New Orleans Franch Quarter

Gear Up for Safety 2019 in The Big Easy

Safety professionals from across the nation will converge in New Orleans June 9 through June 12 at the Ernest N. Morial New Orleans Convention Center for the Safety 2019 Professional Development Conference & Exposition.

For more than 50 years, the American Society of Safety Professionals (ASSP), formerly known as the ASSE, has hosted this annual conclave that puts the spotlight on what’s happening right now in occupational safety and health-—and where the industry is going. One of the most popular venues for conventions and exhibitions in the world, the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center has 1.1 million square feet of exhibit space and is the sixth largest convention facility in the nation.

The Nexus of Safety Innovation 

Attendees will keep ahead of the curve on every innovation in the fields of safety, occupational health, risk management and asset protection, from head-to-toe PPE including slip-resistant safety footwear, to computerized accident reporting and metrics, to micro learning and digital gamification software that make safety training more accessible and fun.

Of course, ASSP’s Safety 2019 provides one of the year’s best opportunities for industrial safety professionals to network and share information and resources, connect the dots and maybe even eliminate gaps to make their own safety programs more comprehensive. If you’re a risk manager, safety manager, HR professional or industrial hygienist, you’ll most likely be in attendance to partake in the education and thought leadership and perhaps even form a fruitful partnership with a fellow safety pro. 

Their goals: Reducing recordable rates and lowering costs associated to workplace accident and injury —including lost work days, high insurance premiums and litigation—and keeping the workforce safe and sound.

After Meetings, The Party Continues

Of course, before and after the meetings, Safety 2019 participants will take time to explore the pleasures and nightlife of New Orleans, that seaport city with an old-world charm and a timeless vibe like no other. Hop a streetcar and tour the stately mansions of the Garden District, or stroll the iconic French Quarter and drink in the sounds of live jazz and the redolent aromas of haute cuisine and southern comfort food. This is a destination where it’s just about impossible not to have a good time. 

See you in The Big Easy, and we’ll  “Let the safer times roll” (“Laisser les temps plus sûrs rouler!”)

For general information about the ASSP Safety 2019 Exposition, contact the ASSP at customerservice@assp.org or call 847-699-2929. 

Sources/Further Reading

https://safety.assp.org/about/

https://safety.assp.org/education/program-schedule/