Recently, IBEW 1245 Health and Safety Committee members Mike Tafoya, Dan Boschee, Steve Speak and I attended the IBEW Safety Caucus in Tempe, AZ. There were some great breakout sessions and information that I would like to share.
This incredible presentation from Ken Lynch (A Moment in Time) and Tom Harkins (A Secondary Impact) describes how two brothers were involved in two different incidents that completely changed their lives forever and continue to affect them daily. It’s what we talk about around here too often. It’s the tragic losses of John Ostroski, Jonathan Cabrera, Miguel Flores and, most recently, brother Cory Dunne.
The Working Athlete, presented by Mark Paulson, dove into health of the workforce. Paulson’s company developed a product that helps with dehydration and more mental preparedness for the working athlete that ultimately reduces heat related illnesses and accidents on the job site. Not just your average dog and pony show! This was a really great opportunity to consider the health of our members and staff as well.
Other notable presentations include:
–Fred Aboud, IBEW 1245 Safety Rep