Free Webinar An Occupational Risk-Based Approached to Maintaining Your Respiratory Protection Program in a COVID-19 Environment

Jun 06, 2020

An Occupational Risk-Based Approached to Maintaining Your Respiratory Protection Program in a COVID-19 Environment

As Respiratory Protection Program Administrators, we are likely faced with respirator shortages, dwindling fit testing supplies, challenged and changing workforces, incorrect fit testing programs, and confusing temporary regulations.Unfortunately, confusion is not a defense for noncompliance; following the regulations and industry best practices is vital for companies that want to protect workers and their families.In this meeting, we will discuss how to incorporate OSHA’s hierarchy of controls and a risk-based hazard control program into your respirator protection programs.3:00-4:00p CDT 10am – 11: 00am HST Wednesday, June 10Location: We’re staying virtual!

Complementary registrationDonations welcome and going to support the Greater Chicago Food Depository Click here to register for the webinar today!

Instructor:Dennis A. Terpin, PhD, O.H.S.T., EMT-P has presented both technical and professional development sessions on Respiratory Protection at the International Society for Respiratory Protection (ISRP), National Conferences of the American Society of Safety Professionals (ASSP), The Campus Safety, Health, and Environmental Management Association (CSHEMA), College & University Hazardous Material Management Conference (CUHMMC), National Safety Council, Occupational Health & Safety Magazine, and is a featured speaker at BRL compliance and training solutions He currently serves the ASSP Greater Chicago Chapter as Delegate to the ASSP Society House of Delegates.

ASSP HI Chapter General Meeting & COVID Hawaii Chapter ASSP Talk

Jun 02, 2020

June 18, 2020 from 12 pm to 1 pm

Reopening Safely: What Are We Doing

The COVID-19 pandemic has changed focus of our world, and particularly the safety profession during this unprecedented time. In looking forward with all the known unknowns faced by our organizations, safety is of primary importance to reopening safely. At our virtual Chapter meeting, we will discuss the safety challenges we face as restrictions differ, challenges posed, and how we can traverse this new landscape safely together. This will be an interactive virtual talk that will center on:
• What does the science currently say about the coronavirus (SARS-2)
• Risk assessing and areas of focus
• Elements of your response and social distancing plans
• Challenges of implementation particularly with PPE, screenings and cleaning
• Resources from ASSP

James Boretti, Certified Safety Professional
President / CEO, Boretti, Inc.

With over 30 years of experience, James has an extensive background in the field of Safety & Health. James is President of Boretti, Inc., a professional SH&E firm providing a broad range of technical and business safety solutions. He has successfully consulted with a wide range of clients and industries, including healthcare, manufacturing, television, construction and agricultural environments. His efforts have resulted in measurable improved operational efficiency and productivity, lowered insurance rates, reduced claims frequency, and regulatory compliance.

James is Regional Vice President of Region I for the American Society of Safety Professionals and a frequent speaker for them. He is also a member of the Hawaii Chapter. He is a Certified Safety Professional (CSP), a Professional Member of the ASSP, a member of the ASSP Code of Conduct Committee, and the Council on Regional Affairs (CoRA) liaison for the development of ASSP ethics training.


AIHA Hawaii – Zoom Webinar Presentation

Jun 02, 2020

FRIDAY, 06/05/20, 0900 REGISTRATION CLOSES 06/04/20 1800

ZOOM Webinar Presentation

Speaker: Mr. Bob Barker, 3M Personal Safety Division
Mr. Andy Carroll, SKC West

Join us for this opportunity to learn more about:
● Manufacturing Challenges due to Corona Virus on PPE availability
● Fit Testing- Requirements/Process N95 with Social Distancing
● N95 Cleaning and Re-use
● N95 Overview / Inventory / Options
● Insight on new equipment and products available from SKC
● Your Questions and Answers from Industry Experts

9:00 AM – 10:00 AM

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COVID-19 Best Practices for the construction site

Mar 31, 2020

April Technical SeminarApril 9 | 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm via gotowebinar (see registration link below)


Join us on April 9, 2020 at 12:00 for a Webinar training as we discuss COVID-19 and the best practices implemented on your Construction project.

Gov. David Ige signed a third supplementary proclamation, ordering the entire state to stay at home and work from home starting at 12:01 a.m. Wednesday, Mar. 25 through Apr. 30. Essential workers are exempt. To ensure that the state continues to provide essential, core services, there are exemptions in the following categories: Healthcare services, grocery stores and pharmacies, food production and farming, public and private schools, restaurants offering take-out services, hotels and motels, construction, and essential government functions


Topic: COVID-19 Best Practices for the Construction Site

Target Audience: Construction Safety Professionals, Risk Managers, HR and Operations personnel

Time: April 9, 2020 at 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm

Facilitator: Tristan Aldeguer, CSP, CHST  Past President ASSP Hawaii Chapter

Information: In this webinar we will discuss best practices used within the Construction industry to manage your construction site during this COVID-19 pandemic.

  • Training of personnel
  • Social Distance
  • Sanitation
  • Health Reporting
  • COVID-19 Audit
  • Safety Equipment/Supply

Register Now


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General Session Training: Corona Virus – Possible Impact to Our Workplaces

Mar 12, 2020

ASSP HI Chapter General Session – Corona Virus

Thu, Mar 12, 2020 1:30 PM – 3:00 PM (HST)Please join my meeting from your computer, tablet or smartphone.

You can also dial in using your phone.United States: +1 (786) 535-3211

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March 12, 2020 | 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm  |  BIA- Hawaii, 94-487 Akoki St, Waipahu, HI 96797

The World Health Organization and the United States have declared the coronavirus a public health emergency. As a result, businesses will need to prepare for the impact the coronavirus may have on the workplace.  Because the virus has an incubation period of at least two weeks and can be transmitted person-to-person, it has deadly potential. Join us for an informative session to help businesses be ready to deal with a potential outbreak.

This session will cover:

  • What is the coronavirus and what are the symptoms?
  • What are the best safety and health practices in the workplace?
  • What are the elements of a pandemic business continuity plan?
  • What are the truths and rumors of the coronavirus?
  • What are our government agencies doing?

Mary Silva is a senior risk engineering consultant at Crum & Forster.  Ms. Silva is a 30+ year safety professional who has worked in the insurance, telecommunications, petrochemical/oil & gas, and construction industries.  Ms. Silva holds a BS from the University of Oklahoma in Chemical Engineering, Pre-Med. She currently holds the Certified Safety Professional (CSP) certification from the Board of Certified Safety Professionals (BCSP), and is also a BCSP Ambassador which serves to spread the benefits of certification.  Ms. Silva is very active in volunteering with the American Society of Safety Professionals and is the chair for the annual professional development conference committee. She also is the speakers’ committee chairperson for the 2020 Pacific Rim Safety & Health Conference. David Silva, owner of Silva Performance Solutions, Inc.  As a retired U.S. Navy Lieutenant Commander and Intelligence Operations Officer,David has been trained to win conflicts and wars while providing humanitarianassistance and disaster response.  Coupled with his high energy and thought-provoking training delivery, he’s a natural fitto meet your workplace training needs. He is experienced at motivating groups withsolid content, pointed stories and a great sense of humor.  His experience comes from a 28 year United States naval career and educated with a  Bachelor of Science, Masters in Business Management and a Certificate in Organizational Change.