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WEíRE GOING ON A FIELD TRIP!

To Carrier Collierville Plant

As a continuation from the September meeting, Carrier has invited us to tour their plant and review their health and safety program, specifically the Musculoskeletal Wellness Program. This field trip will occur during the regularly scheduled October 13th meeting. The plant safety manager, Charlie Sepko, and the physical therapists from HCI will be on-hand to provide us with tours, discuss the wellness program, and discuss other critical elements of their health and safety program. Lunch will be included as usual.

The Carrier Collierville plant is located at 97 South Byhalia Road, just south of Poplar Ave. The 300,000 square foot facility with 1100 people produces over a million residential air conditioning/ heat pump units a year.

Due to the special circumstances for this meeting, we request that you RSVP by October 10th if you plan to attend. Please RSVP to Charlie Sepko at 854-3280 or email at Charlie.Sepko@carrier.utc.com. A map of the Collierville area and the plantís location is included below. Directions from your location to 97 South Byhalia Road can be obtained from http://www.mapquest.com/

 

Mid-South Workersí Compensation Association 9th Annual Conference

October 18-20 at Memphis Adamís Mark Hotel

The Mid-South Workerís Compensation Association (MSWCA) is holding their 9th annual conference on October 18-20 at the Adamís Mark Hotel in Memphis. This conference will include a vendor fair, panel discussions, and presentations to include:

This conference is intended for occupational nurses, claims adjusters, Loss Control/Safety Professionals, Attorneys, Physicians, and more. The registration for this 2.5 day event is $200 (after September 25th). If you are interested in attending this conference, please contact Diane Pate at 901-725-4494

 

Holiday Meeting Just around the Corner!

Donít forget to mark your calendars for the annual AIHA/ASSE Holiday Meeting. This yearís meeting will be held on December 1st. We have special plans for this meeting including a unique presentation, and a special venue. These will be announced in the November Newsletter. Be sure to be there for food, fun, and prizes!

If your company would like to contribute a prize for this meeting, please contact Cynthia Searcy at 901-947-7849 or email: wsearcy1@midsouth.rr.com

 

The AIHA Mission Statement:

"The American Industrial Hygiene Association is an organization of professionals dedicated to the recognition, evaluation, and control of environmental factors arising in or from the workplace, that may result in injury, illness, impairment, or affect the well-being of workers and members of the community."


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