Technology Committees

Safety & Health Technology Committee Meeting

8–9 February 2022 • Embassy Suites by Hilton Corpus Christi • Corpus Christi, TX, USA

►Agenda (PDF)
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Tour of Steel Dynamics Inc. – Sinton

Hotel Arrangements

Embassy Suites by Hilton Corpus Christi
4337 South Padre Island Drive
Corpus Christi, TX 78411

Reserve by 17 January for AIST Room Rate of $129
For reservations, book online

AIST technology committee members are asked to print out the latest revised meeting agenda from our website one week prior to this meeting.

Tuesday, 8 February 2022

1 p.m. CT

Plant Tour of Steel Dynamics Inc. – Sinton

  • Meet in hotel lobby to carpool

  • Tour is a joint with the Cranes Technology Committee

  • Wear long sleeve shirt, long pants and closed toe shoes

Wednesday, 9 February 2022

8 a.m. CT


9 a.m. CT

1.    Chair’s opening remarks — Justin Hoover
2.    Appoint minute-taker
3.    Antitrust guidelines
4.    Membership and attendance
5.    Review minutes of previous meeting
6.    AIST Staff Announcements
7.    AIST Steel Industry Fatalities

  • Open discussion about current safety innovations around your companies. Please come prepared to discuss one thing from your facility. If you have pictures to share we can display them with the computer/projector setup.

Main agenda items


  • Finalize AISTech sessions

    • Papers due to AIST (15 February)

    • Author Registration deadline (1 March)

    • Presentation Draft Due in to AIST (15 March)

    • Re-emphasize the role of Session Chair and Papers Chair

  • Discuss AIST Digital Transformation Subcommittee

  • Young professional recruitment subcommittee

  • Nominations for committee officers

    • Chair – Paul Thurber

    • Vice Chair –

    • Papers Chair–

    • Young Professional Chair –

    • Digital Transformation Liaison –

Discussion items

  • Open discussion about OSHA proposed rulemaking in regards to Heat Injury and Illness Prevention in Outdoor and Indoor Work Settings

  • Presentations on Digitalization Technologies in Safety


    • ​​​“Wearable Sensing Devices and the Internet of Things for Worker Safety and Health Management in the Steel Manufacturing Industry”, Dr. Ibukun G. Awolusi University of Texas at San Antonio

    • “Development of ARMSS: Augmented Reality Maintenance and Safety System”, John Moreland Purdue Northwest (CIVS)

    • “Safety Technologies”,

    • Charlie Droessler, LJB Inc.

Next meeting

  • AISTech 2022, Pittsburgh, PA USA

  • Tuesday, 17 May 2022, room #

Chair conclusion

3 p.m. CT

Adjourn for the day