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Media Advisory: Increasing Safety and Health in the Workplace Focus of Regional Professional Development Conference

Posted in on Tue, Apr 17, 2007

Atlanta, GA (April 17, 2007) — Media Advisory
Increasing Safety and Health in the Workplace Focus of Regional Professional Development Conference :

Atlanta, GA (April 17, 2007)

What: The 2007 Professional Development Conference (PDC), hosted by Region IV of the American Society Safety Engineers’ (ASSE), will provide ASSE members and the professional safety community with educational sessions on the leading occupational safety and health practices, strategies and regulatory issues. Region IV consists of 25 chapters throughout Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico. There will also be a half-day pre-conference seminar called “Fundamentals of Industrial Hygiene Monitoring”. The course will acquaint participants with basic principles and techniques, including noise dosimetry, area sound level measurements, and airborne chemical monitoring—including active sampling and passive sampling.

When: Pre-Conference Seminar- April 18, 2007

Professional Development Conference- April 19-20, 2007

Where: Renaissance Concourse Hotel, 1 Hartsfield Centre Parkway, Atlanta, Georgia, 30354

Why: The ASSE Region IV PDC will provide occupational safety, health and environmental professionals with sessions titled: Selling Safety to Upper Management, What Users of Temporary Staff Should Know, Reducing Motor Vehicle Risks Factors through, The Dynamics of Culture Change, Municipal Water Contamination and much more.

To register for the conference contact Jim Barratt, ASSE Area Director 407-905-5010 ext. 236, or visit

Formed in 1911, the Des Plaines, IL-based ASSE is the oldest and largest professional safety organization and is committed to protecting people, property and the environment. Its 30,000 occupational safety, health and environmental professional members manage, supervise, research and consult on safety, health, transportation and environmental issues in all industries, government, labor and education. For more information check ASSE’s website at

Note: Media are welcome to attend. Please contact Michael Belcher, 770-937-7379 or

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