Robert WestonMMSA is hosting a free Electrical Safety Workshop for members. The cost for non-members is $75. The event will be held on Wednesday, November 30, 2011 at Ziegler Cat in Bloomington, MN (901 West 94th Street, Bloomington, MN) from 8 am- 12 pm. Contact Lori Waltzer at 10320 Balsam Lane Eden Prairie, MN 55347, or by email at to register.

This 4hr electrical safety seminar is targeted to those who have increased exposure to energized electrical equipment. Electricians, maintenance departments and mine management personnel can all benefit from an increased understanding of the hazards of electricity, especially Arc Flash. Topic areas covered include: personal protective equipment, approach distances, energy level calculations and test equipment usage.

Participants will be expected to have practical field level knowledge of electrical utilization equipment (panels, disconnects etc.) and some familiarity with the electrical properties of voltage, current and resistance/impedance.

Robert Weston, CSP, MSP– Robert is a Safety and Health professional with the Center for Business and Industry (CBI) division of South Central College in North Mankato MN. He specializes in designing, developing and delivering training solutions in the areas of workplace health and safety.

Robert’s work experience includes six years in the United States Navy as a Fire Control Technician and over 14 years in industry operating as an electrical maintenance technician, work center supervisor, EHS coordinator, electrical department manager and plant engineer.

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