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Contact Membership Director Jim Beeby at james.beeby@sri.com for your password.


February 2015 Meeting Announcement

When: Tuesday, February 10, 2015
Doors Open at 11:30 AM
Program Starts at Noon

Where: Santa Clara Biltmore Hotel
2151 Laurelwood Road
Santa Clara, CA 95054

Topic: “Taking a Management Systems Approach to Individual Health and Safety Programs”
Not all organizations maintain an accredited HSE management system. However, all organizations have HSE risks to assess, manage and monitor. This presentation describes how to structure programs using a management systems approach, without necessarily implementing a full HSE management system. Ergonomics programs are used as an example, showing how the various elements of a management system can be applied to manage a specific issue or risk.  Attendees will leave with a better understanding of how to apply management systems thinking to their existing health and safety programs.

About the Presenter
Elise Condie is a Senior Consultant with EORM Inc., where she provides strategic and tactical ergonomic support to the healthcare, biotech, technology and clean tech industries. She holds a Masters in Science from RMIT University and a Bachelor of Applied Science in Physical Therapy from La Trobe University, both in Melbourne, Australia. Elise has over 9 years of experience in occupational health and safety and ergonomics. Prior to consulting, Elise worked in underground hard rock mining, construction and utilities, and road and maritime transport, in addition to maintaining her physical therapy practice in intensive and cardiac care. Elise is a Lead Auditor in Safety Management Systems and has assisted large multinational organizations to design and implement safety management systems.

$28 members with reservations (ASSE)
$33 non-members, members without reservations

We accept cash, checks or credit cards. Reservation deadline is Friday, January 9th, at 5:00pm.

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Bay Area Environmental Safety Group Holiday Party

When: Wednesday December 3, 2014 from
5:30 PM to 9:30 PM PST

Where: David's Restaurant in Santa Clara
5151 Stars and Stripes Dr
Santa Clara, CA 95054
(Get Directions)

Registration the annual BAESG Holiday Party is coming to a close.

Come join your friends and colleagues in this annual celebratory event. We will enjoy a formal sit down dinner at David's Restaurant for an evening of networking, food, and drinks. The restaurant will be decorated in Holiday Style.

This event will be in the restaurant, not the banquet facility, and will start off with hors d'oeuvres, and a no-host bar that offers a variety of refreshing beverages. Dinner will be served at 6:30 and a delightful palate of desserts will cap off the meeting.

The board of directors plans to award the annual $1500 scholarship to a worthy local EHS college student. Thanks to the PDC sponsors for funding this effort.

The evening will be highlighted by the festive raffle giveaway.

And, If we are lucky, we might just get a visit from good old Santa.

Please note that registration is online only. No mail in or email RSVPs will be available. Click on the link below to register or RSVP.

Credit card payments are now being accepted, but are only available online. Onsite payments will only be accepted by cash or check.

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