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


Training Opportunity – FREE

Posted: Nov 01, 2018

Central Florida ASSP is hosting a FREE training on 11/15, provided by Georgia Tech and funded by a Susan Harwood Grant, on machine guarding hazards encountered by manufacturing workers. This full-day course will highlight machine guarding hazards and solutions, plus lockout/tagout (LOTO) hazards found in manufacturing facilities.

View the download here for more information – Machine Guarding Training - FREE.

Click here to register.

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