Central Florida RETA Chapter May meeting
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When: Thursday, May 19, 2016
12:00 PM
Where: PSC Corporate College, Advanced Technology Center, Clear Springs Campus
310 Technology Drive
Bartow, Florida  33830
United States
Presenter: Mr. David Ashman

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May 19, 2016 Meeting Reminder

I.  The Last Meeting: We met on March 17, 2016, at 4701 Acline Drive, Tampa, Fl 33605.  We toured the insulation fab shop at SPI and learned about the different types of insulation, proper methods of installation and maintenance of insulation systems.
   Thank you, John Stephens and SPI for the great tour.

II. THIS MONTHS MEETING: The meeting is at noon on May 19, 2016, at the PSC Corporate College, Advanced Technology Center, Clear Springs Campus, 310 Technology Drive, Bartow, Fl. 33830.  Mr.
David Ashman, Safety & Health Consultant for, USF Safety Florida Consultation Program will explain how to exempt your facility from an OSHA inspection for a period of not less than one year.  A company of one of our members did so and was pleased with the result. David’s contact info: dashman@usf.health.edu, phone (813) 907-6843.

III. New business/Announcements
A.      The Central Florida Chapter  Regional Conference in Orlando Florida on November 3 & 4, is taking shape.  The on-line registration feature will be active in mid-May, we have some great topics and speakers lined up with many more training and educational opportunities available.  Registration cost is $40.00.

B.      Below is the Current meeting schedule for 2016.

April 19 & 20, 2016     Ammonia Safety Day at State Fire College (two day event, details later)
May 19, 2016           David Ashman,
Safety & Health Consultant for, USF Safety Florida Consultation Program
June 16, 2016          Richard Butt, Tanner Industries, Ammonia Awareness presentation
July 21, 2016            Rusty Walker, Hill Phoenix, presentation on CO2 cascade systems
August 18, 2016        (tentative, tour of new facility in Plant City)
September 15, 2016  TBA
October 20, 2016      TBA
November 3 & 4, 2016   Central Florida Chapter, Regional Conference in Orlando, Florida (Board meeting at Conference)
December   No Meeting

IV. Communication
Contact Ernie Leavell at
elleavell@gmail.com, Sean McVeigh at sean@coldstarusa.com, George Johnston at george.johnston@centermarkcontracting.com, Andy Purvis at andy.purvis@citrusworld.com, Doug Barber at dobarber@coca-cola.com and Richard Butt at rbutt@tannerind.com, Jeff Cincotta at jcincotta@kellyrefrig.com.

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