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  • September 29-October 3, 2010: AFSA Annual Convention and Expo 2010, Providence, Rhode Island.
    • September 29 - October 3, 2010: OSHA personnel staffed an Alliance exhibition booth.
    • October 2, 2010: Dean McKenzie, Safety and Occupational Health Specialist, Office of Construction Services, Directorate of Construction, USDOL-OSHA, gave a presentation entitled "Slips, Trips, Falls and Aerial Platform Safety" to fire sprinkler industry workers, contractors and safety and health professionals.
  • September 14, 2010: Georgia Fire Affiliates of the American Fire Sprinkler Association Monthly Meeting, Atlanta, Georgia.
    • Jonathan Worrell, Compliance Assistance Specialist, Region IV, Atlanta East, Georgia Area Office, USDOL-OSHA, gave a presentation entitled "What's New in OSHA?" to sprinkler industry workers, contractors and safety and health professionals.
  • May 25, 2010: Northern New England Chapter of the American Fire Sprinkler Association Monthly Meeting, West Lebanon, New Hampshire.
    • Andrew Palhof, Compliance Assistance Specialist, Region I, Concord, New Hampshire Area Office, USDOL-OSHA, gave a presentation entitled "OSHA Updates and the Ten Most Frequent Violations" to sprinkler industry workers, contractors and safety and health professionals.
  • On May 2-8, 2010: 2010 North American Occupational Safety and Health (NAOSH) Week. The American Fire Sprinkler Association and a number of other Alliance Program participants supported 2010 NAOSH Week, Mission NAOSH 2010: Safe Workplaces. Sponsored annually by the American Society of Safety Engineers, an Alliance Program participant, and the Canadian Society of Safety Engineering, the week focuses on the importance of preventing injuries and illnesses in the workplace.
  • March 18, 2010: Mid Atlantic Chapter of the American Fire Sprinkler Association Monthly Meeting, Bucks County, Pennsylvania.
    • Scott Shimandle, Compliance Assistance Specialist, Region III, Allentown, Pennsylvania Area Office, USDOL-OSHA, gave a presentation to sprinkler industry workers, contractors and safety and health professionals.
  • February 2, 2010: Mid Atlantic Chapter of the American Fire Sprinkler Association Monthly Meeting, Richmond, Virginia.
    • Leo Edwards, Area Director, Region III, Norfolk, Virginia, Area Office, USDOL-OSHA, gave a presentation "The Top Ten Construction Infractions" to sprinkler industry workers, contractors and safety and health professionals.
  • November 18, 2009: Southern California Chapter of the American Fire Sprinkler Association Monthly Meeting, Anaheim, California
    • Herman Jett, Area Manager, Cal/OSHA Consultation Service gave a presentation entitled "What Cal/OSHA is all about" to sprinkler industry contractors, workers and safety and health professionals.
  • October 14-18, 2009: AFSA Annual Convention and Expo 2009, San Diego, California.
    • October 15, 2009: Mat Chibbaro, Fire Protection Engineer, Office of Safety Systems, Directorate of Standards and Guidance, gave a presentation entitled "Fire Service Features of Sprinkler and Standpipe Systems" to fire sprinkler industry workers, contractors and safety and health professionals.
  • September 3, 2009: Greater Bay Area Chapter of the American Fire Sprinkler Association Monthly Meeting, Pleasanton, California.
    • Peter Wilsey, Compliance Assistance Specialist, Region IX, USDOL-OSHA, gave a presentation entitled "American Fire Sprinkler Association Alliance" to sprinkler industry business owners, installers and safety and health professionals.
    • Dave Strickler, Senior Safety Consultant, Cal/OSHA gave a presentation entitled "Safety is No Accident" to sprinkler industry business owners, installers and safety and health professionals.
  • June 11, 2009: Connecticut Chapter of the American Fire Sprinkler Association Monthly Meeting, Hartford, Connecticut.
    • Walter Cienaski, Compliance Assistance Specialist, Region I, Springfield, Massachusetts Area Office, USDOL-OSHA, gave a presentation "10 Most Frequent OSHA Violations" to sprinkler industry contractors, workers and safety and health professionals.
  • May 21, 2009: Mid Atlantic Chapter of the American Fire Sprinkler Association Monthly Meeting, Bucks County, Pennsylvania.
    • Scott Shimandle, Compliance Assistance Specialist, Region III, Allentown, Pennsylvania Area Office, USDOL-OSHA, gave a presentation "10 Most Frequent OSHA Violations" to sprinkler industry business owners, installers and safety and health professionals.
  • May 15, 2009: Texas Fire Sprinkler Contractors Association Monthly Meeting, Houston, Texas.
    • James Shelton, Compliance Assistance Specialist, Region VI, Houston North, Texas Area Office, USDOL-OSHA gave a presentation "10 Most Frequent OSHA Violations" to sprinkler industry business owners, installers and safety and health professionals.
  • May 3-9, 2009: 2009 North American Occupational Safety and Health (NAOSH) Week. The American Fire Sprinkler Association and more than 55 other Alliance Program participants supported 2009 NAOSH Week. Sponsored annually by the American Society of Safety Engineers, an Alliance Program participant, and the Canadian Society of Safety Engineering, the Week focuses on the importance of preventing injuries and illnesses in the workplace. The theme for 2009 NAOSH Week was "Safety Means Always Coming Home."
  • April 21, 2009: Louisiana Chapter of the American Fire Sprinkler Association Monthly Meeting, Baton Rouge, Louisiana.
    • Dorinda Folse, Region VI, Baton Rouge, Louisiana Area Office, USDOL-OSHA, gave a presentation "OSHA Compliance Activity under the Obama Administration? to sprinkler industry contractors, workers and safety and health professionals.
  • April 17, 2009: Texas Fire Sprinkler Contractors Association Monthly Meeting, Dallas, Texas.
    • Dean Wingo, Assistant Regional Administrator, Region VI, Dallas, Texas Area Office, USDOL-OSHA, gave a presentation "10 Most Frequent OSHA Violations" to sprinkler industry contractors, workers and safety and health professionals.