August 18 lunch meeting will feature the new OSHA Confined Space in Construction rule

After almost 20 years, OSHA finally published the Confined Spaces in Construction rule on May 4, 2015 and it takes effect on August 3, 2015. Concurrently, ANSI is revising the Z117.1 standard and has a new draft standard for confined space as A10.43 in balloting. This presentation will cover the basic components of the new OSHA Confined Spaces in Construction rule and discuss differences between...

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Snake River Chapter chosen as Small Chapter of the Year!

Snake River Chapter was selected as the Small Chapter of the Year by ASSE! This is a direct reflection of your participation in our technical sessions, Safety Poster contest, STS Preparation Class, fundraisers, newsletters, communications, meetings, and Safety Fest! The award will be presented at the Chapter Recognition Luncheon on Monday, June 8, 2015, at Safety 2015, ASSE’s Professional...

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Brad Giles elected as ASSE Director-at-Large

Snake River Chapter member and ASSE Fellow, Brad Giles, was elected to a three-year term as Director-at-Large of the ASSE. Brad is the senior vice president of safety, health & environment for Energy, Infrastructure & Industrial Construction at AECOM (formerly URS). As Director-at-Large, Brad will be responsible for implementing the new governance system within the organization and...

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