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Alaska ASSE May 2018 Luncheon: Fire Prevention and the Safety Professional

Posted: Apr 18, 2018

Please join us on Tuesday, May 15, 2018, from 11:30am – 1pm, for our monthly ASSE luncheon meeting at the Petroleum Club of Anchorage, which is located at 3301 C Street, Suite 120, Anchorage, AK  99503.

After networking with your peers, we will have an opportunity to learn from Don Enslow, Solutions for Safety.

Don will be leading a presentation on examples of fire incidents at job sites; awareness of fire codes and how they apply to our jobs; fire safety at the work site and what to look for during site assessments; fire hazards and OSHA requirements for specific tasks; and emergency preparedness for potential fire situations.

Details regarding the meal choices will be announced soon.

Please RSVP via email to Chapter Secretary, Nathan Zdunich at NZdunich@pricegregory.com by the close of business on Thursday, May 10th.

Alaska ASSE April 2018 Luncheon: Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA)

Posted: Mar 27, 2018

Greetings,

Please join us on Tuesday, April 17, 2018, from 11:30am – 1pm, for our monthly ASSE luncheon meeting.  Remember, we are now meeting at the Petroleum Club of Anchorage, which is located at 3301 C Street, Suite 120, Anchorage, AK  99503.

After networking with your peers, we will have an opportunity to learn from Robert Wood, US Department of Labor/Mine Safety and Health Administration Anchorage Field Office Supervisor.

Robert will be leading a presentation on the Mine Safety and Health Administration’s (MSHA) role and responsibilities in Alaska, his duties as Anchorage Field Office Supervisor, a high level of review of what happened in 2017, including recent fatalities; as well as trends and expectations in mining for Alaska in 2018.

In addition to the Petroleum Club’s soup of the day, you have two choices for an entrée.  Both entrées will be served with two chef selected sides.  Cost (with meal): $20.00 if you RSVP, $25.00 without an RSVP, $10.00 for ASSE Student Members, Coffee only: $3.00.

 Option 1:  Chicken Marsala, topped with a mushroom marsala wine sauce

Option 2:  Grilled Salmon Filet, topped with a jalapeno, vodka béarnaise sauce

Please RSVP via email to Chapter Secretary, Nathan Zdunich at NZdunich@pricegregory.com by the close of business on Thursday, April 12th.  Please include your menu choice.  If you have an allergy to an item in the above listed menu, please identify the allergy with your menu choice.  The PCA will strive to meet your dietary requirements.

Alaska Chapter 2018-2019 Officer Election

Posted: Mar 27, 2018

Chapter elections for the 2018-2019 officers is approaching soon.  Ballots will be sent via email on April 10, 2018. Click here for the nominees for the Alaska Chapter Officers. Officers will take office July 1, 2018.

Any question about the election process should be directed to the Jon Johanson, jjohanson@gci.com, Alaska Chapter ASSE Vice President and Membership Chair.

Alaska ASSE March 2018 Luncheon: National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH)

Posted: Feb 22, 2018

Please join us on Tuesday, March 20, 2018, from 11:30am – 1pm, for our monthly ASSE luncheon meeting.  Remember, we are now meeting at the Petroleum Club of Anchorage, which is located at 3301 C Street, Suite 120, Anchorage, AK  99503.

After networking with your peers, we will have an opportunity to learn from Devin Lucas, PhD, Injury Epidemiologist, Western States Division, Alaska Office, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH).

Devin will be leading a presentation on the NIOSH’s role as the federal agency responsible for conducting scientific research on occupational safety and health in the US. NIOSH has operated a small office in Anchorage since 1991 to focus on helping the State of Alaska reduce hazards in high-risk industries such as commercial aviation, logging, and fishing.  In addition to those emphasis areas, NIOSH staff in Anchorage track and study all occupational fatalities in the State to study trends and measure progress.  This presentation will provide an overview of NIOSH research on occupational safety in Alaska, present the most up-to-date statistics on fatalities, and describe future directions of NIOSH research in Alaska.

In addition to the Petroleum Club’s soup of the day, you have two choices for an entrée.  Both entrées will be served with two chef selected sides.  Cost (with meal): $20.00 if you RSVP, $25.00 without an RSVP, $10.00 for ASSE Student Members, Coffee only: $3.00.

     Option 1:  Grilled New York Strip Steak, 8 oz. topped with sautéed mushrooms and caramelized onions

     Option 2:  Eggplant Parmigiana, with Pomodoro Sauce over whole wheat carrot gnocchi

Please RSVP via email to Chapter Secretary, Nathan Zdunich at NZdunich@pricegregory.com by the close of business on Thursday, March 15th.  Please include your menu choice.  If you have an allergy to an item in the above listed menu, please identify the allergy with your menu choice.  The PCA will strive to meet your dietary requirements.