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06/13/2018

PIA Events Summary

 2018 Legislative Summit

The Print & Packaging Legislative Summit is the signature government affairs conference hosted annually in our nation’s capital. This collaborative event brings together printers, suppliers, and allied interests for a powerful program of issue advocacy, political education, public affairs discussions, interaction with Members of Congress,  and networking events on Capitol Hill. Join your peers as we address our legislators as ONE industry with ONE voice.

 Together, we will address:

  • Hot-button policy issues impacting your company’s bottom line, such as:
  • Tax – Next steps in making reforms permanent and workable for your company
  • Workforce Development – Policy trends to develop an in-demand, highly skilled manufacturing industry workforce
  • Trade – Impacts of tariffs on steel, aluminum, and Canadian groundwood paper, as well as the future of bilateral and multilateral trade agreements
  • Postal – Creating a modern, financially stable USPS to prevent skyrocketing postal rates
  • Emerging Issues – Maintaining access to paper-based communications options, and data privacy issues

For more information or to register, visit www.printpackagingsummit.com.


Printing Industries of America is continuing their webinar series to give you compliance detail for the new OSHA Walking-Working Surfaces rule:

Walking And Working Surfaces: Ladders

PIA Webinars

Event Type:  Webinars

Event Date:  Thursday, June 14, 2018 - 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm

PIA Webinars are FREE for Association members.

Many operations use ladders to complete daily tasks - including accessing elevated areas for repairs, installing products, or retrieving stock. Using a ladder may seem simple, but when used without proper training, it can actually be dangerous and lead to workplace injuries. According to OSHA, about 20% of workplace fatalities can be attributed to improper ladder use. Knowing how to correctly use a ladder and what safety regulations you should be following is essential to keeping your employees safe.In this session, Gary Jones discusses OSHA requirements for ladders, including use and training requirements. This webinar will also cover compliance resources, including checklists, available to you.

Who Should Attend

  • Company Owners
  • Management Teams
  • Safety/Compliance Managers

Read more about the webinar or register here.


Walking And Working Surfaces: Fall Protection

PIA Webinars

Event Type:  Webinars

Event Date:  Thursday, June 21, 2018 - 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm

PIA Webinars are FREE for Association members.

OSHA recently issued a final rule on walking-working surfaces that included new sections regarding the use of personal fall protection systems. Among other changes, employers may now choose from several accepted fall protection systems including guardrails, safety nets, personal fall arrest systems, and others. The rule also adds new training requirements for employees using personal fall protection systems.In this webinar, Matthew Crownover will provide an overview of the new requirements, compliant fall protection options, and resources available to you.

Who Should Attend

  • Company Owners
  • Management Teams
  • Safety/Compliance Managers

Read more about the webinar or register here. 


PIFE Webinar—Industry Briefing: Economic And Print Market Update

PIA Webinars

Event Type:  Webinars

Thursday, June 28, 2018 - 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm EDT

This webinar, presented by Dr. Ron Davis and Tai McNaughton, focuses on current trends and directions for the overall economy and print markets over the next year. It provides both a macro view of major trends and a micro view of key print processes and product market dynamics plus key opportunities and challenges for printers.

 Read more about the webinar or register here. 


How to Ease the Pain of Change

PIA Webinars

Event Type:  Webinars

Thursday, July 19, 2018 - 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm EDT

The printing industry is changing—customer demands, growth products, technology, and continuous improvement efforts. The truth, though, is that people struggle with change. It's human. It's natural. But you can't let those natural human reactions to change hold you back. Find out how to ease the pain of change and help your team accept and embrace change more quickly—with lasting results.


How High Can You Go? How to Manage Legal and Illegal Drug Use In The Workplace

PIA Webinars

Event Type:  Webinars

Thursday, July 26, 2018 - 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm EDT

In this era of legalized marijuana and an ongoing opioid crisis, how can companies manage employees that may be using these or other drugs? Learn how to recognize impairment and implement policies that may reduce risk and create a safer work environment. 

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Central Council Meeting

August 16, 2018
10:00AM

88 Dorchester Square, Westerville, OH


Southern Council Meeting

August 23, 2018
7:30AM

Cornerstone, 2101 Florence Ave. Cincinnati OH 45206


PEA Webinar

September 6, 2018
2:00PM

2018 Leadership Conference & Golf Outing

September 16-18, 2018

Quest Conference Center, Columbus, Ohio


SGIA Expo

October 18-20, 2018

Las Vegas, NV

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