Kansas Sunflower Safety Council


2018 Spring Thaw, March 15th

2018 Spring Thaw Flyer

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Sunflower Safety Council Scholarship

The Sunflower Safety Council is giving away scholarships to young adults or adults seeking continued education.  We are looking for applicants that have a mining relationship with a mining company within the Topeka, KS MSHA footprint; has a mining, mine support (diesel mechanic, electrician, blasting, etc.), geology or safety major in mind.

We would welcome all companies to solicit throughout their company and any educational institutes they are connected to.  The more information we distribute, the more applicants we can reach.

Scholarship Guidelines

SSC Scholarship Application

Upcoming Events 2018

March 15th Spring Thaw, Emporia
May 15th MSHA, Topeka Office
July 17th APAC, Kansas City
Sep 14th FUNDRAISER (Powder Creek Shooting, Lenexa)
Nov 13th Bayer Construction, Manhattan 

A BIG THANKS to our 2017 Scholarship Donation Club for all their contributions!!!! 

      2017 Scholarship Donation Club   

  • $500.00                 Hutchinson Salt Company
  • $500.00                 Underground Vaults & Storage Inc.
  • $500.00                 APAC Kansas City
  • $500.00                 Cornejo Materials & Cornejo Quality Stone LLC
  • $500.00                 Southwest and Associates
  • $500.00                 Bayer Construction
  • $500.00                 The Monarch Cement Company
  • $500.00                 Foley Equipment Company
  • $250.00                 Midwest Minerals, Inc

                             2017 Spring Thaw 

2016 Sunflower Safety Members



2017 Meeting Schedule:
Sep 13th              Lenexa KS            Powder Creek Shooting Range
Nov 14th              Wichita KS            Cornejo Materials


MSHA’s Proposed Rule on Examinations of Working Places in Metal and Nonmetal Mines, Public Hearing Notice; and MSHA’s Request for Information on Exposure of Underground Miners to Diesel Exhaust, Public Meeting Notice…

Click on the icons below for the hyper link to the MSHA web-site.

Work Place Exam

Work Place Exam Link Above…


Diesel Exhaust Link Above…




Arkansas Mine Safety & Health Conference 2008

Part 100 Overview

2018 Meeting Minutes

Sunflower Safety Council minutes, Jan 2018

2017 Meeting Minutes

Sunflower Safety Council minutes, Jan. 2017

Sunflower Safety Council minutes, May 2017

Sunflower Safety Council minutes, Nov 2017

2016 Meeting Minutes

Sunflower Minutes Jan 2016

Sunflower Minutes May 2016


Sunflower Minutes Nov 2016

2015 Meeting Minutes

Sunflower Minutes Nov 2015

Sunflower Minutes Sept 2015

Sunflower Minutes July 2015

Sunflower Minutes May 2015

Sunflower Safety Council minutes, March 24th

January 27: Meeting minutesSupervisor Leadership presentation

2014 Meeting Minutes

Nov 18th 2014 Sunflower Minutes

October 7th 2014 Sunflower Minutes

July 22nd Sunflower Minutes

May 28th Sunflower minutes

March 2014 Meeting

Jan 2014 Meeting

Sunflower 2016

2016 Sunflower Safety Council

Sunflower 2014 Award

2014 National Award:  Surface Metal/Nonmetal

 2016-03-10 09.23.22

2016 Spring Thaw:  A Big Thanks to all of our guest speakers. 


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President: Jim Barta, Hutchinson Salt Company,

Vice President: Brad Gover, APAC KS Inc.-Shears, Inc.

Treasurer: Nathan Steele, Lyons Salt Company

Secretary: Chrystal A. Dye

Click here for an application to create a chapter under the Sunflower Safety Council