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Sponosrship Opportunities

Aug 18, 2019

The National Capital Chapter of the American Society of Safety Professionals is once again looking for meeting sponsors. With more than 300 members in safety and health, we offer sponsors a way to directly connect with leaders within our industry and help pave way for those that will soon be joining our ranks.

Here’s your chance to help our small organization make a big impact. Your support enables the National Capital Chapter to expand our annual student scholarship program through the ASSP Foundation. It also allows us to increase our efforts to cost-effectively connect Safety Professionals with one another and resources that will help advance our efforts in our respective work communities.

For your sponsorship payment of $250, you are provided the following benefits:

  • Be recognized with your Logo on the National Capital Chapter Website (ncc.assp.org);
  • Be recognized with your Logo in the Officer Installation Program;
  • Be recognized as a Meeting Sponsor in all official communication before and after the meeting; and
  • Receive a Thank You at the podium from our Chapter Leadership. 

 

Monthly meeting sponsorships will be scheduled on a first-received basis. The National Capital Chapter meets monthly September through June. If you are interested in sponsorship, please reach out to Membership and Sponsorship Chair Wyatt Bradbury (president@ncc.assp.org). 

OSHA Requests Information on Table 1 of the Silica Standard for Construction

Aug 14, 2019

OSHA is requesting information and comment on Table 1 of the agency’s Respirable Crystalline Silica Standard for Construction. OSHA seeks information on additional engineering and work practice control methods to effectively limit exposure to silica for the equipment and tasks currently listed on Table 1. The agency is also requesting information about other construction equipment and tasks that generate silica that it should consider adding to Table 1, along with information about their associated engineering and work practice control methods.

Read the release and instructions on how to comment here: https://www.osha.gov/news/newsreleases/trade/08142019

2018-2019 NCC Chapter Recognition

Jul 25, 2019

It was announced that the National Capital Chapter has been awarded Gold Level Recognition for the 2018-2019 chapter year. Recognition is based on a number of areas up to and including engagement with the membership, volunteer service, development of our members, leadership, training, partnering with other organizations, and promoting all that society has to offer.

The Executive Committee invites you to join us for the Chapter Recognition Luncheon during Safety 2020 in Orlando, FL where we will receive our award.

Thank you to the 2018-2019 Chapter Leaders and Members for all your great work!

 

Region VI PDC Update

Jul 24, 2019

Registration for the Region VI PDC is in full swing and this is shaping up to be a memorable event. Registration for the Conference is open at: Region VI Registration. The weeklong event features pre and post course sessions, engaging speakers, an exhibitor hall, golf outing, and one of the best lodging opportunities you will find at any PDC. National Capital Government Affairs Chair Adele Abrams, President Wyatt Bradbury, and Past-President Matt Law will be representing the NCC Chapter on the speaker lineup. Download the full brochure below and we look forward to seeing you in Myrtle Beach!

The Early Registration Discount and Hotel Block Discount will end on 8/15 so please ensure you register soon!

DownloadableBrochure_2019.pdf

Volunteer Leaders Needed!

Jul 22, 2019

Would you like to help shape the future of the National Capital Chapter? Do you want to impact the professional development of your peers? If so, The National Capital Chapter has some exciting positions open and available for appointment. Please contact President Wyatt Bradbury (president@ncc.assp.org) if you are interested in learning more.

Jobs Chair is responsible for finding relevant OHS/EHS Jobs in the greater D.C. Area for posting on our job board. These can be found from LinkedIn, other chapter pages, the AHMP/WMACSA Distribution list, recruiters, etc. Jobs are passed onto the communications chair and webmaster. This position requires approximately 1-2 hours a month of time commitment.

Communications Chair is responsible for putting together all chapter email communications using the RealMagnet account and manages the chapter LinkedIn Page. This includes meeting announcements and the monthly newsletter. This requires a 4-6 hour a moth commitment depending on the amount of content we are generating and those hours are spread throughout the month based on our chapter marketing plan. This person interfaces closely with the chapter webmaster, President, programs chair, membership chair, and jobs chair.

Membership Chair is responsible for growing the membership and maintaining the membership experience. This individual is responsible for welcoming members at the meetings. They are also responsible for sending welcome and expiration reminder emails to the membership. On occasion, this individual works to recruit new membership at events like our MACSC PDC or through social media/networking campaigns. This person also generates a member report for the chapter communication and EC discussing changes in membership numbers and new members in the last 30 days. Finally, this individual is responsible for generating a full membership analysis every 6-12 months demonstrating membership trends. This position requires an average of 1-2 hours a month time commitment.

The Sponsorship Chair can be included or separated from the membership chair. This person is responsible for recruiting potential sponsors for our chapter and collecting all applicable logos and paperwork. This person is also responsible for ensuring that sponsors have a positive experience and bring any concerns to the EC for consideration during annual revisions of the program. This position requires an average time commitment of 1-4 hours a month depending on sponsor activity and sponsorship levels.

Webmaster is responsible for updating our chapter wordpress pages. They would be responsible for posting events, posting jobs, posting announcements, and maintaining the pages. This job varies between 4-6 hours a month spread throughout the month.

There are also opportunities to run for elected positions for the 2020-2021 Chapter Year. Please reach out to President Wyatt Bradbury or President-Elect April Dorsey if you would like to learn more about elected openings.

We hope you will consider serving with us!