Arkansas Trucking Association

2021 MTC Third Quarter Meeting

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Name: 2021 MTC Third Quarter Meeting
Date: September 23, 2021
Time: 10:30 AM - 1:30 PM CDT
Registration: Register Now
Event Description:
Register for the third quarter meeting of the Maintenance & Technology Council. This meeting will be held at Robinson Center in Little Rock, AR, on Thursday, September 23 at 10:30 am, CST.
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In this MTC meeting, safety and risk experts will educate attendees on garage liability; statistics on injury frequency rates, compensable claims, most common technician/garage-related injuries, best practices and more.

Clark Thomas
OSHA Consultation Project Manager
Arkansas Department of Labor

Clark E. Thomas, OSHA Consultation Project Manager, Arkansas Department of Labor. Thomas’s formal education was received from AM & N College (now University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff), where he earned a Bachelors of Art (BA) degree in industrial art. He also earned a M.A. degree in Ecclesiastical studies from Jackson Theological Seminary, based at Shorter College, North Little Rock, Arkansas.
Thomas has received several certificates from the OSHA Training Institute for completing studies in: accident investigation, accident prevention, developing & setting up safety & health programs, initial OSHA compliance course, grain industry safety, basic consultation course and other studies provided by the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville that further prepared him for the safety field.
Thomas has been certified as Safety Professional Source by the Arkansas’ Workers Compensation Commission (AWCC).  He is a member of the Arkansas Forestry Association and AFSCME Local 1399.

Thomas has been employed by the Arkansas Department of Labor for approximately 40 years where he currently serves as safety administrator for the safety division. His job duties include processing reports, making public speaking appearances, presenting safety presentations, and monitoring the effectiveness of the overall safety and health program. His previous job duties consisted of serving as OSHA consultant, OSHA compliance officer, training coordinator, state safety supervisor and state safety inspector. Thomas was recently awarded the William J. Higgin award, the Department of Labor's highest recognition for an OSHA consultation project manager.
During Thomas’s tenure with the Arkansas Department of Labor, Safety Division, he has written several safety and health manuals which have been utilized by the safety and health staff as a resource guide.
Thomas was a speaker at the National OSHA Consultation meeting in 2004 and voted as a top project manager in Region VI in 2005 and 2009.  During 2005, he received an Oscar Award for establishing a Teen Safety Program and a SHARP Association in Arkansas.

Andy Havener
Director of Environmental Health and Safety
Summit Truck Group
Andy Havener is the director of environmental, health and safety for Summit Truck Group, LLC and PEAK Trailer Group, LLC for the past six years. Prior to working at Summit Truck Group, Havener worked as the vice president of fleet and safety for the armored car company Brink’s Incorporated. Andy has a finance degree from Florida International University in Miami. He married his high school sweet heart and has four sons.
Clay Sanders
Broker, Transportation Division
Cottingham & Butler

Clay Sanders is from Little Rock, AR and graduated from the University of Central Arkansas. He has been in the insurance industry since 2008 and started focusing exclusively on trucking insurance in 2014. Sanders is the vice chair of the Accounting & Finance Council and active in many industry associations including the Oklahoma Trucking Association and the NTTC.

Robinson Center
426 West Markham St.
Little Rock, AR 72201

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Date/Time Information:
Thursday, September 23
10:30 am
Contact Information:
Sarah Sheets
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Arkansas Trucking Association
PO Box 3476 (72203)
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Little Rock, AR 72201

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