BWC Offers Machine Safety for Maintenance and Production, Chillicothe


The Bureau of Workers’ Compensation (BWC) is offering a no-charge full day class on machine safety, Thursday, June 16, 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. in Chillicothe at the Adena PACCAR Center.  Those who attend will receive Industry Specific Safety Program (ISSP) credit and this will count as External Safety Council Meeting attendance. Up to four participants from any one employer can attend and there are 70 spots available. Go to the BWC Learning Center (see flyer) to register (use “Special Topic 2” as the keyword search) or call Phyllis Jenkins at (740) 353-3419. Who should attend?  Individuals responsible for performing maintenance and or production operation(s).  Also, supervisors responsible for employees conducting these activities and other safety and management staff who need the skill and knowledge necessary to understand, recognize, and mitigate the risks.  Topics include: machine guarding; lock out tag out; and electrical safety for machine service and maintenance.