The American Society of Safety Engineers Reports on Safety 2017

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

(Park Ridge, IL) The American Society of Safety Engineers proudly announces the dates for Safety 2017, the industry’s must-attend event. The Safety 2017 Professional Development Conference & Exposition will take place Monday, June 19 thru Thursday, June 22 at the Colorado Convention Center in Denver, Colorado. Individuals wishing to know more about the event, the program offered and the pre/post seminars may visit for more information.

“Current standards require safety professionals have expertise in a wide variety of areas. This includes industrial hygiene, environmental management, risk management and more, and this is in addition to the more traditional aspects of safety management. With the help of Safety 2017, a safety professional will find they can take part in continuing education classes and remain relevant in their profession,” Ian Phillips, spokesperson for The American Society of Safety Engineers, announces.

The conference provides information on the latest trends and how an organization can implement them in their current work setting. Over a three day period, participants immerse themselves in almost 20 hours of IACET accredited education. The information is formatted as concurrent and flash sessions, panels on various topics relevant to a company’s situation and roundtables.

“Time is of the essence for many safety professionals, and this event is a great way to obtain a wealth of information in a short period of time. Participants do more than simply take part in the various sessions, as the conference provides a way to connect with others in the industry. These connections are often as beneficial as the information obtained over the three day period,” Phillips continues.

The event offers more than 240 concurrent sessions, all presented by industry leaders. Twenty subject areas are addressed in these sessions, from transportation to construction. Participants learn more about what is taking place in the industry, strategies peers are implementing with success and how others tackle challenges a company may be facing. With the help of this professional development conference and exposition, individuals find they learn new solutions and strategies to solve problems they are facing.

“The conference is expected to have more than 4,000 OSH professionals attending. All will learn about the latest technology available for use, methods for advancing safety efforts and best practices in the industry. For more than 50 years now, the conference has been offering training at the introductory, intermediate and advanced levels, and attendees know they can count on first-class training and education. You can learn more by visiting While on the site, be sure to sign up, as you don’t want to miss this amazing event,” Phillips states.

About The American Society of Safety Engineers:

Founded in 1911, the American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) serves as the world’s oldest professional safety society. ASSE promotes the expertise, leadership and commitment of its members, while providing them with professional development, advocacy and standards development. In addition, it sets the occupational safety, health and environmental community’?s standards for excellence and ethics.

The global association currently represents more than 36,000 members worldwide and serves as a visible advocate for OSH professionals, doing so through proactive government affairs at every level. In addition, they advocate in member-led relationships with key federal safety and health agencies. Members create safer work environments by preventing injuries, illnesses and fatalities on the job. In addition to recording less lost time and lower workers’ compensation costs, companies with strong safety performance find they enjoy a boost in productivity, a better reputation and increased employee satisfaction.

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