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Machine Safeguarding Risk Assessment: Achieving Acceptable Risk

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This webinar occured on:  April 10, 2013

OSHA estimates about 18,000 workers in the United States workers suffer an amputation injury annually, and these are the injuries machine guarding engineering controls, administrative controls, and best practices will prevent. This webinar will focus primarily on machine guarding but also will address lockout/tagout, a major cause of workplace injury in the United States.

According to OSHA, lockout violations cause 10 percent of the serious injuries in some industries. OSHA recently announced citations against a Wisconsin iron foundry that included failing to control hazardous energy, with proposed penalties totaling $254,500, and it proposed $192,000 in penalties and file two willful lockout citations this year against a Florida bottling company after a temporary worker was crushed to death by a palletizer machine. OSHA has lockout standards for general industry, construction, electrical, longshoring, and electric power generation, transmission, and distribution.

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This webinar occured on:  April 10, 2013

Speaker:

Paul A. Zoubek, CSP, CIH, principal and founder, Zoubek Consulting, LLC (San Diego, CA)

Paul is a master trainer and presenter on a variety of safety issues who has worked during his career as Southwest Regional Vice President for Succeed Safety & Health Services, Inc. and as manager of health and safety programs for Occupational Services, Inc. from 2001 to 2009.

Sponsor:

EHelioS

EHELIOS is a suite of 11 applications designed to support EHS administrative, operational, and business processes. Providing best practices in a web-based solution that can be used “off-the-shelf” or customized to specific needs. EHELIOS addresses the common compliance issues faced today from Lock Out/Tag Out, Machine Guard to Corrective Action Request and more.  www.ehelios.com  

Grace Engineered Products

Grace Engineered Products is the leading innovator of Permanent Electrical Safety Devices (PESDs) including voltage indicators and voltage portals, which allow for thru-door pre-verification of electrical isolation.  PESDs enhance compliance to NFPA 70E / CSA Z462 while also making workers more productive.  In addition to PESDs, Grace Engineered Products is well-known for GracePorts®, their line of fully-customizable communication ports.  For more information visit us at www.graceport.com.



Duration: 1 Hour