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 two perspectives, Industry (Grantek) and Compliance (OSHA). This unique event will include practical examples of machine safety best practices and allow for attendees to participate in roll playing exercises. The event will also give attendees the chance to see how OSHA can work together with Industry.

More information and a link to registration can be found here:


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 also a TÜV Functional Safety Engineer, Board Certified Safety Professional, voting member of the ANSI B11 Accredited Standards Committee, and President of American Society of Safety Engineers Three Rivers Chapter.

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