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Tuesday, April 17, 2018

10:15 am

Michigan State Police Commercial Vehicle Enforcement Roundtable Discussion (Basic) MC Sgt Marc Studer, MC Spl Sgt Joseph Austin, MC Ofcr Bryan Martin, and MC Ofcr Michael Morey, Michigan State Police, Commercial Vehicle Enforcement Division.

Representatives from the Michigan State Police Commercial Vehicle Enforcement Division will participate in a roundtable discussion answering questions and discussing topics such as:

         *Hours of Service

          *Electronic Logging Devices (ELDS’s)

          *Cargo Securement

          *Accident Investigation


          *and Other Topics or Questions Posed by the Audience

12:30 pm

Preparing for Hazmat Transportation Emergencies (Basic) Rich Mahaney, Instructor/Consultant, Mahaney Loss Control Services.

Learn what are the responsibilities for the transporting company and what are the responsibilities for the communities where products and transportation routes pass through.  Lessons learned that make incidents have a better outcome for everybody involved and for the safety of all involved will also be shared.

1:45 pm

Vehicle Maintenance Shop Safety (Intermediate) Doug Kimmel, MVPP Specialist/MIOSHA Safety Consultant, MIOSHA.

This session will be a review of MIOSHA General Industry Safety Standard, Part 72 – Automotive Service Operations.

3:15 pm pdf (Handout) (1.17 MB)

Fatigued Driving (Basic) Chuck Simmons, Regional Safety Specialist, Penske Truck Leasing.

Wednesday, April 18, 2018

9:00 am

Cargo Securement (Basic) Robert Siemens, Senior Trainer, Royal Arc.

This lecture is designed to educate those responsible for securing loads on over the road transportation vehicles.  We review the cargo securement standards based on North American Cargo Securement Standard Model Regulations, which require motor carriers to change the way they use cargo securement to prevent shifting or falling.  Discussion will also include types of securement devices and common mistakes made when securing loads.

10:15 am pdf (Handout) (1.68 MB)

Distracted Driving (Basic) Charlie Culton, Safety Specialist, Michigan Center for Truck Safety.

11:30 am pdf (Handout) (1.56 MB)

FMCSA Regulatory Updates (Basic) Patrick Muinch, Division Administrator, USDOT/Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration.

This session will be a brief overview of the USDOT/Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration regulatory updates and future regulatory changes.

1:45 pm pdf (Handout) (3.82 MB)

Loading Dock Safety (Basic) Walt Swietlik, Director, Customer Relations and Sales Support, Rite-Hite Company, LLC.

Loading docks are the primary location of movement of product coming in and out of a facility. When looking at the different operations taking place, loading dock environments can be one of the more hazardous areas. A few hazards that present themselves on and around loading dock areas are: forklifts overturning, employees being hit by forklifts, slips, trips and falls, trailer creep, premature trailer departure and material handling injuries. Learn how to protect those who move around the plant every day and prevent employees from falling from overhead platforms and elevated workstations.

Division Roster

Co-Chair:  Marrissa Lumia, TAPPISAFE

Co-Chair:  Jonathan Lee, Accident Fund Insurance Company of America


Charlie Ball, Kem Krest LLC

Alex Dawson, Michigan State University

Christopher DeRuiter, Accident Fund Insurance Company of America

John Flanagan, Cottingham & Butler Safety Management Services Company

Chuck Simmons, Penske Truck Leasing


Future Conference Dates

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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