CT Valley ASSP Virtual Chapter Meeting

  •  April 19, 2023
     12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

TopicĀ Case Study of a Confined Space Fatality at Bumble Bee Foods

Kim will discuss a very interesting, yet horrifying, case study involving a confined space fatality at Bumble Bee Foods. The case resulted in criminal charges for the Operations Director and Safety Manager as well as a $6,000,000 award to the victim’s family members.

Speaker Kim Lindgren, MS, CHST

Kim has enjoyed the safety and health profession for 42 years. She currently works for the Massachusetts Municipal Association (MMA) as the MIIA Senior Risk Management Trainer. Prior to this position, she served as the Site Safety Officer for the South Coast Rail Project for the MBTA. And prior to that, she served as the Deputy Director for Occupational Health and Safety for the MBTA. For 32 years, she has developed curriculum and conducting training nationwide for the OSHA Training Institute Education Centers. Her expertise is in construction and maritime with previous employment with general contractors, specialty contractors, general industry, insurance companies and trade associations. Kim is also a former compliance officer for Cal/OSHA. She is a Professional Member of the American Society of Safety Professionals (ASSP), past president of the San Diego Chapter and 2018 recipient of the ASSP Construction Safety Professional of the Year award.

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