ASSP Announces New Live Virtual Classroom Model

Now, ASSP classes will welcome virtual participants through two-way video projection, making it easier for students in their home and office to get a safety education.

The possibilities with technology are truly endless. Now, ASSP classes for safety training are open to virtual participants using two-way video projections. A safety professional from their home or office can now tune in to a class lecture, participate in group discussions, and get all the benefits from face-to-face instruction that an in-classroom students does.

This new learning option is called Live Virtual Classroom. As director of professional development Chris Ballman said, “We’re removing barriers and making it easier than ever to receive high-quality continuing education that can help advance your safety career. It’s a next-generation approach to educating groups of safety professionals across the country and around the world, and we’re really excited about it.”

Virtual participants must have a computer equipped with webcam and audio and have Internet access. On the day of the course, technical support will be available by phone to help participants get set up should they have trouble.

This month, the Live Virtual Classroom will debut with the following five instructor-led safety courses, held in Dallas:

  • Advanced Safety Management Methods on Oct. 7-9. Whether the learner is a safety executive or emerging safety professional, the three-day course will help participants develop the knowledge and tools to improve safety performance in any organization. Strategies focus on risk, business, and the reality of human performance.
  • Influential Leadership Skills on Oct. 10-11. Safety professionals must influence executive management through effective guidance. The two-day course will help participants learn the principles of leadership, strategic thinking, and planning while discussing techniques for influencing management.
  • Math Review on Oct. 21. The course will provide an extensive overview of the math skills required on safety certification exams. Participants will practice solving challenging math questions.
  • ASP Exam Prep Course on Oct. 22-24. Participants will engage in preparation for the associate safety professional (ASP) examination required for ASP certification. The course will involve lectures, sample problem-solving, and a discussion of essential occupational safety and health topics.
  • CSP Exam Prep Course on Oct. 22-24. Participants will engage in preparation for the certified safety professional (CSP) examination required for CSP certification. The course will involve lectures, sample problem-solving and a discussion of essential occupational safety and health topics.

ASSP offers a handful of other educational resources. Safety professionals can visit them at For more information, read ASSP’s article.

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