SafetyFOCUS 2023


Gamification For Safety and Total Worker Health® Programs

Monday, October 24 | Beginner | 0.7 CEUs

This course will present a five-step process for gamifying your safety and Total Worker Health® programs. Discuss the importance of defining objectives and key results (OKRs), the value of personas and techniques, the basics of storytelling, and how to use game mechanics to improve safety and well-being. Think beyond training games and develop inspiring activities.

Instructor(s): Linda M. Tapp, CSP, ALCM, CPTD

Learning Objectives:
  • Develop personas to use when creating safety and health programs
  • Apply principles of game mechanics to a variety of safety and health initiatives
  • Create a gamified workplace program prototype

OSH Journey From Compliance to Total Worker Health®: How Do I Evolve My Role?

Tuesday, October 25 | Intermediate | 0.7 CEUs

Our profession has evolved from enforcing compliance to using industry best practices, assessing risk, advocating for safety and health management systems, and understanding human and organizational performance. This course will explore the concept of Total Worker Health® — its place in the continuum of OSH strategies and how it connects the inputs that help organizations thrive. During group discussions, consider the progression of your safety program, what you still want to learn and how your influence can make a difference.

Instructor(s): Deborah Roy, CSP

Learning Objectives:
  • Discuss the continuum of how the OSH profession has evolved over time
  • Describe how risk assessments and safety and health management systems help organizations improve
  • Give examples of how to implement Total Worker Health®
  • Identify one change in strategy or approach that could improve your career

The Intersection of Psychologically Healthy Workplaces and Total Worker Health®

Thursday, October 27 – Friday, October 28 | Advanced | 1.4 CEUs

Psychosocial hazards are increasingly recognized as major challenges to safety, health and well-being at work. This course will provide the knowledge, tools and resources you need to support your workforce by incorporating the tenets of ISO 45003 and Total Worker Health®. Such organizational and operational processes facilitate broader business strategies using a human-centered approach to occupational risk management and human resources management.

Instructor(s): Jeanette Black, Ed.D., SPHR, SHRM SCP

Learning Objectives:
  • Define psychological health in the workplace
  • Understand the similarities and differences between ISO 45003 and Total Worker Health®
  • Determine the most important factors and competencies in creating human-centered cultures
  • Use the Total Worker Health® framework and ISO 45003 to mitigate psychological health risks
  • Describe the importance of leadership and its impact on culture and sustainability

Total Worker Health® Through Micro-Communication Practices

Wednesday, October 26 | Advanced | 0.7 CEUs

Micro-communication practices are simple and effective — especially when used to improve psychological safety and organizational performance. Learn practical and powerful communication techniques based on research. Hear how others are using micro-communication and the Total Worker Health® framework to reduce burnout, increase worker engagement and sustain high-performance teams.

Instructor(s): Rosa Carrillo and Mei-Li Lin, Ph.D.

Learning Objectives:
  • Explain the components of Total Worker Health® and how they address business needs
  • Implement the five core practices that build psychological safety
  • Use micro-communication to address psychosocial hazards
  • Prepare a communication strategy for a hybrid workplace

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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.

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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