Auto Parts Mfg Safety Program

Wednesday, March 4, 2015 @ 03:03 PM gHale

It is one thing to work in a safety vacuum, where safety hazards are rampant and risk is abundant.

It is another to do something about it as there is a free three-hour seminar designed to help auto parts suppliers reduce workplace exposures to safety hazards March 13 in Carrolton, Ga.

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Attendees will receive information about OSHA’s Regional Emphasis Program for Safety Hazards in the Auto Parts Industry and learn how to prevent serious injuries through improving lockout/tagout, machine guarding, and electrical safety procedures. Speakers will also explain how taking a proactive approach to safety management prevents worker injuries and benefits business.

OSHA’s On-site Consultation Program; the Georgia Manufacturing Extension Partnership at Georgia Tech; the University of Georgia’s Small Business Development Center; and Carroll Tomorrow, a countywide public-private economic development organization are hosting the event. Visit the event website for more information and to register online.

Speakers for the event are Paul Schlumper, Georgia Tech Occupational Safety and Health Program; Jim Howry, Georgia Tech Occupational Safety and Health Program, and Pete Kriengsiri,Georgia Tech Occupational Safety and Health Program.

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