Invitation to attend AIHA Webinar on January 20th.

The St. Louis AIHA has extended an invitation to ASSE members to attend a confined space webinar: Effective Confined Space Entry Team Member Training on Tuesday, January 20, 2015 at 2:00 p.m.  This event will be held at 20 Research Park Drive in St. Charles Missouri.

To register please contact:

Rick Myers at: or call 314-587-4107.

Webinar: Effective Confined Space Entry Team Member Training

(webinar is 1 contact hour)

Terry W. Krug, MS, CIH, CSP will be presenting a webinar about what is needed for effective confined space team member training, from knowledge of the hazards to ensuring the attendant knows the confined space instrument’s limitations.  He will also discuss when to have the rescue team at the portal or just available and what special knowledge they need in order to rescue an entrant.  The webinar will reflect the guidelines of ANSI Z490.1 2009 addressing Accepted Practices for Safety Health and Environmental Training.​

Terry W. Krug, MS, CIH, CSP retired from OSHA in 2011 and started a consulting business, EXOSHA. He is the past chair of the AIHA Confined Spaces Technical Committee, and AIHA’s official liaison for 20 years to and Vice Chair for 10 years of the ANSI Z117.1 standard Safety Requirements for Confined Spaces and recently advanced to Chair of Z117.1 in July of 2013.


Save the date! June 5th ASSE Golf Outing at Forest Park

Mark your calendars for June 5, the day of our annual golf outing.  This year the event will be held at the Forest Park Golf course.

Training Courses Offered By Safety Council of Greater St. Louis

The Safety Council of Greater St. Louis is offering several great training opportunities next month.

 OSHA 30 Hour for General Industry

Aerial Lift Training  Session 1 – December 8, 2014  or Session 2- December 11, 2014

Click on each link to open the registration form.

Please contact Chris Merli at 314 621-9200 for more information.

St. Louis Chapter members speak out against OSHA’s proposed rule regarding electronic tracking of injuries.

Two members of the St. Louis Chapter of ASSE have had their comments posted on the Electronic Tracking of Injuries and Illnesses Docket.

Here are the links to the posts:

Burney Baggett’s post –!documentDetail;D=OSHA-2013-0023-0197

Tom Lawrence’s post –!documentDetail;D=OSHA-2013-0023-0201

Thanks to both of you for being outspoken on this issue and taking your time to present your views!

MSA Issues an Inspection Advisory for Fall Protection Equipment with Yoke Snaphooks

MSA Inspection Advisory – Yoke Snaphooks