The next Oregon SHARP Alliance General Assembly Meeting will be held on Thursday, December 11, 2014, from 9:00 am until 12:00 pm. The meeting will be held at the Boise Cascade Medford Plywood and Powerhouse located at 3285 N Pacific Highway in Medford OR 97501.

The topic of the meeting will be “Temporary Workers – They’re Not My Employees; and Other Mistakes Employers Make” presented by a panel consisting of Marilyn Schuster of Oregon OSHA, Chris Lawrence of Boise Cascade, Sheila Cox, VP of Operations for Selectemp, and 2014 ASSE Safety Professional of the Year, Duane R. Grange.  You do not have to be a SHARP Alliance associate and there is no cost to attend this session, which is being hosted by Boise Cascade Company, Wood Products, Western Oregon Region.

A short general assembly meeting (for the interchange and sharing of knowledge) will be held immediately prior to the training session, from about 9:00 am until 9:15 am.  Lunch will be provided along with a networking session with Alliance associates during the noon hour.

If you plan to attend the Oregon SHARP Alliance general meeting and stay for lunch, please RSVP by calling Chis Lawrence at 541-776-6731 or by e-mail at chrislawrence@bc.com by December 4, 2014 so we can prepare for the appropriate number of attendees.

Travelers should take I-5 Exit 30 in Medford.  Turn westerly off I-5 onto Hwy 62.  Take a right onto North Pacific Highway (OR 99W).  Travel to Sage Road and turn left.  Immediately veer right onto Ehrman Way.  Proceed to Boise Cascade employee parking lot and enter at the first gate.  Follw signs to SHARP Alliance parking area.  Walk to training room following signs. Safety glasses and safety vest would be ideal for walking to plant.  Be observant for truck and equipment travel.

We hope to see you there!

The Oregon SHARP Alliance has many companies who have outstanding workplace safety and health programs for several years while in the SHARP or VPP programs. These folks have made safety and health an integral part of doing business.


Full membership is open to those companies who have received SHARP or VPP recognition by the Oregon Occupational Safety and Health Division and who are in good standing with Oregon OSHA. Membership is by company, organization, unit, or designated representative which has received the SHARP or VPP designation. Associate membership is open to any individual, company, governmental organization, or other entity who supports the mission, purpose, and goal of the Oregon SHARP Alliance.

Apply for membership!

If you would like to join the alliance please print and complete an application (acrobat file) and mail it to the address shown.

Replacement flags now available for SHARP graduates and VPP Star!  See them at the Alliance STORE.


More information

For SHARP Alliance correspondence, please contact:
Oregon SHARP Alliance
Attn: Jennifer Olson-Morzenti, Alliance Chair
C/O: Thermo Fisher Scientific, Eugene
For application, dues, or other remittance, please contact:
Oregon SHARP Alliance
Attn: Bobby Hammond, Treasurer
C/O: Roseburg Forest Products, Coquille