CRHEA Calendar of Events
Keep tabs on upcoming events, conferences and educational classes for CRHEA members, both organized by the CRHEA and even events beyond our association that will inform and educate.

January 25, 2023
Tour & Training at Eaton Portland Power Center

1:00 PM - 5:00 PM.
Location: Eaton Portland Power Center
26850 SW Kinsman Rd | Wilsonville, OR 97070

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Professionals FREE
Associate $15
All attendees will receive a $15 gift card for participating in tour.

Eaton will discuss a unified and comprehensive approach to electrical safety and how it’s is essential to healthcare facilities. This will include a review of relevant codes & standards, such as NFPA 70e, along with various technologies that can be implemented to support resilient operations, protect people and property and avoid costly oversights that could result in downtime or regulatory penalties.

Introduction to Electrical and Arc Flash Safety:
- Overview of codes and standards applicable to arc flash safety including NFPA 70E and IEEE 1584
- Overview of what is on an arc flash label and why it is important – arc flash boundary, incident energy, and working distance
- Overview of personal protective equipment required when working on energized equipment
- How arc flash studies are completed and how to recognize a quality study report
- Arc flash mitigation – overview of work practices and equipment solutions to reduce arc flash hazard

Field Boots (mandatory)
Field Vest (available onsite if needed)
Field Glasses (available onsite if needed)
Space is limited!

Al Schacher
  is an Application Engineer at Eaton where he supports electrical design engineers and end-users throughout Oregon. He has 7 years of experience working with Eaton products and solutions.

Justin Carron currently serves as the Director of Buildings & Campus for Eatons Electrical sector. He has over twenty years of experience designing and operating mission critical applications in segments such as healthcare, data centers, universities, and life sciences.

Peter Hogan is Eatons Northwest District Sales Director where he is responsible for all sales / commercial activities in the Northwest District.

February 27, 2023
ICRA 2.0 Train the Trainers Program

Attendees of this workshop will take part in a training of trainers to engage meaningful infection prevention by using the ASHE ICRA 2.0 (Infection Control Risk Assessment) tool, an ICRA 2.0 Process Guide and train-the-trainer materials to take back and use at your site.

8:00 AM to 5:00 PM; Light breakfast and lunch will be provided.
Location: PERLO Construction Office
11450 SW Amu St. Tualatin, Oregon 97062
OSHE Members: $560.00
AHA Continuing Education Credits (CEC): 7 CECs
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Christopher Kobus MS, RN, CIC Safety Officer, UW Medicine
Christopher Kobus is the Safety Officer at the University of Washington Medical Center located in Seattle, WA. A former Firefighter-Paramedic, his work is currently focused on the Environment of Care with emphasis on healthcare building construction/renovation, and the administration of the UWMC Air Management, and Water Management Plans.

Thank You to Our Venue Sponsor PERLO Construction


May 17 - 19, 2023
2023 Spring Symposium

May 17: Golf Tournament.
Location: Riverhouse on the Deschutes
3075 N Business 97, Bend, OR 97703

> OSHE Conference Page for more info as available

September 20 - 22, 2023
2023 OSHE Fall Conference

Location: Salishan Coastal Lodge, Glenden Beach, Oregon


On Demand
"2022 PDC Summit"

Missed the 2022 PDC Summit? No other conference brings health care planning, design, and construction decision-makers together like the PDC Summit. You will still have the opportunity to access sessions from the conference with on-demand access starting April 20th.
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On Demand
"Safe Day One® Health Care Orientation and Safety Training E-Learning"

This program raises the level of knowledge for staff, contractors, and all others so that disruptions to the environment of care are minimized. You will explore some OSHA and environmental safety issues that are unique to the health care industry. Remember, it’s not enough to be safe one day, we must be Safe, Day One.
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