August 2018
American Industrial Hygiene Association
St. Louis Local Section

Publication of the St. Louis Local Section to keep members up to date on events and environmental health & safety topics.  
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President's Corner

From Richard Shoaf, President

This month we had two of our board attend leadership training in DC (President Elect, Rachael Phillips and Director Chris Merli).  They will present a brief overview at our next standard monthly meeting.  

This month we will have a joint meeting with ASSP (artist formerly known as ASSE).  You need to pre-register here to attend:  

The topic will be a panel discussion on Silica.  

Remember that all of this info can be found on our new website at 

Richard C. A. Shoaf
AIHA Saint Louis Section is where you can place your online order of AIHA St. Louis Local Section logo ware.  Once you have your own, shoot a selfie at work (if you can) and share with us to see how far reaching our membership reaches.  
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Meeting Schedule
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Monthly Meetings Dates:
August 13th 1130 at Joint Meeting With ASSE (Monday) Click here to register! 
September 20th 1130 at Favazza's on the Hill
October 18th 3pm Luau on the Lake - Lake Saint Louis
November 15th - McCormick & Schmick's
December 6th 4p-7p Trailhead Brewery 

Board Meetings Dates:
September 20th 11a Favazza's on the Hill
October 25th - AT&T
December 6th 3-4p Trailhead Brewery - End of Year Report

Chapter Membership Dues ($20): Don't forget if you do not automatically pay your chapter dues with your national membership, please get your dues into:  

St. Louis AIHA
8816 Manchester Road
PMB #106
Brentwood, MO 63144-2601

Or bring to the next meeting will also work!  

$25 Professional Development Lunch fee includes lunch & meeting. 

OSHA in the Last 30 Days

  • JULY 2018

  • July 31 - Region 10 - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Oregon Shipbuilder For Serious and Willful Safety Violations
  • July 30 - Region 6 - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Three Companies in Oklahoma After Five Employees Fatally Injured by Explosion and Fire
  • July 30 - Region 7 - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Kansas Grain Bin Operator
  • July 27 - Trade Release - The Department of Labor Proposes Rule to Better Protect Personally Identifiable Information
  • July 26 - Trade Release - The Department of Labor Plans to Propose Rule to Better Protect Personally Identifiable Information
  • July 26 - Region 6 - Corrected: U.S. Department of Labor Cites East Texas Countertop Company For Safety and Health Violations
  • July 25 - Region 6 - Court Orders Contractor to Pay $250,000 for Safety Violations Following Fatal Fall at Dallas Apartment Complex
  • July 24 - Region 4 - U.S. Department of Labor Finds Safety Violations Following Fatal Kentucky Shipyard Towboat Explosion
  • July 24 - Federal Register 83:35026-35028 - MET Laboratories, Inc.: Application for Expansion of Recognition and Proposed Modification to the NRTL Program's List of Appropriate Test Standards
  • July 24 - Federal Register 83:35023-35026 - Proposed Modification to the List of Appropriate NRTL Program Test Standards and the Scopes of Recognition of Several NRTLs
  • July 12 - Region 7 - U.S. Department of Labor and Alberici Healthcare Sign Safety Partnership During Construction of Saint Louis Hospital
  • July 10 - Region 7 - U.S. Department of Labor Seeks to Stop Increase in Worker Fatalities In Kansas, Missouri, and Nebraska
  • July 9 - Region 4 - U.S. Department of Labor Cites North Florida Shipyard for Safety Violations Following Employee Drowning
AIHA Professional Development By Attending Lunchons

Did you know you receive a certificate of attendance during our lunch conferences for use in your own Continued Education documentation?  Another added value of membership.  Just remember to register online at our Eventbrite page (even if after the meeting)  Meeting Registration  Watch your email when you attend (and pre-register) for your certificate!  

Current Job Postings

NEW JOB POSTING on our Facebook Page @AIHAStLouis & on LinkedIn Group

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2018 Executive Board
Richard Shoaf, JD, CFI
Safety Training & Consultations International
(636) 625-8083
Rachael Phillips, MPH
(314) 349-9206
Matt Orr, CIH, CSP
(314) 326-1397
John Malone, CSP, CIH
(314) 606-5313
Don Ridenhower, CIH
Environmental Health & Safety Solutions
(314) 565-9877
Mike McCormick, CSP
Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals
(314) 803-0219
Chris Merli, CSP, CIH
Chris' Safety and Health Consulting, Inc.
(314) 805-3232
Donn Cahill, CIH, CSP
(314) 393-4251
Media Coordinator
Marcia Kram, CIH
Independent Consultant
(314) 409-4238
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