Mid-Atlantic Safety and Health Alliance


Mid-Atlantic Safety and Health Alliance



Event has ended --- MASHA 2017

Safety and Health Conference
Thursday April 27th, 2017


  • Education opportunities in construction, general industry and oil and gas extraction safety
  • Continuing education credits
  • Flash Sessions in the Great Room
  • Great networking and career mentoring opportunities
  • Vendor displays
  • Lunch and refreshments provided
  • Easy access
  • For driving directions go to:  http://www.therla.org/
  • Free Parking

Registration 7:00 - 8:00 am
Conference  8:00 am-3:00 pm

Regional Learning Alliance Conference Center
850 Cranberry Woods Dr.
Cranberry Twp., PA 16066

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  • Continuing education credits
  • Lunch provided
  • Vendor Displays
  • Great Networking opportunity
  • Easy access
  • For driving directions go to:
  • Free Parking

MASHA’s Conference

Since MASHA was established in 2007, it has been our pleasure to offer an annual conference in western Pennsylvania with educational opportunities reflective of our diversity in occupational safety and health.

The 2017 Safety and Health Conference featured the following educational tracks:

  • General Industry
  • Construction
  • Oil and Gas

Conference Highlights:

  • Keynote Address - Brad Livingston - "Just a Second Ago"

  • AM General Session - Ken Smith - "When Videos Serve a Worthy Purpose"

  • Safety experts in Construction, General Industry and Oil and Gas

  • Lunch Break Flash Sessions - Great Room: Magid Glove & Safety, AM Health & Safety, Premier Safety & Service

  • PM General Session - Jacy Good and Steve Johnson - "Hang Up and Drive"

  • Closing Session - OSHA Pittsburgh Area Office - "OSHA Update"

Conference Schedule

7:00-8:00 Registration
7:30 Exhibit Area Opens
8:00-8:15 Welcome and Conference Notes
8:15-9:00 Opening Keynote Session: Brad Livingston - "Just a Second Ago"
9:15-10:00 AM General Session: Ken Smith - "When Video Games Serve a Worthy Purpose"
10:00-10:15 Break: Visit Exhibitor Area
10:15-11:00 Session I
11:15-12:00 Session II
12:00-1:00 Lunch served in the Atrium; Flash Sessions - Great Room
1:00-1:45 PM General Session: Jacy Good and Steve Johnson - "Hang Up and Drive"
2:00-2:45 OSHA Closing Session: OSHA Pittsburgh Office - "OSHA Update"
2:45-3:00 Closing
4:00 Exhibit Area Closes

Construction Track -- Great Room A

Session I "Skanska Injury Free Environment - Care For Life" - Jason Timmerman - Skanska USA
Session II "Harness - Walk it Down - and Self Rescue" - Brian Neely - Werner Co.

General Industry Track -- Great Room B

Session I "Musculoskeletal Disorders: Causation and Work-Relatedness" - Charles P. Prezzia, MD, MPH, MMM, I-DOhC
Session II "Your First Line of Fire Protection" - Chuck Muchoney - Fire Fighter Sales and Service

Oil and Gas Track -- MSA Auditorium

Session I "Fall Protection and Drops Awareness in the OG Industry" - Ben Richards - 3M
Session II “Substance Abuse in the Workplace: What Supervisors Need to Know” - Rachel Burdette - Greenbriar Treatment Center

Conference Notes

For those needing certification points, please sign-in at the Registration Table and pick-up a certificate of attendance.

Conference Planning Committee

Sue Adams Charles Brehm
Aaron Cameron Pat Carfagna
Carl Heinlein Christy Kirsch
Del Kubeldis Steve McGough
USDOL-OSHA Pgh. Area Office Bob McCall
Jeff Pawloski Bernie Quinn
David Renz Dan Sherwin
Michele Slinkard Bill Smith (UPMC)
Bill Smith (SRU) Steve Stockton
Bill Bernhart


Conference Exhibitors

  3M Corporation
AIHA Pittsburgh Local Section
AM Health & Safety, Inc.
ATI Worksite Solutions
DiVal Safety
Draeger, Inc.
Magid Glove & Safety
Mobile Medical Corporation
OSHA Pittsburgh Area Office
Premier Safety & Service
Square One Medical
WVU Safety & Health Extension

Thank you for supporting the MASHA 2017 Safety and Health Conference.
- Bill Bernhart, MASHA President


Contact Person: Bill Bernhart
4008 Alden Drive
Pittsburgh, PA 15220-1022
Phone: 412-260-5240
Fax: 412-561-0191
E-mail: info@mashainc.com
Web: www.mashainc.com



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