As the global leader in providing gas detection products and services, Industrial Scientific and its employees have a singular focus – ending death on the job in this century. Join us for a presentation and behind-the-scenes look at how Industrial Scientific’s new corporate headquarters is making a mark on the Pittsburgh manufacturing community. At this event, Director of Applications Engineering & Product Knowledge, Dave Wagner will discuss Industrial Scientific’s history, mission, vision, and products followed by a tour of the 200,000 square foot facility. CLICK HERE to register online now...
Thank you to the 35 members / non-members who attended the Particulates Seminar on Sept. 22 - your support and participation allows the Pittsburgh AIHA to continue to offer these events! Special thanks to our speakers - Dr. Dietrich Weyel, Occupational Health Consultants, Debbie Dietrich, SKC, Inc., Mark Sullivan & Sandi Linatsas of Environmental Devices Corp., and Keith Rickabaugh, RJ Lee Group. The Council Building at the Keystone Mountain Lakes Regional Council of Carpenters facility was a perfect venue for this event! Attendees enjoyed a delicious lunch in the 3-story atrium. Waterfall Catering's pasta bar, meatballs / grilled chicken, salad, fruit and cookies was a big hit! Overall, a great event - thanks Frank Pokrywka (Pittsburgh AIHA Secretary) for taking the lead on coordinating this event!
The meeting minutes from the Executive Committee - July 14, 2016 Business Meeting are posted for your review. A link to the file is posted on the "meetings" page. Thank you to the members who participated in this meeting and provided input. Please email if you have any questions or comments.
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The next newsletter will be published in October 2016 - submit any announcements, articles, member news, etc. to firstname.lastname@example.org.
The 2016-2017 Corporate Sponsorship drive is underway! The benefits of a Corporate Sponsorship contribution of $200 include:
Industrial Scientific Tour: Wednesday, October 12. The event details are still being finalized, but most likely a 1/2-day (8:30 AM - 11:30 AM) event that includes continental breakfast, presentation, tour. Stay tuned for more information in the coming weeks.
At our July 2016 Business Meeting we welcomed our new Executive Committee Members (see below). Thank you to those who continue to serve our Local Section and dedicate their time for the benefit of our membership. Members who are interested in running for office during our February 2017 Election are asked to contact Frank Pokrywka, CIH at email@example.com to express their interest. In 2017, we will select a President-elect, Secretary (2 yr. term), and Director (2 yr. term). Please consider getting involved!
Thank you to the 2016-2017 Executive Committee:
Past-President: Bernie Quinn, CIH - AM Health & Safety
President: Dennis Kelly - Sunoco Logistics Partners, LP
President-Elect: Matt Zock, MS, CIH - FedEx Ground
Secretary: Frank Pokrywka, CIH - University of Pittsburgh
Treasurer: Maureen Kelly - EMSL Analytical, Inc.
Director: Keith Rickabaugh, CIH - RJ Lee Group
Director: Stan Liang, CIH, CSP - Golder Associates
The Executive Committee held their annual Summer Business Meeting on July 14, 2016 at Aracri's Greentree Inn. Thank you to those who attended and provided input on local section event planning for the Fall 2016 through Summer 2017 months. We will prepare meeting minutes and make them available once complete.
West Virginia University - Safety & Health is sponsoring a training session on Silica -- Sept. 2, 2016 - Morgantown WV - http://safetyandhealth.ext.wvu.edu/training/silica-summitt
2016 Shale Insight Conference to be held in Pittsburgh - Sept. 21-22, 2016 - David L. Lawrence Convention Center - Register online: http://shaleinsight.com/registration
2016 Safety Leadership Conference - Sept. 19-21, 2016 - Marriott City Center Downtown Pittsburgh - http://safetyleadershipconference.com/slc16/public/enter.aspx
2016 IUP Safety Sciences Career Fair - Oct. 13-14, 2016 - Organizations / Employers interested in offering co-ops, internships, employment to IUP Safety Students are encouraged to attend to this fair. www.iup.edu/safetysciences/events/career-fair/
The July 13 edition is available now - click here to view: https://www.aiha.org/government-affairs/Documents/Happenings-07-13-16.pdf. This monthly report is written by Aaron Trippler, Director of the Natl. AIHA Govt. Affairs Department.
The June 28 edition is available now - click here to view: https://www.aiha.org/government-affairs/Documents/Happenings-06-27-16.pdf. This monthly report is written by Aaron Trippler, Director of the Natl. AIHA Govt. Affairs Department.
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Update - Tour is FULL - Space Still Available for Lunch / Presentation June 30 Sunoco Facility Tour - Delmont PA
NOTE that this tour has been filled - if you would still like to attend the lunch and presentation held at The Lamplighter, please register online. If you wish to be put on a wait-list for any tour cancellations, please email Christy Kirsch at firstname.lastname@example.org.
11:15 AM - 3:30 PM -- Our day begins with lunch at The Lamplighter, conveniently located on Route 22 in Delmont. Following a presentation describing the pipeline system, origin points, NGL properties and potential hazards and other discussion, we will proceed for a tour of the Delmont Pump Station close by The Lamplighter restaurant. We will see the major components of the pump station, including manifolds, valving, bypasses, pig traps, flare stack, filter vessels, the main line multi-stage centrifugal pump and 10,000-hp motor. We will point out the various safety features of this fully-automated facility. Space is limited to 30 - register early to reserve your spot! Click here to READ MORE and REGISTER ONLINE...
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