SafetyFOCUS 2024

Frequently Asked Questions

What is SafetyFOCUS?

SafetyFOCUS is the place to gain in-depth training on important safety topics. While most safety conferences provide an overview of important topics, SafetyFOCUS is your chance to take a deep dive into the material that matters most to you.

Courses are taught by leading safety experts who will engage learners through thoughtful discussion, new perspectives and proven strategies. Learn skills you can apply immediately on the job, get resources to guide you and build a professional support network that lasts a lifetime.

Whether you choose to attend online in October 2024 and/or in person in February 2025, you’ll grow your expertise and gain valuable relationships within the safety community.

Who should attend SafetyFOCUS?

SafetyFOCUS is for anyone in the OSH profession looking to expand their skillset in a specific safety topic, prep for their certification exam or earn an ASSP professional certificate. Topics include Business and Leadership Skills, Risk Assessment and Management and Safety Management Systems.

When is SafetyFOCUS?

Whether you attend online or in person, you’ll connect, engage and earn continuing education units (CEUs) in a small classroom setting. SafetyFOCUS courses offer hands-on coursework, focused learning and real-time instructor feedback.

October 21-25, 2024: Courses Presented Online
Courses will be presented online via Zoom, which simply requires a computer with a camera, audio and internet access. Instructors will facilitate courses daily from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. CT.

February 3-7, 2025: Courses Presented in Person in Las Vegas, NV
Courses will be presented in person in Las Vegas, NV. You’ll enjoy a complimentary lunch and refreshments each day you attend. Instructors will facilitate courses daily from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. PT. Learn more about this event here.

Do I have to commit to the full week in order to attend SafetyFOCUS?

You do not. SafetyFOCUS offers the flexibility to build a custom learning path that supports your goals and fits your schedule. Our Schedule Builder tool provides an overview of all one-, two- or three-day courses and allows you to select and build your custom schedule.

When is the last day to register for a course?

SafetyFOCUS courses are available for online registration until 48 hours prior to the course start date or based upon availability. Less than 48 hours prior to the course start date, please contact our customer service team at +1 847 699.2929 to register prior to showing up at the facility in Irvine.

Is there anyone I can call to help me select which SafetyFOCUS courses 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 courses that will help you achieve your professional development goals.

What does my SafetyFOCUS Oct. 2024 registration include?
  • Digital copies of course materials available 10 days prior to the first day of your course via My Learning
  • CEU award (via transcript)
  • Zoom link to join the Live Virtual Classroom

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 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 within 48 to 72 hours upon completion of a course.
  • Half-day course = 0.4 CEUs
  • One-day course = 0.7 CEUs
  • Two-day course = 1.4 CEUs*
  • Three-day course = 2.1 CEUs

*Prevention Through Design and Risk Assessment & Management for Safety Professionals are two-day courses that receive 3.0 CEUs as part of the Risk Assessment and Management Certificate.

How do I access my transcript?

To access your CEU transcript, you will need to log 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.

Are the SafetyFOCUS courses recorded?

SafetyFOCUS courses will not be recorded. They will be delivered at the scheduled date and time. Learners will have the opportunity to engage in group discussions, participate in learning activities and ask questions throughout each course while earning CEUs.

Are there scholarships available?

ASSP Foundation offers career development grants to support individuals seeking professional development. Apply here!

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

SafetyFOCUS offers a deep dive into safety education and training with industry leaders who cover a range of topics that will help you excel at keeping workers in your industry safe.

Founded in 1911, the American Society of Safety Professionals (ASSP) is the world’s oldest professional safety society. ASSP promotes the expertise, leadership and commitment of its members, while providing them with professional development, advocacy and standards development.

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