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CWWK Track Spotlight: Legislation & Safety


“Safety & Environment” Educational Seminar Track Includes Two Free Sessions on Shop Safety and Legislative Updates

Two FREE seminars will be offered at the AWFS Fair: one on Legislative Updates affecting our industry including dust collection and EPA Formaldehyde Regulation and one on Developing a Written Workplace Safety Program offered by an OSHA representative. Read on for more info about these and other Safety & Environment-related sessions:

 

WE29: DUST COLLECTION AND COMBUSTIBLE DUST FOR SECONDARY WOOD OPERATIONS – FUNDAMENTALS AND SAFETY

Wednesday, July 19 11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Presenters: Jamison Scott, Robert Williamson

This session combines basic dust collection fundamentals with information on combustible dust for medium to large woodworking plants. Participants will learn about basic design and guidelines to assist in the specification, installation, operation and maintenance of an effective, efficient and safe dust collection system.

 

WE37: LEGISLATION AFFECTING THE WOODWORKING INDUSTRY

Wednesday, July 19 3:30 – 5:00 p.m.
Presenters: Stewart Holm, Jackson Morrill, Jamison Scott, Eric Winchester

Attend this session for up-to-the-minute information on pertinent industry regulations. Learn about the details of the EPA Formaldehyde Regulation released in December 2016. Find out about the latest in Cal-DOSH wood dust PEL change.

 

FR64: DEVELOPING A WRITTEN WORKPLACE SAFETY PROGRAM

Friday, July 21 9:30 – 11:00 a.m.
Presenter: Kelly Baetz

This session focuses on the value of having a written program to guide all employees concerning safety in the workplace. The material included will address rights and assigning responsibilities; how to go about the identifying, analyzing and controlling of hazards; establishing a training program for employees; incident investigation and reporting; enforcement and compliance; and establishing safety committees.

 

SA84: DEVELOPING AN EFFECTIVE MACHINE GUARDING PROGRAM

Saturday, July 22 9:30 – 11:00 a.m.
Presenter: John Podojil

In today’s world, it is essential to develop a written machine safeguarding program that is endorsed by your senior management and clearly defines machine safeguarding requirements and the roles and responsibilities of employees, supervisors and management.

 

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