General Session Training: Corona Virus – Possible Impact to Our Workplaces

Mar 12, 2020

ASSP HI Chapter General Session – Corona Virus

Thu, Mar 12, 2020 1:30 PM – 3:00 PM (HST)Please join my meeting from your computer, tablet or smartphone.

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March 12, 2020 | 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm  |  BIA- Hawaii, 94-487 Akoki St, Waipahu, HI 96797

The World Health Organization and the United States have declared the coronavirus a public health emergency. As a result, businesses will need to prepare for the impact the coronavirus may have on the workplace.  Because the virus has an incubation period of at least two weeks and can be transmitted person-to-person, it has deadly potential. Join us for an informative session to help businesses be ready to deal with a potential outbreak.

This session will cover:

  • What is the coronavirus and what are the symptoms?
  • What are the best safety and health practices in the workplace?
  • What are the elements of a pandemic business continuity plan?
  • What are the truths and rumors of the coronavirus?
  • What are our government agencies doing?

Mary Silva is a senior risk engineering consultant at Crum & Forster.  Ms. Silva is a 30+ year safety professional who has worked in the insurance, telecommunications, petrochemical/oil & gas, and construction industries.  Ms. Silva holds a BS from the University of Oklahoma in Chemical Engineering, Pre-Med. She currently holds the Certified Safety Professional (CSP) certification from the Board of Certified Safety Professionals (BCSP), and is also a BCSP Ambassador which serves to spread the benefits of certification.  Ms. Silva is very active in volunteering with the American Society of Safety Professionals and is the chair for the annual professional development conference committee. She also is the speakers’ committee chairperson for the 2020 Pacific Rim Safety & Health Conference. David Silva, owner of Silva Performance Solutions, Inc.  As a retired U.S. Navy Lieutenant Commander and Intelligence Operations Officer,David has been trained to win conflicts and wars while providing humanitarianassistance and disaster response.  Coupled with his high energy and thought-provoking training delivery, he’s a natural fitto meet your workplace training needs. He is experienced at motivating groups withsolid content, pointed stories and a great sense of humor.  His experience comes from a 28 year United States naval career and educated with a  Bachelor of Science, Masters in Business Management and a Certificate in Organizational Change.