Members in Action

Doctor of Safety and Occupational Health Program at Columbia Southern University

The Executive Committee is pleased to announce that Chapter President Chris Rainwater and Vice-President Luis Ortiz have enrolled into the Doctor of Safety and Occupational Health program at Columbia Southern University. The 61-credit hour program is the most recent addition to the slate of safety and occupational health courses offered by CSU. Fall term begins on 6 September 2023! For more information about the program, reach out to either Mr. Rainwater or Mr. Ortiz, or visit Doctor of Occupational Safety and Health | Columbia Southern University

Socio-Psychological Risks

WISE Chair, Rosa Carrillo, educating and training ASSP Long Beach Chapter members on Socio-Psychological Risks. According to Rosa “Thus it bears examining if the OHS practitioners’ proximity and perceived relationships of caring with employees make them good candidates to notice early signs of fatigue and anxiety. If the answer is yes, they need to be educated in the appropriate disciplines and those new responsibilities must be clarified.”

Safety Hero vs. Safety Management

Always a great speaker, Long Beach Chapter Vice-President Luis Ortiz did a great job presenting “Safety Hero vs. Safety Management” at the Education and Networking Session held at CSUDH on August 17, 2023. The session focused on the importance of ensuring that safety is never the job of a single safety professional but is, instead, the job of all.

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Chapter Welcomes New Officer

At its May 18th Boat Tour of the Port of Los Angles and the subsequent meeting of the Executive Committee, President-Elect Chris Rainwater introduced Mr. Calvin Pierre, the Chapter’s newest officer. Mr. Pierre will serve as the Awards and Honors Chair – a vital position on the Executive Committee. Mr. Pierre is currently serving as the Site Safety and Health Officer (SSHO) for ATW Construction, Inc. Please reach out to Mr. Pierre and welcome him to the Chapter!