Safety Roundtable Series

Our Safety Roundtable Series provides a unique opportunity to come together with peers and an expert to share experiences, expertise, and learn what you don't know about manufacturing safety. Discuss safety topics and find solutions to your safety-related issues to prepare for your next OSHA visit and save on violation costs. Each session has its own focus, but we encourage you to bring your challenges and request relevant information for your company.

You will receive a certificate showing the topics and total number of hours you attended.


Spooner Incorporated

Session 1:
Thursday, April 27, 2017
How to Maintain OSHA Compliance
Learn how to determine what standards apply to your operations so that you can implement the appropriate injury prevention strategies and compliance programs to maintain compliance with OSHA regulations. Get the link and an in-class demonstration for the OSHA Quick Start tool that will help guide you in this process.

Session 2:
Friday, May 5, 2017
Developing a Safety Culture
Learn to use the "Safety has a Face", One Point Lesson, Safety Alerts, Safety Pledge and Accident Review process tools to analyze safety trends and set objectives for your company as you move towards a culture where employee safety is a core value and integrated into your normal operational routines.

Session 3:
Thursday, May 11, 2017
Training and Engaging Supervision
Determine the true cost of accidents and how this relates to your training programs. Learn how to determine what training is required for your operations and examine the training matrix tools available along with the concept of shared ownership to improve training outcomes.

Session 4:
Thursday, May 18, 2017
Lockout and Machine Guarding
Learn the common pitfalls companies fall into that result in violations and citations, receive forms and handouts that can be used to annually evaluate your program and get an understanding of the Hazard Risk Assessment approach to lotto for machine safety. The class will also discuss what constitutes proper and effective guarding and see examples of good and poor guarding.

Session 5:
Thursday, May 25, 2017
Recordkeeping Review and New Requirements
The session will review what makes an incident recordable, and we will review a number of difficult scenarios that come up frequently to clarify how these need to be handled. Participants will be provided with letters of interpretation on the more difficult scenarios that come up and be shown how to access hard to find guidance on recordkeeping found on the OSHA website. The new reporting and data tracking rules will also be reviewed.

About Our Trainer

Jon Carpenter, Senior Safety Consultant for Spooner Risk Control & Safety Services, has 17 years of experience in occupational safety. Jon started his career in Safety as a Ramp Safety Manager for Continental Airlines Cleveland Hub, where he was responsible for ensuring the safety and health of all employees on the tarmac who worked below the wing of the aircraft. After several years as a Senior Safety Specialist, Jon was promoted to Regional Safety Manger for Continental Airlines. Over the next 15 years Jon managed Safety and Compliance for 25 Continental operations including the Cleveland Hub, Northeast U.S. Maintenance Operations, and all operations in Canada. Jon has formal education, certifications, and trainings in safety. His work has included experience in providing client safety program reviews and development to ensure compliance with OSHA standards, OSHA style inspections, citation abatement responses, ergonomic evaluations, investigation of accidents / incidents, and training on a wide variety of regulatory required standards and topics.