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Detroit Chapter Sponsoring Prep Classes

Sep 13, 2018

The Detroit chapter has prep classes coming up for the ASP (Dec. 4 – 6) and the OHST (Nov. 27 – 29) in the Detroit, MI area.  See the links below for more details.

Chapter Meeting – 25 Hazards of Steam and Combustion

Sep 12, 2018

25 ASSP members and guests attended our Chapter member John Puskar’s presentation “25 Hazards Related to Steam and Combustion Systems” on August 22, 2018 at Enzo’s Restaurant in Warren.

John is President of Prescient Technical Services and has years of experience with boiler, combustion and fuel train safety.  A northeast Ohio native, John is currently on 4 NFPA committees and 1 API committee.

25 Hazards of Steam and Combustion Systems Presentations

Chapter Meeting on Silica

Jan 31, 2018

SILICA IN CONSTRUCTION:  The New Respirable Silica Standard Is Now In Effect!

Understand the scope of OSHA’s Silica in Construction Rule. The presentation provides an introduction to respirable crystalline silica, its hazards, methods of compliance with Table 1, alternative methods, and the recordkeeping requirements required by the standard.  We’ll also introduce elements of the Exposure Control Plan including Medical Surveillance and Respiratory Protection.

Speakers: Jason Griffin: Director of Education & Safety Services Construction Association of Michigan  –  Patricia Fisher: Technical Consultant Liberty Mutual Insurance

Below are some files from this chapter meeting of Friday 1/26/2018 on Silica in Construction that are available for download.

Chapter Meeting of 11/17/17

Nov 21, 2017

34 Chapter members and guests attended the November 17th, 2017 Northern Ohio Chapter meeting, hosted by Seva Dorn at Ohio Safety Supply in Highland Heights. 

Ben Harrington of SuitX graciously flew in from California to demonstrate his company’s line of exoskeletons  Following his presentation the audience was invited to try the devices on and feel how they assist with material handling movement.

Click Here for Presentation

   

WISE Mentoring Program

Aug 19, 2015

The WISE Mentoring program successfully connects today’s most talented and experienced women mentors with rising and aspiring mentees. This pairing is designed to encourage and empower mentees to more effectively advance their careers through alignment with identified business objective, skill development, career option consideration, and network formation. All discussions are strictly confidential between the two parties. If you are an SH&E practitioner seeking to chart a successful career path or a seasoned pro eager to share experiences and insight, please visit the ASSP WISE website for more information.