September Meeting Announcement

The next meeting will be held September 4, 2019, from 8-10 AM, at the New England Institute of Technology 2480 Post Road, Warwick, RI Hall of Fame Room (2nd Floor).

From Bob Kunz:

Team SAFER, ready or not the summer is coming to a close.  Where did it go?  We hope that you are able to join us for to kickoff the 2019-2020 learning series. 

Because we have so much to catch on, we elected to follow last years opening meeting with an open session.  Here is a look backward and forward:

Sept 2018 – Bullet points from my notes

  • Leading indicators
    • Do they support request for budget $s
  • Technology driving new ways to interface with medical community
    • Triage
    • Follow-up care
  • Ladder safety improved
    • Canvas bags for lunches provided by employer.
  • Mgt-Labor connection and Mobile training (van, tablet)
    • Near hit reporting increase
    • At risk observations decrease
    • Safer outcome
  • Hotline to HR
  • Incentivized use of observation APP
  • Complaint box or improvement box?

Sept 2019 – OpportunitiesRI sick time law – has it impacted schedule?

The way we imagine work vs. how it is performed -closing the gap

Workforce challenges

New technology

New equipment

Silica Table 1 – see OSHA RFI

Product recalls – what is going on out there

Conney Safety Recall Resource Page

The coffee and calories for the September meeting are sponsored by AGI Construction Inc. – see link to website:

We hope to see everyone next Wednesday!  Bring a friend…bring a story….