June 2010 Minutes

Arkansas SHARP/VPP Meeting Minutes-June18, 2010


Quinton Simison, BASF, West Memphis

Don A. Long, PBCDF, Sheridan

C. Lynn Powell, PBCDF, White Hall

Deanna Dykes, Calion Lumber Co., Calion

Ben Thompson, McBride Dist., Fayetteville

Lea Ann Shivers, Georgia Pacific, Crossett

Ed Phillips, Georgia Pacific, Crossett

Chris Beason, Zero Mountain, Fort Smith

Denise Whittaker, Siplast, Arkadelphia

LaShonda Daniels, ADOL, Little Rock

Juanita Matlock, ADOL, Little Rock

Clark Thomas, ADOL, Little Rock

Kim Fischer, ADOL, Little Rock

Tonia Cooper, ADOL, Little Rock



The Arkansas SHARP/VPP Association met at 10:00 a.m. on Friday June 18, 2010 at the Arkansas Department of Labor building inLittle Rock.


Clark Thomas opened the meeting with a brief discussion regarding “The Trends on Death, Electrocutions and Falls” which were published in the Safety News.


There was a round table introduction of everyone in attendance.


Quinton did a presentation/video on “Fire Prevention Measures”. There was information passed around on “Aerosol cans & how to properly dispose them”.  He also conducted a poll to see what kinds of fire prevention measures each company uses.


-Additional safety videos can also be found on the csb.gov website.


The next meeting will be held on July 16th 10:00 a.m. at the ADOL building.


See attached for SHARP/VPP Conference information.


Meeting adjourned at 12:15 p.m.







-Sharley Petit Award


-Motivational Speaker- Fitz Hill

  • General      Session 1- Hazard Recognition- Andy Kelloms
  •  General      Session 2- OSHA Update- Carlos Reynolds & Jeff Rucker
  •  Breakout      Session 1-A- “Seasonal Safety”; 365 days (Panel- Lea Ann Shivers, Chris      Beason, Denise Whittaker & Mark Howell)
  •  Breakout      Session 1-B- “Leading Indicators Vs. Traditional Goals” (Panel- Mark Jamis      & Joe Jenko)
  •  Breakout      Session 1-C- “Creating an Independent Culture” (Tommy Short)




  • Breakout      Session 2-A- “Ergonomics” (Ed Phillips w/Georgia Pacific)
  •  Breakout      Session 2-B- “Investigation & Lessons Learned From Plant Fires”. (Mike      Pennington)
  •  Breakout      Session 2-C SHARP/VPPA- “Getting in the program.”
  •  General      Session 3- “Culture Change- Top to Bottom” (Keith Riggs)





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