The Florida Chamber is offering safety trainings including CPR/FIRST AID, Principles of Occupational Safety and Health (POSH), Job Safety Analysis, Safety Inspections, OSHA Focus Four, and many more in the coming months. In-person trainings are held in Orlando at the University of Central Florida with opportunities for virtual training as well. Earn CEUs through these accredited courses backed by the National Safety Council and advance your career as a safety professional.
Emergencies can create a variety of hazards for workers in the impacted area. Preparing before an emergency incident plays a vital role in ensuring that employers and workers have the necessary equipment, know where to go, and know how to keep themselves safe when an emergency occurs. These Hurricane Preparedness and Response pages from OSHA provide information on how to prepare and train for emergencies and the hazards to be aware of when an emergency occurs. The pages also provide information for employers and workers across industries, and for workers who will be responding to the emergency.
Donors can establish a named academic scholarship or professional education grant fund through the ASSP Foundation. Scholarships and grants advance the safety profession and provide national recognition for the donor. The Foundation manages the administrative details of this program and works with the donor to provide qualified award recipients each year.
The WISE Mentoring program successfully connects today’s most talented and experienced women mentors with rising and aspiring mentees. This pairing is designed to encourage and empower mentees to more effectively advance their careers through alignment with identified business objective, skill development, career option consideration, and network formation. All discussions are strictly confidential between the two parties. If you are an SH&E practitioner seeking to chart a successful career path or a seasoned pro eager to share experiences and insight, please visit the ASSP WISE website for more information.