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May 2018
American Industrial Hygiene Association
St. Louis Local Section
Newsletter

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 will have a guest speaker, Crystal Kennedy with Thompson Coburn who will be speaking Phase 1.   Remember to pre-register to hold your seat at Bishop's Post here:  
https://may2018lunch.eventbrite.com 

In the upcoming months we have scheduled topics including:   Novichok (Russian "newcomer" Nerve Agent), and possibly Mindfulness.  More details on each can be found on our online registration for luncheons here.  

Donn Cahill will be representing our chapter during the AIHA Annual Meeting on May 23rd in Philadelphia.  Anyone not able to make the meeting and would like Mr. Cahill to vote on your behalf so the meeting can have a quorum he, or someone else can be a proxy for you.  In order to establish a quorum, please take a moment to submit your proxy vote here. You will need to sign into the Member Center with your log-in credentials.

As always if you have an idea or suggestion to make our section better, do not hesitate to reach out to any of our board members and share it.  We are here to help our community grow and prosper.  

Remember that all of this info can be found on our new website at http://www.AIHAStLouis.org 

Richard C. A. Shoaf
President
AIHA Saint Louis Section 

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2019 PDC DATE Announced!  March 4th, 2019

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Meeting Schedule
Subscribe to our calendar here:  Subscribe 

Monthly Meetings Dates:
May 17th 1130 at Bishop's Post
June 21st 0830 at Kaldi's Chesterfield 
July 19th 1130 at BRAVO Cucina Italina
August 16th 1130 at TBD
September 20th 1130 at Favazza's on the Hill
October 18th 1130 at TBD
November 15th - McCormick & Schmick's
December 6th 4p-7p Trailhead Brewery 

Board Meetings Dates:
May 17th 11a Biship's Post
July 19th 11a BRAVO Cucina Italina
September 20th 11a Favazza's on the Hill
October 25th - TBD
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

  • April 2018

  • 04/30/2018 - OSHA Trade Release - U.S. Department of Labor Fixes Error Dating to 2016 Implementation of “Improve Tracking of Workplace Injuries and Illnesses” Regulation
  • 04/27/2018 - OSHA Trade Release - Statement by Deputy Assistant Secretary of Labor for Occupational Safety and Health Loren Sweatt on Workers’ Memorial Day 2018
  • 04/27/2018 - Region 6 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor and Association of Energy Service Companies Renew Alliance to Keep Texas Oil and Gas Employees Safe
  • 04/26/2018 - Region 4 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor and Florida Roofing Contractor Settle Lawsuit on Whistleblower Allegations
  • 04/23/2018 - Region 4 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor, Georgia Tech, and Georgia Department Of Public Health Form Alliance to Reduce Lead Exposure
  • 04/23/2018 - Region 5 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Proposes Penalties for Farm Supply Company For Operating Damaged Forklift at its Ohio Facility
  • 04/20/2018 - Region 5 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Ohio Plastics Company, Proposes $261,454 in Penalties for Workplace Safety Hazards
  • 04/20/2018 - Region 9 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Orders California Company to Pay $110,000 To Manager Who Reported Concerns Regarding E-Cigarette Ingredients
  • 04/17/2018 - OSHA Trade Release - OSHA Flier Offers Steps to Keep Tractor Trailer Drivers Safe at Destination
  • 04/17/2018 - Region 7 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Nebraska Company For Exposing Employees to Trenching Hazards
  • 04/17/2018 - Region 8 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Contractor for Exposing Workers to Trenching, Other Safety Hazards on North Dakota Municipal Project
  • 04/13/2018 - Region 5 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Finds Ohio Contractor Continues To Expose Roofers to Falls and Other Safety Hazards
  • 04/12/2018 - Region 2 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites New Jersey Plastics Manufacturer For Workplace Safety Failures, Proposes Penalties of $435,679
  • 04/11/2018 - Region 4 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Partners with Landscape Industry Associations and Employers to Sponsor Southeast Safety Stand-Down Events Focusing on Preventing Heat-Related Illnesses and Landscaping Injuries
  • 04/09/2018 - Region 1 OSHA News Release - Lynnway Auto Auction to Correct Hazards, Implement Safety Measures, And Pay Penalties in U.S. Department of Labor Settlement
  • 04/06/2018 - Region 4 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Seeks to Prevent Georgia Roadway Worksite Injuries Through Safety Stand-Down Events
  • 04/05/2018 - Region 7 OSHA News Release - Grain-Handling Industry and Safety Professionals Announce ‘Stand-Up for Grain Engulfment Prevention Week,’ April 9-13
  • 04/03/2018 - Region 7 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Omaha Company for Exposing Workers To Trenching Hazards, Proposes $38,061 in Penalties
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

Current job postings on our Facebook Page @AIHAStLouis & on LinkedIn Group

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2018 Executive Board
President
Richard Shoaf, JD, CFI
Safety Training & Consultations International
RShoaf@stci.us
(636) 625-8083
President-Elect
Rachael Phillips, MPH
Ameren 
rphillips2@ameren.com
(314) 349-9206
Past-President
Matt Orr, CIH, CSP
Ameren
worr3@ameren.com
(314) 326-1397
Secretary
John Malone, CSP, CIH
AT&T
jm7842@att.com
(314) 606-5313
Treasurer
Don Ridenhower, CIH
Environmental Health & Safety Solutions
ridenhower44@gmail.com
(314) 565-9877
Director
Mike McCormick, CSP
Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals
Michael.McCormick@mallinckrodt.com
(314) 803-0219
Director
Chris Merli, CSP, CIH
Chris' Safety and Health Consulting, Inc.
cmerli@swbell.net
(314) 805-3232
Director
Donn Cahill, CIH, CSP
Monsanto
donn.o.cahill@monsanto.com
(314) 393-4251
Media Coordinator
Marcia Kram, CIH
Independent Consultant
krammlcih@yahoo.com
(314) 409-4238
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