Pre-Conference Courses

Via our live virtual classroom, we will offer 11 of our most popular pre- and post-conference courses. In this setting, you will connect real time with your instructor and other learners using your computer with camera, audio and internet access. These courses are a great way to enhance your professional development while earning CEUs. If you were already registered for one or more courses, ASSP will contact you to update your registration. Pre-registration and an additional fee are required for pre- and post-conference courses. All course start times are listed in CT (Central Time).

231 | Live Virtual Classroom: ASP Exam Prep Course


Description

Prepare for the associate safety professional (ASP) certification examination. Learn via lecture, solve sample problems and discuss essential occupational safety and health (OSH) topics.

Learning Objectives

  • Recognize OSH hazards
  • Measure, evaluate and control OSH hazards
  • Identify keys to developing and conducting OSH training
  • Recognize business principles, practices and metrics
  • Review BCSP certification requirements and scoring procedures
  • Prepare for testing
  • Identify topic areas where additional preparation is needed

Instructor(s)

C. David Langlois, , Langlois Weigand & Associates Inc.

Credit

3 Days/2.1 CEUs

232 | Live Virtual Classroom: CSP Exam Prep Course


Description

Prepare for the certified safety professional (CSP) certification examination. Learn via lecture, solve sample problems and discuss essential occupational safety and health (OSH) topics.

Learning Objectives

  • Apply concepts of probability, statistics and basic sciences
  • Utilize engineering concepts for OSH, occupational health and fire protection
  • Apply management principles, ergonomic analysis and risk management
  • Calculate workers' compensation
  • Identify legal and regulatory issues in OSH and security

Instructor(s)

Michael Weigand, CSP,

Credit

3 Days/2.1 CEUs

234 | Live Virtual Classroom: Implementing ISO 45001 Course


Description

Through a blended learning approach, develop the knowledge and confidence to successfully implement an occupational health and safety management system (OHSMS) as an integral part of your organization’s overall business operations and objectives. Organizations that adopt the standard as part of their business practices, goals and objectives can better protect their workers, brand reputation, supply chain and future growth on a global level. Your registration includes a copy of ISO 45001-2018.

Learning Objectives

  • Create a compelling story around developing and implementing an ISO-45001-compliant OHSMS
  • Explain the importance and value of implementing an OHSMS following the ISO 45001 standard
  • Define key terminology and guidelines related to the implementation of the ISO 45001 standard
  • Navigate the ISO 45001 standard and its main sections
  • Assess performance of your OHSMS, leveraging the success factors listed in the standard to continuously improve the process
  • Translate knowledge gained into an actionable plan for initiating your own OHSMS development and implementation

Instructor(s)

Vic Toy, CSP, CIH, FAIHA, Principal, Insyst OH&S

Credit

3 Days/2.1 CEUs

236 | Live Virtual Classroom: Corporate Safety Management


Description

Our interactive learning forum will enable you to share challenges, craft solutions and apply the skills needed to successfully position safety in your organization. Learn primarily through role-play situations and thought-provoking exercises.

Learning Objectives

  • Develop a safety management system to support your organization’s strategic and business goals
  • Effectively assess and measure your organization’s safety performance
  • Explore the influence of corporate culture and develop skills to effect changes that will make the organization more receptive to occupational safety and health efforts
  • Analyze appropriate adjustments to the safety effort in response to corporate mergers, downsizing, rightsizing and reorganizing
  • Accurately position the safety function within the corporate structure
  • Discuss how to effectively conduct industry safety networking and benchmarking
  • Practice effective business and negotiation skills needed for success in a corporate environment
  • Evaluate and practice personal leadership skills for growth and development
  • Analyze key initiatives for creating high-impact safety performance
  • Define and discuss best practices for safety performance enhancement

Instructor(s)

Sam Gualardo, CSP, FASSP,

Credit

3 Days/2.1 CEUs

237 | Live Virtual Classroom: Advanced Safety Management Methods


Description

Safety management no longer is a compliance-driven approach to systems, best practice thinking and concepts. This contemporary approach to safety is influencing the way safety professionals deliver guidance and direction to their organizations. Whether you are an executive-level experienced safety professional or an up-and-coming safety professional, you will develop knowledge and tools to greatly improve safety performance in your organization.

Learning Objectives

  • Manage organizational safety by applying methods established by recognized and respected contemporary management innovators, behavioral scientists and great leaders in organizations and occupational safety and health (OSH)
  • Provide another dimension to OSH management in your organization by applying strategy and techniques focused on risk, business and the reality of human performance
  • Deliver safety leadership that will build a connection with senior leaders and inspire workers to perform the best safety practices

Instructor(s)

James Skipper Kendrick, CSP, FASSP, President, Kendrick Global Enterprises, LLC

Credit

3 Days/2.1 CEUs

302 | Live Virtual Classroom: Auditing Safety & Health Management Systems


Description

Examine auditing techniques to better differentiate management systems audits from occupational safety and health (OSH) compliance audits.. Explore a methodology to assess the quality assurance of OSH management. Review the process of managing for continuous improvement, scoring audits, developing leading metrics and conducting interviews. Discuss how your organization can integrate tenets of ISO 45001 and ANSI/ASSP Z10 with OSHA's program management guidelines.

Learning Objectives

  • Define management and quality assurance principles
  • Develop a system and methodology to audit OSH management systems
  • Practice techniques for conducting interviews and scoring employee and supervisor interviews
  • Establish baseline, score and quality control for the audit process

Instructor(s)

Paul Esposito, CSP, CIH, President, STAR Consultants, Inc.

Credit

1 Day/.7 CEU

304 | Live Virtual Classroom: Manage Risk, Not Safety


Description

Modernize how you manage risk in your organization using a risk-managed approach rather than traditional regulatory management. Practice using different metrics to measure success, apply the systems management approach and explore the expanded risk universe, including areas such as insurance and security.

Learning Objectives

  • Shape your role as a manager of risk
  • Select and use new metrics for risk management
  • Define the concepts of risk and loss
  • Apply a systems management approach to more effectively manage risk
  • Create a development cycle for business planning

Instructor(s)

Gary C. Lopez, MS, CSP, FASSP, President, AJ Gallagher Risk Management Services

Credit

1 Day/.7 CEU

401 | Live Virtual Classroom: Implementing an ANSI/ASSP Z10 Management System Based on the New View of Safety


Description

Management systems are a powerful tool to continuously improve your occupational safety and health (OSH) effectiveness. Implementing ANSI/ASSP Z10 increases organizational communication and alignment by challenging long-held assumptions and replacing them with factors that lead to success. Designing system elements that fit together based on an organization’s characteristics leads to improvement. Safety emerges from the interaction of system elements such as leadership, employee engagement and planning, rather than the quality of each element taken separately. Your registration includes a copy of ANSI/ASSP Z10.

Learning Objectives

  • Apply new-view concepts—a systems-thinking approach to safety and health
  • Recognize employees as a source of safety resilience
  • Implement processes to learn from failures and successes to improve operational and organization performance
  • Apply systems thinking to maximize effectiveness when establishing and implementing a management system
  • Integrate elements of the ANSI/ASSP Z10 standard with other systems such as ISO 9001, 14000 and 45001, OSHA’s Voluntary Protection Programs and OSHA’s Process Safety Management standard
  • Align the standard with your organization’s sustainable growth and social responsibility initiatives

Instructor(s)

Jim Howe, CSP, President, Safety Solutions

Credit

1 Day/.7 CEU

404 | Live Virtual Classroom: Active Shooter for the Safety Professional


Description

Active shooter incidents are on the rise in the United States and present a considerable challenge for organizations, especially schools or other venues that are open to the public. Examine the steps any organization can take to develop a strategy for active shooter incidents. These steps include conducting threat assessments, enhancing building design; employee training; administrative measures to reduce the impact of an event; and types of exercises to test planned reactions. While total prevention is difficult, organizations can take steps to reduce the impact of an event.

Learning Objectives

  • Discuss how to develop an active shooter plan
  • Explore how to conduct a threat assessment
  • Distinguish steps your organization can take to “harden” a facility
  • Identify training you can deliver to reduce the impact of an incident
  • Review types of exercises your company can conductto test the efficacy of a plan

Instructor(s)

Gary C. Lopez, MS, CSP, FASSP, President, AJ Gallagher Risk Management Services

Credit

1 Day/.7 CEU

Number Course Wed. 6/17 Thu. 6/18 Fri. 6/19 Start Time (CT)
231 Live Virtual Classroom: ASP Exam Prep Course 8AM
232 Live Virtual Classroom: CSP Exam Prep Course 8AM
234 Live Virtual Classroom: Implementing ISO 45001 Course 10AM
236 Live Virtual Classroom: Corporate Safety Management 7AM
237 Live Virtual Classroom: Advanced Safety Management Methods 8AM
302 Live Virtual Classroom: Auditing Safety & Health Management Systems 7AM
304 Live Virtual Classroom: Manage Risk, Not Safety 7AM
401 Live Virtual Classroom: Implementing an ANSI/ASSP Z10 Management System Based on the New View of Safety 10AM
404 Live Virtual Classroom: Active Shooter for the Safety Professional 7AM

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