ASSP Region VIII Long Island Chapter Virtual Professional Development Conference 2021

ASSP Long Island Chapter

When: Every Monday for the month of May starting at 6:00pm

Where: Zoom (Click here to register)

Theme: “Reflect, Refocus, Reframe, Recover”

Price: Free

*For additional details on event and speakers, click HERE to see brochure*

ASSP Long Island Chapter is pleased to announce that our virtual PDC 2021 has been approved to award .6 CEU’s to participants that attend all four sessions being held virtually on May 3, 10, 17 & 24, 2021. To receive CEU’s attendees are required to provide the following information:

For ASSP Members: Indicate member number, last and first name.*
For non-members, or members that do not have or are unsure of their member number: provide name; employer; job title; mailing address; phone and email.*
*We highly recommend sending this information before the event to Delaney Jones with the subject line “ASSP LI PDC 2021 CEU Information”

Complete and submit a PDC Post-Program Evaluation for each session (PDF file attached)

Please allow 8 to 10 weeks after the event for credit to be recorded in our system. Attendees can receive their transcript by logging into their account at https://www.assp.org/ or by calling ASSP’s customer service department at 847-699-2929.


  • Session I – Monday May 3, 2021:

Intro   6:00pm-6:15pm

Reflect, Refocus, Reframe. Recover: Essential Strategies for Safety Professionals

Darryl Gaines, CSM  (Keynote Speaker) 6:15pm-7:00pm

Q&A period   7:00pm-7:15pm

  • Session II – Monday May 10, 2021:

Intro 6:00pm-6:15pm

Occupational Health and Safety in Nanotechnology and Additive Manufacturing

Gary Roth Health Scientist – NIOSH 6:15pm-7:15pm

Navigating an Effective Construction Silica Health Program Roll-out during the Pandemic: Unique Challenges and Opportunities

Thomas Petralia MS, CSP, COHC 7:15pm-8:00pm

Q&A period 8:00pm-8:15pm

  • Session III – Monday May 17, 2021:

Intro 6:00pm-6:15pm

Worker Stretch and Flex Program

Lori Frederic, CMT CSCS, “The Movement Ninja”, Owner and Lead Consultant at Balance Biomechanics 6:15pm-7:00pm

Playground Safety

Joann Robertson CPSI CSP ARM CPCU 7:00pm-7:45pm

Q&A period 7:45pm-8:00pm

  • Session IV – Monday May 24, 2021:

Intro 6:00pm-6:15pm

Brookhaven National Laboratory – Safety in a Pandemic Environment

Steven Coleman & Michael Clancy 6:15pm-7:00pm

OSHA Update

Kevin J. Sullivan MS EOHS7:00pm – 7:45pm

Q&A period 7:45pm-8:00pm

Outro 8:00pm-8:15pm

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