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It’s your chance to SPEAK UP! Do you have a lesson learned to share with fellow professionals? Are you looking to meet others with mutual interests? This year’s Key Issue Roundtables will be hosted by the ASSE Practice Specialties in areas of their particular expertise.

Monday, June 8

10:30 AM - 11:45 AM
Manufacturing Equipment Safety Best Practices

Sponsored by the Manufacturing Practice Specialty


1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Evaluating the Synergy of Engagement and Ergonomics

Sponsored by the Ergonomics Practice Specialty


1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Electrical Safety Standard Update

Sponsored by the Engineering Practice Specialty


3:15 PM - 4:15 PM
Food Production and Manufacturing as it Relates to Agricultural Safety

Sponsored by the Food & Agribusiness Branch of the Manufacturing Practice Specialty


3:15 PM - 4:15 PM
Impact of Marijuana Legalization on Workplace Occupational Safety & Health

Sponsored by the Military Branch of the Public Sector Practice Specialty


4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
How Will the Oil & Gas Industry Meet Its Short and Long Term SH&E Staffing Needs?

Sponsored by the Oil & Gas Practice Specialty


4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Zero Waste Initiatives: Identifying Elements to Obtain Zero Waste

Sponsored by the Environmental Practice Specialty

Tuesday, June 9

10:30 AM - 11:45 AM
Short-Service Workers (Focus on Temporary and Seasonal Employees)

Sponsored by the Human Resources Branch of the Management Practice Specialty


10:30 AM - 11:45 AM
Safety Implications of Chemical Disinfectants in Healthcare

Sponsored by the Healthcare and Industrial Hygiene Practice Specialties


3:00pm - 4:15pm
Decreasing the Relevance of OSHA-Driven Metrics

Sponsored by the Management Practice Specialty


3:00pm - 4:15pm
Successful Integration of Occupational and Non-Occupational Wellness Efforts: Successes Shared and Lessons Learned

Sponsored by the Health & Wellness Branch of the Healthcare Practice Specialty


4:30pm - 5:30pm
Emergency Management

Sponsored by the Fire Protection, Public Sector and Utilities Practice Specialties


4:30pm - 5:30pm
Risk Management and Risk Assessment II - What are You Doing to Move the Profession Forward?

Sponsored by the Risk Management/Insurance Practice Specialty

Wednesday, June 10

7:45am - 9:00am
What Services Should I Offer? Finding Your Practice Niche as an SH&E Consultant

Sponsored by the Consultants Practice Specialty


7:45am - 9:00am
Impact of Marijuana Legalization on Workplace Occupational Safety & Health

Sponsored by the Military Branch of the Public Sector Practice Specialty


11:00am - 12:00pm
The Power of Feedback - The Good the Bad and the Ugly

Sponsored by the Women in Safety Engineering (WISE) Common Interest Group


11:00am - 12:00pm
The Benefits of Membership in Common Interest Groups and Practice Specialties

Sponsored by the Blacks in Safety Engineering (BISE) and Women in Safety Engineering (WISE) Common Interest Groups and the Management Practice Specialty


1:45pm - 2:45pm
Supervisor Safety: Solutions to Stop Fatalities

Sponsored by the Mining Practice Specialty


1:45pm - 2:45pm
Establishing Safety Standards of Performance for International Executives

Sponsored by the International Practice Specialty