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Networking Night

Feb 19, 2020

Join us for a Networking Night!

The Alaska Chapter of the ASSP invites you to the inaugural Networking Night for some conversation, sharing, and camaraderie.  All ASSP members, Student Section Members, Occupational Safety and Health students, non ASSP members and those interested in learning more about occupational safety and/or the ASSP are invited to attend.

Date: Thursday, February 20, 2020

Time: 5-7pm

Location: King Street Brewery (9050 King Street, Anchorage, AK).  We will meet on the second story level.

February 2020 Luncheon – CHANGE OF DATE AND VENUE

Feb 10, 2020

The monthly Chapter luncheon planned for February 18, 2020, we will NOT be meeting at the BP Energy Center.  Instead, The Odom Corporation – Alaska, have agreed to host a technical tour of The Odom Corporation facility at 6300 Changepoint Dr, Anchorage, AK 99518.

The tour is scheduled for Monday, February 24, 2020, from 1pm – 2:25pm.  To minimize the risk to operations at The Odom Corporation and to Alaska ASSP members, the size of the tour group will be limited to 25 attendees. All attendees must be 21 years old or older, wear a reflective vest, wear closed toed shoes with adequate traction.  There is no cost for the tour.

Due to the limit of 25 attendees, it is essential for those that wish to attend to send an RSVP to Chris Warner, AK ASSP President, at President@Alaska.ASSP.org.  RSVP’s for the tour will be granted on a first come, first serve basis.  Those that submit an RSVP to Chris will receive a reply acknowledging his/her status as an attendee for the tour or assignment to the stand-by list.  A stand-by list of attendees will be created for those that are not one of the first 25 to RSVP.  As attendees on the RSVP list cancel, individuals on the stand-by list will be notified via email.

AK ASSP January 2020 Luncheon

Jan 15, 2020

Please join us on Tuesday, January 21, 2020, for our monthly Alaska Chapter ASSP luncheon meeting at the BP Energy Center, from 11:30 am – 1 pm, located at 900 E. Benson Boulevard, Anchorage, AK  99508.

After networking with your peers and eating a great lunch, you will have a chance to listen to guest speaker Robert Wood, MSHA Anchorage Field Office Supervisor. He will be leading a presentation that details and provides information about the history of MSHA, his experience in the industry, including the impact of mining on Alaska’s economy and why it is important to all of us.  Please join us in learning about this critical industry and how health and safety have made a positive impact on those working in this industry.

Cost (with the meal): $20.00 if you RSVP, $25.00 at the door, $10.00 for ASSP Student Members.

Send your RSVP to your Chapter President, Chris Warner, at president@alaska.assp.org by the close of business on January 17, 2019.

November Luncheon Announcement

Nov 08, 2019

Please join us on Tuesday, November 19, 2019, from 11:30am – 1pm, for our monthly Alaska Chapter ASSP luncheon meeting.  Remember, we are now meeting at the BP Energy Center, 900 E. Benson Boulevard, Anchorage, AK  99508.

After networking with your peers and eating a great lunch, we will have an opportunity to learn from Laurie Macchello, PT, CBES, owner of Healthy Ergonomics.  Laurie will be leading a presentation on the Impact of Employee Well-Being on Injury Prevention.

Cost (with meal): $20.00 if you RSVP, $25.00 at the door, $10.00 for ASSP Student Members.

 

Date: November 19, 2019

Time: 11:30am to 1:00pm

Place:  BP Energy Center, 900 E. Benson Boulevard, Anchorage, AK  99508

Send your RSVP to your Chapter President, Chris Warner, at president@alaska.assp.org by the close of business on November 14, 2019.

October Technical Tour – King Street Brewery

Sep 27, 2019

Given the upcoming ASSP Alaska Occupational Safety Summit October 22 and 23, the regular October Chapter luncheon will be slightly different.

In addition to the Safety Summit, King Street Brewery has agreed to host a technical tour of their brewing facility at 9050 King Street, Anchorage, AK 99515.

The tour is scheduled for October 15, 2019, at 4:00 p.m.  To minimize the risk to operations at King Street Brewery and to AK ASSP members, the size of the tour group must be limited to 25 attendees.

The tour will consist of a discussion and a walk around tour of the facility.  There will be an opportunity for additional networking following the tour.

Due to the space limit of 25 attendees, it is essential for those that wish to attend send an RSVP to Chris Warner, AK ASSP President, at  president@alaska.assp.org.  RSVP’s for the tour will be granted on a first-come, first-serve basis.  Those that submit an RSVP to Chris will receive a reply acknowledging his/her status as an attendee for the tour or assignment to the standby list.  A standby list of attendees will be created for those that are not one of the first 25 to RSVP.  As attendees on the RSVP list cancel, individuals on the standby list will be notified via email.

There is no cost for the tour.  Estimated length of the technical tour is 90 minutes. No special PPE is required for participating in the tour.

Send your RSVP to your Chapter President, Chris Warner, at president@alaska.assp.org as soon as possible to reserve your spot on the RSVP list.