ASSP Seeks to Educate All Safety Professionals with Livestreamed Sessions at Safety 2022

ASSP Seeks to Educate All Safety Professionals with Livestreamed Sessions at Safety 2022

The American Society of Safety Professionals will be streaming sessions at the conference this year so virtual attendees can experience them together in real-time.

At the end of the month, safety professionals from all over the country will be traveling to The Windy City to attend the American Society of Safety Professional’s Safety 2022 Professional Development Conference and Exposition. The event, which will take place June 27-29 in person at McCormick Place, is an opportunity for safety professionals to come together to learn, network and develop skills in an immersive environment.

Now, for the first time ever, ASSP will be allowing virtual attendees of to also be submersed in major sessions by live streaming them online so all attendees can experience them together.

“The broad access to Safety 2022 programming will reach thousands of safety and health professionals around the world who use what they learn to grow their career development and elevate safety at their organizations,” ASSP said in a press release.

The four main sessions that will be live streamed are:

Monday, June 27 7:30 a.m.

The Truth About Heroes: Being Your Best When It Matters the Most

Kevin Brown has taken an unconventional path to success. After experiencing failures in business and relationships, he was guided to a new path by a mentor who helped him define what he now calls “the hero effect.” He will explain how to be your best when it matters most, especially during a crisis. Brown will focus on four ideas that can move people from where they are today to a place they never imagined.

Tuesday, June 28 1:45 p.m.

How Equity Drives Safety Forward: Exploring the ‘E’ in DEI

Diversity, equity and inclusion play key roles in helping organizations achieve safety. While diversity and inclusion are well-known terms, equity is often the least understood. Equity recognizes that people may need different experiences or resources to achieve similar outcomes. A moderated four-person panel will help build an understanding of equity and discuss why it is important to worker safety and health. 

Wednesday, June 29 9:15 a.m.

Emergency Preparedness and Response: The Ripple Effect

Like a stone thrown into a pond, an emergency creates cascading outcomes. The ripples can stress an organization’s systems, workers, families and supply chains. Effects are felt throughout communities, particularly by vulnerable individuals. A moderated four-person panel will discuss how to improve a company’s emergency preparedness and response, and provide tips for working with public agencies during a crisis.

Wednesday, June 29 1:45 p.m.

Just Keep Pushing

Three-time Olympian Devon Harris was raised in a ghetto in Jamaica, learning how to push past the gangs and drugs by using the power of visualization to imagine greatness. His vision took him to the prestigious Royal Military Academy Sandhurst in England, and to become a founding member of Jamaica’s original bobsled team. His determination to achieve something greater carried him far beyond daily life in his challenging childhood environment.

“We’re excited about what’s in store for attendees, knowing they will be energized and well-informed to better protect workers in all industries,” said ASSP President Brad Giles, P.E., CSP, STS, FASSP, GIOSH, in the press release.

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Sydny Shepard is the former editor of Occupational Health & Safety.

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