Disaster Preparation - The Safety Professional's Role in Planning for a Pandemic

Safety and health professionals face many challenges in understanding and responding to pandemics, especially COVID-19. In this webinar, learn what you can do to best guide your employer in strategically managing the work environment to protect all employees. Find out how today’s evolving health issue is different than the seasonal flu and other pandemics we have seen in past years.
 
Participants will gain knowledge and be better equipped to identify persons at risk, apply infection prevention and control measures, and optimize the use of personal protective equipment. Safety and health professionals with global responsibilities will learn how they can effectively manage their company’s worldwide coordination of activities during a pandemic.

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DATE:
April 16, 2020
TIME:
2:00PM ET - 1:00PM CT - 11:00AM PT

Speaker:
Deborah Roy, MPH, RN, COHN-S, CSP, FASSP, FAAOHN
is president of SafeTech Consultants, Inc., providing safety consulting for global clients.  Deb has more than 35 years of occupational safety and health experience and is past corporate director of health, safety and wellness at L.L.Bean.  She has been involved in pandemic planning and response to emergencies at worksites and at the state and federal levels for the last 12 years.  She wrote “Preparing for a Pandemic: Lessons from H1N1” that was published in Professional Safety journal in 2011. Deb has been providing webinars and podcasts to several organizations on the COVID-19 pandemic.  She posted an online article titled “The Safety Professional Role in Planning for a Pandemic on March 2, 2020. Deb is President-elect of the American Society of Safety Professionals.

Sponsors:
Columbia Southern University offers flexible online continuing education courses for safety specialists interested in taking the next step in their career. Earn CEUs while covering relevant topics including construction safety, OSHA policies, and industrial hygiene or prepare for the ASP and CPE exams. Learn more about our online safety degrees, workshops and CEU offerings. www.columbiasouthern.edu/safetyceu

New Pig is the number one brand that helps companies manage leaks, drips and spills to protect workers, facilities and the environment. A multi-channel, multi-brand supplier of spill control and liquid management solutions and industrial maintenance products, the company serves industrial, commercial, utility, military and government facilities worldwide.  --  currently keeping operations open to keep critical supplies in stock and available to ship same day; www.newpig.com

Honeywell
Safety that’s always on call. Emergency responders and recovery workers have to act fast, and they need to ensure their own safety before they can help others. Honeywell emergency services and personal protection solutions offer comfort and ease of use, so workers can focus on saving others. With the most comprehensive range of workplace safety products, Honeywell is your partner in disaster preparedness. https://safety.honeywell.com/en-us/industry-solutions/emergency-services 

Brady Corporation is an international manufacturer and marketer of complete solutions that identify and protect people, products and places. Whether it’s in a lab where samples are being tested or in a manufacturing facility, Brady provides complete solutions for the identification you need to keep your employees informed and safe in every situation. BradyID.com

Intelex Technologies, ULC is a global leader in environmental, health, safety, and quality (EHSQ) management software. Its scalable, web-based platform and applications have helped clients across all industries improve business performance, mitigate organization-wide risk, and ensure sustained compliance with internationally accepted standards (e.g., ISO 9001, ISO 14001, ISO 45001 and OHSAS 18001) and regulatory requirements. Over 1,100 customers in 172 countries trust Intelex to power their EHSQ initiatives. For more information about Intelex, please visit www.intelex.com

SKL Compliance
Skillsoft Compliance Solutions provides both workplace safety training and ethics training tailored to meet an organization’s unique, industry-specific requirements. Their advanced learning management system, Percipio Compliance, delivers an engaging user experience and robust functionality. With over 500 risk topics in 32 languages, Skillsoft offers one of the largest selections of compliance training to ensure organizations can effectively meet regulatory obligations, safeguard employees and encourage a culture of compliance. www.skillsoftcompliance.com

Moldex is proud to be a provider of comfortable, durable and effective personal protective equipment for healthcare personnel, first responders, critical infrastructure workers and those on the front lines. Whether in a time of crisis or calm users can depend on Moldex to deliver on their promise – Ideas that wear well. www.moldex.com

Avetta connects global organizations with more than 95,000 qualified suppliers, contractors, and vendors across 100+ countries. We support the continued growth of supply chains through trusted contractor prequalification, safety audits, monitoring, and more. With real results in reducing TRIR, our highly configurable solutions elevate safety and sustainability in every workplace. https://www.avetta.com/clients/health-safety?utm_source=OHS&utm_medium=Webinar&utm_campaign=CP-WP-20-04-10-OHS-Health-and-Safety-Webinar&utm_id=7010g000001dF99AAE

Duration: 1 Hour

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