Our next meeting is scheduled for next Wednesday February 10th at SIA.
Our presenter for February’s meeting is Ed Callahan from August Mack. Ed will be sharing information on getting the most out of your Safety Audits.
August Mack will also be providing our lunch for this month’s meeting.
Lunch begins at 11:30 with the presentation to follow starting at 12:00.
If you haven’t RSVP’d it isn’t too late, just let Genevieve know at email@example.com.
Hope to see everyone there!
Get to know your fellow members better!
January Member Spotlight
In our first member spotlight, we highlight a familiar face John Sanders.
In an effort to know him better, we asked John the following questions:
What company do you work for?
Subaru of Indiana Automotive, Inc. – SIA
What is your job title?
How long have you been in your current position?
4 ½ years
What is your family structure?
Happily married since 2010 with 3 wonderful boys and another on the way!
What is your city of residence?
Lafayette- Born and raised!
Why did you choose to be a safety professional?
After graduating from Purdue, I entered Human Recourses. The company I worked for needed someone to help out with Safety. I started their Safety Program and ran with it. I then fell in love with the Safety profession, the opportunities, goals and successes!
How long have you been a safety professional?
Since 2006- 10 years
What do you like to do in your free time?
Spend time with the family, work around the house, garden and exercise!
What is your favorite safety tip?
Lead by example, it goes much farther than you would ever know.
What is one fact you would like everyone to know about you?
My Dad has worked at Subaru since 1990. I now work for the same place that has put food in my mouth and clothes on my back since I was a little guy. Now I’m able to do the same for my family! I also get to eat lunch with and converse daily with my Dad at work. I couldn’t be more blessed!
What organizations do you belong to?
The only one that matters! = Greater Lafayette Area Safety Council
What is your favorite quote?
How many people you bless is how you measure success!
While winter slips and falls can make us all laugh at times, winter slips and falls is a serious issue for all workplaces. Take a minute to enjoy the lighter side of the issue with this video:
Now that we’ve had a humorous moment here are some resources you might find helpful in your workplace:winter_slips_falls_employer_guide slips_falls_poster_slippery five_min_wintertime_slips_falls
Stay warm and stay safe!
If you missed today’s meeting, you missed a very informative presentation on Lighting Safety. Jason talked about emergency lighting and the testing requirements associated with it and also provided us with a glimpse into the future of lighting technology and the safety applications in which it can be used. Thank you for all the great information you had to share. We also want to thank The Anderson’s of Delphi for the great lunch. The meal from Panda Express was very tasty.
If you have never been to a GLASC meeting, come check us out! If you are already a member we look forward to seeing you again.
Our next meeting will be Wednesday, January 13, 2016.
Our speaker Lisa Layton will be presenting on Lighting Safety.
Lunch will be provided by The Andersons.
The meeting will take place at:
Subaru of Indiana Automotive – SIA Training & Reception Center
5500 Indiana 38
Lafayette, In 47905
Lunch begins at 11:30 with the presentation to follow starting at 12pm.
RSVP to Shelley Wuerthner at Shelley.Wuerthner@conagrafoods.com by Monday January 11th.
Community Involvement and Departmental Programs
If you missed our meeting this Wednesday, Lt. Brian Gossard from the LPD presented Neighborhood engagement, personal crime prevention and crime trends (ATTACHED ABOVE YOU WILL FIND HIS PRESENTATION). We learned about a very helpful online tool called Next Door. https://nextdoor.com/
The 2015 GLASC Expo is just around the corner! I hope you all will attend the event and come learn, network and celebrate the 35th anniversary of GLASC.
Attached is the brochure, listing out the speakers and topics for the day, as well as the registration form. Please take advantage of the early bird discount.
2015 GLASC Seminar Brochure
GLASC Registration Form
Also, please forward this on to anyone you feel could benefit from attending.
Please feel free to email Glascsafety1980@gmail.com with any questions.
Topic: Hazardous Materials
Presenter: Lt. Tobias Frost, Lafayette Fire Department
Lunch Sponsor: James Pressley- Hytes/ Safety Shoe Distributors
Lunch will begin at 11:30am with the presentation to follow starting at 12pm.
** At 1pm we will plan to have a catwalk tour of SIA for anyone who is interested.
Please RSVP by Monday Evening if you plan on attending for the meeting.
If you missed our meeting this Wednesday, Kevin Beswick presented on Workplace Violence (ATTACHED ABOVE YOU WILL FIND HIS PRESENTATION). We learned the differences between the types of workplace violence as well as suggestions on “Run/ Hide/ Fight”.
RUN. HIDE. FIGHT.® Surviving an Active Shooter Event
Thanks to RMS Safety for also being our lunch sponsor!