Practice Specialties - Manufacturing


The Manufacturing Practice Specialty's (MPS) goal is to provide a forum for industry-specific issues in manufacturing facilities, such as metalworking, timber and lumber working, food processing, chemical, rubber and plastics and printing/publishing locations. Connect with the group, network with fellow members, and post questions and comments.


Did You Miss the Manufacturing Practice Specialty Open Web Meeting? You can still find out what's happening in the MPS and hear Joan Spencer's presentation on "Subparts D Walking/Working Surfaces" Click here for a recording of the event. If you would like a copy of the just the slides click here.

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Improving Contractor Safety Performance
When hiring contractors owners are potentially exposed to additional liability (i.e., OSHA fines and tort liability) that must be considered. In general, a “hands-off” approach or a “hands-on” approach is used to address such potential liabilities.


Volunteer Advisory Committee
Administrator: Julia Bradley
Assistant Administrator: John Perkins
Content Coordinator: David Coble
Secretary: Jon Odum
Membership Chair: Tanis Marquette
Awards & Honors Chair: Jeff Winter
Professional Development Chair: Siva Thotapalli
Body of Knowledge Chair: James Burk
Website/Social Media Chair: Mark Blanco
Standards Liaison: Jeff Winter

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