Industrial webinar: Deficient lockout of machines top health and safety risk in Ontario pulp and paper industry

Publication Type: 
Webinar Presentations
Topic: 
General Safety
Lockout and Guarding
Language: 
English

Industry experts analyze causes of inadequate and improper lockout

On Wednesday, May 5, 2021, Workplace Safety North (WSN) hosted a free webinar, "Deficient lockout of machines top health and safety risk in Ontario pulp and paper industry."
 
In November 2020, as part of the new risk-based approach to improving Ontario health and safety, a group of subject matter experts from the pulp and paper industry met virtually to take a deep dive into the root causes and controls for the top industry risk they had identified: inadequate or improper lockout of machinery.

Speakers

  • Jerry Traer, WSN Program-Training Specialist
  • Tom Welton, WSN Director, Prevention Services and Education Programs

Topics discussed

  • Top health and safety risks for pulp and paper workers
  • Top 10 root causes of deficient lockout of machines
  • Short-term and long-term control activities to prevent deficient lockout of machines 
  • Communicating risk and prevention in the sector

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YouTube video: 

Webinar: Deficient lockout of machines top health and safety risk in Ontario pulp and paper industry https://youtu.be/aS9adE62Zj4 

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Training, services and resources
 
 
Effective machine guarding – half-day instructor-led course (classroom) English  French
 
 
Lockout – 1-hour self-paced e-learning course  English  French
 
Machine Safety Resources includes videos, hazard alerts, machine guarding gauge, more