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May 2022 – Powered Industrial Trucks

May 2022 – Powered Industrial Trucks

Our May meeting was hosted at the DoubleTree by Hilton Lafayette East Hotel. The lunch was sponsored by August Mack

Our Presenter: Michael Gagermeier from August Mack gave us an update on the topic of Powered Industrial Trucks. Assistants of this session participated with questions and experiences of their facilities. Current regulation, safe practices, and new technology to enhance safety were discussed at the meeting.

Additionally, two new members of GLASC have been sworn in as part of the board meet Robert Beck our new trustee, and Paola Richardson our new Webmaster!

Thanks again Michael Gagermeier and Ed Callahan from August Mack!!!

On behalf of the GLASC Executive Board, we appreciate all the participants in our goal of making safer workplaces!

APRIL 2022- The ABC’s of Respiratory

APRIL 2022- The ABC’s of Respiratory

Our April meeting was hosted at Lafayette Venetian Blind Inc. and the lunch was sponsored also by them.

Our Presenter: Dean Spahr from Ritz Safety educated us on the topic of respiratory safety. Our group shared experiences with the fit test, and different varieties of respirators in their facilities. There was great information shared at this meeting in regard to the regulation, the wide spectrum of respirators, and resources to stay on track fo the SDSs.

Thanks again to Dean Spahr and Ritz Safety for presenting on this topic!

On behalf of the GLASC Executive Board, we hope our members and their families are staying safe, healthy, and positive!

Bauer Community Center Donation

Bauer Community Center Donation

On 2/23/22 Shelley and John from the Executive Board of GLASC were able to donate 40 “GLASC” logo’d sock caps to children in the Bauer Community Center after school program on behalf of all GLASC Members! Working together with Lafayette organizations to help keep kids safe and warm!

MARCH 2022- ELECTRICAL SAFETY

MARCH 2022- ELECTRICAL SAFETY

Our March meeting was hosted at the DoubleTree by Hilton Lafayette East Hotel. The lunch was sponsored by FINAL BOSS Dumpster Rental.

Our Presenter: Pat Daugherty from Electric Plus educated us on the topic of Electrical Safety. Our group actively engaged in questions to the speaker pertaining to their facilities and safety. There was great information shared at this meeting in regard to electrical safety history and related topics.- PRESENTATION BELOW

Thanks again to Pat and Electric Plus for presenting on this topic!

On behalf of the GLASC Executive Board, we hope our membership and their families are staying safe, healthy and positive!

https://glasc.org/wp-content/uploads/2022/03/Electrical-Safety.pdf

FEBRUARY 2022- HEARING CONSERVATION

FEBRUARY 2022- HEARING CONSERVATION

Our February meeting was hosted at the DoubleTree by Hilton Lafayette East Hotel. The lunch was sponsored by the Greater Lafayette Area Safety Council.

Our Presenter: Rob Beck from Work Comp Management Services educated us on the Topic of Hearing Conservation. Our group actively engaged in questions to the speaker pertaining to their facilities. There was great information shared at this meeting in regard to hearing conservation and related topics.- PRESENTATION BELOW

Thanks again to Rob for presenting on this topic!

On behalf of the GLASC Executive Board, we hope our membership and their families are staying safe, healthy and positive!

https://glasc.org/wp-content/uploads/2022/03/Hearing-Conservation-Essentials.pdf

JANUARY 2022- Winter Sprinkler Preparation Awareness

JANUARY 2022- Winter Sprinkler Preparation Awareness

We kicked off our 2022 GLASC meeting calendar with an entertaining presentation and networking. Our January was hosted at the DoubleTree by Hilton Lafayette East Hotel. The lunch was sponsored by the Greater Lafayette Area Safety Council.

Our Presenter: Chad Harker and Edwin Frieden from Ryan Fire Protection educated us on the Topic of Winter Sprinkler Preparation Awareness. Our group was able to ask the speakers questions pertaining to their facilities and insurance companies. There was great information shared at this meeting in regard to sprinkler protector and related topics.- PRESENTATION BELOW

Thanks again to Chad and Edwin for presenting on this topic!

On behalf of the GLASC Executive Board, we hope our membership and their families are staying safe, healthy and positive!

https://glasc.org/wp-content/uploads/2022/02/Winterization-GLASC-1-18-22.pdf

DECEMBER 2021- FALL PROTECTION

DECEMBER 2021- FALL PROTECTION

Our GLASC meeting for December was hosted at the DoubleTree by Hilton Lafayette East Hotel. The lunch was sponsored by the Greater Lafayette Area Safety Council.

Our Presenter: Sampson Briggs from DBI- Sala (3M Fall Protection) educated us on the Topic of Fall Protection. Sampson’s personal story of falling from a roof and surviving was powerful. Sampson’s passion for fall protection and knowledge gained in the field after his incident spoke volumes to our group.

Thanks again to Sampson for presenting on this topic!

Additionally, John Sanders was sworn in as President and Shelley Wuerthner as Treasurer for two more years! Congrats!

On behalf of the GLASC Executive Board, we hope our membership and their families are staying safe, healthy and positive!