February 2010 - Snake River Chapter

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Snake River Chapter
http://snakeriver.asse.org/ [email protected] February 2010
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Monthly Chapter Meeting
Chapter News
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Classes & Education
Job Opportunities
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2009-2010
SRC Board Members
President
Wendy Campbell
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President Elect
Brent Smith
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Secretary
Amanda Lundgren
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Treasurer
Corey Pence
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Past President
Michelle McMullen
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2nd Past President
Ernest Harper
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Delegate
Michelle Steeler
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Monthly Chapter Meeting
M e e t i n g Da t e & P l a ce : F eb r uary
C all to O rd e r:
Fin an ci al s : Chec ki ng: $3764 .45
Savi ngs : $2868 .72
Mem bership: 96
Business:
1 . Welcom e & Introduc tio ns
2 . Fi na nc e R ep or t
3 . S a f e ty F e s t U p d a te – M i c h e l l e / Wi l li e
4 . F u nd rais er Comm it t ee – Br ent Smi t h, Mi che lle Ste e le r ,
W e nd y Cam pb el l a n d J err y Smi th ; M e t a t 11 a .m .
5 . ROC Meeting – Wendy wi ll a ttend Marc h 5 -6 , 2010 , PHX, AZ
6 . ROC Meeting dona ti ons - $100 request a pproved and s ent
7 . NAO SH Week - Ma y 2-8 , 2010
8 . S m a l l C ha p t e r o f th e Y e a r – It ’s U S ! Mic h e ll e Mc M u l le n
wi ll acc ept o n our beha lf i n J une, 201 0 in Ba ltimo re
9 . O th e r B us i n e s s :
T e ch ni ca l Se ss ion - M e g a n K e a t i ng , M. S . , H ea l t h E du ca tio n
Sp eci al ist Se nio r , Bu re a u o f Comm un it y a n d En vir onm en t a l
H ealth
M e g a n t a l ke d a b o ut r a d o n a n d mo ld issues . Rado n, a
co lo rl ess , o dor l ess gas wh ic h has ac ti ve a lp ha pa rti cle s , is
t h e s ec o nd l ea d i ng c a u s e o f l u ng c a nc e r i n I d a ho .
Com pa risons between smo kers and no n-smo kers a t simi la r
l e ve ls o f ex pos ur e to r a do n p a r ti c l es s h o w a n 8 -1 0 f o ld
i nc reas e i n cas es of lu n g ca nc er i n smo ke rs . T he m ea n
a m o u n t o f r a d o n m e a s ur e d i n b ui l d i n g s i n th e U . S. i s 1 .3
p i c o C u ries p e r li t er o f a i r , b ut i n I d a ho t he m ea n i s 5 .8 p i C /
L . 35% o f homes in Id aho ha ve greater tha n 4 .0 pi C / li ter of
r a do n . 4 .0 p i C i s c o nsi de r e d the c u t p o i nt f o r l ev e ls o f
i nd o o r r a d o n , a s s e t b y t he E PA. Olde r hom es ca n get ra do n
mi tigation s ys tem s insta l le d, and new homes can be
co ns truc ted wi th mi tigati on s ys tems in them , whi ch is
c he a p er f o r t he hom eo w ne r.
Mo lds c ome in a ll s hapes , si z es a nd c o l o r s . T he r e a r e n o
e x pos u r e li m i ts b ec a us e t h e h ea lt h eff ec ts a r e bas ed o n
i ndivi dual reac tio ns suc h as a l lergi es or asthm a . If there is
mois ture and a f ood so urc e , i t is po ssible fo r m old to gro w.
To prevent mo ld gro wth, a ll so urc es of moisture m us t be
a dd r es s e d, w h e th er th e y be p l a n t s , u nv ent e d a p p li a n c e s , f i s h
t a nk s, o r le a ks . O nce t he mo is ture is removed, a n area tha t
h a s exp erie nc e d m o ld g ro w th m a y b e was he d wi th m i l d s o a p
a nd wa t er , a nd a n y po rous m at er ia ls r emove d .
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Snake River Chapter
February 2010
Chapter Meeting cont’d
Mega n sai d they do n' t nec essa ri ly
r ec o m m e nd b le a c h , b ec a us e s tu di es hav e
s ho wn tha t mos t people do n' t use it
p r ope r ly . If a leak o r s pi ll o ccu rs a nd t he
a rea is less than 10 s q u a r e f e e t , i t s ho u l d
be wi thi n the a bi li t y of the home owner to
c l ea n up thems e lv es . If the a rea is gr ea ter
t h an 10 s qu ar e f ee t , i t is pro bab l y tim e to
ca l l i n a r em edi ati on s pec ia lis t . T es ti ng is
u s ua ll y no t n e ed ed f or mo l d , si nc e i t is
e xp e nsiv e a nd tim e co ns umi ng (a bo ut t wo
w e e ks to g e t bu l k s a m pling results from a
l a b ) , a n d th e r e m e d i a t i o n i s th e s a m e - f i x
t h e le a k a nd c l ea n the a r ea . Dis c o lo r a ti o n
of wa lls , cei lings , a nd o t her materia ls is the
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p ro bl em .
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Chapter News
UPCOMING MEETINGS
Boa rd Meetin g:
C h ap te r Me e ti n g :
TBA
Ma rch 16 , 2010 , 6 :30 pm
S mo k y Mo un t ai n Pi z za *
* D i nn er wi ll b e pi z za , s a la d a nd s o da . B e er
a nd wi ne are av ai lable for a t tendees to
p u r c has e o n t h eir o wn . Di n ne r i s f r e e f o r
m emb ers . G u es ts wi ll b e $10 e ac h .
T h e S na k e R i v er C ha pt e r o f A SS E h a s b ee n
a wa r d ed t he Sma l l C ha p t er o f t he Y ea r
A ward fo r 2009 . The a n nual award
r ec o gn i z es t h e c ha pt er ’s eff o r ts t o p ro m o te
a sa fe workplac e a nd env iro nment for i ts
m embers and the comm unity. Mic helle
M c M u ll e n w i l l a c c e p t t h e a wa r d o n b e h a l f o f
t h e Sn a k e R i v er C ha pt e r i n J u n e a t
Saf e tyFes t i n Ba ltimore.
ASSE Society News
T h e Am e r i c a n Soc i et y
o f Sa f e t y En g i n e e r s wi l l
c e lebra t e its 100 th
A nniversa ry i n 2011 .
Fo unded i n 1911 as the
United As soci ation o f Ca sualty In spec tors,
t h e Soc i e ty w a s f o r m ed i n t he wa k e o f
tra gic events s uc h as the March 1911 ,
Tria ngle Shi rtwai st F ac tory F ire i n New York
C it y wher e 146 yo ung gi r ls a nd wome n los t
t h ei r l ive s i n a wor kp lac e tra ge dy t ha t dr ew
t h e a t te n ti o n t o t he ne e d f o r wor k p la c e
sa fe gua rd s a nd re gu lat io ns . A s i ts 100 t h
annivers ary nears the 30 ,000 plus m embers
of A SSE, the wo rld’s oldes t prof essi ona l
sa fety organi za tio n , loo k fo rward to
comm emora ti ng 100 years o f dedic ated
s erv ice to workplace sa fety a nd health.
The purpose of this s ite i s to s uppo rt A SSE
C ha p ters ’ effo rts in p l an ni ng ac tiv it ies
a s s o c i a te d w i th t he 1 0 0 t h a n ni v e r s a r y y ea r
as well as s erve to comm unica te i nfo rma tion
a b o ut t he S o c i e ty ’s ef f o r ts a nd f a c i li ta te
t h e s ha r i n g o f i de a s a m o ng t he C h a p t er s a nd
Regio ns in thei r 100th a n niversa ry efforts .
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Snake River Chapter
Comm emo ra ti ng t he 100 t h y ea r a n niv ers ary of th e Soci e t y
l o o ks f o r wa r d to :
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Celebrating t h e accom pl ishm e nt s a nd profe ssio na lism
of i ts m emb e rs
Bui ldi ng on i ts l ea der shi p i n p ro te ct in g pe op l e
p r o pe r t y a n d t he en v i r o nm e n t, a nd
L a u n chi n g i ts v i s i o n f o r t he f u t ur e o f t he s a f e t y
prof essio n .
T h e S o c i e ty ’ s 1 0 0 th ye a r t hem e i s : Yo ur Sa fe ty i s ou r
Business . Your Futur e is out Miss ion .
1 00 W OM EN ~ MA K I NG A D I F F ER E NC E I N SA F ET Y
A S S E wi l l c e l e b r a te i ts 1 0 0 t h a nniv er s a r y o n O c tob er 1 4 ,
2011 . B ut WISE - Wom en i n Safe t y E ngi n ee ri ng is wor ki ng no w
to comm emo ra te this mom entous occa sion. We wi ll ho nor 100
women who have, or a re c urrent l y , ma ki ng a dif fe ren ce
t h r o ug h t he i r wor k a n d d e d i c a tio n to p r o te c t i n g p eo p l e ,
p r o pe r t y a n d t he en v i r o nm e n t.
In Oc tober 2009 WISE hav e beg an ho no r i ng up to f o u r wom e n
i n o ur m o nt h l y N e ws le t t e r , a nd w e wi l l c o n t i n u e to d o s o
unti l Oc to ber 2011 . Then i n Oc to ber 2011 , WISE wi l l
co nso li da te t he pro fil e s o f t hose 100 d edica t ed wome n i n to a
si ngle public ation, 100 Wome n – M ak i ng a Di f fere nc e in
Safety, a nd wi ll début i t at the 2011 A SSE L eaders hi p
Co nf er ence.
WISE p la ns t o ho no r w ome n th ro ug ho ut t he ag es w ho
d e dica t e thei r liv es to ma ki ng a d iff er ence i n t h e lives of
o t her through their promotion and i n nova tio n i n saf ety,
h e al t h a nd e nv iro nmen t a l iss ues. T he ho nor e es wi l l no t a l l b e
A S S E m em be rs . A nd som e pav e d th e wa y long b e f o r e AS S E was
e ve n fo unde d , li ke Reb ecc a Luken who ma de a di ffe rence in
ma nufac turing saf ety i n the 1800 ’s . Whi l e o t hers nomi nees ,
s uc h as Tris h Ennis and Terry Wig fa ll are ASSE m em bers
ma ki ng a dif fe re nc e to da y. O u r ho nor ees wi ll b e di ve rs e .
T h e y wo n ’ t a l l b e p ub l i c f i g ur e s , w e l l k no wn , o r f a m o u s ;
t h e y will be ev er yda y he roes m ak i ng a d iffe r enc e i n the liv es
of o t hers thro ugh thei r commi tm ent to pro tecting people,
p r o pe r t y a n d t he en v i r o nm e n t.
Joi n us i n o ur effo r ts t o ho no r th e wom en y o u k no w w h o ar e
ma ki ng, or have made, a dif fer e nc e b y nomi na ti ng th em f or
t h is ho no r . Com p le t e t h e nomi natio n form and s e nd i t to
T er ri e N o r ri s a t ts nor [email protected] ea rt h li nk .n e t . The nomi na tion form
is a lso availa ble o n our web si te a t
http://www .asse.org/practi ce sp eci al ti es/w is e/i nd ex. p h p.
Y o u wi l l fin d t he li nk t o t h e nomi na tio n fo rm b y c lick i ng o n
“100 Women Pro jec t” lis ted near the bo ttom of the co lumn
o n t h e l ef t si de o f t he pa ge .
If yo u w ou ld li k e to joi n us in t his exci ti ng p ro je ct o r t o fi nd
o u t m or e in fo rma tio n, p l eas e con t ac t: Kelly Bernish,
J en ni fe r Zip e to , Terrie N orris , De b Mc Da ni el , a nd / o r Maureen
Jo hnso n. 
February 2010
2010 Calendar
Chapter Meeting
Tuesday, March 16, 2010
6:30 pm
Smoky Mountain Pizza
Technical Session: TBA
Chapter Meeting
Tuesday, April 20, 2010
7:00 am
URS Executive Dining Room
Technical Session: TBA
Chapter Meeting
Tuesday May 18, 2010
11:30 am
URS Executive Dining Room
Technical Session: TBA
Chapter Meeting
Tuesday, June15, 2010
6:30 pm
Location TBD
Technical Session: TBA
Chapter Meeting
Tuesday, July 20, 2010
7:00 am
URS Executive Dining Room
Technical Session: TBA
Chapter Meeting
Tuesday August 17, 2010
11:30 am
URS Executive Dining Room
Technical Session: TBA
Chapter Meeting
Tuesday, September 21, 2010
6:30 pm
Location TBD
Technical Session: TBA
Chapter Meeting
Tuesday, October 19, 2010
7:00 am
URS Executive Dining Room
Technical Session: TBA
Chapter Meeting
Tuesday November 16, 2010
11:30 am
URS Executive Dining Room
Technical Session: TBA
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Snake River Chapter
Other News
T h e 5 t h a n nu a l S a f e t y F e s t o f t h e G r e a t
Northwest was held at the Boise office (720
Park Blvd.) of URS on January 26-29, 2009.
URS hosted the event, which was cosponsored
b y O S H A , A s s o c i a t e d G e n e r a l C o n t r a c t o r s , a nd
the Idaho Department of Professional
T e c h n i c a l E d u c a t i o n . S u p p o r t i n g co n t r i b u t i o ns
o f i n s t r u c t o r s f o r c l a s s e s w e r e p ro v i d e d b y
Zurich, Idaho Power, MSA, MSHA, Boise State
U n i v e r s i t y , F i r s t L i n k S a f e t y , M i c ro n , A B C ,
I T D , a n d t he P a c i f i c N o r t h w e s t OS H A
E d u c a t i o n C e n t e r . O t he r c o n t r i b ut i n g s p o n s o r s
i n c l u d e d A ns l e y , I n c . , M C 2 , T a t e s R e n t s ,
American Resurgens, and the Ram Restaurant.
T h e a n n u a l S a f e t y F e s t o f t h e G r e a t N o r t hw e s t
p r o v i d e s f re e s a f e t y t r a i n i n g t o a n y i n t e r e s t e d
p a r t y i n t he N o rt h w e s t . T h i s y e a r, 7 1 2
p a r t i c i p a nt s c a m e f r o m 8 s t a t e s .
T h e e v e n t f e a t u r e d f o ur f u l l d a y s o f t r a i n i n g
c l a s s e s f o r a t o t a l o f 4 5 cl a s s e s , i n c l u d i n g t w o
in Spanish. Two days of Safety Fest included
2 3 co m m e r c i a l h e a l t h a n d s a f e t y v e n d o r
b o o t hs a n d 6 g o v e r n m e n t o r p r o f e s s i o n a l
s o c i e t y i n f o r m a t i o n d i s p l a y s i n cl u d i n g B o i s e
State University, OSHA Outreach, OSHA,
M S H A , C C HE S T , a n d A S S E . M u c h o f t h e e v e n t
c o s t w a s co v e r e d b y t he p a i d v e n d o r b o o t h s .
T h e c o m b i na t i o n o f v e n d o r s p o ns o r s h i p a n d a l l
o f t h e v o l u n t e e r e f f o rt s k e p t co s t s t o a
m i n i m u m , w h i l e p r o v i d i n g a n i n va l u a b l e
contribution to the improvement of safety and
health to the many small and medium
businesses that sent employees.
February 2010
p a r t i c i p a nt s ) . V o l u n t e e r s f r o m t he s p o n s o r i ng
g r o u p s p r o vi d e d o n - s i t e r e g i s t r a t i o n , e s co r t e d
p a r t i c i p a nt s t o cl a s s r o o m s , i n t r o d u c e d
s p e a k e r s , a n d a s s i s t e d i n cl a s s r o o m l o g i s t i c s .
A l l s p e a k e rs a n d p r e s e n t e r s p r o v i d e d t h e i r
services without charge. Vendors provided
sponsorships of the session food breaks.
High points included a welcome address by
R i c h a r d T e rr i l l , R e g i o n X O S H A A d m i n i s t r a t o r,
i n t h e o p e ni n g s e s s i o n o n T u e s d a y .
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LOCAL JOB OPPORTUNITY
Asbestos, Lead and Industrial Hygiene
Technician:
Temporary, variable hours
( ~ 2 0 - 4 0 ho u r s / w e e k ) b u t w i t h a p o t e nt i a l
to develop into full time:
Immediate opening for an asbestos, lead
a n d i n d u s t r i a l h y g i e ne t e c h n i c i a n . T h e
technician will support a comprehensive
I n d u s t r i a l H y g i e n e c o n s u l t i ng f i r m i n
providing services to a wide variety of
c l i e n t s w i t h ~ 8 0 % o f t i m e a nt i c i p a t e d t o
be field work. A substantial amount of
the work will be related to asbestos, lead,
training, and also general industrial
hygiene. Current AHERA (asbestos), lead
and OSHA construction safety certificates
a r e a p l u s , a l t ho u g h w e w i l l p r o v i d e
r e l e v a n t t ra i n i n g c o u r s e s a s a p p ro p r i a t e .
P r e f e r c o l l e g e d e g r e e i n a s ci e n c e f i e l d
and/or two years of experience in the
environmental, health and safety field.
The candidate will conduct field work per
company policies and may assist in the
production of final, technical reports.
Strong verbal, written and computer
communication skills are required.
The position requires travel throughout
the state and occasionally out of state.
T h e c a n d i d a t e m u s t ha v e a g o o d d r i v i n g
record and be a non-smoker.
Opening registration for Safety Fest of the Great Northwest-2010
A t o t a l o f 7 1 8 p a r t i c i p a n t s r e g i s t e r e d f o r t he
event resulting in a total of 1,652 classroom
a t t e n d e e s o v e r a l l . A t o t a l o f 2 2 6 ho u r s o f
instruction was provided during the event at
an average cost of $8.18 per student
a t t e n d e e . T h i s t r a n s l a t e s t o a t o t a l p e r cl a s s
average cost of $129 or $26 per hour of
i n s t r u c t i o n ( w i t ho u t r e g a r d t o n um b e r o f cl a s s
4
Work references, background check and
drug-screening will be required.
The
c a n d i d a t e m u s t b e a b l e t o cl i m b s t a i r s a n d
l a d d e r s , l i f t 3 0 p o un d s , e n t e r c o n f i n e d
spaces
a nd
wear
an
air
purifying
respirator.
N o c a l l s . S e n d c o v e r l e t t e r a nd r e s u m e
electronically (or by mail) to:
[email protected]
I n d u s t r i a l Hy g i e n e R e s o u r c e s , L t d .
Attention: Harry Beaulieu
206 Murray Street
Boise, ID 83714
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Snake River Chapter
February 2010
Other News cont’d
J e r r y H o c k e t t p r e s e n t e d a n o v e r v i e w o f O S HA
f o r t h e B o i s e O S H A o f f i c e a n d S t e ve M a n n i n g
o f t h e I d a ho D e p a rt m e n t o f H e a l t h d i s c u s s e d
t h e l e s s o ns l e a r n e d f r o m t h e s t a t e p a n d e m i c
f l u r e s p o ns e . A p r e s e n t a t i o n b y M a j o r F r e d
L o n g o n H o m e l a n d S e cu r i t y co n c l u d e d t h e
morning opening program. Representatives
f r o m t h e M e x i c a n C o n s u l a t e i n Bo i s e a l s o
a t t e n d e d t h e o p e n i n g s e s s i o n . T he o p e n i n g
s e s s i o n a l s o i n c l u d e d a n a w a r d p re s e n t a t i o n
to Rick Callor of URS, and Bill Bankhead,
B o i s e O S H A o f f i c e fo r t h e i r c o nt i n u i n g
m a n a g e m e n t o f t h e S a fe t y F e s t o f t h e G r e a t
N o r t h w e s t . A g r a p h i c re p r e s e n t a t i o n o f t h e
growth of this event is shown in Figure 1. It
s h o u l d b e no t e d t h a t t h e e v e n t h a s p r e t t y
much plateaued out due to available space for
c l a s s e s a t t h e B o i s e o ff i c e c o m p l e x . S t i l l t h e
e v e n t c o n t i n u e s t o f i l l c l a s s e s a nd n o w w i t h
t h e c o n cl u s i o n o f t h e fi f t h e v e n t , a t o t a l o f
2,755 workers in southern Idaho have
participated in safety training.
classes for next year. Most comments were
p o s i t i v e a nd e n t h u s i a s t i c . S o m e o f t h e
p o s i t i v e c o m m e n t s i n cl u d e d : “ G r e a t cl a s s ,
i n s t r u c t o r s w e r e e n t h us i a s t i c a n d m a d e i t
fun” (Slam the Door on Killer 4); “instructor
did an outstanding job! (Human Performance);
“product and gas knowledge was top shelf.
Materials and class presentation were very
well organized. Highly recommend the class
t o a n y o n e w h o w o rk s w i t h c o m p re s s e d g a s e s
or welds’ (Welding Gases); “this was the best
class ever! (ADA); “Ron is a knowledgeable
i n s t r u c t o r w h o p ro v i d e s e x c e l l e nt cl a s s
m a t e r i a l s a n d i n f o r m a t i o n - T o p S he l f
presenter! (Crane Site Supervisor); “very
practical job application material” (fall
protection); “I thought everything was great.
I c a n l e a v e m y o l d s t y l e o f t r a i n i ng h e r e a n d
take away refreshed ideas, thank you ”
( M a s t e r I n s t r u c t o r ) ; “ I h a v e t a k e n t h i s cl a s s
several times and this was the Best !!” (Drug
a n d A l co h o l A w a r e n e s s ) ; “ T h e 1 0 H o u r O S H A
c l a s s w a s ve r y u s e f u l , l e a r n e d a l o t o f go o d
m a t e r i a l . V e r y g o o d p re s e n t a t i o n s a n d
p r e s e n t e r s . A n s w e r e d a l o t o f q ue s t i o n s t h a t I
have about safety” (Ten Hour OSHA- General
Industry-English). Classes requested by
p a r t i c i p a nt s o ft e n a s k e d f o r r e p e a t s o f t h e
s a m e cl a s s e s o r e x t e n s i o n s o f t o p i c s o r t h e
t i m e d e vo t e d t o t h e s u b j e c t m a t t e r .
Rick Callor (URS-Boise) and Bill Bankhead (OSHA-Boise): recipients
of Awards of Appreciation for their organization and management
of the event for the last 5 years.
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1000
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Trade show featured 29 commercial and non-profit groups.
Attend
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Figure 1: Growth of attendance for Safety Fest of Great
Northwest- showing number of registered attendees and number
of participants in classes.
S a f e t y F e s t p a r t i ci p a nt s co m p l e t e d e v a l u a t i o n
s h e e t s a n d w e r e a s k e d t o a d d s u gg e s t e d
O v e r a l l , t he e v e n t w a s a g r e a t s uc c e s s t h a t
demonstrated the desire for quality safety
and health training by employers and
e m p l o y e e s . A p p r o x i m a t e l y 1 8 5 c o m p a n i e s a nd
a g e n c i e s w e r e r e p r e s e n t e d a t t h i s e v e n t . T he
s u c c e s s o f t h e e v e n t ha s r e s ul t e d i n s i m i l a r
e v e n t s b e i ng p l a n n e d fo r P o s t F a l l s , I d a h o
( F e b r u a r y ) : T w i n F a l l s , I d a h o ( M a rc h ) ;
Pocatello, Idaho (April); plus Lewiston, Idaho;
R e n o N e v a d a ; E u g e n e , O r e g o n , a n d R i c hl a n d ,
W a s h i n g t o n. R e p r e s e nt a t i v e s f r o m s o m e o f
t h e s e p l a n ne d e v e n t s p a r t i c i p a t e d i n t h i s
event to learn the keys for managing a
successful cooperative training event in their
communities. 
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Snake River Chapter
Classes & Education
Help advise yo ur se nio r m an agem en t o n
s te ps yo ur o rga ni za tion ma y n eed to ta ke to
prepa re f or a new directio n in occ u pa tio nal
sa fety a nd health. L ea rn wha t ch ang es a r e
l i kel y to ta ke p l a ce a s the n ew OSHA and
NIOSH admin is t ra tions ge t goin g.
Di s cus sions in clud e: P rev en tion th roug h
Design (PtD), risk a ssessm en t , fa ll
p r o t e ct i o n / a r re s t, con f i n e d s pace s , M S D S
man ag emen t . P lus par t i ci p at e in s es sion s
on :

B ui ldi ng a c ha ng e m an ag em e n t p l an

P r o v e n s t r a t eg i es to a dv a nc e g o a ls
a nd r a i s e th e a wa r e ne s s o f th e v a l u e
of s afety
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I m pro v i n g o pe r a ti ng e f f i c i e nc i es
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Mai n tai ni ng a n d t rai ni ng a we l l p e rform ing wor kfo rce
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A lig ni ng saf e ty wi t h co rpo ra te soci a l
r es po n s i b i li t y
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Ma naging saf e ty successf ully with
r e duc e d reso ur ces
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Enha ncing S H & E t hro ug h part ne r shi p s
February 2010
L eading Meas ures fo r Im prov ing Saf e ty
Performanc e
Wednes da y, Apri l 7, 2010 – 11 :00am –
12 :30 pm CST
G re e n a nd S af e : A L oo k a t L EE D a nd Sa fe ty
Apri l 28 , 2010 - 11 :00am - 12 :30 pm CDT
Compliance or Injury Prevention? Whic h is
More Important?
Ma y 12 , 2010 - 1 :00am - 12 :30pm CDT
Dis trac ted Drivi ng - A View From Inside the
C ab
Ma y 19 , 2010 - 11 :00am - 12 :30pm CDT
S u c c e s s f u l M a nag e m e n t o f O S HA/ M S HA
Inspec tio ns a nd Inves ti gatio ns
Ma y 26 , 2010 - 11 :00am - 12 :30pm CDT
Upcoming Virtual Symposium:
Construction Safety: Best Practices and Standards
March 16-18, 2010
A SSE m em ber rate $595 . Registratio n
i nc l ud es 1 .4 C EUs/ COCs 2 .0 Sa fet y C M
P oi nts , ha nd ou t b in der , proc e edin gs ,
l u nc h e s , b r e a ks .
Jo in us fo r thi s an d mo re , fo r a com p le te
li st o f se ssion s v is it w ww .a sse .o rg .
Upcoming Live Webinars
Com e exp lore a n e nga gi ng o n l i ne
e nv iro nment where sa fe ty pro fess io na ls
f r o m a r o u nd t he wor l d c a n g e t tog e t he r ,
s hare i n t he a cq uis i t io n of k nowl e dge a n d
s hare the ir ex per ie nces .
T e n C har act e ris tics t ha t Dis ti ng uis h G re at
Saf e ty O rga ni za tio ns : Wha t L eade rs Do to
Make Them Real
Ma rch 3 , 2010 - 11 :00am -12 :30 pm CST
Check out the Interactive Brochure
R eg i s te r On lin e : Here
R eg i s te r by F a x: Do wn l o a d t he R e g i s tr a ti o n
Fo rm (pdf ) a nd f ax to +01 .847 .768 .3434 o r
+01 .847 .296 .3769 . If yo u fax the
r eg istra tion form , pleas e do no t s end a n
a ddi tio na l co py in the mai l .
Register by Mail: Dow n lo ad th e R eg ist ra tio n
Fo rm (pdf ) a nd ma il to A SSE, 33477 Treas ury
Center, Chic ago , IL 60694 -3400 USA. Ma ke
c he c k p a yab l e to A S S E.
R eg i s te r by Pho n e : Ca ll A SSE Cus tom er
Servic e a t +01 .847 .699 .2929 Mo nda y thro ugh
F rid ay, f rom 8 :30 am t o 5 :00 pm C ST .
The Agi ng Workfo rce: Sec ondary Ergonomics
Ris k Fac tors & So lutions
Wednes da y, Marc h 24, 2010 – 11:00am –
12 :30 pm CST
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Snake River Chapter
Job Opportunities
Job Title
Manager Plant Safety
AutoReqId
17911BR
Job Function
Environment Health & Safety
City
Twin Falls
State
Idaho
Recruiter
Mitchell-Thomas Cheryl
Eligible for
Yes
Reloc. Assistance
Employee
Referral Bonus
Amount
$2000
Job Summary
Manages plant safety programs to ensure safe and
accident-free work environment at Lamb Weston,
Twin Falls, ID plant. Implements safety key
concepts to provide the road map to zero injuries
and world class performance. Plans and/or delivers
programs to train managers and employees in work
site safety practices. Promotes plant safety by
working with all departments to analyze current
situation and recommend safety improvements.
Analyzes accident data to identify trends and
accident types that can be prevented. SCOPE:
Medium or small plant leader. 5 years related
experience.
Position Responsibilities
 Responsible for safety and health budgets.
 Creates and publishes annual Safety Plan.
 Insures all incidents are reviewed, including
follow-up on corrective action plans.
 Conducts DOT training and leadership.
 Respond to all emergencies as needed.
 Chairperson for monthly Central Safety
Committee.
 Participates in plant hazard assessment process
including FSSI, monthly department inspections,
coordinate JHA's and initiative-based assessments.
February 2010
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healthca re, ma nufac turi ng and ma ny o thers
r ec ei v e t hi s ne ws le t te r e v e r y m o n th . B y
a d v e r ti s i ng i n t hi s n e w s le t te r , yo u c a n
i nc reas e yo ur com pan y ’ s ex posu r e a nd
sa les .
Fo r a mi nima l cos t of $25 .00 per mo nth, yo u
ca n place a ¼ pag e ad for yo ur com pa n y in
t h e C ha p t er n ews l e tte r . A ll a dve r tis eme n ts
wi ll appea r af ter the c ha pter i nfo rma tio n
s ec tio n and be for e the jo b op po rtuni tie s
s ec tio n of t h e ne ws let t er . Dis cou n ts a re
g i v e n b a s ed o n t he du ra tio n o f y o ur
a dv er ti s eme n t : 1 0 % dis c o u n t f o r a dv er ti s i ng
f o r a q ua rte r , 1 5 % dis c o u nt f o r 6 m o nt hs ,
a nd 20 % disco u n t for a y ear . A S SE mem be rs
g e t an addi tio na l 5 % disco u nt. In order to
b e i nc l ud ed in t he new s le t te r , ad cop y m ust
b e r ec ei v ed b y t h e f i r s t wor ki ng d a y o f t h e
mo nth a n d s ho uld be in Po werPoint, Word,
o r Publis her. Pa yment is required by the
10 th of the mo nth, or the a dvertis ement
w i l l no t b e p u b l i s h e d u n ti l t he f o l lo wi n g
m o n th .
Fo r more info rma tio n or to place yo ur
a dv er tis eme n t , p l eas e co ntac t : Co re y
P e nc e, Tr eas u re r; Emai l:
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C ha p te r o f A SS E ha v e t h e r i g h t to r e f us e a ny
a dv er tis eme n t , whi ch t h e y d eem
i na pp rop ria t e. Th e Sn a ke Riv er C ha p te r also
d o es no t s u p po r t o r e n dor s e a ny s e r v i c e o r
p r o d uc t t ha t i s a d v er t i s ed i n the
n e ws le t t er.
Position Qualifications
 Bachelor's degree in a related area.
 5 - 7 years experience in a related field.
 CSP or ARM certification a plus.
 Knowledge of EPA, OSHA, and DOT.
Position Number 00005496-10312009
Phone number is (509) 736-2532
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