April 2014 Meeting

Greetings AWS Olympic Members and Friends,

Below is the information for our upcoming meeting. Please note that this will be the last meeting for the Olympic Section before the merger.

Tuesday, April 15, 2014

Dinner: 5:30 PM - 6:00 PM
Program: 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Bates Technical College
South Campus
2201 South 78th Street
Tacoma, WA 98409

The meeting is free to attend for members and non-members
Dinner: Regular Members - $10 | Students - $5

Creating a Safe Work Environment

Steve Merkel, Safety Consultant

Steve Merkel is a Safety Consultant with Washington State’s Division of Occupational Safety and Health (DOSH). For the last two years he has assisted a wide range of businesses and employees throughout Washington in proactively identifying and correcting workplace hazards, striving to promote workplace cultures centered on safety.

Prior to joining L&I, Steve spent the last decade working as a Merchant Mariner aboard various ships – having served as both an engineer and captain. Additionally, Steve has extensive shipyard experience building and repairing all types of vessels at shipyards across America.

Drawing upon his past experiences of working in difficult environments under the scrutiny of many different regulatory agencies, Steve endeavors to recognize real-world considerations and promote practical – yet compliant – job practices in his role with DOSH.

Contact Marvin Nitta to RSVP for Dinner no later than April 8, 2014:
Phone: (253) 405-8622
Email: .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

Please click here to view a PDF of the meeting notice that includes a map.

We hope to see you there!

Thank you,
The AWS Olympic Board