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Over 500 Health and Safety Professionals are Expected ASSE’s Kuwait Chapter Professional Development Conference and Exposition

Posted in , on Wed, Oct 26, 2011

DES PLAINES, IL (October
25, 2011) –Occupational safety, health and environmental (SH&E)
professionals from around the world will converge on Kuwait next month for ASSE’s
Kuwait Chapter’s Sixth International
Health, Safety, Security, Environment (HSSE) and Loss Prevention Professional
Development Conference (PDC) and Exhibition from  29th November 2011 to 1st
December 2011.

Taking place at Hotel
Radisson Blu, the Kuwait Chapter conference is designed to be the largest event
of its kind in the country according to organizers, with over 500 industry
professionals, and ASSE leaders expected to be in attendance.

In addition to a trade show, the Kuwait PDC will host
several interactive technical sessions, workshops, and symposiums conducted by well-known
international SH&E speakers including; ASSE President Terrie S. Norris,
CSP, ARM; Dr. Ahmad Al Shatti, Director of the Occupational Health Department
for Kuwait;  Hussam Al Kharafi, Chairman
of the Kuwait Society of Engineers; Bader Al Khashti, Managing Director of Research
and Development and HSE  for the Kuwait
Petroleum Corporation.

Norris, who is also the Risk Control Manager for Long Beach,
CA-based Bickmore Risk Services will give a presentation on ‘Preparing HSE
Professionals for the Challenges of Tomorrow’, and will also serve as the Chairperson
for a discussion with ‘Women in Safety Engineering’.

Kuwait’s Minister of Oil, Minister of Parliament Affairs and
Chairman of the Kuwait Petroleum Corporation Board of Directors H.E. Dr.
Mohammed Mohsen Al-Busairi will serve as the Chief Patron of the conference.

Additional key topics that will be addressed include; Fire
safety in buildings, Gulf occupational health and safety, Process safety management
(PSM) implementation, ANSI/API Standard 780, green building programs, Security’s
role for emergency management and disasters, and HSE regulations in Kuwait.

ASSE’s Kuwait Chapter was founded in 2000 as the country’s premier
voluntary, non-profit health, safety and environmental organization striving to
provide professional guidance, training, consultancy and resources to
industrial and social sectors in the region. In addition, the Kuwait Chapter organizes
international conferences, technical meetings, training programs and outreach
activities, becoming one of the most active professional bodies in the Middle
East.

To know more details about the conference and to do online
registration for the conference please visit www.assekuwaitconference.com.



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