Safety 2009 Proceedings

632 09 Global Safety and Health Briefing (Sponsored by the International Practice Specialty)

Instructor: Kathy A. Seabrook, CSP, CMIOSH (UK), Global Solutions, Inc., Mendham, NJ

Description: Safety and health professionals who think both strategically and globally will be best positioned to provide substantive and lasting contributions to their organization. They will be able to proactively mitigate potential safety and health risks, which may have significant impact on financial results, workers, brand, customers, products, processes, physical plant, environment and the public. This session will provide attendees with knowledge and a strategic perspective on global issues and trends that are impacting workplace safety and health and their companies. Topics include current trends and issues in safety and health legislation, chemicals management, climate change influences, corporate social responsibility and non financial reporting, current stakeholder expectations, supply chain management, voluntary industry standards trends, ANSI Z10 revision status, OHSAS 18001/2, ISO OHSMS activity and associated international standards ISO 31000 Risk Management and ISO 19011 on Quality and Environmental auditing that will influence safety and health management.

Level: I