Western PA ASSP Student Scholarship and Professional Grant Program

The Western PA Chapter of ASSP offers a scholarship program for students who have shown a career interest in a safety or safety-related degree program. The Chapter also offers a grant program for members who are looking to pursue a professional certification (Examples: CSP, CIH, CHST, etc.) or who are seeking funding to attend a professional development event such as regional or national safety conference or continuing education. The application period is January 01 – March 01 each year with selection no later than April 01.

More information, the selection criteria, and applications are here.

December Holiday Lunch and Networking Summary

The December Holiday Lunch and Networking event was conducted as an in-person event on December 17, 2021, at Hofbrauhaus Pittsburgh hosted by the Chapter Executive Committee. We had a buffet lunch and a lot of time to talk with people we haven’t been with for a long while. There was also a drawing for many door prizes provided by many of the Professionals and their employers.

We had a total of thirty-eight (38) people in attendance of which were 10 Students from the Slippery Rock University Student section along with Cindy Medford, their Advisor.

Thank you to those who participated in this in-person event and for to those that provided door prizes for our drawing!

April Technical Meeting Summary and Recording

The April Technical Meeting was conducted as a live virtual lunchtime meeting on April 08, 2021. The Speaker was Mr. Chris Eastly CSP, HUB International. The Presentation was “Fleet Safety and Driver Qualifications”. There were twenty-nine (29) people that participated. We had 44 people register for the virtual meeting. Thank you to those who participated in this virtual meeting!

The video recording of the presentation is here and the presentation is here for those that missed the meeting or if you would like to review either of them again.