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October 22, 2007

Attention: Members of the New Jersey State Industrial Safety Committee

The next New Jersey State Industrial Safety Committee meeting is scheduled for Thursday,
December 13, 2007 at New Jersey Manufacturers Insurance Group, 301 Sullivan Way, West Trenton. The
General meeting will begin promptly at 9:00 a.m. Directions are attached, but if you need additional
information regarding the location, you may contact Robert de Flesco at (609) 883-1300 ext. 6400.

The minutes of the September 20, 2007 meeting of the New Jersey State Industrial Safety
Committee are attached.

I look forward to seeing you at the meeting.

Sincerely,

{original signed by Assistant Commissioner}

Leonard Katz, Assistant Commissioner
Labor Standards & Safety Enforcement
NJSISC MEETING RESPONSE FORM
DECEMBER 13, 2207

{ } I WILL ATTEND THE MEETING

{ } I WILL NOT ATTEND THE MEETING DUE TO:

VEHICLE INFORMATION:

MAKE OF VEHICLE: ________________________________

LICENSE PLATE NUMBER: __________________________

MEMBER’S NAME: _________________________________
New Jersey State Industrial Safety Committee
Minutes of the General Committee Meeting
Anheuser-Busch
Newark, New Jersey
Thursday, September 20, 2007

Executive Committee Members Present/Excused:

Cynthia Mahoney, Chairperson
Thomas M. Kerns, General Vice Chairperson
Gina Mayer Costa, Treasurer
John Lambert, Central Area Chairperson - Excused
Walter Edmonds, Northern Area Chairperson - Excused
Michael Burrows, Southern Area Chairperson

Ex-Officio Members Present:

Michael Corbett, Assistant Chief, New Jersey LWD
Joyce Crea, Government Relations Specialist, New Jersey LWD
Gary Ludwig, Director, New Jersey DH&SS

General and Honorary Membership Present:

Steve Barnett James Braswell John Braun
George Browne Frederick Bunker Paul Burgdorf
Steve Chisholm Gus Crist James Currie
Robert de Flesco Robert Dinetz Thomas Diveley
Al Figuccio Lynn Foley-Hering Harris Galary
John Gluchowski James Gotay Cathy Hansell
William Hering Leonard Hull George Klinger
Joanne Kreisberg Brian Kubiel Rosemary Kulp
John Lapatchka Richard Lester Lou Lento
Gerald Marini Charles Messick Maureen Modica
Patrick Mulrooney Ernest Niles Francis Nowicki
Michael Oprishko Doug Pastore Robert Paulukiewicz
Joseph Piccolo Anthony Piniat William Post
Michael Quinlan Jennifer Quinn-Bolger Joseph Rufolo
Alex Ruiz John Saville MaryAnn Saville-McBride
Joseph Schwed Harry Schmidt Jerry Scotti
Robert Sebrowski George Stroup Dhruti Thaker
Norman Van Houten Eric Voight Mrunal Vyas
Jeff Wawreziak Robert Weissman Ed Zakar
Katia Zuraulevic

General Membership Excused/Absent:

Brian Bennett, Absent
Darryl Blusnavage, Excused
Robert Burner, Absent
Betsey Ciano, Excused
William Clardy, Excused
John Clark, Absent
Patrick DeLaney, Excused
Tracy Estes, Excused
Jack Fearing, Excused
Carl Fry, Absent
Mario Gomes, Excused
Peter Harnett, Excused
Donald Kovalerich, Absent
Mary Beth Koza, Excused
Steve Lesko, Excused
Salvatore Lombardo, Absent
William Margaretta, Excused
David Milazzo, Excused
Kevin Monaco, Absent
Jeffrey Monsell, Absent
Janis Morelli, Excused
Thomas Peter, Excused
Wayne Petersen, Excused
Cynthia Rossi, Excused
Robert Sagendorf, Absent
Robert Sebrowski, Excused
Ron Signorino, Absent
Timothy Stephenson, Absent
Linda Tapp, Excused
Eileen Unger, Excused
Caroline Wagner, Excused
Barry Weissman, Excused
Bruce Wolf, Excused
Juanita Worthy, Excused

Guest:

1. Nazer Ali, President New Jersey Chapter of the Academy of Certified Hazard Materials
Managers (ACHMM) - Excused
2. Gina Mayer Costa, President of College Health and Environmental Safety Society (CHESS)
and NJSISC member - Attended
3. John Braun, President of American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE), Penn Jersey
Chapter and NJSISC member – Attended
4. Mike Mancini, President of American Industrial Hygiene Association (NJAIHA), New
Jersey Chapter – Excused
6. Tom Diveley, Chairman Southern New Jersey Federal Safety and Health Council and
NJSISC member - Attended
7. Barry Pusaver, Chairman Northern NJ Federal Safety and Health Council - Excused
8. Al Lundgren, New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development - Attended

In order for a member to be marked excused, it is necessary to notify Joyce Crea or the
Executive Board, prior to the date of the meeting, by phone or by way of the response form.
The attendance roster will be the official record of attendance.

Meeting Motions:

1. June 14, 2007 Meeting Minutes: William Hering/George Klinger - Approved
2. Treasurer’s Report: Joanne Kreisberg/William Post – Approved
3. Motion for Membership for Christine Rampolla: Dhruti Thaker/Ernest Niles – Approved
4. Motion for Membership for Kenneth M. Bogdan: Dhruti Thaker/Eric Voight - Approved
5. Motion to reduce the registration fee to $50 for the 2008 Governor’s Annual Occupational
Safety and Health Awards Program. The registration fee will be addressed and voted on
annually: William Hering/John Gluchowski – Approved
6. Motion to have the Committee sponsor the registration fee for all participating public sector
entrees for the 2008 Governor’s Annual Occupational Safety and Health Awards Program
for one year. The registration fee for the public sector will be addressed annually: William
Hering/John Lapatchka – Approved
7. Motion to accept the changes as presented to the Committee and to include the Emeritus
Status to the Rules: Lynn Foley-Hering/George Browne – Approved
8. Motion to purchase a portable flag to be taken to the Committee’s meetings: William
Hering/Mary Ann Saville-McBride (Update – Robert Dinetz volunteered to donate a flag)
9. Motion to adjourn the meeting: Ed Zakar/Gerry Marini - Approved

Action Items:

1. All members are to notify Joyce Crea in advance of their anticipated attendance.
2. All sub-committees are to provide copies of their reports to Joyce Crea one week prior to
the meeting.
3. All members are to update the attendance roster with their current e-mail and mailing
addresses.
4. Vice Chairperson Thomas Kerns will follow-up with Mr. Moore of the NJ LWD’s Division
of Planning & Analysis to receive the list which will be used by the Area Dinner Chairs.
The list will include all businesses in New Jersey and will list the company name and
address.
5. Michael Burrows will look into all aspects of Society of Human Resource Management
(SHRM) to see if they qualify as an invited guest or Ex-officio member; however, he has
not had the opportunity to do so since the June meeting.
6. Paul Burgdorf requested that the Committee purchase decals with the Committee’s logo to
be placed in auto vehicles. Michael Corbett and Joyce Crea will address the request to
Assistant Commissioner Katz to seek approval from the Department of Labor and
Workforce Development prior to the Committee purchasing the decals.
7. A membership plaque was presented to Michael Corbett.
8. Membership applications for Christine Rampolla and Kenneth Bogdan will be submitted to
Commissioner David Socolow.
9. Treasurer Gina Mayer Costa requested that all subcommittees submit their annual financial
request to her by October 31, 2007 for fiscal year 2008.
10. A request was made that the Office of the Governor send out a notice to all public sectors
stating that the fee for the Annual Governor’s Occupational Safety and Health Awards
Program will be sponsored by the NJSISC for any public sector employer who wishes to
participate in the 2008 program.
11. A request was made that the Office of the Governor send out a notice supporting the 2008
Annual Governor’s Occupational Safety and Health Awards Program.
12. Maureen Modica reported that the next training session will be entitled “Warehouse Safety”
and that the committee is looking to secure a warehouse that could accommodate the
training for 50 or more attendees.
13. Joyce Crea will order 4,000 of the 80th Annual Governor’s Occupational Safety and Health
Awards Program brochures for distribution.
14. Area Chairs are to contact companies who participated in the Governor’s Award Program
in 2007 and in previous years.
15. Chairperson Mahoney will send a letter to William Dressel, who heads the League of
Municipalities, to request space for the Committee to conduct a workshop covering the
Governor’s Annual Occupational Safety and Health Awards Program for the 2008
Conference.
16. Chairperson Mahoney will send a removal of membership letters to members who have not
met the attendance requirement. The letter will encourage the member to reapply for
membership when their work schedule permits them the time to participate.
17. Chairperson Mahoney will send a letter of encouragement to members who did not meet
the attendance requirements but who have volunteered and assisted their services to the
Committee in various forms.
18. Michael Corbett will provide William Margaretta with the “WIIFM” – “What’s In It For
Me?” inserts for Mr. Margaretta’s mailing in his flyers.
19. John Saville provided to Membership Chairperson Dhruti Thaker a design for the
Committee’s membership badge.
20. John Gluchowski will update the Rules to include the changes discussed and will forward
the Rules to Joyce Crea. Joyce Crea will send the revised Rules to the Committee members
for vote. Upon her receipt of approval by 75% of the members, the Rules will be
forwarded to the Commissioner of Labor and Workforce Development for his review and
approval.
21. Michael Quinlan will ensure that a press release is made to announce the Governor’s 80th
Annual Occupational Safety and Health Awards Program.
22. Michael Quinlan and Linda Tapp will ensure that a press release is made to announce the
next training session.

Chairperson’s Report:

General Chairperson Cynthia Mahoney stated that at all Committee meetings, cell phones and
beepers must be put on the silent or vibrating mode.

Please note: all members are requested to identify themselves prior to speaking for the
recording device.

Chairperson Mahoney thanked Mrunal Vyas and Anheuser-Busch, Inc. for hosting the meeting.
The meeting began at 9:10 a.m.

Chairperson Cynthia Mahoney reported on the following:

• The Rules require members to attend 50% of the annual meetings.

• Executive Committee met and decided that:
Six members who did not make the attendance requirements, but assisted the Committee in
other forms, will be sent letters of encouragement.
Six members will be sent letters stating that they will be removed from members but will be
encouraged to reapply when their schedules allow them the time to attend.

• Will send a letter to the League of Municipalities requesting that the Committee be provided
space to conduct a workshop regarding the Governor’s Annual Occupational Safety and
Health Awards Program.

• Thanked John Gluchowski and the team for revising the Rules.

• Will work with Joyce Crea on the Structure of the Committee.

Report of Vice Chairperson:

Vice Chairperson Thomas Kerns’ presented the highlights of the June 14, 2007 meeting.
Vice Chairperson Kerns’ will follow-up with Mr. Moore from the NJ LWD on the list of New
Jersey company names, addresses and number of employees.

Treasurer’s Report:

Treasurer Gina Mayer Costa reported and distributed copies of the Treasurer’s Report for the period
of June 12 through September 17, 2007.

Treasurer Costa requested all subcommittees to submit their budget requests to her by October 31,
2007.

Report of Area Chairperson’s:

Chairperson Mahoney stated that it is the area Chairs responsibility to follow up with companies
who participated and those who did not participate in the 2007 Governor’s Annual Occupational
Safety and Health Awards Program.

Chairperson Mahoney requested that each member reach out to companies and/or municipalities in
their business or home areas and encourage their participation in the Program.

The following Area reports were presented:

• Northern Area

Ernest Niles reported that the Northern Area is arranging a meeting for the Northern Area.
Mr. Niles’ reported for Bergen, Morris, Passaic and Sussex area dinner.

Joanne Kreisberg reported for the Union, Essex and Hudson area dinner.

• Central Area

Alex Ruiz reported in John Lambert’s absence that the Central Area had nothing new to
report.

Alex Ruiz reported in John Lambert’s absence for the Middlesex-Somerset area dinner.

MaryAnn Saville-McBride reported in Cynthia Rossi’s absence for the Mercer, Monmouth,
Ocean and Burlington area dinner.

• Southern Area

Michael Burrows reported that the Atlantic, Camden, Cape May, Cumberland, Gloucester
and Salem area is planning a seminar/OSHA update luncheon.

Mr. Burrows reported for the Southern Area dinner.

The following Standing Subcommittees were presented:

• In Walter Edmonds’ and Ron Signorino’s absence the Standards and Regulations
subcommittee report was tabled to the December meeting.
• Dhruti Thaker reported for the Membership Committee.
The following applications for membership will be forwarded to Commissioner David J
Socolow for consideration and approval:

Christine Rampolla
Kenneth Bogdan

Chairperson Mahoney stated that the Executive Committee has decided that since the membership
is full, any person being recommended for membership who is chairing a cooperating agency will
be placed on a waiting list until their term as chair is completed.

A membership plaque was presented to Michael Corbett.

• Membership Roster – Joseph Schwed
Joseph Schwed reported that the membership list will be forwarded electronically prior to
the December meeting. Anyone not having an e-mail address should contact Joyce Crea
who will provide them with a hard copy list.

• Safety Promotion subcommittee (Governor’s Annual Occupational Safety and Health
Awards Program) – Michael Corbett

• Governor’s Annual Occupational Safety and Health Awards Program Breakfast Planning
meeting – Gina Mayer Costa

• Safety Education and Professional Development - Maureen Modica

The following Reports of Special Standing Subcommittees were presented:

• Worker’s Compensation – Robert de Flesco reported that there was no new activity and
there was nothing new to report on the Employee Choice Bill S158.

• Construction Sub-Committee – Co-chairperson - Eric Voight and Thomas Kerns

• Film Library/Training – Michael Corbett

• Security Management/Crisis Subcommittee –In Barry Weissman’s and Eileen Unger’s
absence their report was tabled to the December meeting.

• Marketing Subcommittee – Linda Foley Hering.

• Sunshine Subcommittee –Cathy Hansell

• Rules Committee – John Gluchowski reported on the revisions to the Rules.

• Press Release – Michael Quinlan reported that no new press releases had taken place

• New Jersey State Safety Council – Thomas Kerns’ reported in William Margaretta’s
absence that the planning meeting for the 2008 Safety Expo Conference will be held in
September and anyone wishing to participate should contact William Margaretta

The following Reports of the Ex-Officio Representation were presented:
• Report of New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development – Michael Corbett
reported that Assistant Commissioner Leonard Katz was unable to attend today’s meeting
due to a scheduling conflict and that his report was tabled to the December meeting.

• Report of OSHA Area Offices – Lou Lento reported in the Area Director’s absence.

• American Society of Safety Engineers, New Jersey Chapter – Gina Mayer Costa

• American Society of Safety Engineers, Penn Jersey Chapter – John Braun

• American Industrial Hygiene Association, New Jersey Section – in Mike Mancini’s absence
his report was tabled to the December meeting.

• New Jersey Chapter of the Academy of Certified Hazard Materials (ACHMM) – in Nazer
Ali’s absence his report was tabled to the December meeting.

• College Health and Environmental Safety Society (CHESS) – Gina Mayer Costa

• Northern New Jersey Federal Safety and Health Council – Lou Lento reported in Barry
Pusaver’s absence.

• Southern New Jersey Federal Safety and Health Council – Tom Diveley

Old Business:

Paul Burgdorf suggested that the Committee explore purchasing decals for the member’s
automobiles with the NJSISC logo.

New Business:

Joseph Schwed requested that each member explore whether their employers or their contacts are
actively involved and participate in the Governor’s Annual Occupational Safety and Health Awards
Program.

Michael Oprinshko will check with his employer to see if they would finance the refreshments for
the March 2008 meeting.

The next meeting will be held at New Jersey Manufacturer’s Group located in West Trenton
on Thursday, December 13, 2007. Robert deFlesco requested that all members sign up early
and inform Joyce Crea of any changes in their anticipated attendance to assist him with
ordering the correct amount of refreshments.

A motion was made to adjourn the meeting: William Hering/Michael Burrows – unanimously
approved. Chairperson Mahoney adjourned the meeting at 11:30 a.m.

At the conclusion of lunch the following was conducted:

• Membership Orientation Training - Michael Corbett and Lynn Foley Hering

• Tour of Anheuser-Busch – Mrunal Vyas