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Calendar of Past Events

Look back on an archive of past events of the WSSHE. See also:

Current WSSHE Events
WSSHE Events beyond 2017
Non-WSSHE Events
Education Events
Month-to-Month Calendar in Forum

2017 | 2016 | 2015 | 2014 | 2013 | 2012 | 2011 | 2010 | 2009 | 2008 |

 

2017

  • June 20, 2017
    Puget Sound Chapter Annual Day of Service
    Location: Ronald McDonald House
    5130 40th Ave NE, Seattle
    Time: 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM

     
  • June 23, 2017
    Eastern Chapter June Educational Event: Fire Door Training - NFPA 80, 2007
    Location: Best Western
    3000 W Marina Dr., Moses Lake, WA 98337
    Time: 9 AM - 1 PM
    Join the Eastern Chapter for this must attend training provided by Allegion, presented by Mr. Jeff Carlile. Upon completion of this course, the trainee will:
    ▪ Understand the edition inspection requirements for swinging doors
    ▪ Understand Common Code Violations
    ▪ List common ways to correct common code violations
    ▪ And more!
    The course completion will come with a
    Certificate of Completion for all who attend.
    RSVP!
    Please email Will Mackin at MackinWP@ah.org
     
  • June 29, 2017

    SW Chapter Summer Bash with the Tacoma Rainiers
    Tacina Raunuers vs The Las Vegas 51's
    5 PM: Lemon Drop Martini Tailgate Party in main parking lot
    7 PM: Game Beings
     
  • March 15, 2017
    SW Chapter March Educational Event: Fire Door Training - NFPA 80, 2007

    Join the SW Chapter for this must attend training provided by Allegion, presented by Mr. Jeff Carlile. Upon completion of this course, the trainee will::
    Understand the edition inspection requirements for swinging doors
    Understand Common Code Violations
    List common ways to correct common code violations
    The course completion will come with a Certificate of Completion for all who attend.
    Location: Providence St. Peter's Hospital
     

2016

  • December 7, 2016
    Puget Sound Chapter Annual Holiday Party & Auction!


    Location:
    Glen Acres Golf & Country Club
    1000 S. 112th Street Seattle, WA 98168
     

  • December 9, 2016
    4th Quarter Eastern Chapter Meeting:
    New 2012 Life Safety Code

    Speaker: Heidi Young, Life Safety Services.
    Location: Yakima Valley Memorial Hospital
    2811 Tieton Drive, Yakima, WA 98902
     

  • November 17, 2016
    Educational Webinar: CMS Final Rule of the 2012 Life Safety Code

    This webinar is designed for Facility Managers, professionals, and frontline staff responsible for maintaining the Environment of Care. Overall goals include:
    - The cascading effect of 2012 NFPA 101 on other NFPA sections.
    - CMS approach to code adoption and upkeep.
    - Adoption specifics - stated inclusions and exclusions.
    - New construction and life-safety chapter.
    How to look for info and references rather than depending on institutional knowledge
     

  • October 20, 2016
    HealthCare Construction: Speed Dating for Better Outcomes 
    Southwest and Puget Sound Chapters Joint Event

    FREE Event! 3 PM - 5 PM
    Emerald Queen Hotel & Casino
    5700 Pacific Hwy E, Fife, WA 98424
    Topics include:

  • Unique elements of Healthcare and Construction Impact to facility operations: Geoffrey Glass, Providence Health

  • Risk Assessments- Case studies & failures
    Don Balzarini, MultiCare;Steve Odachowski, MultiCare

  • Mechanical Systems: Kyle Victor, McKinstry

  • Plumbing/Medical Gas
    Harry Pomeranz, Medical Gas Services

  • Commissioning
    Bruce Pitts, Wood Harbinger; Matt Beckingham, HDR

  • Wisdom of the Sages
    Patrick Vailencour, Harborview Medical Center
    Clay Ciolek, MultiCare Health Systems

  • Round table discussion: All Presenters

 

  • September 20 - 23, 2016
    Annual Conference and Technical Exhibition
    Yakima Convention Center
    Visit our Annual Conference page
     
  • September 9, 2016
    Annual Southwest Chapter Golf Tournament

    Poster.

    Location:
    McCormick Woods Golf Course, Port Orchard
    9:30 AM: Pirate Check-in
    11:30 AM: Flintlock Start
    5 PM: SW Chapter dinner and annual meeting
    Come play a round of golf and then join us! What will be your favorite Port of Call Destination? Gifts, contests & plenty of fun for everyone!
    Cost: Golf: $125/person | Dinner only: $30/person
     
  • August 11, 2015
    14th Annual WSSHE Puget Sound Golf Tournament

    Benefitting the Pete Peterson Scholarship Fund
    "Caddy Shack" Theme Challenges, Pit Stops, and Prizes all day long!!
    Agenda:
    9 AM: Registration
    11 AM: Shotgun Start
    4:30 PM: Happy Hour @ 19th hole
    5:30 PM: Awards Dinner
    Location:
    The Golf Club at Redmond Ridge
    11825 Trilogy Pkwy NE, Redmond, WA 98053


     
  • June 30, 2016
    Southwest Chapter Event:
    Summer Bash with the Rainiers

    5 PM: Lemon Drop Martini Tailgate Party in main parking lot
    7 PM: Tacoma Rainiers Baseball Game
    Competition: The DREADED Las Vegas 51's
    SW Chapter is throwing a BASH. Tickets are limited and FREE to Professional and Healthcare Providers of the SW Chapter ONLY until 1 June, 2016. Tickets are limited to 4 per person.

    Thank you to our Rainiers Bash Sponsor Sika
     
  • June 29, 2016
    Disaster Preparedness and Recovery

    Puget Sound Chapter Education Event
    Focusing on Disaster Preparedness: Cascadia Quake Scenario and The Aftermath.
    Group Health Central Campus, 201 16th Ave E Seattle, WA
     
  • June 24, 2016
    Eastern Chapter Summer Training:
    Portfolio Manager & Energy to Care Workshop

    Please join us in supporting our state goal of increased participation in the Energy to Care Program, enjoy a free lunch, and learn how to benchmark your facilities energy profile.
    Location:
    Big Bend Community College
    7662 Chanute Street NEm Moses Lake, WA 98837
    Instructors:
    Duane Lewellen, CEM, BOC Instructor
    Kevin Kajita, WSSHE Advocacy & Sustainability Chair
     
  • June 22, 2016
    Puget Sound Chapter Annual Day of Service

    Location:
    Ronald McDonald House, 5130 40th Ave NE, Seattle, WA
     
  • May 12, 2016
    Online Webinar: Portfolio Manager Workshop: Benchmarking 101

    Puget Sound Chapter Education Event
    10 AM - 11 AM
    This webinar is for healthcare engineers interested in benchmarking their building's energy performance using the free on-line tool ENERGY STAR Portfolio Manager.


     
  • April 20 - 22, 2016
    Spring Symposium

    Campbell's Resort, Chelan, WA
    Visit our Spring Symposium page for details
     
  • March 24, 2016
    Southwest Chapter Education Meeting
    "Elevator Code Review / Testing & Maintenance"


    Speaker: Lee Chain, HKA Elevator Consulting.
    Location: Tacoma General Hospital, Jackson Hall Building
    314 M.L.K. Jr Way, Tacoma, WA 98405
    RSVP: Jose Diaz at jdiaz@psfmech.com
     
  • March 17, 2016
    Puget Sound Chapter Educational Webinar
    "Tool Lending Library"


    Learn about the free resources available to healthcare engineers in Washington State at the new Smart Buildings Center (SBC) and Tool Lending Library. The tool lending library has 80 types of diagnostic tools
    Speakers:
    Duane Lewellen, Program Director, SBC Tool Lending Library
    Cynthia Putnam, CSBA, CEM, Project Director, National BOC Program
    Time: Noon - 1 PM
    Webinar Registration
    Thank you to our Education Series Sponsors








     

  • March 11, 2015
    Eastern Chapter Meeting
    "Helicopter EMS and Heliports"


    Speaker:
    David Ketchum of T.O. Engineers.
    Time: 10 AM - 2 PM
    Location:
    Lincoln County Hospital
    10 Nicholls St. Davenport, WA 99122
    Host: Dan Conway, Lincoln Hospital District #3
    Agenda
     

  • February 17, 2016
    Puget Sound Chapter Educational Event
    "Fire Alarm Confidence Testing"


    This half day seminar includes industry experts sharing some of the ways fire systems impact facilities and how we should install, test and maintain them in our quest to better support improved outcomes in the environment of care.
    Presentations by Northwest Hospital, MultiCare, Siemens
    BBQ lunch provided by Bales Restoration DKI
    Location: Northwest Hospital
    Meeting Room: E-Wing Auditorium
    1550 N. 115th Street, Seattle, WA 98133
    Map, Parking, Schedule & Topics
     

  • February 9, 2016
    Mini Split System 101

    Presented by Southwest Chapter and Thermal Supply, Inc. University
    Instructor: Len Crawford, Commercial Sales Manager NW Region
    Mini Split System 101 will cover basic training on operations and initial troubleshooting including:
    - Brief history on market and history
    - Function of the VRV Heat Pump & Heat Recovery Systems
    - Benefits of the Daikin VRV Systems
    - Product lines and commercial applications
    - Tools and Support provided by Daikin
    - Operation and Maintenance Protocols and Errors
    - Maintenance check list procedures

    Time: 10 AM - 2 PM
    Lunch: Provided by our friends at Thermal Supply, Inc..
    Location: Thermal Supply, Inc. Training Center
    3400-D Industry Dr. E Fife, WA 98424
     

  • January 13, 2016
    Southwest Chapter January Education:
    "Helicopter EMS and Heliports"


    Come and join the SW Chapter and learn about :
    ● History and growth
    ● Helicopter/pilot equipment technical improvements and how they are - or should - drive heliport design
    ● Kinds of heliports. Recommended heliport features
    ● Terms & definitions. Codes - interpretation and misinterpretation that costs $
    ● Cost and liability control, Architectural design considerations
    Presenters: David Ketchum, T.O Engineers and Patrick O'Neil, Facility Manager, St Joseph's Medical Center.
    Location: St Joseph's Medical Center
    1717 S. J. Street, Tacoma, WA 98405

 

2015

  • December 9, 2015
    Puget Sound Chapter Annual Holiday Party & Auction


    For the third year in a row, the Puget Sound Chapter is happy to announce Phoenix House Burned Children Recovery Foundation as the beneficiary of our annual holiday raffle. Read More
    Time: Noon - 5 PM
    Location:
    Hollywood Schoolhouse
    14810 NE 145th St.
    Woodinville, WA 98072Please consider donating gift items to this Holiday Auction. All proceeds will go directly to the Phoenix House Foundation.

     

  • December 4, 2015
    Eastern Chapter Meeting

    "Legionellosis - A New Standard of Care"
    Speaker: John Rivard, CH2o.
    Join us for a presentation with information on the new ASHRE standard 188, for Legionella assessment and mitigation, and what that may mean to health care industry.
    Location: Yakima Valley Memorial Hospital
    2811 Tieton Drive, Yakima, WA 98902
    Host: Ron Urlacher, CHFM, Director of Facilities, CH2o.

     

  • November 19, 2015
    Southwest Chapter November Education
    Joint Commission Preparedness / Statement of Conditions Drawings

    Presenters:
    Chris Carlson of Buffalo Design and Bob Dooley, Architect.
    Also, Department of Health updates by John Williams regarding Electronic Permit Submittals.
    Time: 3 PM - 4:30 PM
    Location: Providence St Peters Hospital
    Conference Room 200, 413 Lily Rd NE Olympia, WA 98506
     

  • November 5, 2015
    Puget Sound Chapter Educational Event: Disaster Preparedness

    Please join us for our next half day seminar as we learn about preparing your facility and your helipad for disasters.
    Time: 10 AM - 2 PM
    BBQ lunch will be provided by Bales Restoration DKI
    Location: The Everett Clinic
    Meeting Room: Evergreen Conference Room.
    7600 Evergreen Avenue Everett, WA 98203
     

  • October 26 - 27, 2015
    Health Care Facility Management & Construction: Infection Prevention (IP) Program
    Designed for individuals directly involved in the construction, renovation, and operation of health care facilities, this program identifies the infection prevention issues that every contractor, facility manager, architect, and engineer must address on the job.
    Location:
    Renton Technical College
    Room number is C-101, Blencoe Auditorium
    3000 NE Fourth Street, Renton, WA 98056
    Time: 8 AM - 5 PM
    Cost:
    $625: ASHE/WSSHE/Region 10 Member
    $775: Non-member
     

  • October 27, 2015
    NEEC Smart Buildings Center Grand Opening

    With Northwest Energy Efficiency Council (NEEC)
    Join NEEC for an evening celebration as we open our new Smart Buildings Center in the newly renovated Pacific Tower building! Our new space is designed to spur collaboration and innovation throughout the energy efficiency sector - showcasing the opportunities for facility operational excellence when smart meets efficient. Check out our new high functioning meeting and training space – a great place for your next industry or association get together. Explore our informational displays about smart building products and services – maybe you can contribute content. Finally, see our new Tool Lending Library where free loans of building diagnostic tools are available. Join us for this informal celebration and space tour. Happy Hour refreshments will be served.
    Time: 5 PM - 7 PM
    Ribbon cutting ceremony at 5:45pm.
    Admission: Free
    Location:
    Pacific Tower
    1200 12th Avenue South, 1st Floor, Seattle, WA 98144
     

  • October 28 - 29, 2015
    Healthcare Construction Certificate (HCC) Program
    Dubbed "the stamp of approval" by many employers, the ASHE Health Care Construction Certificate (HCC) proves to health care organizations that you have been properly trained to work in a health care construction environment-making you the desirable candidate for the job.
    You will gain an understanding of the latest compliance issues in health care construction, and learn what owners, staff, and patients expect of constructors working in the health care environment.
    Location:
    Renton Technical College
    Room number is C-101, Blencoe Auditorium
    3000 NE Fourth Street, Renton, WA 98056
    Time: 8 AM - 5 PM
    Cost:
    $665: ASHE/WSSHE/Region 10 Member
    $915: Non-member

     

  • October 30, 2015
    Certified Healthcare Constructor (CHC) Exam Review Course

    Designed to give you the tools for passing the Certified Health Care Constructor (CHC) Exam, this course provides test taking tips, key topics, and sample questions identified in the CHC content outline (as listed in the CHC Candidate Handbook). This course will also use interactive polling technology, allowing each participant to answer questions and compare their answer with averages among those in class.
    Location:
    Renton Technical College
    Room number is C-101, Blencoe Auditorium
    3000 NE Fourth Street, Renton, WA 98056
    Time: 8 AM - 5 PM
    Cost:
    $375: ASHE/WSSHE/Region 10 Member
    $525: Non-member

     

  • September 11, 2015
    WSSHE Southwest Chapter 8th Annual Golf Tournament


    "Hole in One for a Million Dollars" Contest!
    Best Ball / Scramble Tournament
    Golf, SW Chapter dinner and annual meeting
    Agenda:
    9:30 AM: Check-In, Driving Range & Putting Contest
    11:30 AM: Shotgun Start
    5 PM: Awards Dinner
    Cost:
    Golf: $125/person
    Dinner only: $30/person
    Location:
    McCormick Woods Golf Course
    Thank you to our sponsors


     

  • August 18, 2015
    Southwest Chapter Educational Event:
    "Mitigation Awareness and Response"

    Learn about the Pro-Active Measures that can be taken to prepare ourselves for a Fire / Water / Emergency Facility Event. And the Re-Active Measures taken when the unthinkable happens.
    Presenter: Chris Lamb, SERVPRO Puyallup
    Location:
    St Joseph Hospital
    1717 S. J. Street, Tacoma, WA 98405
    Time: 3 PM - 4:30 PM
     

  • August 13, 2015
    13th Annual WSSHE Puget Sound Golf Tournament

    Benefitting the Pete Peterson Scholarship Fund

    "The Amazing Race" Theme Challenges, Pit Stops, and Prizes all day long!!
    Agenda:
    9 AM: Registration
    11 AM: Shotgun Start
    4:30 PM: Happy Hour @ 19th Hole
    5:30 PM: Awards Dinner
    Golfers: $175 single / $650 foursome
    Location:
    The Golf Club at Redmond Ridge
    11825 Trilogy Pkwy NE, Redmond, WA 98053
     

  • July 12 - 15, 2015
    ASHE Annual Conference & Technical Exhibition

    ASHE Annual Conference page
    Veterans Memorial Convention Center
    900 Boylston Street, Boston, MA 02115
     

  • July 8, 2015
    Puget Sound Chapter Summer Education Event: "Infection Prevention & Facilities/Construction Management"

    Join us for our next half day seminar as we learn the factors that inform infection Prevention best practices and how they affect clinical, operations and construction in the environment of care. Presentations will include: Infection Control issues at the Seattle Cancer Care Alliance Infection Prevention and the Environment of Care as it pertains to construction Q&A Round Table
    Instructor:
    - Dr. Steven A. Pergam, MD, MPH - Medical Director of Infection Prevention, Seattle Cancer Care Alliance
    - David Kay, CHFM - Environment of Care Director, Virginia Mason Medical Center
    Time: 10 AM - 2 PM & Box Lunch Provided!
    Location:
    Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
    1100 Fairview Ave N. Seattle, WA 98109
    Weintraub Building, Room B1-072076.
    Thank you to our Education Series Sponsors!







  • June 24, 2015
    Southwest Chapter Education Event
    Topic: "Controlling Air Infiltration/Exfiltration for Room Pressure Control"

    Speaker: Neudorfer Engineers & Mr. Phil Emory
    Time: Fun starts at 3 PM
    4 PM: Dinner and happy hour
    Location: Little Creek Casino
    Special Room rate for WSSHE SW Chapter Members who wish to spend the night.
     

  • June 24, 2015
    Puget Sound Chapter Education Event
    Webinar: "Clearing the Air with Ventilation Management"

    This webinar is designed to address the climate control conduit for facility managers and front line staff from an expert who has been cleaning and maintaining ducts in the health care industry for more than 10 years. Join us as we focus on maintenance tips and lessons learned.
    Presentation: Chad Johnson, Owner of Adler Ventilation.
    Time: 1-2 PM
    Thank you to our Education Series Sponsors!






  • June 19, 2015
    Eastern Chapter Summer Education Event
    "Energy Efficient Chiller Operation"

    This course will enlighten you with strategies to improve the energy profile of your central plant by optimizing your chiller operations.
    Instructor:
    Greg Jourdan, BOC Instructor, Refrigeration Professor- Wenatchee Valley College, Professional Energy Consultant.
    Time: 10 AM - 2 PM & Lunch Provided!
    Location:
    Best Western Plus Lake Front Hotel
    3000 Marina Drive, Moses Lake, WA 98837
    BOC Members: Attendees maintaining a current BOC Level I or level II certificate will receive 3 Maintenance Points.
     

  • June 5, 2015
    Eastern Chapter Meeting
    "Arc Flash"

    Join us for a presentation on "Arc Flash", and learn the basic principles of what is required by the building owners to get completed.
    Speaker:
    Jim Stevenson, Power City Electric. Jim teaches a variety of CEU courses and was an L&I inspector for quite a few years.
    Agenda
    March 6, 2015 Meeting Minutes
    Location:
    Valley Hospital, 12606 East Mission Ave, Spokane Valley
    Host: Greg R. Palmanteer, Director of Facility Services, Valley Hospital
     

  • May 13, 2015
    Puget Sound Chapter Education Event
    "Water Management in the Health Care Environment "

    BBQ lunch courtesy of Bales Restoration

    Location: Group Health Central Campus
    201 16th Ave E, Seattle, WA 98112.
    Water management is a crucial component to health care operations. Receiving, transferring, using, disposal of, and paying for water are all vital processes with heavy risk and regulations. Please join us for our next full day seminar as we listen to and engage Industry experts in our quest to better support improved outcomes in the environment of care.
    Presentations will include:
    ASHRAE 188P updates
    Waterborne Pathogens Risk Assessments
    Storm Water Regulations and Maintenance
    Ice Machine Care and Maintenance
    Process Water Quality Standards AIMI
    Q&A Round Table
    Presentations will be given by Catchall Environmental,
    McKinstry, Follett, and Nalco.
    Panel Discussion with Presenters, VMMC and CBRE/Group Health!
     

  • April 22 - 24, 2015
    2015 Spring Symposium
    "Code Red: Maintaining Life Safety Compliance"
    Campbell's Resort, Chelan, WA
     

  • April 17, 2015
    AHP AIA Spring Meeting
    "Cognitive Vitality": New thinking in design of environments for an aging population.
    Location:The Mirabella
    3550 SW Bond Ave
    Portland, OR 97239
    Time:
    9:30 AM: Registration & networking
    10 – 4: Meeting sessions, lunch, Mirabella tour
    Architecture for Health Panel (AHP) Page
    The Architecture for Health Panel (AHP) is a Pacific Northwest committee of individuals who are interested in healthcare architecture and the effort to improve the quality of planning, operation, design and construction of health care facilities.
     

  • March 23, 2015
    Puget Sound Chapter ASHE Certification Educational Webinar
    "Professional Certifications for the Health Care Environment"
    Time: Noon - 1 pm
    Considering the addition of professional certifications to complement your experience? Curious how ASHE certifications can help you in your career? Join us for our next webinar covering professional certifications offered by ASHE and coordinated locally by WSSHE in 2015.
    Certifications covered include CHFM, CHC, HCC, and IP. Discussion to include pre-requisites, requirements, and personal testimonials of realized personal benefits.
    Speakers Include:
    Robert Blakey, CEM, CFM, LEED® AP - Sr. Manager, Operations, CBRE
    Gordon D. Burrill, P.Eng., FASHE, CHFM, CHC: President, Teegor Consulting, Inc.
    Dick Moeller, PE, FASHE, Mazzetti
    Tim Adams, AHA
    Thanks to Sponsors Bales Restoration DKI, Adler Ventilation,  and MacDonald-Miller Facility Solutions
     

  • February 11, 2015
    Half Day Seminar Educational Smorgasbord
    Please join us for this Puget Sound and Southwest Chapter joint educational event. Presentations will include general practices for firestopping in your facility, Medical Gas system overview and testing requirements, and updates to the 797 and 2012 code revisions from the WSSHE state Advocacy chair.
    Presentations to include:
    Firestop practices and applications
    Medical Gas systems
    797 and 2012 code revisions
    Presentations will be given by Grays Harbor, Specialty Firestop Systems, and Beacon Madeas
    Time: 11:00 AM - 3:30 PM
    Location:
    DaVita Café - Federal Way
    32275 32nd Ave S, Federal Way, WA 98003
    Thank you to our education series sponsors PSF Mechanical and Bales Restoration DKI!
     

2014

  • December 5, 2014
    Eastern Chapter Board Meeting
    Educational Topic: How digital and integrated is your Hospital? A roundtable discussion on Building Controls and Integration.
    Location:
    SIERR Building at McKinstry Station
     

  • December 4, 2014
    Puget Sound Chapter Annual Holiday Party & Auction
    This year the Puget Sound Chapter is happy to announce Phoenix House Foundation as the beneficiary of our annual holiday raffle. The Phoenix House serves as a "home way from home" for the children who are seriously burned and struggling during their recovery.
    Location:
    Hollywood Schoolhouse
    14810 NE 145th St
    Woodinville, WA 98072
     

  • Oct. 23, 2014 – Apr. 16, 2015
    Building Operator Certification BOC Level I
    Training and certification program offering building operators improved job skills and more comfortable energy-efficient facilities.
    Location:
    Cowlitz PUD Auditorium
    961 12th Ave
    Longview WA 98632
    WSSHE members receive a tuition discount under the WSSHE-NEEC Education Partnership agreement
    > Details, Agenda & Registration

     

  • November 12, 2014
    Southwest Chapter Educational Program
    "(USP Chapter 797) - Pharmaceutical Compounding: Sterile Preparations"
    Speaker: Kevin Kajita, Director of Plant and Engineering Services from Grays Harbor Community Hospital.
    Kevin's Bio
    Time: 3 - 5 PM
    Hosted by: Mason General Hospital
    901 Mountain View Dr, Shelton, WA 98584

     

  • November 12, 2014
    Puget Sound Chapter Educational Event
    "Fire Doors"
    This Full Day Seminar is aimed at front line staff responsible for maintaining fire doors, FMs responsible for building maintenance and reporting, and PMs responsible for spec design and QC in construction projects.
    Presentations will include:
    NFPA 80 and 101 overview
    Fire Door Inspection, Care, and Maintenance
    Hardware compliance solutions
    Fire Door Applications in Health Care
    FDAI certification and industry trends
    Presentations by: Allegion and MultiCare Health System
    View Schedule
    Time: 8 AM - 3:30 PM
    Location: Multicare Health Systems | Covington, WA
    Thank you to our education series sponsors!



  • October 22 - 24, 2014
    Certified Energy Manager (CEM) Fast Track Prep Course & Exam
    Details on CEM Review Course & Exam Page
    This fast-paced, highly focused seminar is designed to provide the specific training and background needed by professionals preparing to sit for the CEM exam. .
    Agenda
    Oct. 22, 23, 8 AM - 5 PM: Prep Course
    Oct. 24, 8 AM - Noon: Exam
    Where: Renton Technical College
    3000 NE Fourth Street, Renton, WA 98056
     
  • October 20 - 21, 2014
    Certified Healthcare Facility Manager (CHFM) Review Course & Exam
    > Details on CHFM Review Course & Exam Page
    Designed to give you an edge in preparation for the CHFM Exam, this course will help you gain confidence in the five key competency areas of the CHFM test.
    Agenda
    Oct. 20, 8 AM - 5 PM: Review Course
    Oct. 21, 8 AM - Noon: Exam
    Where
    Renton Technical College
    3000 NE Fourth Street, Renton, WA 98056
     
  • October 14 – 17, 2014
    Annual Conference
    Yakima Convention Center
    Visit our Annual Conference page
     
  • Southwest Chapter 7th Annual Golf Tournament!September 5, 2014
    Southwest Chapter 7th Annual Golf Tournament
    Our Theme: Salute to the Military!

    Come play a round of golf and then join us in the clubhouse for our SW Chapter dinner and annual meeting Gifts, contests & plenty of fun
    for everyone!
    Location:
    McCormick Woods Golf Course
    5155 McCormick Woods Dr SW
    Port Orchard, WA 98367
    Agenda:
    9:30 AM: Check-In, Driving Range & Putting Contest
    11:30 AM: Shotgun Start
    5 PM: Awards Dinner
    Cost:
    Golf: $75/person
    Dinner only: $30/person
    Official Event Sponsor PSF Mechanical

     
  • August 14, 2014

    12th Annual Puget Sound Chapter Golf Tournament: "Favorite Sports Team" Theme | Any Sport, Any League, Any Level!
    > View Details
    > Golfer Registration
    > Sponsorship information & Registration
    $100 up to $2500 sponsorships available
    Agenda
    9 AM: Registration
    10 AM: NEW! Networking brunch/lunch buffet. No boxed lunches, bring business cards and your appetite.
    11 AM: Shotgun Start
    4:30 PM: Happy Hour @ 19th Hole
    5:30 PM: Awards Dinner
    Location
    Golf Club at Redmond Ridge
    11825 Trilogy Pkwy NE Redmond, WA 98053 Golfers
    $175 single
    $650 foursome
    Benefit for Pete Peterson Scholarship Fund!
     
  • July 11, 2014
    Eastern Chapter July Educational Meeting" "Fire Alarm Systems"
    10 AM - 2 PM
    Location:
    Best Western Plus Lake Front Hotel
    3000 Marina Drive
    Moses Lake, WA 98837 > Directions.
    Host:
    Rick Beach, Account Executive Senior, Siemens Fire
    Attendees:
    WSSHE Engineers and
    Associates from the Eastern Chapter
    Please join us for lunch and gain valuable insights from the experts as well as your WSSHE peers on Fire Alarm Systems Maintenance and Service.
    This educational program will provide healthcare engineers with the basics of:
    Fire Alarm Systems and Components
    Service
    Testing
    Documentation Best Practices
    Clean Agent Suppression (high value and sensitive areas require a different approach to fire protection)
     
  • June 19, 2014
    Southwest Chapter June Program:
    "Medical Gas Systems"
    Presentation by Airgas USA.
    You will learn about:
    * Maintenance and Testing Requirements
    * Code Compliance
    * Lessons Learned
    Hosted by: St. Peters Hospital
    413 Lilly Road N.E. Olympia, WA 98506
     
  • April 23 – 25, 2014
    Semiannual Conference
    Campbell's Resort
    See details
     
  • April 9, 2014
    Educational Event Webinar: "Humidity in the OR - What's the Big Deal?"
    Presenting on the in's and out's of Humidity in the OR:
    Daniel Swanson, McKinstry Healthcare Project Director
    Paul Fuson, Siemens
    James Johnson, Facility Manager, The Everett Clinic
    The webinar will be aimed at your front line staff and will highlight key items to look for when dealing with Humidity in your ORs. At the end of this presentation you'll understand what humidity is, how it is affected by temperature, why we care about it, and what we can do about it. We will even have some recent case study information from the Everett Clinic who has been dealing with this issue at some of their facilities. After attending this webinar, you will have best practices to take to your hospital and use every day.

    Presentation: "Webinar on Humidity in the OR"
    Presented by Daniel Swanson, McKinstry; Paul Fuson, Siemens; James Johnson, The Everett Clinic  [50 pages]
    Note: The presentation PDF is 5.3 MB. It you have trouble opening this large file, you can also opt to right-click link and "save as" to your computer or device.
     
  • January 30, 2014
    Elevator Maintenance Control Program (MCP): What You Need to Know.
    Presented by Jack Day, Chief Elevator Inspector, State of Washington, Dept. of Labor & Industries.
    This presentation is to brief Hospital Administrators and Engineering Staffs on what their responsibilities are when it comes to maintenance and testing of their conveyance, according to state rules, laws and policy.
    Time: 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
    Location:
    Providence Centralia Hospital
    914 S Scheuber Rd., Centralia, WA 98531

 

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  • November 7, 2012
    Puget Sound Education Series - Webinar: "Winterizing Your Mechanical Systems"
    Presentation by: Matt McMullen, Nalco Company
    1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
    The webinar will cover best practices for chemical and operational winterizing of your mechanical systems. It's aimed at your front line staff and will cover details on preparing for the winter months with operational strategies to keep your equipment well maintained and running efficiently through the off season.
     
  • October 10, 2012
    FEMA Earthquake Preparation Class
    Thurston County Fairgrounds, Lacey
    8:00am - 5:00pm. This class is FREE
    Courses: "Earthquake Mitigation for Hospitals" and "Post-Earthquake Safety Evaluation of Buildings".
    Be prepared to Drop, Cover, and Hold at 10:18 a.m. for the Great Washington ShakeOut on Oct. 18.
    To Register: Complete an EMD State Training Application
    > Training Application [pdf]
     
  • October 2 - 5, 2012
    Annual Conference & Technical Exhibition
    "Building Connections to the Future"
    Tuesday - Friday
    Spokane Convention Center, WA
    $125 WSSHE Full Member Registration
    Host Hotel: Double Tree Hotel, Spokane, WA
    > See Conference Archive Page for more
     
  • September 13, 2012
    WSSHE Southwest Chapter 5th Annual Golf Tournament
    Southwest Chapter Golf
    McCormick Woods Golf Course, Port Orchard

    Come play a round of golf and then join us in the clubhouse for our chapter dinner and annual meeting. There will be gifts, contents and plenty of fun for everyone! Everyone who participates in providing healthcare to a community is a hero, so this year our tournament will have a Super Hero Theme. Wear your favorite Super Hero costume!
    Agenda:
    Golf Check-in 11:00 am
    Shot Gun Start 1 pm
    Dinner & Awards 5:30pm - 8 pm
    Cost: $60 for Golf and Dinner
    > Golfer Registration Form [pdf]
    > Sponsorship Registration Form [pdf]
     
  • August 16, 2012
    10th Annual Puget Sound Chapter South of the Border Torneo de Golf & Fiesta
    Location: Redmond Ridge
    > Sponsorship Opportunity Form
    > Golfer Registration Form, Rules & Info
    11 am Shotgun Start
    Cost:
    $150 Golf and Dinner
    $575 Foursome with Dinner
    $40 Dinner Only
    Benefitting the Pete Peterson Scholarship Fund
     
  • July 15 - 18, 2012
    49th Annual ASHE Annual Conference
    San Antonio, TX
     
  • May 17, 2012
    Puget Sound Chapter Education Event
    "Elevator Safety and Operations"
    Where: Safeco Field in Seattle
    When: 9:30 a.m. – 2:30 pm.
    > View Details and Schedule
    The event is a look at Elevator operations from safety to contracts to energy savings. We have an entertaining venue schedule with presentations:
    - "Elevator Safety and Operations" with ElTech Elevator
    - "Toolkit for Building Energy Diagnostics" with Better Bricks
    - "Elevator Smorgasbord" with Architectural Elevator Consulting
     
  • April 25 -27, 2012
    Semi-Annual Symposium
    "Tame the Wet 'n Wild"
    Fire Suppression for Health Care Facilities
    > Details at Conference Archive Page
    Location: Campbell's Resort, Chelan, WA
     
  • April 17, 2012
    Puget Sound Chapter Educational Webinar
    "Fire Sprinkler Documentation: What Does It Mean? Why Is It So Important?" presentation by Clark Potter, President of Northwest Fire Systems
    A look at Fire Sprinkler maintenance and testing documentation for your front line staff. This webinar will cover details on Fire Sprinkler maintenance and testing documentation for your front line staff. We will discuss the “why” behind this documentation and show the importance of proper documentation. The information provided is something your staff will be able to use as soon as the webinar is over. Given the webinar format, this is a perfect opportunity to provide training foryour staff with a low time commitment.
    10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
    Space is limited. RSVP to chad@adlervent.com
    > View Webinar Flyer

 

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