May 8, 2019 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am

Joe Mlynek—Falls are a leading cause of serious injuries and fatalities in the workplace

Joe is a graduate of Bowling Green State University with a degree in Environmental Policy and Analysis and holds certifications as a Certified Safety Professional (CSP) and an Occupational Health and Safety Technician (OHST) through The Bureau of Certified Safety Professionals. Joe founded Progressive Safety Services LLC in 2009. Progressive Safety Services is a safety consulting company located in Port Clinton, Ohio. Progressive Safety assists clients with OSHA compliance, training, on-site assessments, and safety program development.
Joe is also a partner and content developer for Safety Made Simple, Inc. located in the greater Kansas City area. Safety Made Simple offers online safety and human resource training.

“Falls are a leading cause of serious injuries and fatalities in the workplace. Our speaker will discuss fall prevention requirements within general industry and the construction industry. These strategies include use of the the hierarchy of fall prevention (elimination, passive fall protection, personal fall arrest, and restraint systems). In addition, the session will cover various requirements of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s Walking Working Surface Standard (Subpart D) as it applies to housekeeping, inspections, fixed and portable ladders.”

Presenters: Joe Mlynek, Progressive Safety Services, LLC