- 2 free individual Pgh. AIHA memberships,
- a 1-year listing on the Pittsburgh AIHA Corporate Sponsors page,
- a 1-year listing on the Pittsburgh AIHA Consultants List page,
- and your company will also be noted in at least 2 issues of our local section newsletter.
The 2015-2016 Corporate Sponsorship drive is underway! The benefits of a Corporate Sponsorship contribution of $200 include:
Registration is now open for our September Particulates Seminar. Register online before September 16. Details including seminar abstract, speaker topics / biographies, schedule, and online registration are available on the meeting page. Members / non-members / students welcome to attend this event to be held at the Keystone Mountain Lakes Regional Council of Carpenters facility located on Ridge Road, Pittsburgh - just off of the Parkway West in the Settlers Cabin area. Read more on the meeting page...
The next newsletter will be out later this month - submit any announcements, events, job postings, member news (retirement, job change, certifications/awards, etc.) to Christy Kirsch at email@example.com.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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.
Take a few minutes to look through the most recent newsletter.
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 email@example.com.
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...
Recent Job Opportunities found on the web...
Carpenter’s Latrobe Specialty Metals operations, based in Latrobe, Pa., manufacture high-performance specialty alloys serving aerospace, energy and other demanding markets. Carpenter acquired Latrobe in 2012 to increase capacity to meet strong customer demand and to broaden the company’s product mix. Latrobe employs more than 1,000 dedicated production, maintenance and salaried staff and continues a century-long legacy of leadership in metals technology. Latrobe is part of the corporation’s Specialty Alloys Operations division. Click READ MORE below to see the details....
SUN - Specialist - Health & Safety Trainer - Provide technical expertise for ongoing and developmental safety programs supporting the Marketing organization, primarily Transportation.Core Responsibilities:
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