2019-2020 Officer Elections

Mar 27, 2019

The list of Candidates that are up for election for the 2019-2020 Chapter year beginning July 1, 2019 are listed below.

Vice President

Jen Ellinwood, CSP

Jen has held various roles in Environmental, Safety, and Health over the last 13 years. She holds a MS in Occupational Safety and Health from Columbia Southern University and a BS in Environmental Biology from Eastern Illinois University. She is currently a Senior Regulatory Affairs Associate for 3M Closure and Masking System Division. Prior to joining 3M, Jen was an ESH Specialist for Bayer Crop Sciences. Her areas of interest include: leadership and employee engagement, behavior based safety, data analysis, and leading indicator development. Jen, and her husband, Tad, reside in Rosemount with their two sons, Auggie and Oliver. In her spare time, she enjoys running, yoga, traveling, trying new restaurants, and watching baseball.

Seminar – Understanding Human Error – New Opportunities in Safety

Mar 14, 2019

Have you ever really thought about safety and what it means to your organization? What it means to you personally? Join Marsh & McLennan Agency and the Northwest Chapter of the American Society of Safety Professionals in a new discussion surrounding what safety is, what it means to be safe, our understanding of human error and our reaction to failure, common barriers in creating safe environments, and thoughts for moving safety to the next level.

Renowned Speaker and Safety Professional, Rick Pollock will bring to life new concepts within the safety realm to help make your workplace and home a safer, more productive environment.

Golden Valley Country Club
7001 Golden Valley Road
Golden Valley, MN 55427

Date: Tuesday, April 2, 2019

Registration and Breakfast:  8:00 AM

Seminar Start Time:   8:30 AM CDT
Seminar End Time:   11:30 AM CDT

Click here to register!

Questions?  Contact Jennifer Kopp, Marketing Communications Manager, MMA 763-746-8318.

Northwest PDC Exhibitors Show Chapter Support

Feb 26, 2019

For all who attended the 2019 Northwest Chapter PDC at Mystic Lake, you had an opportunity to stop and see what was new from a super selection of terrific vendors.  If you are in need of any of their services or products, please let them know.

  • 3M Personal Safety Division
  • All Material Handling Lifting Equipment
  • Corvex
  • EMSL Analytical, Inc.
  • Ergodyne
  • Honeywell Safety Products
  • IEA
  • Industrial Sales Solutions
  • J.J. Keller
  • LifeLine
  • Mars Supply
  • Minnesota Department of Labor and Industry
  • Minnesota Safety Council
  • MSA
  • NovaCare Rehabilitation
  • oera
  • Onsite Medical Services, Inc.
  • On-Site Solutions Physical Therapy
  • Physicians Diagnostics
  • RESA Power Solutions
  • Safe-Fast
  • Saw Stop
  • University of Wisconsin – Stout
  • Walman Optical
  • Wisconsin Lift Truck, Corp.

And for all the sales reps, marketing staff and owners of the many suppliers of services and products, we want to extend our thanks and appreciation to all that you do to support our profession and our Chapter!

Thank you to Northwest ASSP PDC Sponsors!

Feb 26, 2019

A special thank you goes out to all of the organizations that sponsored the 2019 Northwest ASSP Chapter PDC!  The support and commitment of everyone involved helps to make our PDC successful!  If any of our members work with these folks, please take the time to express our appreciation for their involvement.

Electronic Injury Data Reporting Now Becomes Official in Minnesota

Jul 10, 2018

It’s finally official. Minnesota OSHA has adopted the Federal OSHA standard that requires electronic reporting of 2017 injury data by July 1. Use the Federal OSHA website to start reporting electronically.

This federal regulation — published in the Federal Register on May 12, 2016 — was adopted by Minnesota OSHA, with the inclusion of all NAICS to Appendix A in subpart E, and became effective in Minnesota on May 21, 2018. All Minnesota employers with 20 or more employees are now required to submit their OSHA 300a Summary data to federal OSHA by July 1, 2018

For more information regarding the standard requirements, visit: