PARK RIDGE, IL — The American Society of Safety Professionals (ASSP) opened registration today for its live virtual SafetyFOCUS 2021 event. The 10-day immersive education experience will take place Feb. 8-12 and 15-19.
SafetyFOCUS is ASSP’s second-largest annual event, offering occupational safety and health courses in a full-day format on a broad range of topics. The areas of focus include business and leadership skills, personal development, certification prep, construction, ergonomics, fall protection, risk assessment and management, safety management systems, and training and education.
Attendees can earn up to 7 continuing education units (CEUs) to maintain a range of professional certifications while making lasting professional connections and absorbing relevant information they can immediately implement in their organizations.
“We continue our steadfast support of workplace safety and health professionals who are helping their companies keep workers safe throughout the pandemic,” said ASSP President Deborah Roy, M.P.H., RN, COHN-S, CSP, CIT, FASSP, FAAOHN. “SafetyFOCUS is a deep dive into continuing education with safety industry leaders who help participants build the knowledge and skills they need to excel at protecting workers in all sectors.”
ASSP’s Live Virtual Classroom technology will enable SafetyFOCUS instructors to conduct courses in real time from wherever they are located. Courses will take place from 8 am to 4:30 pm CT each day, providing all the benefits of face-to-face instruction without the travel time and hotel expenses. Attendees simply need a computer with a camera, audio and internet access to participate.
“Instructors can see you and you can see them,” Roy said. “It’s an engaging experience that allows you to ask questions and interact with other virtual learners in real time. It’s time well-spent to advance your safety career.”
Get more information about SafetyFOCUS 2021 and register for the event at SafetyFOCUS.assp.org.
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For more than 100 years, the American Society of Safety Professionals has been at the forefront of helping occupational safety and health professionals protect people and property. The nonprofit society is based in the Chicago suburb of Park Ridge. Its global membership of nearly 40,000 professionals covers all industries, developing safety and health management plans that prevent injuries, illnesses and deaths. ASSP advances its members and the safety profession through education, advocacy, standards and a professional community. Its flagship publication, Professional Safety, is a longtime leader in the field. Visit www.assp.org and follow us on Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn.
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