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Safety Pros Open Registration for 2019 Conference

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December 12, 2018 - Registration is open for the nation’s largest conference for occupational safety and health professionals.


The American Society of Safety Professionals (ASSP), Park Ridge, Illinois, expects to draw more than 5,000 attendees from 40 countries to its Safety 2019 Professional Development Conference and Exposition. The event takes place June 9-12 at New Orleans’ Ernest N. Morial Convention Center.

Safety 2019 will connect workplace safety and health professionals to new ideas and each other. It will offer the industry’s richest networking experience and expose attendees to best practices, industry trends, and the latest product innovations.

Educational sessions provide practical information that safety professionals can put to use now and in the future. A survey of past attendees found that 98% would recommend the global conference to a colleague.

“ASSP members around the globe protect workers in every industry, so this dynamic event goes a long way in supporting their professional mission,” said Mary Silva, chair of the ASSP Professional Development Conference Planning Committee. “It’s a place to find real solutions to your top challenges while meeting and learning from industry trendsetters.”

Safety 2019 will be the 58th edition of the event. It will offer more than 240 concurrent educational sessions categorized by experience level and taught by some of the greatest minds in safety.

More than 600 exhibitors will present the field’s latest products, technologies, and techniques.

Attendees will experience a spirited plenary town hall and a mix of engaging general sessions, including an inspirational address from Olympic gold medalist Scott Hamilton who has fought through childhood illness, cancer, and recurring pituitary tumors.

All paid attendees will receive free access to more than 150 concurrent session recordings, enabling them to catch sessions they missed.

ASSP’s annual safety conference has not been held in New Orleans since 2005. The Ernest N. Morial Convention Center features America’s largest contiguous-space exhibit hall. It holds 1.1 million sq. ft. of exhibit space. The facility is a short walk from the city’s world-famous French Quarter and historic St. Charles streetcar line.

Safety and health professionals can register online for Safety 2019. To learn how groups from the same company can save on the entire conference, contact ASSP group coordinator Nancy O’Toole at 847.768.3466 or



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