Georgia SME Section

SME Georgia Section Meeting - September 26, 2019 - James Smith - Eco Solution Distributing - President, Sales - "A Clearer View of Worker Safety: Silica Dust Control"

  • 1.  SME Georgia Section Meeting - September 26, 2019 - James Smith - Eco Solution Distributing - President, Sales - "A Clearer View of Worker Safety: Silica Dust Control"

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    Dear SME Members and Guests:

    Please make plans to attend our upcoming meeting at Founders Lodge at Camp Rock Eagle in Eatonton, GA on Thursday, September 26th at 6:00 PM.  We are having Mr. James Smith, President of Eco Solution Distributing from Pittsburgh, PA come to speak on silica dust control. He will educate us on the dangers of silica dust, understand the exposure limits and the best practices the industry uses to limit employee exposure.  We want all to come and here Mr. Smith's presentation.

    Tom Hilderbrand
    SME Georgia Section President

    Society of Mining, Metallurgy and Exploration

    Georgia Section Meeting Notice

     

     

    A meeting of the SME Georgia Section will be held on September 26, 2019 at Founders Lodge at Rock Eagle, Eatonton, GA.

    Meeting Agenda

     

    6:00 PM - 7:00 PM        Social Hour

    6:30 PM - 7:00 PM        Environmental Issues Forum – Info provided by Heather Vaughn, Thiele Kaolin Co.

    7:00 PM - 7:30 PM        Dinner Served – Caesar Salad with homemade dressing, Parmesan Crusted Chicken Breast with a marinara sauce, Italian Vegetable blend, Garlic Bread Sticks, Italian Cream Cake, Iced Tea, Iced Water, and Coffee. 

    7:30 PM. – 7:40 PM     Business Meeting – Announcements for Georgia Section SME.

    7:40 PM – 8:30 pm      Featured Presentation:  James Smith, Eco Solution Distributing – President, Sales – Pittsburgh, PA

    A Clearer View of Worker Safety:  Silica Dust Control

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    About the Speaker

    James Smith, President, Sales | Eco Solution Distributing | Pittsburgh, PA, United States

    Jim joined Eco Solution Distributing in July of 2016 as Co-Owner and President of Sales.  Jim worked in the financial services industry as a trader and sales person for 25 years before starting Eco Solution Distributing with his business partner Josh Herzing.    Jim's focus is on energy and mining customers for freeze conditioning and dust control.  Eco Solution Distributing is based in Pittsburgh, PA where Jim resides with his wife and three children.

     

    A Clearer View of Worker Safety:  Silica Dust Control

     

    In this presentation we will discuss and compare the latest rules and regulations from OSHA and MSHA for silica exposure.  The presentation will look to educate the audience on the dangers of silica dust, understand the exposure limits and the best practices the industry uses to limit employee exposure. 

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    MEETING LOCATION – Rock Eagle 4-H Center – Founders Hall (Lodge)

     

    From Atlanta take I-20 East to Exit 114 and turn right onto Highway 441 South. Follow Highway 441 South (12 Miles) to Rock Eagle 4-H Center (on the right).  Turn right, then turn at the first right in approximately 0.6 mile and the Founders Lodge (signage says Founders Hall) will be approximately 0.4 mile on your left.  Parking is in the rear. 

    From Macon Take US 129 North to Eatonton to Intersection with US 441 and go left, continue North on 129/441.  Rock Eagle is approximately 10 miles north on the left.  Turn LEFT, then turn at the first right in approximately 0.6 mile and the Founders Lodge (signage says Founders Hall) will be approximately 0.4 mile on your left.   Parking is in the rear.   

    From downtown Milledgeville go north on Columbia St.  Take US 441 North from downtown for approximately 28 miles and look to your left for Rock Eagle. Turn left, then turn at the first right in approximately 0.6 mile and the Founders Lodge (signage says Founders Hall) will be approximately 0.4 mile on your left.  Parking is in the rear.

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    Note:  The cost for both members and guests is $30 per person.  The cost for Students is $20.  Those interested in attending please mail or fax, (478) 552-4105, their registration to Tom Hilderbrand (tom.hilderbrand@thielekaolin.com; 478-552-3951, ext. 1237).  Please make checks payable to SME Georgia Section.  Complete and return this form and payment to:  SME Georgia Section, P.O. Box 1056, Sandersville, GA  31082 or RSVP by no later than September 25, 2019 (or see below)

     

    Please keep your SME Georgia Section membership current.  You can pay for dues, meeting registrations, and donations online through a service known as Square Up. We now have an online store set up for making credit card payments.  Please follow this link to make safe, secure transactions:  https://squareup.com/store/sme-ga-section

     

    You may also pay by cash, check, or credit card at the door.

     

    Name(s) of Attendees:

     

    Number of Meals              (regular meals/vegetarian meals)                                               ____/_____

                  Total Amount Enclosed                                                                                              ___________

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    Thomas Hilderbrand
    Manager Process Engineering
    Thiele Kaolin Co
    Sandersville GA United States
    (478) 552-3951 EXT 1237
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