About Safety 2012

Safety 2012 Exposition takes place June 3-5, 2012 at Colorado Convention Center.

Come to the Mile High City and enjoy blue sky and big mountains in a walkable,
sophisticated urban setting only minutes away from outdoor adventure. Denver offers
something for everyone: casual brew pubs and glamorous night clubs; steak houses and
haute cuisine; museums and eight professional sports teams; mountain peaks, raging
rivers and shopping malls. Take advantage of the business opportunities of Safety 2012
while sampling the wide range of experiences available in this unique, Western city.

Executive Summit

The Executive Summit Panel will discuss senior management’s views on the importance of employee safety and health and the expectations business and industry leaders have on the role of safety and health professionals. Understanding the perspective of executives at the highest levels of their organizations is a critical element of success for safety and health professionals. The panel, moderated by a practicing safety professional, will include questions submitted by attendees.

Key Issue Roundtables

Join the discussion and share your ideas, challenges and successes in each moderated session. The roundtable sessions will be conducted during the concurrent session periods and limited seating is available, first-come, first-served.

Executive Track

New this year is an Executive Track! Specific sessions in all periods of the program are identified as having specific interest at the executive level. Bring your boss and participate in a learning experience that can help you improve your organization.

Topic Tracks

  • Safety Management
  • Technical / Engineering / Standards
  • Regulatory Issues / Government
  • Career / Personal Development
  • International Issues
  • Ergonomics
  • Risk Management / Insurance
  • Construction / Mining
  • Environment / Hazardous Material
  • Transportation
  • Business Skills
  • Fire Protection
  • Consulting
  • Health / Industrial Hygiene
  • Healthcare
  • Training / Education
  • Emergency Management / Security
  • Spanish Language Sessions
  • Executive

Fundamentals Program

This program offers an excellent introduction to a broad range of topics and up and coming insight for the safety professional.
  • Overview of Regulatory Compliance
  • Hazard Identification and Control
  • Workplace Health
  • Basic Safety Management
  • Risk Management
  • Fire Protection
  • Environment

Pre- and Post-Conference Seminars

Maximize your learning opportunities by attending ASSE’s Pre- and Post-conference seminars and workshops to give you the opportunity to take action on advancing your career and earn additional CEU/COCs. You can also gain extra CM points and CMPs by taking advantage of the 42 one, two or three-day seminars offered before and after the Conference.

Academic Forum

An Academic Forum will be held at Safety 2012. Eligible attendees are full-time academicians and members of the Academics Practice Specialty.


Safety 2012 provides extensive networking opportunities at:

Membership & Chapter Programs

Spanish Sessions

Sessions in Spanish are planned for the program as well as other sessions addressing the safety and health of Spanish speaking workers