Marcus Rasberry – 2018/2019 Chapter Safety Professional of the Year

Posted: Dec 10, 2018

Congratulations to Chapter Member Marcus Rasberry (Senior Risk Control Consultant, Amerisure Mutual Insurance) on being nominated as the 2018-2019 Chapter Safety Professional of the Year Award.

Marcus has served as Chapter Public Relations Chair, Membership Chair, Government Affairs Chair, has attended the ASSP Leadership Conference four times and each time brings back invaluable information to help the Chapter continue to grow.  Marcus has served as Membership Chair since 2015 and under his leadership Chapter membership has grown from 275 members to more than 350 members, which is significant for the Chapter, Region and Society.  Marcus has also served as a monthly speaker for Chapter technical meetings, sharing his wealth of experience with Chapter membership.

The award was presented by Chapter President, Susan Tobin, at the Chapter’s annual Holiday Awards Luncheon.

Central Florida Chapter Annual Holiday Awards Luncheon

Posted: Dec 04, 2018

The Central Florida Chapter hosted the annual Holiday Awards Luncheon on December 3rd.  Highlights from the event included:

  • Marcus Rasberry receiving the 2018-2019 Chapter Safety Professional of the Year Award.
  • Grants awarded to members Duke Derdock and Josh Densberger to support their attendance at upcoming PDCs.
  • Member longevity awards presented to Kraig Gregory, Todd Beach, Margaret Becker-Baumann (below right), Eric Austin, and David Emeigh.
  • South Florida Area Director, Alex Scott (below left), sharing a brief Society update.
  • Board Member and key volunteer recognition certificates presented by Chapter President Susan Tobin.


Women in Agriculture

Posted: Nov 16, 2018

AgriSafe has been awarded a 4 year block grant from OSHA’s Susan G. Harwood Training Grant beginning Oct. 1, 2018 through September 30, 2022.  This grant focuses on education for women working in agriculture in the areas of ergonomics, hazard communication, and reproductive health.  For more information on what AgriSafe is doing, click here.

Additionally, Kayla Walls an OSU student, is working to develop Women in Ag (WIA) education materials in the area of Tractor / Machinery Safety and Operation.  She has micro lessons and activities that are ready to be pilot tested.  If you’d like to access these materials, please contact her at


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