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Safety/HR Meeting

The next meeting of the Human Resources/Safety meeting will be held in Spokane, WA

We will be using the hotel for the meeting and will include a tour of the foundry at Spokane Industries.


Mirabeau Park Hotel, North 1100 Sullivan Road, Spokane Valley, WA 90037. It is just across the freeway from the plant. The rates are $110.00 for executive and $90.00 for premium rooms. There is a shuttle, 30.00 each way from the airport, (make reservations for the shuttle when making hotel reservations) - no need to rent a car unless you want to see more of the area.

The number for the hotel is 509-924-9000 or fax 509-922-6201 and the reservations need to be made by July 29, 2011. Mention Spokane Industries or Steel Founders Society when making the reservation.


The program format has changed;


8:30 am - HR Session at the hotel

  1. Introduction
  2. Confidentiality and the forms you might ask your employees to sign - Spokane Attorney
  3. A web based method that can be used to screen potential visual inspectors - Richard Stone, ISU
  4. Supervisor training (Course to be held at Eagle Alloy 10.6.11) - Malcolm Blair, SFSA
  5. Ergonomics - Train the trainer (to be organized by Wisconsin University) - Malcolm Blair, SFSA
  6. Round Table - All

1:00 - lunch at hotel (Spokane Industries will host)

2:00 - Tour of Spokane Steel Foundry Plant

6:00 - Dinner in downtown Spokane (Dutch Treat)


8:30 - Safety meeting at the hotel

  1. Review of OSHA Form 300 data supplied by member companies - Malcolm Blair, SFSA
  2. Forklift Shock Watch Reporting System - Tommy Thomas - American Foundry Group.
  3. Round table discussion with particular reference to the plant tour - All

12:00 - meeting adjourned

We need to have a head count for the dinner on 8.9.11 - please confirm your attendance with me

Malcolm Blair
VP Technology, SFSA
Chairman/Secretary ISO TC17/SC11
Steel Founders' Society of America
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Crystal Lake
IL 60014

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