We acknowledge the Mid-Willamette Metals Consortium for their vision in creating a safer industry. Special thanks go out to the following shops for contributing components which became part of this curriculum:
- A.R.E. Manufacturing
- Cascade Steel Rolling Mills
- Climax Portable Machine Tools
- GK Machine
- Layton Manufacturing
- Steelhead Metal and Fab
Funding for this development effort was provided through a grant from Oregon OSHA, with administration and coordination from Chemeketa Community College and the Enterprise for Employment and Education.
Thanks also to:
Mike Lulay of Oregon OSHA and Dru Silva of Cascade Steel, for providing the conceptual design of the program.
Jon Ostling, Training Manager at Cascade Steel, who assisted in writing the grant proposal and researched Situational Leadership techniques;
Christine Watson, Project Coordinator for Customized Training within the Center for Business & Industry at Chemeketa Community College, who managed this project through to completion;
Charles Roper from GK Machine who shot and edited the video scenarios;
The employees of A.R.E. who played starring roles in the video scenarios;
Richard Callender and The Callender Group who produced the professional video which accompanies this workshop series; and to
Dan Vetter of Vetter Solutions who provided the instructional design to bring all these ideas into their final form.