American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) officials announced that attendance at its Professional Development Conference (PDC) and Exposition held in Seattle in June set records for attendance, largest number of square feet sold and being sold out of space. A total of 3,857 people from 33 countries attended the conference for occupational safety, health and environmental practitioners, ASSE's 45th annual PDC. The previous attendance record was set in June 2004 in Las Vegas when 3807 people from 27 countries attended the event.

"This year's conference addressed the key challenges and issues facing safety, health and environmental professionals today,"