Machine Safety 101 Workshop

March 8, 2017

Industrial Safety

On March 10th 2017, our own Director of Safety Practice, Jeff Winter will be presenting a workshop on best practice in machine safety at the ASSE Three Rivers Chapter Technical Session Meeting hosted.

The session consists of two components a training component and a workshop to apply the knowledge learnt from the training.

Machine Safeguarding Training:

Everyone knows Machine Safety is important, required and the right thing to do, but how do you move forward when standards and technology seem to be constantly changing?

Learning Objectives:

  • Understand the changing Industry consensus standards and how they relate to regulatory requirements
  • Leverage new technology to turn safety into a competitive advantage
  • Identify the key elements in an effective machine safety program
  • Learn industry best practices in bridging Lockout/Tagout and Machine Safeguarding using the new ASSE Z244.1 2016 Standard.

Machine Safeguarding Workshop:

After the training/educational seminar, a workshop will provide an ability to collaborate with other professionals to review current best practices and come together to find solutions for developing a holistic machine safety program.

Apply the knowledge from the training to real world examples.

The four breakout sessions:

  • Developing Machine Safety Standards for your organization
  • Integrating Machine Safeguarding and LOTO for your organization
  • Evaluating a few real-life scenarios for common unknown risks with machine safety
  • Peer review of successes using new Safety Technology

Jeff Winter, who will be leading the session is the director of Grantek Systems Integration’s Safety Practice, he has a unique experience in bridging OSHA regulatory compliance and safety standards interpretation with engineering requirements and corporate safety strategy.

Jeff is also a TÜV Functional Safety Engineer, Board Certified Safety Professional, voting member of the ANSI B11 Accredited Standards Committee, and the current president for ASSE Three Rivers Chapter.

Location: Lisle, IL

Date: March, 10th 2017


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