OSHA inspections are on the rise at printing companies, and most audits result in citations for electrical violations.

Print companies typically are not aware when their facility has numerous electrical compliance violations, which leaves your company open to expensive OSHA citations. We often contract out equipment installation work (with electrical contractors) and assume they will make installations meet code – a bad assumption.

Plan for a manager and/or maintenance person to attend this valuable webinar where we'll discuss:

·     What type electrical work can our employees perform?

·     Selecting proper electrical components

·     When can extension cords be used?

·     Ensuring clearance and access to electrical boxes

·     Can conduit be run on the floor? How about through a wall?

·     Electrical system design for fire prevention and arc blast minimization

·     Does there have to be an electrical disconnect near a machine for lockout/tagout?

·     Can we run electrical drops through ceiling tile?

·     How to work with your electrical contractor to prevent violations with your installations.

Joe Eudy is president of Impact Safety and been assisting PIA MidAmerica members with safety compliance since 2003. He has held numerous positions of responsibility including plant manager, production manager, engineer, trainer, safety manager, start-up manager and quality manager for printing and pulp & paper companies. He has a bachelor's degree in chemical engineering from Auburn University and is an ASQ Certified Manager of Quality & Organizational Excellence (CQM/OE), as well as a Six Sigma Black Belt (SSBB) and Certified Quality Auditor (CQA) through the American Society for Quality. Joe is an Authorized OSHA Outreach Instructor (for the OSHA 10 & 30 for general industry) and a Certified Safety & Health Official (CSHO for General Industry) through the OSHA Training Institute Southwest Training Center. He is also a certified instructor for the 5-hour Medic First Aid Basic Plus class.

PIA MidAmerica Members only, if you need the download password, or are not a member and would like to purchase the webinar for $39, please contact info@piamidam.org or 800-788-2040.

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