Health and safety practices are always evolving, and we want to help you keep up with the latest industry trends, regulatory updates, and innovations so that you can continue to improve your company’s programs.
There are several excellent H&S events coming up this year that can help you gain valuable insights, meet with old and new friends, and ensure the world is a safe place to be. Attending these H&S events can help make sure you never drop the ball, miss something, or get behind the times.
From interactive sessions to inspiring presentations to networking opportunities, here’s a list of health and safety conferences and events that you don’t want to miss in 2018.
NSC SOUTHERN SAFETY CONFERENCE & EXPO
Dates: Apr. 11-13, 2018
Location: Ernest N. Morial Convention Center, 900 Convention Center Blvd, New Orleans, LA 70130
Event Details: The NSC Southern Safety Conference & Expo is an annual event for professionals looking to improve safety in their organizations. Top safety leaders will discuss OSHA violations, what they are and how to deal with them, injury statistics, and other health and safety challenges to be aware of.
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AMERICAN INDUSTRIAL HYGIENE CONFERENCE & EXPO (AIHCE) 2018
Dates: May 21-23, 2018
Location: Pennsylvania Convention Center, 1101 Arch Street, Philadelphia, PA 19107
Event Details: This annual event is packed with professional development courses and educational sessions to help EHS professionals keep pace with the latest trends, technology, and best practices. Participants include industrial hygienists, occupational health professionals, EHS specialists, safety professionals, risk management professionals, and others responsible for safety, health, and the environment at their organizations.
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SAFETY 2018 PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT CONFERENCE & EXPO
Dates: Jun. 3-8, 2018
Location: Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center, 900 E Market St., San Antonio, TX 78205
Event Details: Over 5,000 EHS professionals come together to delve into best practices, case studies, and the latest H&S technologies to accelerate their careers and find solutions to difficult challenges. The event offers opportunities for professional development and networking with other professionals who are passionate about safety.
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VPP SAFETY + NATIONAL SYMPOSIUM
Dates: Aug. 28-30, 2018
Location: Gaylord Opryland Resort & Convention Center, 2800 Opryland Dr., Nashville, TN
Event Details: The Voluntary Protection Programs Participants’ Association (VPP) annual Safety+ symposium offers more than 100 educational sessions for health and safety professionals, opportunities to share successes and innovations, and networking with H&S leaders and decision-makers.
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IOSH CONFERENCE 18
Dates: Sept. 17-18, 2018
Location: International Convention Centre, Broad Street, Birmingham, UK B1 2EA
Event Details: This event serves both national and global H&S and occupational health professionals who want to improve safety in our changing world. IOSH 2018 will help attendees identify best practices and evidence-based solutions to a wide spectrum of problems.
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NATIONAL SAFETY COUNCIL CONGRESS & EXPO
Dates: Oct. 22-24, 2018
Location: George R. Brown Convention Center, 1001 Avenida de las Americas, Houston, TX 77010
Event Details: The National Safety Council (NSC) has been helping the U.S. be safe for over 100 years, and this event honors their commitment to safety by bringing professionals together to network on a global level and learn about innovations in H&S technologies and practices.
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EHS TODAY’S SAFETY LEADERSHIP CONFERENCE
Dates: Nov. 28-30, 2018
Location: The Hilton Atlanta, 255 Courtland St. NE, Atlanta, GA 30303
Event Details: This conference is an experience designed to share best leadership and safety practices with other EHS professionals working to achieve world-class safety at their companies. In addition to keynotes and educational sessions, the event offers fantastic networking opportunities and even tours of world-class safety operations in and around the host city. Details on the 2018 session will be announced soon.
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