•  November 30, 2017
     8:00 am - 12:00 pm

The printing industry has been deemed a high hazard industry by OSHA for amputations and combustible dust, causing the number of inspections, citations, and penalties in our industry to skyrocket. On average, OSHA is inspecting at least one to two printing operations per week and they are finding violations that cost you real money.

By attending this program, you will learn about the latest changes in OSHA regulations impacting printing operations. The topics covered include:

  • Recent OSHA printing industry inspection activities.
  • OSHA’s new injury reporting requirements and ramifications.
  • The Global Harmonization System changes to the Hazard Communication Standard.
  • Machine Guarding Requirements.
  • Lockout/Tagout program requirements and employee training.
  • How to avoid a citation for combustible dust.
  • The new requirements for Walking and Working Surfaces.

Who Should Attend:

EHS Professionals, HR Managers and Owners

About the Presenter:
Gary Jones is the Assistant Vice President of Environmental, Health, and Safety (EHS) Affairs at the Printing Industries of America. He is considered to be one of the industry’s top regulatory experts and has helped numerous printing companies large and small in their efforts to provide safe workplaces by interfacing directly with OSHA to clarify rules and procedures in the areas of lockout/tagout, ergonomics and amputation prevention. He also has worked with various environmental agencies to assist the industry in its compliance efforts. Gary was a driving force in establishing the Sustainable Green Printing Partnership and is a national leader in this effort. He is an accomplished author, contributing countless articles to industry publications. He holds a BS in biology from LaRoche College and an MS in chemistry from the University of Pittsburgh.


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Thursday, November 30, 2017

8:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon

GLGA Members: $129 per person
Not-Yet Members: $169 per person


Online registration is now closed. If you haven’t registered, you are still very welcome to attend. There are some limited spaces still available. Please contact Bill Gibson at (312) 704-5000 if you have any questions.


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