BOSGO 2019 Scholarship Outing a Success

Posted: Sep 03, 2019

The Greater Boston Chapter held their annual Beanpot Open Scholarship Golf Outing on Monday, August 26th to great success.   Big thanks go to our sponsors and players who make this event happen.  We raised funds for this year’s student scholarships which we distribute to safety students in the Greater Boston – New England area.

This year’s winning team was captained by Mark DeJohn, with Kevin Newlan, Patrick McNally, and Justin Francini carding a – 10.   A true insurance team representing Liberty Mutual, People’s United and CNA.

2nd place went to Team Cintas, captained by Kelly Janasek with Brandon Poitras, Jimmy Scotland and Scott Bellerose who carded a -9.

Longest Drive winner-  Kevin Newlan.  Well done Kevin.

Closest to the Pin winner – Jeff Grant. Jeff, I believe we owe you proper praise as the shot master!

Congratulations to all the winners and players in general for attending and supporting our students.

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ASSP Joint Meeting with the Granite State Chapter

Posted: Mar 04, 2019

Thanks to the Granite State Chapter for inviting the Greater Boston Chapter membership to a joint meeting at Monogram Gourmet Foods in Wilmington, MA on Feb. 25th.  The meeting’s speaker was Justin Deflumeri, Safety Manager of Monogram Gourmet Foods with his topic “Interactive and Outside the Box Approaches to Safety”.

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New OSHA Trenching Emphasis Program 2019

Posted: Feb 15, 2019

The Greater Boston Chapter is communicating this information from our friends at OSHA on their National Emphasis Program on Trenching and Excavation.

Due to the continuing incidence of trench/excavation collapses and accompanying loss of life, OSHA has determined that trenching and excavating worksites continue to warrant an increased enforcement presence nationally.

OSHA has long maintained that employees exposed to potential cave-ins must be protected before the excavation face is in imminent danger of collapse, because OSHA believes that there is a potential for a collapse in virtually all excavations.

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