ASSE Free Webcast With OSHA’s Dr. Michaels On Safety Incentives Now Available
Des Plaines, IL (May 13, 2010) — The American Society of Safety Engineers’ (ASSE) free hour-long webinar held Wednesday, May 12 featuring Secretary of Labor for OSHA, Dr. David Michaels, on the issue of safety incentives is available for all to listen at http://eventcenter.commpartners.com/se/Meetings/Playback.aspx?meeting.id=504812.
The free webcast conversation with the new assistant secretary is titled “A Conversation with Assistant Secretary for OSHA Dr. David Michaels – What to Do About Safety Incentives?” About 1500 people registered for the event where Assistant Secretary Michaels answered questions and responded to comments from ASSE members and others on the topic of how to determine the difference between appropriate and inappropriate safety incentives in the workplace and how to address inappropriate incentives. Dr. Michaels expressed an interest in talking with the safety and health profession about the challenging issues OSHA and the occupational safety and health profession are facing. He said he looks forward to talking with ASSE members at the ASSE Safety 2010 Professional Development Conference to be held this June 13-16 in Baltimore. Dr. Michaels will be the plenary speaker on Monday, June 14.
Founded in 1911, the Des Plaines, IL-based ASSE is the oldest professional safety organization and is committed to protecting people, property and the environment. Its more than 32,000 occupational safety, health and environmental professional members lead, manage, supervise, research and consult on safety, health, transportation and environmental issues in all industries, government, labor, health care and education. For more information please go to www.asse.org.