ASSE OFFERS GLOBAL OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY AND HEALTH BEST PRACTICES AT SAFETY INDIA 2015
CHICAGO, Illinois (Sept. 30, 2015) – The American Society of Safety Engineers is proud to announce that the Honorable Minister of State for Science & Technology & Earth Sciences, Government of India, Shri Yalamanchili Satyanarayana Chowdary will inaugurate Safety India 2015 by sharing his thoughts on why this professional development conference is important to the future of India.
The two-day professional development conference and exposition runs October 15-16 at the Lalit Hotel, Mumbai, followed by one-day workshop on CSP/ASP Professional Certifications. This event will attract safety practitioners from a wide variety of industries including manufacturing, construction, oil and gas, automotive, IT, biotechnology and many others.
“The participation of Minister Chowdary and other prominent government officials from the Ministry of Labour and Employment of India should be a signal to all Indian safety professionals on the importance the government is placing on improving workplace safety throughout the country and advancing the profession in India,” said ASSE President Michael Belcher. “Safety India 2015 brings together the best minds in the industry globally who will share their expertise. Safety India 2015 will be the benchmark for all conferences to follow.”
Keynote speaker Rixio Medina, president of Rixio Medina and Associates, will give a presentation on how to run a risk-based process safety management system. There will be two global executive leadership forums on occupational safety and health featuring Johnson Control’s Vice President of Global Health and Safety Darryl Hill, Board of Certified Safety Professionals CEO Treasa Turnbeaugh, UL’s Vice President of Public Safety Mission R. A. Venkitachalam and Tata Group’s Chief of Group Safety & Health Suresh Tanwar.
Safety India 2015 is expected to attract hundreds of participants and numerous exhibitors from India, Asia, North America and Europe. For more details, updates, or to register for the upcoming conference, please visit www.safetyindia2015.org or contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
ASSE opened its first India chapter in March 2012. Since then, membership has grown dramatically with the addition of three new chapters in Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh and Telangana. ASSE’s first professional development conference took place in Chennai in spring 2014.
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