Mid-Atlantic Safety and Health Alliance


Mid-Atlantic Safety and Health Alliance



MASHA 2018

Safety and Health Conference
Thursday April 26th, 2018



Registration 7:00 - 8:00 am
Conference  8:00 am-4:00 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
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  • Free Parking

Limited seating - 300 registrants only. Register early!


MASHA’S 2018 Conference

Welcome to the 10th MASHA 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 2018 Safety and Health Conference will feature the following educational tracks:

  • General Industry
  • Construction
  • Oil and Gas

Conference Highlights:

  • Keynote Address - Bill O'Rourke - Business Ethics and Impacts on Safety & Health Management

  • General Session - Special Double Session- Rachel Burdette - Substances and Supervisors: How to Handle an Impaired Employee

  • OSHA Session - Pittsburgh Area Office - OSHA Update

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

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: Bill O'Rourke - "Business Ethics and Impacts on Safety & Health Management"
9:15-10:00 General Session: Rachel Burdette - "Substances and Supervisors: How to Handle an Impaired Employee"
10:00-10:15 Break: Visit Exhibitor Area
10:15-11:00 Rachel Burdette - Continued
11:15-12:00 USDOL-OSHA Pittsburgh Area Office, "OSHA Update"
12:00-12:45 Lunch served in the Atrium
12:45-1:00 Break: Visit Exhibitor Area
1:00-1:45 Tracks - Session I
2:00-2:45 Tracks - Session II
3:00-3:45 Tracks - Session III
3:45-4:00 Conference Closing
4:00 Exhibit Area Closes

Construction Track -- Great Room A

Session I “A New Approach to Pre-Job Planning” - Michael Potts - Pioneer Energy Services
Session II “Safe handling of Condensate” - Kevin Ice, CSP - CNX Resources, Inc.
Session III “Respect the Unexpected …” - Brian Gildea - Pipeline Systems, Inc.

General Industry Track -- Great Room B

Session I “Productivity Enhancement Tools for Industrial Hygienists ” - Sreenath Avula, PhD - TSI Inc.
Session II “NFPA 70E Update” - Mike Wright - 70E Solutions
Session III “OSHA’s Walking Working Surfaces Standard” - Bob Wengryn - Miller Fall Protection/Honeywell

Oil and Gas Track -- MSA Auditorium

Session I “OSHA Inspections, What to do Instead of Running and Hiding!” - David C. Brogan, P.E. - Bristol Environmental Inc.
Session II “Application, Design and Use of Leading Edge SRL’s” - Larry Peters - MSA
Session III “Managing the Risks Associated with a Construction Labor Shortage” - Nick Kuntz - Gallagher CRS

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
Pat Carfagna Carl Heinlein
Christy Kirsch Del Kubeldis
Joe Losko Steve McGough
USDOL-OSHA Pgh. Area Office Bob McCall
Jeff Pawloski Bernie Quinn
David Renz Dan Sherwin
Michele Slinkard Bill Smith
Bill Bernhart

Conference Exhibitors

  3M Corporation
AM Health & Safety, Inc.
Magid Glove & Safety
Mobile Medical Corporation
Premier Safety & Service
Square One Medical
TSI, Inc.
WVU Safety & Health Extension

Thank you for supporting the MASHA 2018 Safety and Health Conference.
- Bill Bernhart, MASHA President


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



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