Preventing Grain Dust Explosions “OSHA Requirements for Hazard Monitoring and Preventive Maintenance”

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Speaker: Joe Mlynek

Session Description

Effective preventive maintenance and the installation of hazard monitoring equipment can greatly reduce the likelihood of grain dust explosions. This webinar will focus on the OSHA requirements for preventive maintenance and hazard monitoring equipment, such as bearing monitoring, belt alignment, and motion detection, outlined in 1910.272 Grain Handling Facilities.

Meet The Speaker

Joe Mlynek

Joe Mlynek

Content Creation Expert & Partner

Safety Made Simple, LLC.

Joe is a graduate of Bowling Green State University with a degree in Environmental Policy and Analysis. He began his safety career in 1996 and has worked in the manufacturing, construction, agriculture, processing, and maritime industries. Joe holds certifications as a Certified Safety Professional (CSP) and an Occupational Health and Safety Technician (OHST) through The Bureau of Certified Safety Professionals. He is also an active member of the National Grain and Feed Association, Grain Elevator and Processing Society, Ohio Risk Coordinators, National Fire Protection Association, and American Society of Safety Professionals. Joe is also a safety columnist for Grain Journal.

Joe is currently an independent safety consultant as well as a partner and subject matter expert for Safety Made Simple, LLC. Safety Made Simple provides online training courses specific to grain-handling, livestock, agronomy, food safety, general industry, construction, and driver safety as well as equipment maintenance, and human resource development.