies to help attendees solve real-world safety and health challenges and advance their careers.

Many of the one-, two- and three-day courses are standards-based and focus on business and leadership skills, certification preparation, fall protection, risk assessment and management, safety management systems, and comprehensive worker health. Attendees build their own schedule to fit their unique professional development plan, whether they are new to the industry or a seasoned professional.

In-person courses will take place at the AMA Washington Area Conference Center. Instructors will facilitate courses from 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. ET each day. Online education will be accessible through ASSP’s Live Virtual Classroom via Zoom. Participants will have the same positive and focused learning experience whether they attend in person or online.

Attendees who register for the full week of training either in person or online can earn up to 3.5 continuing education units (CEUs) that will help them maintain a range of professional certifications. Participants will also expand their professional networks and take away relevant information and practical guidance they can immediately implement to help their organizations prevent worker injuries, illnesses and fatalities.

Safety and health professionals can beat the upcoming rate increase by registering online by Aug. 10. Groups of five or more from the same company can save even more by contacting ASSP Customer Service at customerservice@assp.org. ASSP members save on registration and receive discounts on all of the Society’s education, training and workplace safety standards.

First-time attendees who have never been an ASSP member will receive a free one-year membership and complimentary memberships in a practice specialty and common interest group.

Stay informed of ASSP’s latest in-depth education offerings at SafetyFOCUS.assp.org.

About ASSP – Working together for a safer, stronger future

For more than 100 years, the American Society of Safety Professionals has been at the forefront of helping occupational safety and health professionals protect people and property. The nonprofit society is based in the Chicago suburb of Park Ridge. Its global membership of 35,000 professionals covers all industries, developing safety and health management systems that prevent injuries, illnesses and deaths. ASSP advances its members and the safety profession through education, advocacy, standards and a professional community. Its flagship publication, Professional Safety, is a longtime leader in the field. Visit www.assp.org and follow us on TwitterFacebook and LinkedIn.

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