PB STEPS Startup • June 2007: Received Letter from OSHA Area Director about meeting. • July 2007: first meeting to see how many were interested in starting a safety network in the Permian Basin; 144 people attended. • At the end of the meeting, 38 people volunteered to participate in an ad-hoc committee.
PB STEPS Startup • August 2007 - Ad-Hoc Committee began meetings. • Chairman, Vice Chairman and Scribe were elected. • Vision and Mission Statements were completed.
PB STEPS Startup • An election committee was appointed. • Set goal to have first public meeting January 2008. • September 2007 - elected officers. • Voted on name; Permian Basin STEPS Network. • October 2007 - Executive committee was elected and took over planning 2008 meetings.
PB STEPS Startup • Meeting Location was found and contract signed. • Logo was designed by member. • Speakers were lined up for first three months. • We began public meeting January 2008.
OSHA Alliance • September 2008 - Signed an alliance with OSHA • September 2010 – Renewed Alliance Dean McDaniel, Regional Administrator Region VI Present to sign Alliance
Accomplishments • In the past 36 months we have had; • Over 4300 people attended the meetings, • Over 100 Presentations by guest speakers, • Over 600 Members Sign up representing more than 300 Companies
Accomplishments • Cover subjects requested by our members such as Fall Protection, Pressure Relief Valves, Severe Weather, Lockout, Industrial Trucks, PPE, OSHA Challenge, FRC’s along with many others. • Provided, at no charge, DBI Fall protection Inspection Training & Certification. • Have had three high profile key note speakers
Accomplishments • Worked with NIOSH concerning rig move and high tech equipment safety projects. • OSHA has presented new and updated regulations to our members. • Introduced SafeLand • Given back to our community by donating more than 5,000 lbs. of food to local food drives.
Basis of STEPS Achievements • PB STEPS believes in our Country and God. • Begin Each meeting with the Pledge of Allegiance • End each meeting with a Prayer.