Tuesday, April 11, 2017

 

10:15 am pdf (Handout) (184 KB)

Accidents in Utilities; Is it Human Error or Something Else? (Intermediate) Oscar Rodriguez-Franco, CIH, Lansing Board of Water and Light.

 

Human error is the most frequently cited contributory cause to incidents and accidents in the electric utility industry.  This presentation will explore human error as a consequence of latent systemic deviations rather as the direct cause of many safety incidents.

 

11:30 am

GHS Compliance (Intermediate)David Maloney, President, CGS Safety Training, Inc.

 

Get ready for GHS compliance specifically for secondary containers and safety data sheets.  This session will include pictures, videos and more.

 

1:45 pm

Complacency = Catastrophe (Basic-Advanced) Keith Jenks, Keith's Korner Safety.

 

Keith Jenks is an active member with the IBEW 352 union of Lansing, MI.  On July 12, 2013, Keith was involved in a near death 480v electrical explosion.  He will share his story of how complacency at the workplace and at home can have tragic results.  Keith's brutal honesty about his attitude prior to the accident will be very moving.  During this presentation, he holds nothing back from the reality of the accident.  Keith will draw a picture of a life of hard work and dedication to getting the job done.  It is with faith, family and the support of many people he has returned to work despite having a permanent obstacle.  The presentation will contain graphic images of Keith while he was in the Burn Unit ICU that will not appropriate for everyone.

 

3:15 pm

Trench Safety & the Role of the Qualified Person(Intermediate) Mike Ross, Shoring Specialist, Efficiency Production, Inc.

 

This session will be an overview of MIOSHA Part 9 and the intended role of the Qualified Person.  It will include an introduction to three systems to protect from cave in:  angle of repose, shielding and shoring/support systems.

 

Wednesday, April 12, 2017

 

9:00 am

GHS Compliance (Intermediate)David Maloney, President, CGS Safety Training, Inc.

 

Get ready for GHS compliance specifically for secondary containers and safety data sheets.  This session will include pictures, videos and more.

 

10:15 am

Complacency = Catastrophe (Basic-Advanced) Keith Jenks, Keith's Korner Safety.

 

Keith Jenks is an active member with the IBEW 352 union of Lansing, MI.  On July 12, 2013, Keith was involved in a near death 480v electrical explosion.  He will share his story of how complacency at the workplace and at home can have tragic results.  Keith's brutal honesty about his attitude prior to the accident will be very moving.  During this presentation, he holds nothing back from the reality of the accident.  Keith will draw a picture of a life of hard work and dedication to getting the job done.  It is with faith, family and the support of many people he has returned to work despite having a permanent obstacle.  The presentation will contain graphic images of Keith while he was in the Burn Unit ICU that will not appropriate for everyone.

 

11:30 am

Trench Safety & the Role of the Qualified Person(Intermediate) Mike Ross, Shoring Specialist, Efficiency Production, Inc.

 

This session will be an overview of MIOSHA Part 9 and the intended role of the Qualified Person.  It will include an introduction to three systems to protect from cave in:  angle of repose, shielding and shoring/support systems.

 

1:45 pm pdf (Handout) (184 KB)

Accidents in Utilities; Is it Human Error or Something Else? (Intermediate) Oscar Rodriguez-Franco, CIH, Lansing Board of Water and Light.

 

Human error is the most frequently cited contributory cause to incidents and accidents in the electric utility industry.  This presentation will explore human error as a consequence of latent systemic deviations rather as the direct cause of many safety incidents.

 

3:15 pm

PPE, Protecting What's Important(Basic-Intermediate)Chris Wilfong, CUSA, Safety and Loss Prevention Specialist, CompOne Administrators.

 

Discussion regarding the basic PPE that is used by the majority of Michigan Workers.  Samples will be available for hands-on demonstrations.

 

Public Utilities Division Roster

Chair: Chris Wilfong, CompOne Administrators

Committee:

Bruce Gasaway, The ASU Group

Tracy Hazel, Advanced Training and Consulting LLC

Jay Jacobs, Consumers Energy 

Dennis Kerr, Retired 

George Schomberger, DTE Energy  

Future Conference Dates

April 17-18, 2018, Lansing, MI

April 16-17, 2019, Grand Rapids, MI

April 7-8, 2020, Grand Rapids, MI

April 13-14, 2021, Lansing, MI 

April 12-13, 2022, Lansing, MI

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