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Safety/HR Meeting

The next meeting of the HR/Safety Group will be at Rexnord/FALK, Milwaukee, WI. The meetings will take place on 8.18.10, with a plant tour on 8.19.10.

The meetings start at 8:30 am and will be held at;

Wyndham Airport Hotel, 4747 South Howell Avenue, Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53207 Ph 414-481-8000

Please register with me - blairm@sfsa.org


8.18.10 - 8:30 am - 12:00 noon

HR Session

Regulatory Issues - Rexnord/FALK

Everyone Salaried Concept - Rexnord/FALK
Hourly Compensation/Union Pay - Tracei Scofield - Spokane
Round Table - How does your company address pay and salary structures?
What is the philosophy of your company regarding this issue?

1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Safety Session

Developing a Safety Culture - Lisa Bond, Bradken, Amite
Round Table - What is your Safety Culture - how did you develop it - was it top down or bottom up? Do you have a review mechanism to modify your approach?

Explosive Dust Citation - Paul Arneson, MetalTek
Round Table - How are you addressing this problem? Have you run tests?
Has OSHA (State or Fed) raised this issue?

OSHA Inspection - Mickey Beyersdorfer, Sawbrook Steel Round Table - Relate your experiences of OSHA (State or Fed) - have you detected a change in the approach of OSHA (State or Fed)? What emphasis is OSHA (State or Fed) placing on Arc Flash.

Ergonomics - Screening employees for physical capabilities - Harry Phillips, Southwest Steel.
Round Table - How does your company assess physical capability? Have you undertaken ergonomic studies in your plant - what were the results?

Emergency evacuation - Craig Driggers, Rexnord/FALK
Round Table - What plans do you have in the event of a need to evacuate your plant/offices?

Depending on the time available attendees might address some of the following topics;

Blood borne pathogens.
Compressed gases.
Crane and hoist safety
Power tool equipment safety

8.19.10 8:30 am - Plant Tour of Rexnord/Falk


Hotel Information

Wyndham Airport Hotel, 4747 South Howell Avenue, Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53207 Ph 414-481-8000

Rexnord's rate is $72.00/night (internet and breakfast included). When making reservations you will need to

  1. Call Christa at 414-615-8059.
  2. Identify themselves with Rexnord Corp/Falk Renew
  3. Guarantee with a credit card at time of booking

Malcolm Blair
VP Technology, SFSA
Chairman/Secretary ISO TC17/SC11
Steel Founders' Society of America
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