March 2013 Minutes
Arkansas Department of Labor Training Room
March 15, 2013
Quinton Simison, BASF
Elizabeth Nealy, Cintas
Denise Whittaker, Siplast
Marc Kelly, Cintas
Randy Beard, Langston Bag
Bubba Reniger, West Memphis Steel
Maranda Lisko, Producers Rice Mill
Brent Bennett, Wise Safety
Jeremy Kagebzin, Ashland
Joe Jenko, Ashland
Mike Taylor, Ashland
Mike Patton, Riggs Cat
Joel Neisler, Zero Mountain
Cody Duren, Cameron Valve
Mary Walter, OSHA
Wyatt Hansen, Cintas
Wesley Crouch, Welspun
Arlie Bradbury, Welspun
Clark Thomas, ADOL
Tonia Cooper, ADOL
Kim Fischer, ADOL
Nita Matlock, ADOL
Quinton welcomed the group and introduced the new Director of Labor, Mr. Rick Belk who gave a brief overview of his background and that the ARDOL would continue to support the SHARP / VPP Association.
A round table introduction of all member present was conducted and everyone was given time to meet and talk with the director.
The meeting resumed with a reviewing the minutes of the February 18 meeting, the motion was made and seconded and the minutes were approved as written. The minutes of this (February 15, 2013) meeting will be distributed and posted on the website www.ArkansasSHARPandVPP.com .
Facility – Contracts in place with Holiday Inn Airport
Vendor Committee – The committee is working on development of guidelines for vendor and the associated cost.
Managers Luncheon – a special session with managers and OSHA representative
Save the Date Notices – Pending
Vendor Contacts – Please send contact information to Milana Dennis at ADOL. <email@example.com>
Save the Date Notices – Joe Jenko with Ashland accepted the challenge to develop a Mailer to send out concerning the conference .
Conference Topics –
|Key Note Speaker||Dr. Richard Gerlach (Cintas)|
|Crane / Rigging / Hoist||Crosby|
|Off the Job Safety , Tire Safety||Mike Patton|
|Global Harmonization System||Kim Fischer|
|How To Become SHARP/VPP Through Culture Change||Mark Kelley|
|Safety Rules vs Safety Culture|
|Temporary Employee Training|
|Off The Job Safety , ATV, Home||Jeremy Cox, Bill Brown|
|Management Responsibility as defined by OSHA|
Conference Theme – Raising Safety Awareness (key off of Crane)
What can be done to spread the word and grow this Association and Conference?
Send save the Date cards to other safety associations; ABC, AGC, STEPS, Chamber of Commerce
Save the Date Card
Speakers for Topics
List of Vendors for Conferences
Sponsorship / Recognition
April 19 Meeting at 2nd Floor training room at ADOL, 10421 West Markham, Little Rock.
SHARP / VPP Association Chairperson