2023 Region VI PDC

Members and officers attended the ASSP Region VI Professional Development Conference at Kingston Plantation in Myrtle Beach. This annual PDC is a great opportunity to learn from national speakers, network with safety professionals from across the country and look at products and services at the exposition. Over 340 attendees broke all records! Member Antum Risk sent 20 people!! If this looks like something you would be interested in, next years PDC is in Virginia Beach.

May Meeting OSHA Roundtable

The May meeting is always well attended, with 2023 being no exception. SC OHSA provided the annual update in a panel format. Speakers addressed status on standards, emphasis programs and training. A big thnk you to all the speakers and attendees!

March 2023 Site Tour SCDOT OMR

A big thank you to SC DOT for a fantastic tour of the Office of Materials and Research Lab in Columbia. This lab tests soils, concrete, asphalt and material that goes into our road projects. Supplier material is tested for strength, cold, heat, viscocity, longevity, friction and water. We witnessed concrete break testing, water testing and saw lots of classic pencil sharpeners!

Thank you to Merrill Zwanka, Temple Short and staff for a great tour.

2023 South Carolina PDC

Our annual Professional Development Conference was held Friday February 17th at Blue Cross Blue Shield. We greatly appreciate Blue Cross Blue Shield for their generosity and accommodations. A big thank you to our speakers, attendees, and officers for making this years PDC one of the largest attended in recent history.

January 2023 Site Tour IBHS Richburg

While we were told this was corny, we were BLOWN away by this months site tour! IBHS is a testing and research facility focusing on protecting businesses and residents from wind, hail and fire perils. Our tour exposed us to all the tools the scientists of IBHS use to analyze and test risks, including a MASSIVE wind tunnel.