About Safety 2013

Learn from the Best

As an SH&E professional, you are expected to have expertise in environmental management, ergonomics, industrial hygiene, product safety, Workers’ Compensation, construction safety and organizational management, in addition to the more traditional aspects of safety management and engineering. Over 225 sessions will be presented by the best minds in the industry to help you take your skills to the next level. Sessions are distributed among 19 topics;

  • 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

Tailored Experience

Our conference brings a wide variety of perspectives to attendees through specialized sessions. Sessions are distributed among more than 20 topics and identified by experience levels. By identifying the discipline and experience level you are interested in, you’ll be able to tailor your personal conference schedule and better navigate the conference. Levels are:

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.


Safety 2013 provides extensive networking opportunities at:

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. Earn up to 5.3 CEUs ,  and gain CM points by taking advantage of over 50 one, two or three-day seminars offered before and after the conference.

CEUs for Pre and Post Seminars

1 day = .7 CEU
2 days = 1.4 CEUs
3 days = 2.1 CEUs

Academic Forum

The 2013 Academic Forum will discuss the value of SH&E education and the Academics Practice Specialty will focus on research curriculum and experiential learning. 3. Eligible attendees are full-time academicians and members of the Academics Practice Specialty.

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

Continuing Education Credit

IACETIACET CEUs: ASSE has been approved as an Authorized Provider by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET), 1760 Old Meadow Road, Suite 500, McLean, VA 22102. In obtaining this approval, ASSE has demonstrated that it complies with the ANSI/IACET 1-2007 Standard which is widely recognized as the Standard of good practice internationally. As a result of their Authorized Provider membership status, ASSE is authorized to offer IACET CEUs for its programs that qualify under the ANSI/IACET 1-2007 Standards.

Full Conference 1.8

Full Conference without Wednesday lunch 1.7
Monday only – .5
Tuesday only – .6
Wednesday only – .6
Wednesday lunch only – .1

Description: http://www.safety2012.org/wp-content/uploads/2010/09/BCSP_Logo_150.pngBCSP Recertification Points: For Board of Certified Safety Professionals (BCSP) Recertification points and ASSE awarded CEUs are equivalent in value (e.g., 1.0 CEU = 1.0 Recertification Point) .

Description: http://www.safety2012.org/wp-content/uploads/2010/09/ABIH_881.pngABIH CM Points: This event contains 1.8 (Full Conference CEUs) of technical contact time, and is eligible for ABIH CM credit.

Description: http://www.safety2012.org/wp-content/uploads/2010/09/IHMM_551.pngIHMM CMPs: To determine the number of CMPs a CHMM may claim, visit the IHMM website.