Twin Cities Chapter

Date: March 20, 2001

Topic: Toxic Gas Ordinance (TGO)

Host: Seagate

Summary of Meeting:

The Twin Cities Chapter met on Tuesday, March 20th at Seagate in Bloomington, MN. The purpose was to review California's Toxic Gas Ordinance (TGO) and compare and contrast how local companies are incorporating these processes and procedures into their operations. We also reviewed a video on the pyrophoric nature of trimethyl aluminum and the extinguishing process. Fifteen members attended the meeting representing Seagate, Honeywell, Cypress, Rosemount, The St. Paul, Aon Risk Services and independent consultants.

Thanks to Seagate's Dennis Evans and Tom Hawkinson for hosting the meeting.

The meeting proceeded as follows:
  1. Presentation on Toxic Gas Ordinance (TGO)
  2. Open / round table discussion
  3. Announcements
  4. Seagate production area tour - Optional
For more information on the SESHA Twin Cities Chapter meetings contact:

Heartland Region Director: David Bartko - Aon Risk Services, 952-656-8183,

Twin Cities Chapter President: Jay Rodstein, 763-954-2718,