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"There has never been a time when I have not walked away from these sessions without valuable information," said Scott Swanson, Senior Safety Representative, National Cooperative Refinery Association. "I consider both my active participation in ASSE, both the local and national level, as well as the certifications I have completed, to play an active role in my current position as well as possible future advancement within the company…"

“It is the only or one of a very few course curriculum that really addresses the experienced safety professional for that level of management.  The purpose was and is to help the safety professional understand the business relationship to SHE issues and their fit into the organization.”  Joel N. Tietjens, CSP, CSHM

Managing the Business Aspects of Safety

3 Days/ 2.1 CEUs

Practice techniques that will enhance your ability to manage the business aspects of your safety effort and effectively communicate the results. This seminar is designed to support the challenges of integrating a safety system into a company’s business.

Learn to:

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

Seminar Content:

  • Business Communication
    • Organizational and public
    • Information management
    • Communication methods
  • Strategic Planning
    • Planning phases and components
    • Mission and objectives
    • Measurement of objectives
  • Business Ethics
    • Ethics and moral code of conduct 
    • Ethical situations
    • How to improve communication
  • Financial Management
    • Key financial statements
    • Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002 impact on safety
    • Elements of a business plan and budgeting
  • Business Statistical Analysis
    • Control chart
    • Coefficient correlations, variation and solution
    • CHI square test
  • Acting as a Consultant to your Organization
    • Roles of a safety professional
    • Outsourcing
    • Management responsibility
  • Human Resource Management
    • Management styles and techniques
    • Population trends
    • Generations and characteristics
  • Risk Management
    • Control techniques and avoidance
    • Loss prevention and reduction
    • Financing, retention and insurance
  • Insurance and claims management
    • Indemnity, commercial, property and liability
    • Workers’ Compensation
    • Incident Intervention
    • Claims management process
  • Legal Liability
    • Claims of malpractice suits
    • Liability insurance
    • Being sued and Testifying
    • Avoiding exposure
  • Contract language
    • Classifications
    • Offer, acceptance or termination
    • Legal capacity
    • Hold harmless
  • Crisis Management
    • Causes, consequences and responsibility
    • Information management
    • Preparation and managing a crisis
  • Corporate security
    • Risk exposure assessment
    • Record issues
    • Terrorist threats
    • Executive protection
    • Competitive intelligence
  • Corporate Training Systems
    • Role and policies
    • Implementation
    • Enforcement 
  • Building Trust Throughout the Organization
    • Benefits of building trust
    • Promoting
    • Repairing
  • Work Exercises

Seminars Include

  • Continuing education points 
  • Beverage breaks (breakfast and lunch will be on your own)
  • Workbooks for each seminar
  • Personalized certificate is awarded as documentation of this achievement

Time Schedule

Seminars begin promptly at 8:00AM and conclude at 4:30PM each day.

Walk-in Registrants

Class size is limited. Please contact ASSE before coming to determine if an opening is available.

Cancellation Policy

Registrants canceling within 10 working days of the program will be refunded tuition less $100 fee. Registrants who do not cancel and do not attend the workshop will not have tuition refunded. A $25 processing fee will be charged for substitutions. ASSE reserves the right to cancel any workshop or seminar two weeks prior to presentation. ASSE reserves the right to substitute faculty should unforeseen events occur.

Special Needs

Whenever possible, arrangements will be made for special needs registrants provided ASSE receives 45 days advance notice. Please write a letter of explanation, your name and phone number, and attach to the registration form. ASSE will contact you.

Four Ways to Register

  1. Online
  2. Call +1.847.699.2929
  3. Download our registration form and fax to +1.847.768.3434 or
  4. Mail to : ASSE, 33477 Treasury Center, Chicago, IL 60694-3400 U.S.A.