Grantek Safety Expert Joins OSHA Leader at Chicago Conference

September 26, 2018

Chicagoland Safety Conference 2018

Jeff Winter, Director of Grantek’s Safety Practice, delivered an all day joint session at the Chicagoland Safety, Health & Environmental Conference on September 20, 2018. The event was held at the Naperville Campus of Northern Illinois University.

Jeff and Carlos Gallegos, Response Team Leader with OSHA, discussed machine safety from two perspectives, Industry (Grantek) and Compliance (OSHA). This unique presentation included practical examples of machine safety best practices and provided industry and regulatory proven approaches to staying in compliance. For the second consecutive year, this presentation also allowed attendees to see how OSHA can work together with Industry.

Click here to view the presentation abstract.

About the Presenter: Jeff Winter is the director of Grantek Systems Integration’s Safety Practice, where he leads a team of engineers in developing and delivering machine safety services across North America. With over 10 years of experience working for several different safety product manufacturers, he has a unique experience in bridging OSHA regulatory compliance and safety standards interpretation with engineering requirements and corporate safety strategy. Throughout his career he has been a leader in educating the industry on the benefits of machine safety through hosting best practice industry events, participating in speaking engagements, developing white papers, and writing technical articles. Jeff is currently the Machinery Chair of the Safety and Cybersecurity Division of the International Society of Automation (ISA). Jeff is also a TÜV Functional Safety Engineer, Board Certified Safety Professional, voting member of the ANSI B11 Accredited Standards Committee, and member of the American Society of Safety Engineers Three Rivers Chapter.

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