OSH professionals who are headed to Atlanta, Ga. for the ASSE Safety 2016 Professional Development Conference & Exposition June 26-29 should plan ahead if they want to take one or more of the popular tech tours offering during the event:

Lockheed Martin Assembly Facility

Monday, June 27, 9:30am - 12:30pm
Wednesday, June 29, 8:30am - 11:30am

During the walking tour of the facility attendees will observe the major assembly operation of the C-130J Hercules aircraft, mid fuselage, cab top center wing and final assembly operations. 

Metal Coaters of Georgia

Tuesday, June 28, 9:30am - 12:30pm

The facility will provide a twenty minute presentation of their safety program followed by a detailed technical tour of the process of cleaning, roll coating, processing packaging storage, and shipping of light gage coils utilized in the appliance and building Industry.

Applied Technical Services

Tuesday, June 28, 1:30pm - 4:00pm

Applied Technical Services is a world class technologically advanced consulting engineering firm with extensive testing and inspecting capabilities. At their 180,000 square foot facility, attendees will have the opportunity to observe various laboratories for tests ranging from chemical, materials, accelerated environmental, vibration, seismic, flammability, mechanical, non-destruction, dimensional, failure analysis, and forensic investigation. Tested products include children's toys, military equipment, aerospace components, and automotive parts.

Delta Airlines Technical Operations Center Tour

Monday, June 27, 9:30am - 12:30pm
Monday, June 27, 1:30pm - 4:30pm
Tuesday, June 28, 9:30am - 12:30pm

The Delta Airlines Technical Operations Atlanta facility is a Star VPP site which covers nearly 2.7 million square feet and was specifically designed to provide a smooth flow of work and material. Aircraft work is done in one area, engine work in another, components in yet another- all tied together by an efficient, reliable multi-vehicle transportation system capable of delivering materials and parts quickly. The tour route encompasses the engines facility, test cell, hangar operations and designated shops. Safety will be observed from many aspects such as fall protection, noise, chemical operations, walking/working surfaces and general PPE requirements. 

SunTrust Park- Atlanta Braves Stadium

Tuesday, June 28, 1:45pm - 4:45pm

Attendees will have the opportunity to see how American Builders 2017 handles safety on the SunTrust Park project. The tour will include a twenty minute presentation allowing individuals to better understand the interworking of this quad venture specific to safety followed by a walking tour of the site. 

All technical tours are $45 and require an advance payment per person. Those interested are urged to register early, as tours have limited capacity. Technical tours are for registered attendees of ASSE’s Safety 2016 only. Most have specific requirements (ie., no open-toed shoes, ability to wear PPE), so check the website for more information.