Chapter News

November Chapter Meeting: Blog Post from Jeff Dalto with Supplemental Training Material

Nov 13, 2017

Jeff Dalto gave a presentation at our November Chapter Meeting on the ANSI 490 standard and Effective Safety Training. Jeff has created a blog post that directly maps to and supplements the presentation he gave at the meeting. It includes two full-length recorded webinars that cover both (1) Effective Safety Training and (2) Evaluating Online Safety Training Solutions. He has also added a series of related free guides for downloading and articles for reading. Please see the link below.[]


2017 National Fall Prevention Safety Stand-down May 8-12

Apr 20, 2017

The Chapter is partnering with OSHA Training Education Institute, Oregon FACE, AGC Oregon Columbia Chapter, and Oregon OSHA to raise fall hazard awareness in an effort to stop fall fatalities and injuries.  Fatalities caused by falls from elevation continue to be a leading cause of death for construction employees, accounting for 350 of the 937 construction fatalities recorded in 2015 (BLS data). Those deaths were preventable. The 2017 National Fall Prevention Stand-Down occurs May 8 through May 12. The Chapter encourages members to participate or organize events during the week to increase fall hazard awareness.

On May 12, Oregon and Washington partners are offering free training.
Time: 8:00 – 3:00 pm
Location: Sheet Metal Institute, 2379 NE 178th Ave, Portland, OR 97230

Click here to register.

For a flier with additional information click here. For resources (videos, fact sheets, toolbox talks) check out  OSHAOR-FACE  and  CPWR websites.

Establish a Safety Fund

Aug 19, 2015

Donors can establish a named academic scholarship or professional education grant fund through the ASSP Foundation. Scholarships and grants advance the safety profession and provide national recognition for the donor. The Foundation manages the administrative details of this program and works with the donor to provide qualified award recipients each year.

WISE Mentoring Program

Aug 19, 2015

The WISE Mentoring program successfully connects today’s most talented and experienced women mentors with rising and aspiring mentees. This pairing is designed to encourage and empower mentees to more effectively advance their careers through alignment with identified business objective, skill development, career option consideration, and network formation. All discussions are strictly confidential between the two parties. If you are an SH&E practitioner seeking to chart a successful career path or a seasoned pro eager to share experiences and insight, please visit the ASSP WISE website for more information.