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McKinley Chapter Leadership Roles Available

We are in need of a Chapter President, Chapter Vice President, Committee Chair, and Advisory Group Member for the 2024-2025 year. If you are interested in serving in any of these important roles, please send us a message on our “Contact Us” page.

Annual Picnic and Election

Please join us June 17 from 6pm -8pm at the Oak Tree Shelter in Wingfoot Lake State Park for our annual McKinley Chapter Picnic and Election.

The Chapter will graciously be providing the meal free of charge for all attendees. Students are always welcome and will receive a free meal at all Chapter Meetings. Please register on our events page. Events – ASSP McKinley Chapter

Safeguard Technology Meeting and Tour

North Chapter 

June 7 | 11:30 am – 2:00 pm

Science and Product Development of Slip and Fall Prevention

Presented by: Matthew Thayer, Vice President Safeguard Technology

Matthew will present on product development and science of slip/fall prevention and then we will tour their facility to view product manufacturing and testing.  Matthew Thayer – LinkedIn

Safeguard Technology, Inc., is the recognized leading manufacturer of slip prevention step, walkway & ladder rung covers. A long-term solution, products are easily installed as a retrofit application.  Safeguard® Hi-Traction® and HiGlo-Traction® covers are available in custom sizes, six (grits), unlimited colors, including photoluminescent “glow-in-the-dark” and multi-tone configurations. Safeguard® Covers exceeds OSHA & ADA coefficient of friction stds. wet/oily or dry and are the only antislip covers in the world that meet fire standards ASTM E84 Class A and ABS ISO 5659-2.

Date: Friday, June 7

  • 11:30 am:  Registration and Networking
  • Noon: Boxed Lunch
  • 12:30 pm – 2 pm:  Presentation and Tour

Cost:  $15 Member; $20 Non-Member; $7.50 Emeritus/ Student

Registration deadline is Wednesday, June 5 

Safeguard Technology, 1460 Miller Parkway, Streetsboro, OH  44241

Register HERE

May 21 – Technical Tour – NASA Neil Armstrong Testing Facility

For our May Meeting, we will be touring the NASA Neil Armstrong Testing Facility (formerly known as Plum Brook Station) on Tuesday May 21. The tour will begin at 10am. See our events page for more information. Registration is required. Limited to 25 participants; you must bring your driver’s license to the tour.

Check out our Events page to register by May 7

Professional Safety Journal

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