Technology Committees

Safety & Health and  Material Handling Technology Committees Joint Meeting

3 November 2021Embassy Suites by Hilton Fort Worth Downtown • Forth Worth, TX USA 

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Tour of CMC Oklahoma


Embassy Suites by Hilton Fort Worth Downtown
600 Commerce St, Fort Worth, TX 76102
AIST Room Rate of $149
For reservations, call (817) 332-6900

9 a.m.

1. Chairs’ opening remarks—Justin Hoover & Jesse DeSpain
2. Appoint minute-taker
3. Antitrust guidelines
4. Membership and attendance

  • SHTC—current membership 149

  • MHTC—current membership 138

5. Review minutes of previous meeting
6. AIST Staff Announcements
7. Safety Discussion and review of Steel Industry Fatalities

  • Recap of the Safety Congress conference—Malcolm Dunbar & Brad Bray

Main agenda items

  • AISTech session development—Matthew Gilbert & Michael Leard

    • Selection of Abstracts (Due by 15 Sept)

    • Determine session structure (Due by 28 Oct) including session titles & session chairs

    • Review Papers Chair and Session Chair instructions

  • Finalize call for papers for next year

    • SHTC—Focused topics include but are not limited to mobile equipment; material handling; crane and railroad safety; contractor and project safety management; electrical safety — NFPA 70E; lockout/energy isolation; fall protection; confined spaces; hazard communication, including GHS; industrial hygiene; assessment of safety systems and reporting; technology/automation innovations with safety and health; and emergency planning.

    • MHTC—Safety policies, procedures, strategies and prevention with material handling; product tracking and identification; fleet management strategies; material handling equipment; equipment/vehicle maintenance strategies; scrap handling; government regulations impacting material handling; communication technologies; automation technologies; infrastructure maintenance of roads, tracks, bridges, etc.; or outsourcing of services.

  • Technology committee award planning

  • Technology Training conference

    • Safety Congress 15-17 August 2022

    • Safety & Health Conference Fall 2023


Discussion items

  1. If you have any items you want to discuss please contact Justin Hoover or Jesse DeSpain or Anna Voss


Next meeting

  • MHTC

  • SHTC


Chairs conclusion




Lunch and tour of CMC Oklahoma

6:30 pm..

Reception following the tour and return to the hotel