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WISE Webinar: Get Involved and Help Us Lead The Way

Posted: Apr 01, 2019

WISE Webinar on 4/25/2019 at 10:00 – 11:00 am CT (11-noon EST).

Registration link – WISE Webinar

Topic:

Get involved and help us lead the way. Barriers to participating in ASSP leadership roles. This webinar is designed to provide attendees with a fundamental understanding of how ASSP functions and where opportunities for engagement exist as well as address the common barriers we hear, that prevent members from getting more involved, including answering the questions of:

  • Am I qualified?
  • I’m so busy with work, my family, and other commitments – how much time is involved?
  • I’m interested, how do I volunteer?

Speakers:

  • Diana Stegall, CSP, CFPS, ARM, ALCM, CPCU, ASSP President – Elect
  • Pamela Walaski, CSP, CHMM, ASSP Director at Large
  • Jennifer McNelly, ASSP Chief Executive Officer

National ASSP Society President-elect Diana Stegall to speak at Tarheel Chapter meeting at the Charlotte Regional Safety & Health Conference

Posted: Feb 13, 2019

National ASSP Society President-elect Diana Stegall will speak at the Tarheel Chapter April meeting on Thursday April 4, 2019 as part of the 25th Annual Charlotte Regional Safety and Health Conference. Topics to include the recent re-branding of ASSP, the Society’s mission and identify ASSP initiatives, professional development opportunities and the value of Chapter service to the advancement of one’s safety career.

To register for the ASSP Luncheon featuring in-coming ASSP President-elect only: ASSP CRSHC Luncheon

To register for full Conference program including ASSP luncheon: Register CRSHC

ASSP – CRSHS 25th Conference Brochure 2019

The CRSHC presenters include Former NC Governor Pat McCrory; National ASSP Society President-elect Diana Stegall; Dr. Robert Emory, University of Texas at Houston; Dr. Timothy Ludwig, Appalachian State University; Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police, and a panel discussion with prominent Emergency Management Professionals. 14 total presentations, 18 speakers, 1.0 available CEU’s (application pending).

Chapter Meeting- February 14, 2019

Posted: Jan 28, 2019

Topic:  New ISO 45001 Standard, Occupational Health and Safety Management Systems

CEUs:  All who attend and were present at previous two Chapter Meetings (12/6, 1/3), will be awarded .3 CEUs.

Description: In March 2018, after a five year process involving more than 70 countries, a new international Occupational Health & Safety (OH&S) standard, ISO 45001, was published.  The standard seeks to set a new benchmark in global OH&S and will result in companies significantly reducing their workplace injuries and illnesses while dramatically improving employee productivity and quality, leading to increased profitability.

Speaker:  Edwin G. Foulke, Jr. is a partner in the Atlanta office of Fisher & Phillips LLP, where he serves as co-chair of the firm’s Workplace Safety and Catastrophe Management Practice Group.  Prior to joining Fisher & Phillips, Ed was the Assistant Secretary of Labor for Occupational Safety and Health.  Named by President George W. Bush to head OSHA, Ed served in that capacity from April 2006 to November 2008.  During his tenure at OSHA, workplace injury, illness, and fatality rates dropped to their lowest levels in recorded history.  For more than 30 years, Ed has worked in the labor and employment area, focusing on occupational safety and health issues.  He also served on the Occupational Safety and Health Review Commission in Washington, DC, chairing the Commission from March 1990 to February 1994.  Ed has been named one of the “50 Most Influential EHS Leaders” by EHS Today magazine for several years and named one of the “50 Most Influential EHS Leaders” in the United States by Occupational Hazards magazine. He is recognized as one of the nation’s leading authorities on occupational safety and health issues.