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Pre- & Post-Conference Seminars

One-, two-, and three-day seminars will be held before and after the PDC on June 22-28 and July 1-2.

Advanced Pre-Conference Seminars

011 Math Review for Certification Exams X      
031 ASP Exam Preparation Workshop   X X X

Pre-Conference Seminars

111 Math Review for Certification Exams X      
121 Delivering a High Performance Safety Management System X X    
231 ASP Exam Preparation Workshop   X X X
232 CSP Exam Preparation Workshop   X X X
233 Safety Management I   X X X
234 Corporate Safety Management   X X X
235 Risk Management for the Safety Professional   X X X
311 Auditing Safety and Health Management Systems     X  
312 Statistical Analysis of Safety Data     X  
313 Change Management and Leadership: Understanding the Dimensions of Change and How to Be More Effective As a Change Leader     X  
314 Critical Issues in Construction Safety     X  
320 H2S Train the Trainer     X X
321 Reducing Losses from Occupational Health Risks and Environmental Exposures     X X
322 Techniques for Hazard Recognition     X X
323 Incident Investigation and Root Cause Analysis     X X
324 Global Environmental, Health and Safety Management     X X
325 Basic Electrical Safety with Application of NFPA 70E     X X
326 Industrial Hygiene for the Safety Professional     X X
327 Planning, Developing, Management and Tracking the Organizational Performance of EHS Initiatives and Programs: A Mini Safety MBA     X X
328 CANCELLED - Safety Training to Impact Occupational Culture and Performance     X X
329 Creating Line Management Safety and Health Leadership     X X
411 Predicting Errors Using Human Performance Measurement Tools       X
412 Occupational Risk Assessment Strategies       X
413 People-Based Safety: The Human Dynamics of Achieving an Injury-Free Workplace       X
414 Creating a Positive, Proactive and Participative Safety Culture       X
415 Fall Protection in Construction       X

Post-Conference Seminars

811 Crane Safety Management   X
812 Techniques for Building a World-Class Safety System   X
813 By All Means Communicate! Improving Your Ability to Effectively Convey Your Safety Message   X
814 Training Supervisors to Become Safety Coaches   X
815 Advanced Fire Protection   X
816 Nanotechnology: Being Prepared for the Next Big Thing   X
817 Fall Protecting Your Workforce: Leadership and Behavioral Strategies for Preventing Slips, Trips and Falls   X
818 Confined Space, Evaluation, Entry and Rescue   X
819 The Business Tool Box for Safety   X
821 Safety Management II X X


Choose from 38 topics scheduled for pre and post-PDC seminars to:

All seminars begin at 8:00 am and conclude at 4:30 pm. Please refer to the grid for topics and the registration form for information about fees. Early registration is encouraged as some classes will be limited in size.

Certification Preparation Workshops (all pre-PDC)

Two sessions of Math Review for Certification Exams:

Two sessions of the ASP Exam Preparation Workshop:

CSP Exam Preparation Workshop:

Certificate in Safety Management

Executive Program in Safety Management

Seminars are applicable as electives for the ASSE Certificate in Safety Management and the ASSE Executive Program in Safety Management. Seminars qualify for .7 CEU for a one-day seminar, 1.4 CEUs for a two-day seminar and 2.1 CEUs for a three-day seminar. See individual seminar descriptions for CM and CHMM CMP approval.

To receive CEUs, attendees must be present for the education hours of the seminar(s) selected and participate in all learning activities provided by the instructor(s).

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.

Registration includes seminar materials, certificate of completion, coffee/soft drink breaks, and CEU recordation.

One Stop Registration

Please note, pre-conference seminar attendees who are also registered for the PDC will be able to pick up their PDC registration kit at the Pre-Conference Seminar registration desk.

Briefcases for PDC registrants will be available for pickup Sunday, June 28 at 10:00 am.

Certification Preparation Workshops & Math Review

Workbooks: A workbook is given to each attendee for use in class and for follow-up study. The workbook contains many sample problems, copies of the PowerPoint presentation used in the workshop, and additional definitions. This information will serve as a study guide for examination preparation after the workshop.

Calculators: Attendees will need to use scientific calculator TI-30X IIS in the Math, ASP and CSP workshops. These calculators will be included in the cost of and provided in the Math Review seminar. ASP and CSP attendees who do not attend the Math Review seminar may bring their own TI-30X IIS calculator or purchase one at the registration desk.

Future Conference Dates

Please join us at Safety 2010, June 13-16, 2010 in Baltimore, Maryland.

Don't miss out on the festivities of the 100th anniversary of ASSE at Safety 2011, June 12-15, 2011 in Chicago, Illinois.


Information about Exhibiting

ASSE's Safety 2009 Exposition attracts safety professionals from the top levels of management across the country.

   • Safety 2009 Expo


Virtual Expo

Can't make it to the conference? View products and services available from our Exhibitors online at the Safety 2009 Virtual Expo.

   • Safety 2009 Virtual Expo


Did you miss Safety 2009?

Purchase a CD or MP3 download of presentations from past Professional Development Conferences!

   • Safety 2009 Audio Sessions
   • Safety 2008 Audio Sessions
   • Safety 2007 Audio Sessions
   • Safety 2006 Audio Sessions
   • Safety 2005 Audio Sessions