Twin Cities Chapter

Date: July 1, 1999

Topic: Lockout / Tagout

Host: Cypress Semiconductor Inc.

Summary of Meeting:

The Twin Cities Chapter met on Tuesday, May 25th at Cypress Semiconductor in Bloomington, MN. The purpose of the meeting was to have a roundtable discussion on lockout / tagout. Fourteen members attended the meeting representing FSI, VTC, Honeywell, Cypress, and various independent consultants.

Thanks to Dave Bartko & Pat Gruneberg, Cypress for hosting the meeting.

The meeting proceeded as follows:

1. Discussion of the Annual SESHA Conference by those who attended.

2. Company presentations describing their lockout / tagout programs and protocol. Highlights of the discussion:

3. September meeting topic was changed to gas users interface (GUI) systems.

4. Performed a membership drive. (i.e. Encouraged area companies to join SESHA.)

1999 Twin Cities Chapter meeting schedule:

Meeting Date            Location/Host                     Topic                               Host Contact

February                     VTC                                     Contractor Safety               Jim Wittek

May                            Cypress                                 Lockout/Tagout                 Dave Bartko

September                   Honeywell                            Gas User Interfaces (GUI)  Jay Rodstein
December                    FSI International                   SEMI Std Update              Mike Sherman

For more information on the SESHA Twin Cities Chapter meetings contact:

Heartland Region Director: David Bartko - Cypress, 612-851-5136,

Twin Cities Chapter President: Pat Gruneberg - Cypress, 612-851-5018,