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Webinar: Disaster Preparation – The Safety Professional’s Role in Planning for a Pandemic
April 16, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pmFree
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.
Deborah R. Roy rejoined the ASSP Board of Directors in 2018 after serving as a director-at-large from 2015-17. She is president of SafeTech Consultants Inc., providing safety training and consulting for global clients. Roy has more than 35 years of occupational safety and health experience and is a former occupational health nurse and past corporate director of health, safety and wellness at L.L.Bean. Roy will be Society president in 2020-21.
As a corporate executive at L.L.Bean, Roy’s innovative approach to safety resulted in the implementation of safety management systems at seven sites in seven years, significantly improving injury rates and reducing costs. She was honored as an ASSP Fellow in 2018 for her significant contributions to the OSH profession.
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. www.newpig.com
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
A Partner in Preparedness. From consulting with government agencies to providing personal protective products, 3M continues to be a global safety leader during domestic and international crises. https://www.3m.com