Frequently Asked Questions

What is SafetyFOCUS?

SafetyFOCUS is a name that stands for immersive, tailored and engaging safety education. We now offer two types of virtual SafetyFOCUS events to better support your professional development.

Our SafetyFOCUS Virtual Education Series will help you immerse yourself in the specific occupational safety and health topics that matter most to you, such as construction or safety management systems. Each event includes multiple education sessions over 1-2 days.

Our SafetyFOCUS 2021 event is a larger, multi-day learning experience that is unparalleled in the safety industry. It features more than 100 occupational safety and health courses designed to address a broader range of education needs and provide solutions you can apply immediately.

While each SafetyFOCUS event is different, all of them offer skill building and access to experts you won’t find anywhere else.

Who should attend SafetyFOCUS?

Our events offer education for safety professionals at every stage of their careers. Whether you’re a seasoned leader, an emerging professional or somewhere in between, we have content to advance your professional development.

Are SafetyFOCUS events virtual or in-person

All SafetyFOCUS events are now virtual. Visit for our current offerings.

Why did ASSP decide to offer virtual SafetyFOCUS events?

As the COVID-19 pandemic evolves, we remain committed to providing world-class, in-depth education and networking opportunities in the safest ways possible. By finding new ways to connect, learn and share, we can protect more workers and advance the safety profession.

Is there anyone I can call to help me select which SafetyFOCUS events to attend?

ASSP Account Manager Nancy O’Toole is available by phone at +1 847 768.3466 or and would be happy to help you select an event that will help you achieve your professional development goals.

Who do I contact to make changes to my registration?

Please contact our customer service team to make any adjustments to your schedule. You may email or call us at +1 847 699.2929.

How do I access my transcript?

To access your CEU transcript, you will need to log in to your ASSP online account. Once you are logged in, your will need to click on the My Account tab at the top of the page. On the left side of the page, in the Education and Content section, you will see the word Transcript. Click on Transcript. This will bring up a list of all the CEUs you have earned through ASSP. You can either print or download your transcript.

SafetyFOCUS Virtual Education Series FAQs

What if I cannot attend on the virtual event dates or must leave early?

If you register for one of our SafetyFOCUS Virtual Education Series events, you will have access to the portal for 30 days after the event concludes and can still earn all the available CEUs.

Can I share my login information with other members of my team?

Each paid registration for SafetyFOCUS Virtual Education Series events permits the use of the platform for one attendee. Continuing education units earned, questions asked and polls conducted during each session are tied to the account of the person who registered for the event. Your access to SafetyFOCUS Virtual Education Series content is intended for your use only and may not be rebroadcasted or shared.

How many CEUs will I earn by attending?

Virtual participants will earn CEUs based on the sessions they attend. By attending one session, for example, you would earn .1 CEUs. To receive the full number of CEUs or recertification points, you need to attend and complete all the sessions for which you have registered. You will have access to all session recordings for 30 days after the event and will continue to accrue CEUs during this time.

How do I track which sessions I’ve viewed?

Add sessions to your Schedule Tool and keep track of your progress in real time. Within approximately two weeks, your transcript will also reflect the sessions you have viewed.

When will I start to see my CEUs appear on my transcript?

Your transcript should reflect the CEUs you have earned 10-14 days after the live virtual event. If it’s been more than 30 days since the event and you don’t see your CEUs, please email or call +1 847 699.2929.

Will my transcript include the date I accessed the session?

Yes, the CEU credit date on your transcript will be the date you accessed the session.

If I view part of a session and need to stop, but go back and view the remainder at another time, will I still earn my CEU credit?

Yes, if you view the complete session video, even if you start/stop or log out/in, you will still receive credit.

Will I have access to all the education sessions?

You can select which sessions you’d like to attend virtually based on your interests and schedule. You may attend as many or as few sessions as you want. Recordings of concurrent sessions will be available for 30 days after the event.

Can I ask questions during the educational sessions?

We encourage you to ask the speaker questions live during each session via the Q&A live chat tool.

If I miss a session, will a recording be available?

Registration for each SafetyFOCUS Virtual Education Series event includes access to recordings of all the sessions for 30 days after the event. You can watch sessions you missed or rewatch sessions you attended.

How do I access the session evaluation?

Evaluations are voluntary and will be available 15 minutes after the end of each session. Attendees will receive evaluation links for the sessions that they added to their schedule on the platform.

SafetyFOCUS 2021 Event FAQs

When is SafetyFOCUS 2021?

SafetyFOCUS 2021 will take place over the course of two business weeks, from Feb. 8-12 and Feb. 15-19, 2021. Courses will range in length from one to three days and will be delivered via Zoom. Instructors will facilitate sessions from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. CT each day of the course. We are working to finalize the full schedule. Please continue to check this website for updates.

What does my registration include?

Your registration Includes:

  • Electronic copies of course materials
  • CEUs
  • A link to connect with our live virtual classroom

Are the SafetyFOCUS courses recorded?

SafetyFOCUS 2021 courses will not be recorded. They will be delivered live via Zoom at the scheduled date and time. This format will enable instructors to conduct courses in real time. Learners will have the opportunity to engage in group discussions, participate in learning activities and ask questions throughout each course while earning CEUs.

How do I get my continuing education units (CEUs)?

To receive CEUs, you need to be present for each course from start to finish and participate in the learning activities provided. We will post CEUs to your ASSP transcript in approximately 30 days.

  • One-day course = 0.7 CEUs
  • Two-day course = 1.4 CEUs
  • Three-day course = 2.1 CEUs

How do I access my transcript?

To access your CEU transcript, you will need to log in in to your online ASSP account. Once you are logged in, click on the My Account tab at the top of the page. On the left side of the page, in the Education and Content section, you will see the word Transcript. Click on Transcript. This will bring up a list of all the CEUs you have earned through ASSP. You can either print or download your transcript.

Still have questions? Contact our customer service team at +1 847 699.2929.

SafetyFOCUS is an immersion in safety education with industry leaders who cover a wide range of topics that will help you excel at keeping workers in your industry safe.


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