March 2018

Skookumchuck Pulp Mill Facility Tour

Organized by the East Kootenay Branch

Please Note
Please read the orientiation and personal protective equipement information.
Status: Advanced registration is now closed. Please contact [email protected] for space availability. Thank you.
Date: Saturday, March 10, 2018
Time: 2:30 PM–5:00 PM (Mountain Standard Time)
Location: Skookumchuck Pulp Inc. - 4501 Farstad Way, Skookumchuck, BC
Presenter: Rajen Jethwa, P.Eng.
Senior Electrical Engineer
Credit: 2 Informal Professional Development Hours (PDH)
Cost: Free
Contact: East Kootenay Branch
Email: [email protected]
Phone: 250.420.1747.
Join the East Kootenay Branch for a tour of the Skookumchuck Paper Pulp Mill. The branch will also be inviting the first year engineering students from the College of the Rockies. Members are encouraged to interact with the students and discuss the engineering profession. After the event, attendees can arrange an optional dinner together in Cranbrook.

Please see below for more details on the safety orientation, and protective equipment.

Saftey Orientation

Each visiting member must complete the mill site Safety Orientation Program before the mill site tour can begin. Upon completion, please have a printed copy of the certificate of completion at the event. Instructions for the program can be found in the document below.

Protective Equipment

Attendees are asked to wear: Full sleeved shirt/jacket, full covered trousers, full toe covered boots. If available steel toed boots are recommended.

The mill will provide attendees with a safety hard hat, googles, hearing protection and a safety vest. If you wish to bring your own equipment, that is optional.

Ride Share from Cranbrook

There will be a carpool leaving Cranbrook from the Staples Store parking lot at Tamarack Mall at 1:45 PM.

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