2021 **VIRTUAL** Health & Safety Summit

This year’s Professional Development Conference will be a VIRTUAL 3 day event. You can log in and out to attend the speakers you’re most interested in attending. Each day you log in you will receive 0.6 CEUs with a potential total of 1.8 CEUs!

We will be recording the individual sessions and making them available post-event so you can catch up on what you miss. We have a great panel of speakers covering a wide range of subjects that includes Occupational Health & Safety, Industrial Hygiene, Risk Management, Training, Ethics, Ergonomics, and more! We have break sponsors that will provide 10 minute micro-learnings on their areas of expertise.

Come check out the schedule and register online!

Slate of Candidates 2021-2022 Chapter Year

The 2021 – 2022 ASSP Arizona Chapter Nominations Committee is pleased to present the following Slate of Candidates.  The Slate was approved by the Nominating Committee on Feb. 28, 2021. This Slate has been developed for the election of Chapter Officers for the 2021 – 2022 Chapter Year.  Per the By Laws, the election will be held during the April Chapter Meeting, if the required quorum of members is present.  The Slate must be posted on the Chapter web page 30 days prior to the election.

Past President –  Brandon Wiseman (automatic succession) 

President- Christopher Brandon (automatic succession)

President- Elect- Brandy Farris Ware Miller (automatic succession) 

Vice President- Nicholas Sexton (running unopposed)

Secretary- Ken Keberle (running unopposed)

Treasure – David Bellmont (running unopposed)

Respectfully submitted,

Wayne Carroll – Nominations Committee Chair

See below for candidate bios:

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Getting a Certification?

Examination Reimbursement for Recent Certification Completion

Our newly approved reimbursement program is intended to promote an education path that will lead to, or support, employment in the fields of environmental, safety, occupational health, risk management, or industrial hygiene. 

Instructions: Download the application and return to the Awards and Honors Chair by May 1, 2021 to be considered for reimbursement. Due to the budget constraints, the AZ ASSP Chapter reserves to the right to limit the number of reimbursements.

Contact: Michael Bryant if you have questions.

Registering for Technical Meetings

Hello! We have recently switched virtual meeting software from WebEx to GoToMeeting. When you register for one of our monthly technical meetings, you are sent a registration confirmation email. In that email is the link for the GoToMeeting login. Please view this reference guide on which link to add the event to your calendar and which link to join the meeting. We look forward to seeing you at our next technical meeting!

2021 Arizona Distracted Driving Summit

The Annual Arizona Distracted Driving Summit will have a new format this year. As in the past, the Summit has worked together with citizens, law enforcement agencies, legislators, and elected officials as well as numerous other state and national organizations to provide education and engagement to help reduce and eliminate the crisis of distracted driving in our communities and on our roadways.  

The 2021 Summit will be a web-based format consisting of pre-recorded videos and presentations which can be accehttp://www.drivesmartarizona.com/ssed by the public at any time after the launch on January 27th. The organizers of this event are accepting pre-recorded content or new videos of education and/or learning activities related to distracted driving to be added to their virtual education page. Links to PDF content is also welcome. Content links need to be submitted by January 20th and can be submitted to http://www.drivesmartarizona.com/contact-us.html 

Participants will also have their company logo added to the list of coalition partners on the Drive Smart Arizona website.

Nominate someone awesome!

We are seeking nominations for the AZASSP Chapter Safety Professional of the Year and the Executive of the Year. If you know someone that should be recognized for their efforts in Safety and Health for the past year, please submit the linked nomination. This is an opportunity to recognize a colleague you know who has gone above and beyond during this pandemic. It’s a way to thank your company leadership for their commitment to protecting workers. Please reach out to nominations@az.assp.org if you have any questions about the process. We are more than happy to assist with the required paperwork.