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Friday February 23, 2024 Chapter Meeting

CIL ASSP February 23, 2024
In-Person Chapter Meeting  
Upcoming Meeting Notice!!
Mark your calendars now!    

Who/What:
Matt Kubsch, CSP is the Regulatory and Compliance Manager with GROWMARK.  Matt and the safety team at GROWMARK will provide us with an overview of the GRWOMARK system and their approach to Safety within the organization.    

When:
Friday, February 23, 2024 
11:15 am – 11:30 am Arrivals and Networking
11:30 am – 12:00pm Lunch and Networking (Lunch will be provided)
12:00 pm (Noon) Presentation on the GROWMARK System and their approach to Safety within the organization.    

Where:
GROWMARK Inc.
1705 Towanda Ave.
Bloomington, IL 61701 (Corporate Office) 
https://www.growmark.com/

Important Parking Information: When you come into the office (1705 Towanda Ave. Bloomington, IL 61701), you can access the building from either Towanda Ave. or IAA Dr. There is visitor parking along the south side of the building, feel free to park here (or any open spot in the lot). See the attached diagram. Once in the parking lot come in through the main entrance; please don’t trail another employee into the building through an employee entrance. Once in the atrium the administrative staff will get you a badge, someone from GROWMARK will be available to walk you to the correct area of the building.  

Please Register for this meeting so we can have the proper headcount for our food and beverage. You can register at this link:
https://cil.assp.org/events/friday-february-23-2024-chapter-meeting/

CIL ASSP Virtual Chapter Meeting – What’s Going on in Ergonomics?! 1/26/24 at 11am Central via Zoom

CIL ASSP Virtual Chapter Meeting
January 26, 2024
11:00am Central Time via Zoom

Who:
Tim Pottorff, MEng, CIE, ARM – Principal QP3 ErgoSystems

What:

What’s Going on in Ergonomics?!

Join us as Ergonomist Tim Pottorff shares some history of US ergonomics regulations, the current status of ergonomics regulations and emphasis programs in the US, and where he sees the “ergonomics regulatory landscape” in 2024 and beyond.  See Tim’s full bio below.

When:
Friday January 26, 2024 at 11:00am Central Time

How/Where:
Virtual Meeting via Zoom
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Registration is not required for this meeting.  Feel free to register if you would like too at this link: https://cil.assp.org/events/cil-assp-virtual-chapter-meeting-january-26-2024-at-1100am-central/

Tim’s Full Bio:
With over twenty-five years of hands-on work experience in various industries, Tim’s experience in making improvements and finding solutions has made him a world recognized leader in the field of workplace ergonomics. His expertise in ergonomics has given him insight into the loss control issues of various industries, and allows him the opportunity to help customers reduce workers compensation injuries and illnesses and improve process and employee productivity.

While working for Zurich North America, Tim created and led the team tasked settling 3,000 Zurich headquarters (HQ) employees into workstations, at their new custom-designed facility in 2016. He also leveraged contributions from within Zurich and with external business partners and provided technical guidance to the HQ Project Team for the design, selection and procurement of new workstations for the new HQ.

Tim was a lead developer of the advanced ergonomics training course, “Applied Ergonomics”, and has provided this training course for a spectrum of customers world-wide. Those that benefited from this training include clients from the automotive, service, financial, aerospace, chemical, pharmaceutical, food (and a myriad of other) industries.

In the areas of practical engineering and administrative problem solving, Tim has provided solutions to over 100 client locations a year for over 23-years on a global basis, improving production operations and performance, and reducing exposures to work-related musculoskeletal disorders. His specialty areas include job task assessments, assisting customers in development of customized ergonomics programs, and training for engineers, supervisors and employees. Tim also provides office ergonomics assessments and training. His work has taken him to Asia, Australia, Eastern & Western Europe, and throughout North America.

In addition to his professional experiences, Tim has enjoyed volunteering in numerous positions that also relied on his strong team building and management skills for coordinating and motivating dozens of volunteers.

Tim uses his degrees in Industrial Engineering to help customers improve processes that improve quality, productivity, performance and profitability.