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Desperate Need for PPE

Mar 30, 2020

Desperate Need for PPE

There is a desperate need for any unused Personal Protective Gear by the medical and first responder communities.

This would include N95 Masks, P95 Masks, P100 Masks, Surgical Masks, Tyvek or like suits of any kind, isolation gowns,  latex or nitrile gloves, goggles, protective eye wear and face shields.  Also, hand sanitizer and alcohol/disinfecting wipes.

Please search your operations and consider a donation, if you do not have an immediate need for such PPE.

Check your supplies from:

  • Completed Projects
  • Discontinued Projects
  • Training Exercises or Demonstrations
  • Closed Operations
  • Relocated Operations
  • Closed Processes
  • Buildings Scheduled for Demolition or Remodeling
  • Closets of any kind that no one has looked in for months or years
  • Old Spill Response Kits

Ask your clients, to do the same, such as:

  • Schools/ Laboratories
  • Churches
  • Construction/Demolition
  • Maintenance/Landscaping/Paint Shops
  • Arts and Crafts
  • Tattoo Parlors
  • Vet, Dental or Medical Clinics with Discontinued Operations
  • Nail and Hair Salons with Discontinued Operations
  • Garages or decommissioned service vehicles.
  • Discontinued Cleaning and Asbestos/Lead abatement operations.

County Health Departments or EMA’s will accept your donations.

Call ahead to confirm the details of the donation.

https://www.news5cleveland.com/news/local-news/akron-canton-news/summit-county-ema-makes-plea-for-personal-protective-equipment-donations

https://www.cleveland.com/coronavirus/2020/03/thousands-of-masks-gloves-other-supplies-donated-at-cuyahoga-county-drop-off-point.html

Chapter Meeting News – 10/04/19

Oct 07, 2019

At our October 4th Chapter meeting Leonard Bashkin of SecuraStock talks about the latest way to control product usage from flammable liquid storage cabinets. Made in Northern Ohio!

Check them out!  https://www.securastock.com/securachem

Golf Outing – Society of Fire Protection Engineers

Jul 12, 2019

WHEN: Friday, August 9, 2019

TIME: Registration 8:00 AM at the course |  Shot gun start -10:00 AM  |  Dinner and prizes 3:00 to 4:30 PM

WHERE: Tanglewood Club  |  8745 Tanglewood Trail Chagrin Falls, OH 44023

COST: $75 (Incudes 18 holes of golf, half cart, hot dog lunch and dinner of pulled pork and grilled chicken with sides) | $20 Dinner only Cost

Please RSVP with your list of golfers to Gary Jones by 7/26/19 | 216-906-8883;  gjones@karpinskieng.com 

Sponsorship in this Golf Tournament benefits the MetroHealth Foundation and specifically the Burn Care Center. See the page entitled MetroHealth for details on how our donation benefits burn victims. Due to your generosity, the Northeast Ohio Society of Fire Protection Engineers has been able to donate over $7,500 the past several years.

CLICK HERE for Details

2019 Scholarship Winner!!

Apr 08, 2019

We recently received an announcement from the ASSP Foundation regarding our chapters annual scholarship award.

As many of our members already know, the Northern Ohio Chapter’s scholarship is funded year after year by the special events this chapter organizes and sponsors.  The proceeds from these events are sent to the ASSP Foundation for them to administer the award of our scholarship from the pool of applicants that they receive every year.  The Chapter provides guidelines for the award of the scholarship to the ASSP Foundation to ensure our scholarship is awarded ideally to a person (or persons) that meet our criteria.

For the next scholarship funding round we will again be hosting the golf outing on May 21, 2019 at the Windmill Lakes Golf Course in Ravenna, Ohio. Check out the details of this event, sign-up to golf, sponsor a hole, or just help out at this event by CLICKING HERE.

Below is the announcement from the ASSP Foundation.


Greetings from the ASSP Foundation!

Its the most wonderful time of the year- the time when we are able to share information on the years scholarship and grant awardees!  Thank you for  leading the charge for this impactful and life-changing program.

Each year, the American Society of Safety Professionals Foundation receives hundreds of applications from around the globe. This year was no exception!  We are excited to announce that with your support, the 2019 ASSP Foundation awarded a record-breaking $402,725 in scholarships and grants.

Thank you for entrusting the ASSP Foundation board and the scholarship and education committees with stewardship of your investment.

We are pleased to present the following, on behalf of the ASSP Foundation Education Committee.

Northern Ohio Chapter Scholarship, $1000

Awarded to: Adam Recker

The University of Findlay (OH)

Bachelors, Environmental Safety and Occupational Health Management

Greater Detroit Chapter, Region VII

 

On behalf of these individuals and our entire organization, thank you. We could not do this without your.

Sincerely,
Sarah Martino
Manager, ASSP Foundation.


 

Bob Gates has safety on his mind, all the time

Mar 27, 2019

Bob Gates has safety on his mind, all the time

It doesn’t matter if they’ll be digging dirt, pouring concrete or welding steel, Bob Gates wants the workers building our new hospital to start off doing the same job.

Unrolling some Scotch tape.

Gates wants them to find a photo of someone or something they love and to tape that picture inside the front of their hard hat.

“It could be a spouse, child, grandchild, pet, motorcycle, boat, vacation spot or winning lottery ticket – whatever’s important to you,” says Gates. “Every day, when you put on your hard hat, that picture goes in front of your eyes.

“It’s a constant reminder of why you want to work safe.”

Read Full Article on METROHEALTH website.