American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE), Kuwait Chapter is a premier voluntary, non-profit Health, Safety and Environmental organization, which strives to provide professional guidance, training, consultancy and resources to the industrial and social sectors in the region.
As a part of continuous efforts in its professional journey, ASSE-Kuwait Chapter organized its 212th Technical Meet (2nd in the term 2016-17) on 'Road Map to Global HSE Certifications Part II (CRSP, Grad-IOSH & CMIOSH)' in Kohinoor Banquet hall, Fahaheel Kuwait on 24 August .
The Technical Meet began with the opening remarks by Sanjay Jaiswal, Chapter Secretary. CH. Rama Krushna Chary, President ASSE Kuwait Chapter in his welcome address emphasized the importance of attending such technical meets by ASSE Members. Adnan Yousaf, Head of Technical events committee introduced the speakers for the day Muhammad Alamgir and Aamir Rasheed.
Mr. Alamgir is a Canadian Registered Safety Professional (CRSP) by BCRSP Canada, Certified Safety Professional (CSP) by BCSP USA, Chartered Safety and Health Practitioner (CMIOSH) by IOSH UK and currently Vice-President of American Society of Safety Engineers Kuwait Chapter (Term 2016/17). He underlined all seven stages starting from application until Certification maintenance programs as well as shared valuable tips about the preparation of examination. Most, importantly, he encouraged KC members to invest in themselves and enhance their OHS skills in order to get good job opportunities.
Mr. Rasheed is a Chartered Safety & Health Practitioner (CMIOSH) and presently Head – Professional & Career Development Committee (Term 2016/17). He shared different pathways of becoming Grad-IOSH and then further elaborated to the road map of CMIOSH. Mr. Aamir also emphasized that Continuing Professional Development (CPD) is basic necessity to maintain such certifications and to also keep yourself updated with the modern changes in OHS.
Both speakers given an extensive information on subject related certifications, advantage, mode of preparation and ways to apply for each credential. Attendees eagerly took part in the discussion, participated in Question and Answer session.
As an honor of appreciation, ASSE Kuwait Chapter Executive Committee honored both speakers for their excellent presentation with memento. Technical Meeting concluded with close out speech from Mr. Sunil Sadanand, Treasurer of ASSE Kuwait Chapter (2016/17) stating that members must utilize this opportunity and move forward to improve their professionalism and ASSE KC will always provide any kind of assistance for its members to develop themselves for serving the society and State of Kuwait.