The January 14, 2013 General Meeting of the Canadian Hoisting and Rigging Safety Council Meeting was held in a space generously provided by the Manufacturers’ Health and Safety Association in Edmonton, Alberta.
Attendance was impressive for a cold and snowy day in Edmonton with over 25 attendees from as far away as Ontario and Oregon. A wide range of parties and industries were represented including crane rental, oil and gas, crane companies, pipeline, transmission, various union locals and internationals, wire rope, chemicals, helicopters, training, construction and regulators.
Presentation and discussion topics included:
- an introduction to the Council Executive Committee
- a presentation and discussion on Council Governance
- a review of projects under consideration that are eligible for federal government funding
- a discussion focusing on the October 2013 CRC conference in Edmonton
Information on the outcomes of the General Meeting and other updates will be made available on the CHRSC website on an ongoing basis.