Olympia Section

Bylaws_OlympiaSection_ASSP_Revised 2019

Watch for our monthly meeting announcements.  We normally meet on the second Wednesday of each month from 8 am to 10 am at Site Response, 3741 Griffin LN SE, Olympia, WA 98501. For additional information contact Scott Edwards at sedwards90@comcast.net.

2019-2020 Elections are coming.  The officers running include the below.  I you would like to run, please send your information or information for someone you would like to nominate to the current Section Chair, Mark Pinkowski at mpseawest@comcast.net.

2019 -2020 Olympia Section BALLOT



___ Ken Jarvis STSC

Ken has over 17 years of safety experience in general and construction industries. He was the Regional Safety Manager for Harris Rebar overseeing fabrication shops in Oregon, Washington and Idaho. Additionally, he worked as a Safety Director for a civil engineering company within the oil & gas industry and in the residential construction industry.

Ken has been an integral part of the development of safety throughout his career. He been part of several committees developing “safety in design” solutions on machinery and safety management systems specific to industries. Through Ken’s passion for safety, he enjoys teaching, coaching, and facilitating safety related events.

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___ Michael Octave CSP, CHST

Mike is the Director of Loss Control for Employer Resources Northwest who works directly with retro associations to help maximize retrospective rating group performance.  Mike has been involved in safety for over 15 years starting his career as a die cutter operator in a corrugated box factory and general construction laborer.  From his experiences Mike pursued a career in safety management where he obtained a Masters of Science in Management from West Virginia University.

Mike spent time working for a Fortune 500 company, then worked for a large General Contractor where he worked a number of high-profile construction projects in the DC/Baltimore metro area.    Mike actively participates in the ASSP Olympia Section.

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 ___ Scott K. Edwards CSP

Scott is a Safety and Health Specialist with the Washington State Department of Labor and Industries. He is a part of the Risk Management and Internal Safety and Health unit. Scott is a graduate of University of Central Missouri, Warrensburg, MO with a BS in Industrial Safety. While at UCM he joined the student section of ASSP and has been a member since that time. He has held numerous leadership positions within ASSP at the local level including Treasurer, Vice-president, President, and Secretary. He is also a Certified Safety Professional. Scott has worked as an Industrial Health and Safety Specialist with a major aerospace company and as Safety Program Coordinator for a major North American Maritime Port. Scott has a background in manufacturing, safety and health program assessment and risk management. Scott is a Professional Member of the American Society of Safety Professionals, Puget Sound Chapter.

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___ Bob Hauk CSP

Mr. Hauk has a diverse background and professional work experience with many industry groups, including manufacturing, healthcare, insurance, construction, utilities, trucking / warehousing and public entities. He has gained extensive insight, knowledge, and skills in accident prevention, Washington State workers’ compensation system and Retrospective Rating management.

Mr. Hauk graduated from the University of Cincinnati with a BS in Electrical Engineering. He has attained the distinction as a Certified Safety Professional (CSP, now retired) by examination and attained the designation of Associate in Risk Management (ARM).  Bob has been a member of the American Society of Safety Engineers for over 40 years and a past president of the Puget Sound Chapter.

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