Feb 2015 Meeting Minutes

Shelly Pizzi with Black & Veatch did a fantastic presentation on health hazards in construction focusing on chemical hazards, hexavalent chromium, lead asbestos and physical hazards. She also information on the current silica standard and the proposed changes to the standard. We greatly appreciate Shelly taking the time to provide this presentation for our group.

  • CSG got an urgent please for assistance with – an event designed to give middle and high school students career options to consider in the Design and Construction Industry. The event, being held at Bartle Hall on April 14, 2015, provides an opportunity for students to interact with safety professionals and is in need of volunteers to assist during the eventVisit http://nice-kc.com/?page=ibuild for more information on I-Build or contact Dave Ezell for details.

  • CSG received the sad news of the closing of the Safety Council of the Ozarks after almost 40 years in business. The closing is effective 1/30/15.

  • The Midwest Construction Safety Conference takes place on March 5 and March 6, 2015 at the Adams Mark Conference Center in Blue Springs, MO. Click on the following for a conference brochure and registration form: http://www.buildersassociation.org/docs/SAFETY%20PDFs/Brochure%202015%20Online%20Form.pdf REGISTER TODAY! We hope to see you there!

  • CSG will be conducting interviews at UCM on March 31st and Pittsburg State on April 22nd to determine scholarship recipients.

  • The 2014 Darwin Award winners were presented in the meeting.

  • Our next meeting will be held on March 12, 2015 – note this is the 2nd Thursday of March so there is not a conflict with the Midwest Construction Safety Conference.

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