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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Concurrent Educational Sessions

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Monday, June 29, 2009
Tuesday, June 30, 2009
Wednesday, July 1, 2009

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Session Sampling

637  Overcoming Organizational Barriers to Safety and Health Excellence

There are numerous tangible and intangible organizational barriers that can have a significant impact on safety and heath performance. These barriers in some instances cannot be eliminated. However, ways of addressing them at the very least need to be employed if an organization desires to attain safety and health performance excellence. These organizational barriers and the successful ways of dealing with them will be discussed in this session.

Instructors: Samuel J. Gualardo, CSP, National Safety Consultants, Inc., Salix, PA
Level: A E

630  Industrial Fire Brigades: A Review of NFPA Standard 600
Sponsored by the Standards Development Committee and the Fire Protection Practice Specialty

A major concern of industrial fire protection professionals is the protection of employees and property from the threat of fire in the workplace. This presentation will review NFPA 600, which contains minimum requirements for organizing, operating, training and equipping industrial fire brigades.

Instructors: Bill C. Greenwade, CSP, AIU Holdings, Inc., Dallas, TX
Level: B

638  Managing Diversity for Safety, Health & Environmental Excellence

Workplaces have people from different cultures and backgrounds. Diversity brings a range of attitudes, beliefs, values and behaviors that can challenge and potentially impede SH&E efforts. Discover ways to harness the diversity in your organization to build a stronger SH&E process and a more unified workforce.

Instructors: Luis F. Gonzalez, MBA, Topf Initiatives, Wayne, PA
Level: B I

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
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   • Safety 2005 Audio Sessions