As we spring forward into 2018, there’s still plenty of time to learn a new skill or develop new strategies to improve your workplace safety strategies. And what could be more important to your personal well being and security of your business than attending one of this year’s safety conferences? Although we're already in Q2, there are great events happening from May throughout the rest of the year.
With so many workplace safety conferences to choose from, and it can be difficult to pick one that meets your needs. Here is a list of our top safety conferences for the rest of this year. Whether you’re looking for one close to home, or prefer to attend a large event like NSC or Safety 2018, there should be one in this list that will meet your needs.
Minnesota Safety & Health Conference
May 8-10, 2018
This Minneapolis-based conference offers a certificate in Basic Workplace Safety in the 3 day session. It also hosts a variety of speakers and exhibitions demonstrating the latest in workplace health and safety.
June 3-6, 2018
Location: Austin, TX
For over 50 years the American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) Safety Conference has been bringing safety education to professionals in the health and safety industries. The ASSE (Soon to be re-named ASSP) is accredited by the IACET so conference goers can also receive credits towards continuing education.
Oklahoma Safety & Health Conference
July 18-20, 2018
Attendees to this conference will have the opportunity to receive contractor training as well as other educational opportunities. Those that apply for membership with the Oklahoma Safety Council will also receive a National Safety Council membership.
2018 Safety + Symposium and Tennessee Safety & Health Conference
August 28-31, 2018
This conference is a partnership between the Tennessee Safety & Health Conference and the VPPPA’s 2018 Safety + Symposium. With the two conferences combined into one there will be exhibits, workshops, and networking opportunities for workplace safety professionals.
91st Annual Maine Safety Conference
September 18-20, 2018
Boasting over 90 years of bringing professionals together to collaborate on health and safety issues, this conference will host a broad range of speakers and experts to discuss issues in health and workplace safety across many industries.
Safety Culture 2018
September 12-14, 2018
This fall's conference is one of the industry’s major yearly events designed to provide employers and industry workers alike ways to improve safety culture in the workplace. The two-day event combines workplace safety strategies with human resource best practices to expand the health and safety conversation to include employee engagement.
NSC Congress & Expo
October 20-26, 2018
Arguably the biggest workplace safety event of the year, this conference hosted by the National Security Council offers a series of workplace safety seminars for professionals alongside an expo for the best new products for the year. This conference offers learning opportunities along with access to the latest cutting edge technology, as well as networking opportunities with other professionals in the industry.
Nebraska Safety and Health Summit
November 8, 2018
This is the midwest’s must attend event for safety, health, human resources, and environmental professionals. The event is hosted by the National Safety Council, Nebraska to provide professional networking and educational opportunities for safety professionals.
Do you have a favorite Safety event that's not listed here? Let us know in the comments below.