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What You Will Learn
- Develop better understanding of the fundamental concepts of safety management systems
- Review the major elements of a safety management system
- Explain the value a safety management system can bring to your organization
- Compare existing SMS standards with your company’s requirements to select the best approach for your organization
- Conduct a gap analysis of existing safety and health systems and compare with best practices
- Apply strategies to successfully include management systems in your overall safety initiatives
- Review how to design and implement hybrid safety management systems to meet your company’s needs
Self-Paced (6-months access to the online course)
Intermediate: 5-10 years
Our self-paced online courses eliminate travel cost and time and allow you to learn independently while at work, at home or at another convenient location using a computer with audio and internet access. You can enroll in these courses at any time, receive immediate access to the course and assess your progress through instant feedback on quizzes and other learning activities.
Fran Sehn has more than 40 years experience as both an internal and external consultant and manager. Throughout his career, he has helped companies conduct gap analyses, audits, assessments, surveys, observations and personal conversations. He has focused on developing relationships with top-level managers, supervisors and shop-floor employees to achieve positive outcomes. Sehn has been a professional member of ASSP since 1975 and is a past president of its Western Pennsylvania Chapter and a past administrator of its Risk Management/Insurance Practice Specialty. He wrote the “Cost Benefit for Training, Fleet Safety” chapter in ASSP’s The Safety Professional Handbook, and is contributing as an author and section coordinator to the next edition.
Michael Shekari is a senior audit analyst – QA and SMS, in Delta Air Lines flight operations division. In this role he works on internal evaluation programs, regulatory compliance audits, safety risk management and safety management system process facilitation. As an FAA-certified A&P mechanic and pilot, Shekari also volunteers as the director of safety for the Civil Air Patrol’s Florida Wing, supporting the safety needs of emergency services, aerospace education and cadet programs missions. A recent graduate of Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University’s M.S. in Occupational Safety Management program, he is pursuing a doctoral degree in aviation at Florida Institute of Technology.
Attendees agree to adhere to ASSP’s Code of Professional Conduct. ASSP reserves the right to remove attendees not behaving consistent with the Code of Conduct.
No refund is allowed for self-paced courses
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