SAFETY ENGINEERS’ BALTIMORE CONFERENCE TO ILLUSTRATE POSITIVE IMPACTS OF SAFETY ON BOTTOM LINE
Des Plaines, IL (November 19, 2007) — American Society of Safety Engineers Media Advisory
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SAFETY ENGINEERS TO CONVERGE ON BALTIMORE TO SHARE FINDINGS ON HOW INTEGRATING SAFETY IN BUSINESS INCREASES SUCCESS
What: Sessions on how integrating safety into the construction of Baltimore’s Harbor East contributed to its success; aligning safety with industry business strategy; designing out workplace hazards; successfully managing vendors; contract writing, and more, along with an executive forum and case study roundtables are some of the highlights of the upcoming American Society of Safety Engineers’ (ASSE) “The Business of Safety – A Matter of Success” Symposium to be held in Baltimore.
When: March 13-14, 2008
Where: Sheraton Baltimore City Center Hotel
101 Fayette Street
Baltimore, Maryland 21201
Why: ASSE and the Symposium Task Force are responding to members’ requests to increase their knowledge on business and leadership tactics. They have developed this symposium aimed at helping attendees achieve a high-level performance of safety at their company and how to align safety within their organization’s business goals. The symposium features 20 concurrent sessions on business tactics, negotiation skills, communication, risk assessment, cost-benefit analysis, influential leadership and other business strategies that strengthen occupational safety, health and environmental professionals’ efforts to make the business case for safety. The symposium’s feature speakers are recognized business leaders Chuck Martin and Roger Dawson.
The symposium will also feature case study roundtables where successful techniques for linking safety to the business goals of the organization will be discussed.
Contact: For more information or to register please visit www.asse.org or call 847-699-2929.
Founded in 1911, the Des Plaines, IL-based ASSE is the largest and oldest professional safety organization and is committed to protecting people, property and the environment. Its more than 31,000 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 please go to www.asse.org.