ASSP-WM’s GVSU Occupational, Safety & Health Scholarship – Golf the Meadows

Thursday, June 23, 2022
Registration 8:00 – 8:45 am
Shotgun Start 9:00 am

MAP – 4645 West Campus Drive, Allendale, Mi 49401


4 Person Scramble; $70 per golfer; $280 per team
Includes 18 holes with cart & lunch buffet after golf
Single golfers are welcome; you will be placed in an open 4-some
Mulligans available the day of the outing; 5 for $20
Cash, check, or credit card will be accepted day of the outing


Make checks payable to “ASSP-WM” and send to:
Attn: Patrick Lynch
ESAB Corporation
2750 Aero-Park Dr.
Traverse City, MI 49686
*Sign up by Friday, June 10, 2022

Promote Your Business at the 2022 WMASSP Annual Golf Outing!
Prize donations from your company are always welcome; company logo golf balls, chairs, hats, etc.!

Sponsorship provides lunch for all golfers and includes 4 free golf registrations with a cart. Acknowledgement will be given during the event and signage will be provided at the lunch buffet.

Sponsorship provides lunch for all golfers and includes 4 free golf registrations with a cart. Acknowledgement will be given during the event and signage will be provided at the lunch buffet.

Includes a professional advertisement on one tee and 4 free golf registrations with a cart.

Includes a professional advertisement on one tee. You may sponsor as many tees as you would like. 18 tees sponsorships are avail-able and assigned on a first-come first-serve basis.

Sponsorship provides prizes for the raffle. Prizes will be raffled off after the outing and sponsors will be acknowledged at that time.

To sign-up or if you have questions about the outing/sponsorships,
contact Bryan Hornik at:

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Rich Mahaney
Rich Mahaney

How these chemicals are used and where they can be found in our communities.  Often, people get alarmed when dangerous industrial chemicals are produced, transported and used in areas in which we work, play and live in. The same people, to include many of us, are totally unaware or the hidden dangers of simple, common, everyday chemicals can seriously harm us  in our daily lives. Come and learn why this presentation was put together to help industry loss prevention people, emergency responders and emergency managers be smarter about the chemicals around them in their work, industries and transportation!  What information do you need to make emergency decisions?

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FMCSA Updates Safety Management System (SMS) Website

Matt and Brittany provided the latest updates in which those responsible for overseeing the safety compliance requirements of their commercial fleet. The FMCSA’s redesigned Safety Measurement System (SMS), with the purpose to providing easier access to resources to help carriers improve safety compliance was reviewed. Additionally, what’s public (BASIC) and what’s private information (Crash Indicators and HazMat Compliance) was reviewed.

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WM-ASSP March 2022 Meeting FMCSA Safety Management System (SMS) Video

Matthew A. Kinnucan, Motor Carrier Safety Administrator at FMSCA

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Training, meticulous adherence to safety guidelines and situational awareness all contribute to preventing tragedies on jobsites, particularly those involving working at heights. A recent incident in Traverse City illustrates the need for emphasis on safety standards among masons and other construction workers using mast climbers in construction projects. If manufacturers or distributors of mast climbers are not training these workers or if contractors are not enforcing safety, you’re going to have a problem.

Clint Bridges, Owner/ Vice President of EZ Scaffold
Clint Bridges, Owner/ Vice President of EZ Scaffold
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2020-21 Chapter Platinum Award

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2020-21 WM-ASSP Platinum Award
2020-21 WM-ASSP Chapter Platinum Award