How to Verify if Your Machine is Safe & Compliant 

David W. Kerr, EHS Program Specialist
June 6th, 2020

In this episode of Machine Safety Series, we’re answering questions every machine owner has asked at some point:

Is my machine safe? Is my machine compliant with required safety standards?

The answers to these questions aren’t black and white, but after watching this video, you’ll know how to get started to find the answers and verify your machine’s safety and compliance. 

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About the Speaker

David W. Kerr has over 35 years of global EHS experience and retired as Director of Global Safety & Loss Prevention for Merck & Co., Inc.  As MPSA’s EHS Program Specialist, Dave assists the MPSA Team and its clients with machine safety programs, compliance, and training needs.

“Helping others to comply with EHS regulations & preventing serious, if not fatal injuries has been my life’s work.”

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Provide a safe and compliant working environment.

Take the first step. Ask MPSA to identify your safety and compliance issues. We can do the rest. 

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