The Orange County Chapter of the American Society of Safety Engineers (OC ASSE) will host their annual Past President’s Meeting on July 18, from 11:30 am to 1 pm. The meeting will feature the Passing of the Gavel from current President Georgette Quinn to the new incoming President, Bill Jones. Outgoing board members will also be appreciated and recognized.
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JOHN WAYNE AIRPORT HOSTING BLOOD DRIVE
SANTA ANA, Calif. – John Wayne Airport (JWA) will be hosting a Red Cross Blood Drive on January 26, 2012 from 9:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. The Red Cross Bloodmobile will be parked on the Lower (arrival) Level at the red curb outside of the Thomas F. Riley Terminal Administrative Offices, 18601 Airport Way, Santa Ana. Donors may sign up in advance at www.givelife.org. Walk-ins are also welcome on the day of the drive. Continue reading
They will also be offering Pre-Academy sessions consisting of two workshops at the Red Cross on Tuesday, October 25, 2011 that will provide fun, hands-on training in disaster scenarios with specific training in Triage and Search and Rescue. Continue reading
OCASSE Chapter Meeting – September 21, 2011 “Back to School”
The Orange County Chapter of the American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) will be hosting their own “Back to School” event on Wednesday, September 21, 2011. They have invited Mr. Jason Vogel Director, Center for Training and Development Director, OSHA Training Institute California State University, Dominguez Hills to discuss the educational opportunities at the OSHA Training Institute Education Center (OTIEC).
Vogel will discuss:
- What is the OTIEC and the history behind it
- What is offered though the OSHA Training Institute
- What is available as far as certificates and degrees in the area of Health and Safety
- What are some of the more recent changes that OSHA has implemented
- IOLLI: Osher Lifelong Learning Institute
New Meeting Location:
American Red Cross, Orange County Chapter
600 N. Parkcenter Drive, Santa Ana, CA 92705 Meeting is on the second floor, Room 208, (Google Maps)
Registered Member: $20
Retired Member: $10
Meeting Only – No Lunch: No Fee
Contact: Georgette Quinn, President, Orange County American Society of Safety Engineers, email@example.com, 714-290-3877.
Mr. Richard Fazlollahi, District Manager, Cal/OSHA in Anaheim, spoke on Wednesday, August 17, at the monthly lunch meeting of the O.C. Chapter of the American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE), at the offices of the Red Cross, in Santa Ana.
Over 75 members and visitors attended the OC ASSE meeting.
Fazlollahi took questions from the audience. He addressed a variety of subjects and spoke at length about OSHA accident reporting and about the continuing fallout of A.B. 2774. Continue reading
The Orange County Chapter of the American Society of Safety Engineers held their first lunch meeting at the Santa Ana offices of the American Red Cross today. The meeting room was packed as the OC ASSE members turned out to listen to Steve Donohoe speak about swimming pool and spa safety.
Debbie M. Leahy-Graves, the Regional Director of the American Red Cross Orange County’s Preparedness, Health and Safety Services, welcomed the OC ASSE to her facility. She also accepted a donation for $150 from Scott Myles, the President of the OC ASSE, on behalf of the O.C. chapter. Continue reading
The Orange County Chapter of the American Society of Safety Engineers (OCASSE) will host a specialist on “Swimming Pool and Spa Safety” as their speaker at their June 21 lunch meeting.
Mr. Steve Donohoe, a Certified Pool Operator Instructor with the National Swimming Pool Foundation, will be speaking on the issues of water quality, pool/spa safety and the recent revisions of the Americas with Disabilities (ADA) act that apply to aquatic facilities. Continue reading
The American Society of Safety Engineers Orange County (OC ASSE) Chapter has partnered with the American Red Cross Orange County Chapter, according to the OC ASSE’s President, Scott Myles. The American Red Cross will be hosting the OC ASSE Chapter meetings at their facility in Santa Ana.
Myles wrote in an email today that “This will be a perfect opportunity for both organizations to enhance their professional development programs while opening new doors for Safety Professionals to obtain skills and experiences that will expand our personal and professional horizons.” Continue reading
American Red Cross Launches National Ready Rating™ Program to Prepare Businesses, Organizations and Schools for Emergencies
National Headquarters, 2025 E Street, N.W., Washington, DC 20006
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WASHINGTON, Thursday, May 12, 2011 — The American Red Cross today launched a newly designed website, ReadyRating.org, to help businesses, schools and other organizations better prepare for emergencies. The announcement was made at an event involving business, education and government leaders at Red Cross national headquarters in Washington DC. Continue reading
This is Flood Safety Awareness Week!
While the threat of flooding in the United States and its territories is all year long, heading into the Spring thaw this is a good time to learn about and prepare for floods. This is National Flood Safety Awareness Week (March 14 to 18) and is intended to highlight some of the many ways floods can occur, the hazards associated with floods, and what you can do to save life and property. You can prepare yourself and help prepare your communities by educating yourself on the risks of flooding and the ways you can prepare and respond to flooding. Continue reading
This Citizen Corps Notification is provided by FEMA’s Individual and Community Preparedness Division.
We would like to provide an update on the earthquake and tsunami that has impacted Japan and the U.S. Pacific Region. FEMA is closely monitoring the affects of the earthquake and subsequent tsunami that struck Japan early this morning, and as directed by the President, FEMA is in close contact and coordination with state and local officials and stands ready to support them in any way needed, through our regional offices in the West Coast and in the pacific area.
FEMA is working in support of the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) who is the lead federal agency when it comes to responding to international disasters. Continue reading
American Red Cross Month: Resolve to Be Ready in 2011
Release Date: February 28, 2011, Release Number: R10-11-007
SEATTLE — March is American Red Cross Month, a great opportunity for citizens, families and businesses to review disaster plans and build or restock emergency kits. According to FEMA Region X Administrator Ken Murphy, the American Red Cross not only provides help, hope and healing when disaster strikes, but also offers a wide selection of CPR/AED, first aid, disaster response and emergency preparedness training. Continue reading