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May 2024 OSHA Round Table

One of our favorite meetings is the annual OSHA round table. Many thanks to SC LLR for continuing to provide staff for this great session. Once again, we would like to thank SC DOT for accommodating us.

McEntire Produce Site Tour

May’s meeting was a site tour of McEntire Produce. McEntire is a wholesale produce processor and distributor for restaurants. A huge thank you to Kirsten Quamme and her team for their hospitality. They have a fantastic safety program.

Environmental and Safety Leader

Owens Corning in Blythwood is looking for a Environmental & Safety Leader. The Environmental, Health, and Safety (EHS) Leader must maintain a leadership presence on the plant floor, influence employees, and engage them in all aspects of safety and environmental processes. This position leads the development, implementation, and evaluation of critical safety and environmental process, programs, and procedures in order to achieve a zero-injury and NOV environment. The successful candidate provides leadership and applies technical abilities to engage employees at all levels of the organization in order to sustain world-class safety and environmental processes. Click link to apply and for more information. Environmental Health & Safety Leader (owenscorning.com)

March 2024 Technical Meeting

March’s technical meeting featured Rachel Schlachter, MPH, CSP, CIH of NextGenEHS discussing silica exposures and answering industrial hygiene questions.

2024 SPY AWARD WINNER!!

Every year we present a deserving chapter member the Safety Professional of the Year (SPY) Award. The SPY award is presented annually to a member who demonstrates outstanding achievement in the occupational safety and health field while also advancing the OSH profession overall.

This years recipient is Kirsten Quamme. Congratulations and thank you for your hard work to the profession and ASSP.