2018 Wilmington Safety School
Posted - Mar 21, 2018

Educate to Mitigate Hazards – July 26-27, 2018

The 2018 Wilmington Safety School is set for July 26-27 at the Wilmington Convention Center, a state of the art convention center located by historic downtown Wilmington’s famous riverwalk and convenient to Wilmington International Airport (ILM).  The event is also conveniently located about 30 minutes from area beaches (Wrightsville Beach and Carolina Beach). Registration for both attendees and sponsors/exhibitors is now open.

Keynote Speaker: John Formica, the “Ex-Disney Guy”

John is a highly sought after internationally known speaker and author.  In this Keynote session, John with present, “Making Relationships Magical!”  You will learn how to communicate, connect, be more likable and memorable to others in 30 seconds of less.  You will learn to create relationships and build loyalty for life.  These skill are paramount to successfully give the knowledge to identify hazards and working together as a team to mitigate hazards.

General Session: Jack Jackson- The Bad Side of Town

Have you ever noticed how being on the bad side of town heightens your awareness level? Whether you’ve had a bad experience, or by reputation alone, there’s an overwhelming urge for self-preservation. Can this awareness level be applied to recognizing your state of mind when a workplace injury occurs? Explore the signs that you are on the bad side of town at work when it comes to injuries and use the tools provided in this session to manage those states.

Concurrent Sessions We are having concurrent sessions this years, so that you can choose the sessions that interest you most.  Sessions Include:

  • Safety Management Systems
  • Fall Protection Standard Update
  • Fall Protection for Tools
  • Confined Space Rescue
  • Ergonomics
  • Safegagment
  • Electrical Safety
  • Powered Industrial Trucks
  • Active Shooter
  • Silica

Full agenda coming soon!

Register or sign up to reserve a booth here:

ASSE Luncheon – 2018 NC Statewide Safety Conference
Posted - Mar 12, 2018

ASSE Luncheon –2018 NC Statewide Safety Conference
Wednesday, May 16, 2018
12:00 PM – 1:30 PM

The Western Carolina Chapter is hosting the ASSE Luncheon and invite you to meet and hear ASSE President Elect – Rixio Medina, CSP, CPP.

Topic: “Effective Strategies for Maintaining Employee Engagement”

Rixio E. Medina, CSP, CPP is Business Development Director with the Board of Certified Safety Professionals. With 37 years of OSH experience in oil and gas, he has worked as Vice-President of Health, Safety, Security, Environment and Shared Services for CITGO Petroleum Corporation, BP and Mobil. Rixio was appointed by the President of the United States to serve on the Chemical Safety Board, and served four term appointments as occupational safety professional representative on the National Advisory Committee on Occupational Safety and Health.

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DRIVE SMART Virginia & ASSE 2018 Event
Posted - Jan 30, 2018


Join Us for a Joint Meeting of DRIVE SMART Virginia and the American Society of Safety Engineers

Each April, DRIVE SMART Virginia and ASSE conduct a joint meeting the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety in Ruckersville. This year we have partnered with the NOVA chapter who join us in hosting this multi-chapter event.

Plan to join us on April 12th as we tour the facility, view a crash test, enjoy a catered lunch, and get a briefing from IIHS leadership on their latest research and the state of traffic safety. If you have never experienced a crash test at this facility before, it is a one-of-a-kind opportunity. We hope to see you there!

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