Thank you!

Our 2019 Conference was held on Thursday, September 26.  

Thank you to the attendees, speakers, exhibitors, and students that participated this year, making it a great success!


Since MASHA was established in 2007, it has been our pleasure to offer an annual conference in western Pennsylvania with educational opportunities reflective of our diversity in occupational safety and health.

2019 marked our 11th year of the MASHA Safety and Health Conference. This year's event was very well attended with nearly 190 participants, including professionals from a wide range of industries and over 40 students from Slippery Rock University, West Virginia University, Fairmont State University, and Carnegie Mellon University to name a few.  

We hope you will consider joining us for our 2020 conference! 

Conference Highlights


Growth and Opportunity

  • Annual Conference with Educational opportunities in construction, general industry and oil and gas safety.
  • Continuing Education Credits.


Mixing & Mingling

  • Great networking and career mentoring opportunities.
  • Vendor displays.
  • Safety experts in Construction, General Industry and Oil & Gas.
  • Lunch is provided.


2019 Presentation Abstracts

Click below for session details and learning objectives.

Michael J. Rivera


Michael is the Deputy Regional Administrator for OSHA Region 3. 

Armando Ferri


Armando is with Sicavo Consulting, LLC and serves on the PA One Call Board as well as the Board of the National Utility Contractors Assoc. of PA. 

Pam Walaski, CSP


Pam is Senior Program Director - Specialty Technical Consultants, Inc. and Faculty Member - Indiana University of PA - Safety Sciences.

Doug Jenks, Esq.


Doug is a director with Auman, Mahan & Furry.  

Todd Brautigam


Todd is a Radiation Safety Specialist with ENERCON Services, Inc. in Monroeville, PA. 

Tiffany Rice, CSP


Tiffany is owner of Rice Risk Management, LLC 

Becca White


 Tiffany is owner of Rice Risk Management, LLC  

William Bernhart, CIH, Esq.


Bill is President of OSHA Doctor, Inc. and MASHA, Inc.

2019 Conference Planning Committee:

  • Sue Adams
  • Pat Carfagna
  • Carl Heinlein
  • Christy Kirsch
  • Morgan Koprivnak
  • Jason Koss
  • Del Kubeldis
  • Joe Losko
  • Steve McGough
  • USDOL-OSHA Pgh. Area Office
  • Jeff Pawloski
  • Bernie Quinn
  • David Renz
  • Michele Slinkard
  • Shawn Sunderlin

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Conference Location

Cranberry Regional Learning Alliance

850 Cranberry Woods Drive, Cranberry Twp., PA 16066

Registration Questions: 412-260-5240