Founded in 1852, ASCE is the oldest engineering society in the United States. ASCE stands at the forefront of a profession that plans, designs, constructs, and operates society’s economic and social engine – the built environment – while protecting and restoring the natural environment.

The Juneau branch falls within the Alaska section and represents the area contained within the City and Borough of Juneau Alaska. 


April Presentation: Most Frequently Cited OSHA Standards in Construction

Presented By: Lauri A. Bitz, BA, MA, Alaska Occupational Safety and Health

Date: Wednesday April 13th, 2022 

Time: 12:00 PM

Location:WebEx

(See April email for meeting link) 

Lauri is a Safety Consultant with Alaska Occupational Safety and Health. She has held this position for 3.5 years. As a Safety Consultant she conducts on-site safety inspection for General Industry, Construction and some Marine terminals. She is an Outreach Trainer certified through Pacific Northwest OSHA Education Center and holds a professional certification in General Industry. Prior to working as a Safety Consultant Lauri was employed by Southern California Gas Company where she spent 16 years working as a Field Technician, Training Instructor, Quality Assurance Specialist, Supervisor and finally as a Project Manager. Lauri will be covering the 10 most frequently cited standards in construction and will discuss hazards associated with those standards, and ways to avoid them. She will also have a section on hazards that she has personally found on construction sites to bring the message closer to home. Open Q and A will be encouraged. 


ASCE Scholarship

The American Society of Civil Engineers scholarship is a $500-$1000 scholarship awarded to students from Juneau Douglas and Thunder Mountain High Schools intending to pursue a degree in an engineering discipline at an accredited college. The scholarship application can be found here.


 

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