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ASSE to Conduct Virtual Symposium on Construction Safety
February 18, 2010

Key construction topics will be the highlight of the American Society of Safety Engineers’ (ASSE) Construction Safety: Best Practices and Standards Virtual Symposium to be held online March 16th-18th.

The symposium, which is for construction professionals, will feature best practices and a review of safety standards for construction and demolition sites including presentations from 14 experts on topics such as:

  • demolition for construction and demolition operations
  • scaffolding for construction and demolition operations
  • excavation for construction – best practices and standards
  • crane operation best practices
  • fall protection on construction sites
  • health hazards on construction sites
  • political and regulatory issues facing construction, such as the Protecting America’s Workers Act (PAWA) and the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act’s impact on the construction professional
  • and more…

The three-day event is delivered entirely online. Attendees not only will have access to ASSE’s Virtual Symposium Network, but to a variety of learning materials, including session slides, videos, podcasts, papers and eight free ANSI/ASSE standards related to the presentation topics. Registrants can view the symposium webcasts for 30 days following the live symposium and will receive 1.0 in CEUs.

For more information and to register, please go to the ASSE Construction Safety Symposium website.

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