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ISHM’s Executive Director to Speak at Rio de Janeiro’s LatAm HSE Conference

The Executive Director of the Institute for Safety and Health Management (ISHM), will be presenting at this prestigious conference.


Yuma, AZ, November 12th, 2012
November 27th and 28th , professionals involved with health, safety and the environment (HSE) will converge in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil for the LatAM HSE in Oil, Gas and Petrochemicals Conference.  The two day event is taking place at the Sheraton Rio Hotel and Resort in Rio De Janerio, Brazil.
According to the conference website, “This event will attribute a comprehensive program covering the key topics of health, safety, environment and HSE management, featuring components such as panel and knowledge sharing sessions, which will strike an appropriate balance between emerging industry issues, best practices, and lessons learned.”
One of the conference’s most anticipated speakers is Larry Curtis, CSHM.  Mr. Curtis is the Executive Director of the Institute for Safety and Health Management.  He will be presenting, Personal Certifications: What are the Issues?  He will also be a panelist during an interactive discussion entitled, Corporate Social Responsibility Initiatives in the Region – Giving Back to the Community.
In addition to presenting at the event, Mr. Curtis has also been asked to chair the event and is one of six advisors for the conference.  Mr. Curtis’s role with the ISHM, which administers the prestigious Certified Safety and Health Manager (CSHM) certification program and the Associate Safety and Health Manager (ASHM) designation, makes him uniquely qualified to present and participate at this important conference. 
“It’s an honor to be asked to participate and represent the ISHM at the LatAM HSE in Oil, Gas and Petrochemicals Conference,” stated Mr. Curtis.  “Oil production in Latin America continues to grow and safety and health professionals are vital to the industry’s worker protection and the region’s environmental sustainability.  Some of the area’s safety and health professionals have been involved with the ISHM’s CSHM and ASHM certifications and we hope to continue spreading the word to others about these programs across Latin America.”
To learn more about the ASHM, CSHM or the Institute for Safety and Health Management, please visit, email or call (877) 201-4053.
About the Institute for Safety and Health Management
The Institute for Safety and Health Management is the premier credentialing organization founded to promote the establishment of standards and recognition of safety and risk management professionals.  Through the ISHM’s certification programs, Certified Safety and Health Manager (CSHM) and Associate Safety Health Manager (ASHM), it promotes the advancement of safety management through the application of management principles and the integration of safety into all levels and activities of management.


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