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Virtual PDC 2021 Call For Speakers

SAVE THE DATE:

~*Wednesday, April 27, 2022*~

More updates to come on the ASSP Long Island Linkedin and website!

The ASSP Region VIII Long Island Area Chapter would like to invite presenters for the Long Island Professional Development Conference (PDC) to submit proposals. Our speakers provide attendees the opportunity to build professional skills and knowledge, tackle and provide solutions to new and existing challenges in the Safety, Health and Environmental field, and promote the development of new entrants in our field.  The PDC includes a variety of practical and technical programs which include management techniques and soft skills.

Speakers should design and practice their presentations to run inside of 60 minutes including the question and answer portion (e.g. 50 minutes plus 10 minute Q&A).

The outline for submissions is attached below. An actual copy of your presentation is optional.  You may type or paste into the outline itself for convenience.

Please e-mail completed outline in Word format to:

delaneykjones@gmail.com

Subject Line: Virtual PDC 2022

Thank You!

Discounted Wilderness First Aid, Survival Course and Certification

Join Survival Med, an affiliate of the Wilderness Medical Society for a live Zoom course taught by wilderness medicine physicians. This $35 interactive course will include live step-by-step instructions on dressing wounds and stopping bleeding, tying tourniquets, creating splints, treating hypothermia, improvising braces for injuries, demonstrating use of a basic medical kit, and more. To earn the Wilderness First Aid certification, you can take a short exam after the course (included in the cost). Additional information including available dates/times and registration details can be found at the following link:

https://survivalmedonline.org/wilderness-first-aid

LI PDC 2021 Presentations


Hello Long Island Chapter members! In case you missed it, here is the recorded video of our virtual professional development conference Session I of IV. In this presentation, ESH professional and motivational speaker Darryl Gaines discusses our event’s theme of “Reflect, Reframe, Refocus, & Recover” and the mindset that has been necessary to develop for safety professionals during this pandemic. If you wish to skip to the presentation, Darryl begins at 00:15:32. We hope you enjoy!

Session II of IV

Session III of IV

Session IV of IV

Welcome recent college graduates!

On behalf of the Executive Board for the ASSP Long Island Chapter, we wanted to take this opportunity to say, “hello!” and welcome the following new members to our chapter!

Vincent Aschettino, Abraham Boachie, Laury Felix De La Cruz, Trevor Gallagher, Jake Gantman, Bridget Garcia, Constantine Hartofelis, Kailah Konkel, Rachel Maass, Shivali Malkani, Joshua Pinals, Kristine Profeta, Daniel Rau, Christian Rodriguez, Keith Serin, Jack Soper, Chiagozie Uwazurike

 

ASSP Recognizes Five Next-Generation Safety Leaders

The American Society of Safety Professionals (ASSP) has selected its first group of recipients for a new award and professional development program aimed at advancing occupational safety and health careers while supporting the entire profession. Among the five recipients is ASSP Long Island Chapter’s very own Immediate Past President Anthony Marletta. Congratulations Anthony!

The group selected for ASSP’s Emerging Professional Award is:

-Matthew Herron, M.S., P.E., CSP, CPE

-Jayme Hobson, M.S., CSP, STS, CHST

-Jarred O’Dell, M.S., CSP, CUSP

-Anthony Marletta, M.S., CSP, ARM, LEED GA

-Ogaga Tebehaevu, M.S., CSP, CIH

The group will be placed into a yearlong professional development program that begins June 1. Each person will be matched with a mentor from ASSP’s past president and Fellows community. Highlights include complimentary registrations for ASSP’s annual Professional Development Conference and Exposition, Leadership Conference, and Leadership Development Experience.

Candidates for the award must be ASSP members who are under 40 years old or have fewer than 5 years of experience in the occupational safety and health field. The Society will recognize five recipients each year.

*More information on the award and recipients can be found at the following link: ASSP Recognizes Five Next-Generation Safety Leaders