Metal Fabricating Division Classes

Tuesday, April 13, 2021
11:30 am
Choosing Proper Hand Protection in Metal Fabrication (Basic) Jeff Boss, Territory Manager, Ansell.

A description of how to choose the correct PPE for Metal Fabrication as well as what factors to look for when making those choices.

1:45 pm
Physical Machine Guarding-Keeping it Simple, B-11 Standard Update (Intermediate) Ryer Appeldoorn, Director of Communication, Machine Guard and Cover Company.

The speaker has represented Machine Guarding Fabricators for over 30 years, and, is on the ANSI B11.19 committee which is the current guarding standard. This session will provide a review of the current standards and practices for physical hard guarding, and how to keep it simple in the design, construction, installation, operation and maintenance of hard guard safeguarding (guards, safeguarding devices, awareness devices, safeguarding methods) as well as performance requirements for complementary equipment and measures.

Wednesday, April 14, 2021
1:45 pm
Physical Machine Guarding-Keeping it Simple, B-11 Standard Update (Intermediate) Ryer Appeldoorn, Director of Communication, Machine Guard and Cover Company.

The speaker has represented Machine Guarding Fabricators for over 30 years, and, is on the ANSI B11.19 committee which is the current guarding standard. This session will provide a review of the current standards and practices for physical hard guarding, and how to keep it simple in the design, construction, installation, operation and maintenance of hard guard safeguarding (guards, safeguarding devices, awareness devices, safeguarding methods) as well as performance requirements for complementary equipment and measures.

3:15 pm
Optimizing Your Incident Investigation Process (Intermediate)  Byron Beattie, Regional EHS Manager, BASF Chemetall.

Organizational culture is seen as a critical factor in achieving corporate performance and safety goals, such as the reduction of recordable and lost-workday injury rates. Accident investigations is one element of that effective safety culture.  Incident investigations are a process for documenting, analyzing, and addressing an incident that results in a near miss or first aid as well as recordable injuries or fatalities.  Attendees will learn how to:

*Neutralize immediate/persistent threats to safety and health
*Communicate to key leaders
*Determine the depth of the investigation
*Be able to utilize several types of investigative processes to reduce or  eliminate incidents through effective root cause analysis
*Best ways to identify appropriate responses to prevent reoccurrence
*Demonstrate your and the team’s involvement through personal attention

  • Chair: Byron Beattie, BASF
  • Division:  John Brennan, JB Safety Consultant, LLC
  • Eva Hatt, Hardhatt Safety Consulting & Training, LLC
  • Allen Mejan, Hastings Air Energy
Future Meeting Dates

April 13-14, 2021, Virtual Conference
April 12-13, 2022, Lansing, MI
April 18-19, 2023, Grand Rapids, MI
April 16-17, 2024, Grand Rapids, MI

 

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