The following educational session/speaker lineup has been confirmed for the 20-minute educational sessions conducted in the exhibit hall for NATE UNITE 2019 in Grapevine, Texas:
Tool Tethering and the New ANSI/ISEA 121-2018 Standard
Tuesday, February 5 I 4:30 p.m. – 4:50 p.m.
Presenter: Nate Bohmbach, Ergodyne
The ANSI/ISEA 121-2018 Dropped Objects Prevention Equipment standard formalizes tethering systems as a best practice for falling object safety. Join us to get answers to commonly asked questions surrounding the standard and learn how your company can integrate it into your safety program.
Street and Travel Safety
Tuesday, February 5 I 5:30 p.m. – 5:50 p.m.
Presenter: Steve Wilder, CITCA LLC
This session will focus on safety awareness, at the office, in the field, and while traveling. Steve has trained thousands of workers in street safety and personal safety in the workplace, and has written one book and numerous articles on Workplace Violence prevention.
How to Properly Inspect Your Harness
Wednesday, February 6 | 2:30 p.m. – 2:50 p.m.
Presenter: Travis Ross, Pacific Safety Solutions LLC
This session will review the proper procedure for inspecting a full body harness and also inspecting your co-workers harness. The session will also cover function, as well as condition of the harness.
Sweep vs. PIM
Wednesday, February 6 | 3:30 p.m. – 3:50 p.m.
Presenter: Humberto (Bert) Sepulveda, Infinite Electronics
But it passes sweep, why do I need to test PIM?
• Two different tests.
• Two different equipment units.
• What do each measure?
• Why is it necessary?
Ways Around Tying Off to Step Pegs
Wednesday, February 6 I 4:30 p.m. – 4:50 p.m.
Presenter: Sean Cooper, ERI Installations, Inc.
The session will discuss various tools and techniques to avoid tying off to step pegs, not only on monopoles but any structure. A running slideshow of the 2016 Dayton testing which proved conclusively that no 5/8” step bolts are an adequate anchor will be shown. Additionally, examples of current tools available that help ensure we never have an excuse to not tie-off 100% of the time will be shown.