Milford, PA (PRWEB) June 05, 2014
Clarion Safety Systems, a leading designer and manufacturer of safety signs and labels, announced today its participation in the American Society of Safety Engineers’ (ASSE) Safety 2014 Professional Development Conference (PDC) to be held June 8 – 11, 2014 in Orlando, Florida. As one of the experts selected to lecture on the latest issues and trends facing safety, health and environmental professionals, Clarion CEO Geoffrey Peckham will present an educational session on OSHA/ANSI safety sign systems as an outcome of risk assessment.
Peckham, who also serves as chair of both the ANSI Z535 Committee for Safety Signs and Colors and the U.S. Technical Advisory Group to ISO Technical Committee 145 – Graphical Symbols, will present at the ASSE PDC on Monday, June 9 from 10:30 a.m. – 11:45 a.m. in session # 517, “A New and Powerful Risk Reduction Technique: Creating OSHA/ANSI Safety Sign Systems as an Outcome of Risk Assessment.” The session is sponsored by Chubb Group of Insurance Companies and by ASSE’s Manufacturing Practice Specialty.
“Many safety professionals aren’t aware of OSHA’s recent safety sign regulation changes – changes that go far beyond the GHS initiative and effect nearly every industry. This session will explain how to use the new tools of risk assessment and the OSHA/ANSI safety sign standards to create safety sign systems that reduce accidents and prevent liability exposure,” says Peckham. “As leaders in safety, we all share a common goal: to reduce accidental injuries and deaths. In this seminar, we’ll explore these two new tools and how they can be practically applied, with the ultimate goal of helping to create safer work environments to prevent fatalities, injuries and illnesses.”
Peckham’s background in the field includes more than two decades of experience in actively advancing safety communications. He has led and continues to lead both the U.S. and international efforts to harmonize standards in the area of safety signs, labels and markings; this includes contributing to the leadership and direction of ANSI, ISO, OSHA and NFPA safety codes.
Founded in 1911, the Des Plaines, IL-based ASSE is the oldest professional safety society and is committed to protecting people, property and the environment. Its more than 34,000 occupational safety, health and environmental professional members lead, manage, supervise, research and consult on safety, health, transportation and environmental issues in all industries, government, labor, health care and education. The ASSE PDC and exposition features more than 240 educational sessions, corporate leaders and federal officials speaking along with hundreds of companies showcasing their products. Visit http://www.safety2014.org or http://www.asse.org for more information.
ABOUT CLARION SAFETY SYSTEMS
Clarion Safety Systems, LLC, is the leading designer and manufacturer of visual safety solutions that help customers in more than 180 industries worldwide to make their products and premises safer. Clarion offers a full range of standard and custom products including machinery safety labels, environmental and facility safety signs, pipe and valve identification markings, lockout/tagout products, and safety-grade photoluminescent egress path-marking escape systems. Founded in 1990, the company continues to play a leading role in the development and writing of international and national standards for safety signs, labels, and markings. Clarion is headquartered at 190 Old Milford Road in Milford, PA, 18337, and online at http://www.clarionsafety.com.