Category: Manufacturing Safety

Machine Safety Heading Into 2019: Convergence of EHS & Engineering

October 4, 2018

By: Jeff Winter, Director, Safety Practice Grantek Systems Integration In the Beginning… With the important goal of assuring safe and healthful working conditions in the United States, the Department of Labor created OSHA in 1971. This set the minimum requirements for the safety of machinery that all employers must follow. Since then, advancements in machine

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Grantek Featured in The JOURNAL from Rockwell Automation

July 3, 2018

The June 2018 issue of The JOURNAL from Rockwell Automation includes an article that expands on Grantek’s recent “How to Properly Implement Bypassing in Machine Safety” webinar. Click Here to Read The JOURNAL Article This article builds upon the webinar delivered by Grantek’s Director of Safety Practice, Jeff Winter, and continues Grantek’s thought leadership in

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VIDEO: Machine Safety – Beyond Compliance: How to Properly Implement Bypassing

May 1, 2018

Machine Safety is vital to operational success. Bypassing can be used in some instances when a company is looking to improve productivity while also keeping Safety an integrated aspect of the enterprise. There is also some confusion across the various Standards when it comes to Bypassing. There are many advantages when organizations look Beyond Compliance

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Grantek to Present at Wisconsin Lakeshore Safety Council Event

October 4, 2017

Grantek’s Director of Safety Practice, Jeff Winter, will present at the Safety on the Lakeshore Autumn Conference & Expo in Cleveland, WI on October 18th. The event is hosted by the Wisconsin Lakeshore Safety Council and will bring together industry and government regulators to focus on issues and advancements in machine safety. Jeff will discuss

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National Safety Council Names Grantek Director a 2017 Rising Star of Safety

September 5, 2017

Jeff Winter, Director of Safety Practice at Grantek has been named a Rising Star of Safety by the National Safety Council (NSC). The young professionals being inducted into the 2017 class are finding new solutions to age-old problems. “Our award winners recognize that safety is a journey rather than a destination,” Deborah A.P. Hersman, President

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Grantek Safety Expert To Lead Discussion with OSHA Director at Chicago Conference

August 18, 2017

  Jeff Winter, Director of Grantek’s Safety Practice, will be leading an all day joint session at the Chicagoland Safety, Health & Environmental Conference on September 21, 2017. The event will be held at the Naperville Campus of Northern Illinois University. Jeff and Carlos Gallegos, Assistant Area Director with OSHA, will discuss machine safety from

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Grantek to Present at Rockwell Automation on the Move

July 12, 2017

Grantek will present on Machine Safety at the Rockwell Automation on the Move event in Toronto, ON. Grantek will be speaking at 2pm on Wednesday, July 19th and Thursday, July 20th. Rockwell Automation, a Grantek partner for many years, values the expertise Grantek has shown in Machine Safety. The title of the presentation will be:

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Machine Safety in 2017 — Open Web Meeting – May 25, 2017

May 23, 2017

The Advisory Committee of the Manufacturing Practice Specialty invites you to join us in our open web meeting. Find out what’s going on and learn how you can get involved. The meeting will also include a presentation by special guest speaker Jeff Winter on Machine Safety in 2017. We hope you can join us. Open

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What is a Machine Safety Program and why is it important?

October 27, 2016

Authored by: Jeff Winter, CSP, FS Eng (TÜV Rheinland), Director, Safety Practice Why is a Machine Safety Program So Important? Simply put it, without it, your company may be more exposed to more risk than you realize. An effective machine safety program will look beyond the minimum requirements of the law and include a holistic

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Advancements in Safety Technology Leads to Increased Safety, Productivity & Lower Costs

October 8, 2014

As business leaders in the manufacturing industry, you are compelled to continually find ways to increase throughput, increase efficiency, and lower manufacturing costs. However, at the opposite end of the spectrum, you are also tasked with increasing employee safety and reducing incident rates. This can be a challenging balancing act for most companies, especially if

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