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2013/2014 Professional Development Schedule

Please register for June seminars on the PDC website

Start/End Date Seminar Location Early Rate Cutoff Regular Rate Cutoff
Jan, 25-27, 2014 Corporate Safety Management Las Vegas, NV Dec, 29, 2013 Jan, 12, 2014
Jan, 28-30, 2014 Safety Management I Las Vegas, NV Dec, 29, 2013 Jan, 12, 2014
Jan 31 - Feb 1 2014 Safety Management II Las Vegas, NV Dec, 29, 2013 Jan, 12, 2014
Feb, 10-12, 2014 Corporate Safety Management St Petersburg, FL Jan, 10, 2014 Jan, 24, 2014
Feb, 24-26, 2014 Safety Management I San Diego, CA Jan, 24, 2014 Feb, 7, 2014
Feb, 27-28, 2014 Safety Management II San Diego, CA Jan, 24, 2014 Feb, 7, 2014
Mar, 24-26, 2014 Safety Management I Des Plaines, IL Feb, 21, 2014 Mar, 7, 2014
Mar, 27-28, 2014 Safety Management II Des Plaines, IL Feb, 21, 2014 Mar, 7, 2014
Apr, 7-9, 2014 Corporate Safety Management Crystal City, VA Mar, 7, 2014 Mar, 21, 2014
Jul, 14-16, 2014 Safety Management I Reno, NV Jun, 13, 2014 Jun, 27, 2014
Jul, 17-18, 2014 Safety Management II Reno, NV Jun, 13, 2014 Jun, 27, 2014
Aug, 4-6, 2014 Corporate Safety Management Baltimore, MD Jul, 3, 2014 Jul, 18, 2014
Aug, 18-20, 2014 Safety Management I San Francisco, CA Jul, 18, 2014 Aug, 1, 2014
Aug, 21-22, 2014 Safety Management II San Francisco, CA Jul, 18, 2014 Aug, 1, 2014
Sep, 15-17, 2014 Corporate Safety Management Des Plaines, IL Aug, 8, 2014 Aug, 22, 2014
Oct, 13-15, 2014 Safety Management I Cambridge, MA Sep, 12, 2014 Sep, 26, 2014
Oct, 16-17, 2014 Safety Management II Cambridge, MA Sep, 12, 2014 Sep, 26, 2014
Oct, 27-29, 2014 Corporate Safety Management Oklahoma City, OK Sep, 26, 2014 Oct, 10, 2014
Nov, 10-12, 2014 Corporate Safety Management Phoenix, AZ Oct, 10, 2014 Oct, 24, 2014
Nov, 10-12, 2014 Safety Management I Phoenix, AZ Oct, 10, 2014 Oct, 24, 2014
Nov, 13-14, 2014 Safety Management II Phoenix, AZ Oct, 10, 2014 Oct, 24, 2014
Nov, 11-13, 2013 Corporate Safety Management Denver, CO Oct, 11, 2013 Oct, 25, 2013
Nov, 11-13, 2013 Safety Management I Denver, CO Oct, 11, 2013 Oct, 25, 2013
Nov, 14-15, 2013 Safety Management II Denver, CO Oct, 11, 2013 Oct, 25, 2013

Math Review for Certification Exams

1 Day / .5 CEU

This workshop is specifically designed for those preparing for certification examinations (ASP, CSP, CHST, OHST) and needing a hands-on review of essential math skill areas. Tl-30X llS calculator included.

Learn:

  • Conversions
  • Dimensional analysis
  • Number manipulation
  • Shapes and formulae
  • Graphing
  • Algebra
  • Trigonometry
  • Operation of a scientific calculator

Calculators

Attendees will need to use scientific calculator TI-30X IIS in the Math, ASP, CSP, CHST and OHST workshops. These calculators will be provided in the Math Review seminar. ASP, CSP, CHST, and OHST attendees who do not attend the Math Review seminar may bring their own TI-30X IIS calculator or purchase one on-site.


Associate Safety Professional (ASP) Examination Pr

3 Days / 2.1 CEUs / 3.5 Safety CM Points, Approval # 09-2774

Gain the knowledge and confidence to pass the Safety Fundamentals ex-amination leading to the ASP designation with this review of SH&E concepts and test-taking strategies.

Learn:

  • Recognizing, measuring, evaluating, and controlling SH&E hazards
  • SH&E training and management
  • Business principles, practices, and metrics in SH&E practice

Certified Safety Professional (CSP) Examination Pr

3 Days / 2.1 CEUs / 3.5 Safety CM Points, Approval # 09-2775 / 21 CHMM CMPs

Prepare for the Comprehensive Practice Examination leading to the CSP through lectures, sample problems, and discussion on a variety of subjects essential to the three domains of the exam.

Learn:

  • Collecting, assessing, managing SH&E and security risk
  • Concepts of probability,statistics and basic sciences
  • Engineering:safety, environmental, occupational health and fire protection
  • Applied management principles, ergonomic analysis, risk management
  • Legal/regulatory and issues in SH&E and security
  • Workers’ Compensation

Construction Health and Safety Technician (CHST) E

3 Days / 2.1 CEUs / 21 CHMM CMPs

You will receive information on CHST education and experience require-ments for the certification and practice on 200 questions addressing the eight areas to be covered by the exam.

Learn:

  • Safety program management and administration
  • OSHA regulations and inspections
  • Training and orientation
  • Hazard communication and accident investigation
  • Inspections, audits and recordkeeping requirements
  • Job hazard analysis/pre-job planning

Occupational Health and Safety Technologist (OHST)

3 Days / 2.1 CEUs

This workshop will provide you with the potential areas that will be covered on the OHST certification examination.

Learn:

  • Fundamentals: calculator, mathematics, statistics, chemistry, physics
  • Engineering technology and control concepts
  • Basic and applied sciences
  • Law, regulations and standards
  • Data computation, recordkeeping, surveys, inspection techniques and investigation
  • Education, training and instruction

Managing the Business Aspects of Safety

3 Days, 2.1 CEUs / 3.5 IH CM Points, Approval #09-2781 / 21 CHMM CMPs

Practice techniques that will enhance your ability to manage the business aspects of your safety effort and effectively communicate the results.

Learn to:

  • Demonstrate business communications, ethics, legal liability and contract language
  • Develop strategic plans and statistical analysis
  • Align safety with the business aspects of
    • Financial management
    • Insurance and claims management-Human resource management
    • Risk management
    • Crisis management
    • Corporate security
  • Develop corporate systems for training,education and resource infor-mation
  • Interface with other areas of your organization that can support your efforts

Corporate Safety Management

3 Days / 2.1 CEUs / 3.5 IH CM Points #09-2778

Corporate Safety Management provides a forum to share challenges, craft solutions, and implement the necessary skills to be successful in positioning safety in your organization.

Learn to:

  • Design your safety management system to support business objectives
  • Influence and obtain management support for your safety efforts
  • Demonstrate business acumen and negotiation skills
  • Achieve work habits necessary for more effective safety management
  • Adjust safety efforts in response to corporate mergers, downsizing, rightsizing, and reorganizing
  • Benchmark your organization’s safety and health system

Safety Management I

3 Days / 2.1 CEUs / 3.5 IH CM Points #09-2776

Through examples,case studies and other resources, this seminar provides a foundation of fundamental elements and techniques for managing an effective safety system.

Learn to:

  • Establish accountability for safety efforts
  • Implement proven system elements and strategy
  • Satisfy the moral, financial and legal responsibilities
  • Develop policy statements and performance standards to assist the management team fulfill its safety responsibilities
  • Control Workers’Compensation costs
  • Create a budget for your safety efforts

Safety Management II

2 Days / 1.4 CEUs / 3.5 IH CM Points #09-2777

Review case studies to learn measurement techniques with recommenda-tions for implementation.Take this seminar as a continuation of Safety Management l or for strengthening an existing safety management system.Bring a copy of your current safety policy and rules.

Learn to:

  • Conduct an effective safety audit
  • Analyze the ethics of safety-related matters
  • Fulfill the expanded safety role and the expectation of your organization
  • Implement strategic safety efforts that will impact the system
  • Reinforce safety behavior in your organization

Delivering a High-Performance Safety Management Sy

2 Days, 1.4 CEUs / 2.34 IH CM Points, Approval #09-2779 / 14 CHMM CMP

Designed to assess the effectiveness of your system,this seminar evaluates methods and enables you to continuously measure your safety manage-ment efforts.

Learn to:

  • Evaluate safety management approaches, techniques and performance
    • Human behavior
    • Zero incidents
    • Six Sigma
    • International system standards
    • VPP as a model
    • Critical management activities
    • Managing safety for profit
    • Return on investment
  • Integrate safety in the management process
  • Demonstrate system effectiveness by measuring and interpreting results
  • Develop leading indicators, corporate-wide standards and international system standards
  • Implement safety design standards for new processes, equipment and systems

Reducing Losses from Occupational Health Risks and

2 Days, 1.4 CEUs / 2.34 IH CM Points, Approval #09-2780 / 14 CHMM CMP

Reduce the incidence of occupational illness by understanding the relationship between environmental issues and the overall safety and health system.

Learn to:

  • Implement practical approaches for reducing the incidence of occupational illness
  • Identify the most common environmental concerns and consider possible solutions
  • Recognize environmental issues and how they relate to the overall safety and health system
    • Risk Assessment Process
    • Process Safety Management
    • Waste Management
  • Employ and manage ergonomics
  • Manage major losses

Managing Safety and Health

2 Days / 1.4 CEUs

Seminar Description:
This two-day seminar provides a framework of highly respected best practices of recognized leaders in safety, health and environmental management.

Learn to:

  • Deliver best safety and health management approaches
  • Prevent and control losses
  • Manage occupational and environmental health risk
  • Measure performance of safety efforts
  • Maintain program quality

Instructor(s): Kathy A. Seabrook, CSP, CMIOSH, President, Global Solutions, Inc., Mendham, NJ

Thomas Cecich, CSP, CIH, President, TFC & Associates, Apex, NC

Zack Mansdorf CSP, CIH, Consultant in Sustainability, Boca Raton, FL

International Standards and Legal Requirements for Safety Management

1 Day / .7 CEU

Seminar Description:
This two-day seminar provides a framework of highly respected best practices of recognized leaders in safety, health and environmental management.

Learn to:

  • Deliver best safety and health management approaches
  • Prevent and control losses
  • Manage occupational and environmental health risk
  • Measure performance of safety efforts
  • Maintain program quality

Instructor(s): Kathy A. Seabrook, CSP, CMIOSH, President, Global Solutions, Inc., Mendham, NJ


Thomas Cecich, CSP, CIH, President, TFC & Associates, Apex, NC

Zack Mansdorf CSP, CIH, Consultant in Sustainability, Boca Raton, FL

Implementing a Safety and Health Management System

1 Day / .7 CEU

Seminar Description:
This one-day seminar to assists safety professionals in selecting and implementing the most appropriate SH&E system for their organization.

Learn to :


  • Analyze systems applicable to SH&E
  • Select the most appropriate system for an organization's needs
  • Implement a safety management system

Instructor(s): Kathy A. Seabrook, CSP, CMIOSH, President, Global Solutions, Inc., Mendham, NJ


Zack Mansdorf CSP, CIH, Consultant in Sustainability, Boca Raton, FL

Thomas Cecich, CSP, CIH, President, TFC & Associates, Apex, NC

Phoenix, AZ

November 9-15, 2014

Sheraton Phoenix Downtown
340 North Third Street
Phoenix, AZ  85004

Reservations: 800.325.3535

Rate: $179 single/double + tax

Rate cutoff: October 8, 2014

St. Petersburg, FL

February 9 – 15, 2014

Hilton St. Petersburg Bayfront Hotel
333 1st Street South
St. Petersburg, FL  33701

Reservations: 800.944.5500

Rate: $159 single/double + tax

Rate cutoff: January 8, 2014

Oklahoma City, OK

October 26- November 1, 2014

Sheraton Oklahoma City Hotel
1 North Broadway Avenue
Oklahoma City, OK  73102

Reservations: 800.325.3535

Rate: $129 single/double + tax

Rate cutoff: September 25, 2014

Las Vegas, NV

January 25-February 1, 2014

SeminarFest
Rio All Suites Hotel & Casino
3700 W. Flamingo Road
Las Vegas, NV 89103
Reservations: 888.746.6955

Rate: Sunday - Thursday
$65 single/double + tax

Rate: Friday & Saturday
$127 single/double + tax

Rate cutoff: December 20, 2013

Crystal City, VA

April 6-12, 2014

Hyatt Regency Crystal City
2799 Jefferson Davis Highway
Arlington, VA 22202

Reservations: 703.418.1234

Rate: $189 single/double + tax

Rate cutoff: March 12, 2014

Dallas, TX

March 9-15, 2014

Crowne Plaza Dallas Downtown
1015 Elm Street
Dallas, TX 75202
Reservations: 214.742.5678
Rate: $149 single/double + tax

Rate cutoff: February 5, 2014

 

Portland, OR

May 5-11, 2013
Crowne Plaza Portland Downtown/Convention Center
1441 NE 2nd Avenue
Portland, OR 97232
Ph: 503-233-2401 or 877-227-6963
Rate: $119 single/double + tax
Rate cutoff: April 2, 2013

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Orlando, FL

June 6-14, 2014

Safety 2014 Professional Development Conference & Exposition June 8-11

Pre Conference Seminars June 6-8

Post Conference Seminars June 11-14

Visit www.safety2014.org for more info.

Orange County, CA

September 15-21, 2013
Hyatt Regency Orange County
11999 Harbor Blvd.
Garden Grove, CA 92840
Ph: 714-750-1234 or 888-421-1442
Rate: $159 single/double + tax
Rate cutoff: August 22, 2013

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Hauppauge, NY

October 13-19, 2013
Hyatt Regency Long Island at Wind Watch Golf Club
1717 Motor Parkway
Hauppauge, NY 11788
Ph: 800-233-1234 or 631-784-1234
Rate: $129 single/double + tax
Rate cutoff: September 23, 2013

Denver, CO

November 10-16, 2013
Crowne Plaza Denver
1450 Glenarm Place
Denver, CO 80202-5024
Ph: 303-573-1450 or 877-692-6161
Rate: $155 single/double + tax
Rate cutoff: October 17, 2013

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Des Plaines, IL

ASSE Headquarters
1800 East Oakton Street, Des Plaines, IL 60018

For 2014:

ASSE Headquarters Seminars:
Lunch is included only at ASSE Headquarters seminars listed above. Listed below are a few hotels that are a short drive to ASSE. All of these hotels provide complimentary shuttle service to and from the airport. Transportation to and from ASSE is on your own. ASSE has not reserved a block of rooms at these properties.

Des Plaines Hotels
Courtyard Chicago O’Hare 847.824.7000                          
Extended Stay America Chicago-O’Hare-North   847.294.9693  
Hilton Garden Inn Chicago O'Hare Airport 847.296.8900
Radisson Hotel Chicago O’Hare 847.296.8866

Rosemont Hotels
DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Chicago 847.292.9100
Embassy Suites Chicago-O’Hare 847.678.4000
Holiday Inn & Suites Chicago-O’Hare 847.954.8600       
Hyatt Rosemont 847.518.1234

Chicago Hotel
SpringHill Suites Chicago O’Hare 773.867.0000

Atlanta, GA * February 25-March 3

Holiday Inn Atlanta Capitol Conference Center
450 Capitol Avenue S.E., Atlanta, GA 30312
Ph: 800.465.4329
Rate: $130 single/double + tax, thru 2/1

San Francisco, CA

October 17-23, 2014

Hyatt Regency San Francisco Airport
1333 Bayshore Hwy
Burlingame, CA  94010

Reservations: 800.421.1442

Rate: $179 single/double + tax

Rate cutoff: July 31, 2014

Seattle, WA

May 4-10, 2014

Crowne Plaza Seattle Downtown
1113 Sixth Avenue
Seattle, WA 98101

Reservations: 888.233.9527

Rate: $169 single/double + tax

Rate cutoff: April 9, 2014

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Cambridge, MA

October 12-18, 2014

Hyatt Regency Cambridge
575 Memorial Drive
Cambridge, MA  02139

Reservations: 888.421.1442

Rate: $239 single/double + tax

Rate cutoff: September 10, 2014

Addison, TX * November 11-17

Crowne Plaza Dallas Near The Galleria
14315 Midway Road, Addison, TX 75001
Ph: 800.377.9778
Rate: $119 single/double + tax, thru 10/23

St Pete Beach, FL * October 14-20

TradeWinds Guy Harvey Outpost
5600 Gulf Boulevard, St Pete Beach, FL 33706
Ph: 800.808.9833
Rate: $139 single/double + tax, thru 9/10

Baltimore, MD

August 3-9, 2014

Sheraton Inner Harbor
300 South Charles Street.
Baltimore, MD  21201

Reservations: 410.962.8300

Rate: $159 single/double + tax

Rate cutoff: July 9, 2014

Charlotte, NC February 6-12


Seminars will be held at:
CHS Airport Training Center
5039 Airport Center Parkway, Charlotte, NC 28208


Below is a list of hotels that are a short drive from the training center. ASSE has not reserved a block of rooms at these hotels. Please call the hotel directly to make reservations.


Comfort Suites Charlotte Airport Ph: 704.971.4400
3425 Mulberry Church Road, Charlotte, NC 28208


Renaissance Charlotte Suites Hotel Ph: 704.357.1414
2800 Coliseum Centre Drive, Charlotte, NC 28217-2394


Days Inn Charlotte Ph: 704.394.3381
3101 Scott Futrell Drive, Charlotte, NC 28208


Holiday Inn Charlotte Ph: 704.394.4301
2707 Little Rock Road, Charlotte, NC 28214


Sheraton Charlotte Airport Hotel Ph: 704.392.1200
3315 Billy Graham Parkway, Charlotte, NC 28208

Scottsdale, AZ (Prep/Exec Program) April 10-16


Scottsdale Cottonwoods Resort & Suites
6160 North Scottsdale Road, Scottsdale, AZ 85253
Ph: 480.991.1414
Rate: $129 single/double + tax thru 3/29

Chicago, IL Safety 2011


Pre & Post workshops and seminars in conjunction with SAFETY 2011. Visit www.safety2011.org for information.

Pittsburgh, PA July 10-16


Crowne Plaza Pittsburgh South
164 Fort Couch Road, Pittsburgh, PA 15241
Ph: 412.833.5300
Rate: $109 single/double + tax thru 6/7

Providence, RI July 24-30


Marriott Providence Downtown
One Orms Street, Providence, RI 02904
Ph: 866.807.2171
Rate: $129 single/double + tax thru 6/29

San Diego, CA

February 23-March 1, 2014

Bahia Resort Hotel
998 W. Mission Bay Drive
San Diego, CA 92109

Reservations: 800.576.4229 or 858.488.0551

Rate: $149 single/double + tax

Rate cutoff: January 22, 2014

Reno, NV

July 13-19, 2014

Peppermill Resort Spa & Casino
2707 S. Virginia Street
Reno, NV 89502

Reservations: 800.282.2444 (group code: ASSE713)

Rate Peppermill Tower: $89 single/double + tax

Rate: All Suite Tuscany Tower:  $109 single/double + tax

Rate cutoff: June 25, 2014

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New Orleans, LA October 23-29


Hampton Inn Downtown - French Quarter
226 Carondelet Street, New Orleans, LA 70130
Ph: 800.292.0653 or 504.529.9990
Rate: $139 single/double + tax thru 9/20

St. Louis, MO November 6-9


Holiday Inn Select Downtown
811 N. 9th Street, St. Louis, MO 63101
Ph: 314.421.4000
Rate: $99 single/double + tax thru 10/3


St. Louis, MO November 10-12


Crowne Plaza St Louis Downtown
200 N Fourth Street, St. Louis, MO 63102
Ph: 314.621.8200
Rate: $99 single/double + tax thru 10/19