By Trevonna Hayle
Administrator, Association of Reciprocal Safety Councils
The Association of Reciprocal Safety Councils is pleased to announce new members, Three Rivers Manufacturers’ Association (TRMA) and Alaska Safety Alliance (formerly known as Alaska Process Industry Careers Consortium). Both members will begin offering ARSC’s reciprocal courses soon. ARSC now has a total of 26 members and a total of 57 locations offering reciprocal training courses across the United States. You can visit our website to view a full list of ARSC member locations.
According to the National Association of Manufacturers, there was an average of 587,930 manufacturing employees in Illinois in 2018 with an average annual compensation of $87,393.54 in 2017. Since 1933, Three Rivers Manufacturers’ Association has served the needs of manufactures in Will and Grundy counties. TRMA is located in Joliet, Illinois and is now one of two Illinois ARSC member locations. TRMA offers instructor-led training courses, computer-based training courses, as well as hands-on fall protection and scaffold user training. TRMA is dedicated to the community and partners with Joliet Junior College to host an annual MFG Day to introduce students to careers in the manufacturing industry. TRMA will begin offering ARSC reciprocal courses in December.
According to the Alaska Oil and Gas Association, the petroleum industry supports one-third of all Alaska jobs. Located in the city of Anchorage, Alaska Safety Alliance is our first member in the state. Since 1999, Alaska Safety Alliance has been instrumental in building & strengthening Alaska's workforce. Alaska Safety Council looks forward to being a central location that supports the industry through the maintenance and delivery of training courses to meet owner requirements.
We are excited to work with Three Rivers Manufacturers’ Association and Alaska Safety Alliance to further our mission of providing world-class safety education, risk management services and resources that are consistent, cost-effective, reciprocal and that conform to regulatory standards and industry accepted practices that will result in a safer world.
For more information on Three Rivers Manufacturers’ Association visit: www.trma.org
For more information on Alaska Safety Alliance visit: www.apicc.org