Key Level Descriptions

Our conference brings a wide variety of perspectives to our attendees through specialized sessions. Sessions will be identified by experience levels in order to help you better navigate the conference. Levels are:

• (B) Two to five years of experiences is identified as basic
• (I) Six to 10 years of experience is identified as intermediate
• (A) 10 years plus of experience is identified as advanced
• (E) Executive level sessions

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Monday, June 29, 2009
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Session Sampling

565  C.A.S.T. for Succe$$

The C.A.S.T. Process is a systematic approach for improving your business operations. C.A.S.T. is successful because it addresses your organizationís work processing problems instead of blaming your employees. Learn how to create effective work processes that are dynamic, successfully optimizing the skills, talents and creativity already present in your organization. Remember, there is no one right way, only different ways with different results.

Instructors: Gaylord Yoshimura, Charles Pankow Builders, Honolulu, HI
Level: B I E

708  OSHA Challenge: Your Roadmap to Safety and Health Excellence

This workshop provides attendees with an overview of OSHA Challenge and its implementation while demonstrating how safety professionals can become OSHA Challenge Administrators and foster the development of excellent safety and health management systems throughout their industry. The panel discussion will include several stakeholders and their experience with OSHA Challenge.

Instructors: Patrick A. Showalter, U.S. Department of Labor - OSHA, Washington, DC
Brady Brown, Infinity Maintenance Services at Dow, La Porte, TX
Cindy Lewis, Gulf Coast Safety Institute, College of the Mainland, Texas City, TX

Level: B I

767  Best Practices Approach to Driver Safety

Historically, traffic crashes are the leading cause of death for American workers. Nearly 25 pecent of worker fatalities occur from vehicle collisions each year. Yet, driver safety rarely receives the same level of attention as other areas of employee safety. Once the problem has been identified, then what? Safety professionals must be familiar with the steps necessary to create a comprehensive fleet safety initiative that will improve employee safety. This session describes a 10-step, best practices approach that will help any safety professional create an effective driver safety initiative.

Instructors: James S. Costello, Advanced Driver Training Services, Inc. (ADTS), Trooper, PA
Level: B

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


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   • Safety 2009 Audio Sessions
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   • Safety 2005 Audio Sessions