DENVER FEDERAL SAFETY AND HEALTH COUNCIL

The Denver Federal Safety and Health Council (DFSHC) is a federal interagency organization chartered by the Secretary of Labor to promote the advancement of occupational safety, health, and environmental stewardship throughout the Denver Metro area. The Council provides support by:

  • Conducting or providing access/information to local training of interest.
  • Serving as a clearinghouse for safety and occupational health information, resources, and opportunities.
  • Offering technical advice to its members.
  • Sharing Lessons Learned
  • Sharing Best Practices
  • Establishing cooperative relationships.
  • Strengthening the network of federal safety, occupational health, and environmental agencies in the Denver Metro area.

NO TASK IS SO IMPORTANT

NO CALL FOR SERVICE IS SO URGENT

THAT TIME CAN’T BE TAKEN TO PERFORM THE WORK SAFELY

DFSHC RECEIVES NATIONAL AWARD

Jim Behrmann - Jeff Hinson photoPlease join the CFEB in congratulating the employees that run the Denver Safety & Health Council on their award from the Department of Labor Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) for their activities promoting the advancement of occupational safety and health in the federal government.  The council was evaluated on how well they functioned overall, addressed membership issues, and developed and implemented their strategic plan. Jim and Bruce recently attended the CFEB Executive Committee meeting to share their success and thank CFEB for its support of the council. They attribute their 54% increase in membership over the last year to the CFEB providing them with a web page and promoting their events.

Jim Behrmann, DFSHC Chair & Jeff Hinson, CFEB Chair

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CHAIR
Bill Otto
303 497 6232
william.d.otto@noaa.gov

VICE CHAIR
Bruce Sanford
303 289 0101
bruce.a.sanford.civ@mail.mil

SECRETARY
Liz Yellstrom

303 969 2484
elizabeth_yellstrom@nps.gov

IMMEDIATE PAST CHAIR
Sonja Ringen

303 497 7389
sonja.ringen@nist.gov

NORTH CO CHAIR
Dale Krupinski

303 497 3629
dale.krupinski@nist.gov

SOUTH CO CHAIR
Paula Leshinski

303 969 7225
paula_p_leshinski@ibc.doi.gov

WEST CO CHAIR
Barry Oelrich

303 236-4526
barry_oelrich@fws.gov

EAST CO CHAIR
Vacant

DENVER OSHA LIAISON
John Olaechea
720 264 6598
olaechea.john@dol.gov

COLORADO SPRINGS CO CHAIR
William Whitman
william.j.whitman.civ@mail.mil

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OSHA’S VOLUNTARY PROTECTION PROGRAM
Bruce Sanford

CHEMICAL MANAGEMENT
Sonja Ringen

OFFICE ERGONOMICS
Paula Leshinski

ROOT CAUSE ANALYSIS
Barry Oelrich

CONTROL OF HAZARDOUS ENERGY (lockout/tagout), NOISE, AND GENERAL INDUSTRIAL HYGIENE
Dale Krupinski