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    About Safe + Sound Week

    Safe + Sound Week is a nationwide event held each August that recognizes the successes of workplace health and safety programs and offers information and ideas on how to keep America's workers safe. Learn more.

     

    Join us for Columbus McKinnon's Safe + Sound Virtual Speaker Series!

    Join us for a Safe + Sound Week Virtual Speaker Series August 10-14, with Columbus McKinnon's team of safety experts!

    We will stream daily conversations from noon to 1 pm EDT with Columbus McKinnon’s safety, product and application experts to help you improve your in-house safety programs.

    This speaker series is free and open to all lifting industry professionals. Discussions will last around 30 minutes with 15 minutes for Q&A.

     

    Session 1: How to Improve Your In-House Safety Programs

    Registration closed. You can view a recording of this session here.


    Session 2: Automation

    Registration closed. You can view a recording of this session here.


    Session 3: Harsh & Hazardous Environments

    Registration closed. You can view a recording of this session here.


    Session 4: Safety & Crane Controls

    Registration closed. You can view a recording of this session here.


    Session 5: Safety in Entertainment Rigging

    Registration closed. A video recording will be available on ColumbusMcKinnon.com shortly.

     

     

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    Speaker Series Agenda


    Monday August 10 at 12 pm EDT

    Topic: General Safety
    Speakers: Henry Brozyna, Industrial Products Trainer & Rob Bruno, Industry Products Trainer
    What to Expect: Discussion on Policy and Procedure, how they are implemented and enforced through inspections and training.

    Tuesday August 11 at 12 pm EDT

    Topic: Automation
    Speakers: Jim Kluck, Global Product Manager Controls & Automation and Peter Stipan, Director of Development, Crane Solutions Group
    What to Expect: Understand what Industry 4.0 means for safety in your industry and at your facility, how automation can make you more safe and more profitable and, how to identify and solve high risk areas.


    Wednesday August 12 at 12 pm EDT

    Topic: Safety in Harsh & Hazardous Environments
    Speakers: Henry Brozyna, Industrial Products Trainer & Rob Bruno, Industry Products Trainer
    What to Expect: Learn about the procedures to consider when lifting or moving loads and how to take extra caution with equipment in different environments (outdoors, water, contamination and, acidic environments).


    Thursday August 13 at 12 pm EDT

    Topic: Crane Controls
    Speakers: Casey Cummins, Controls Product Manager, Product Development, Bob Schmitt, Manager, Business Development Controls, Material Handling & Jon Walters, Senior Engineer, Sales Application & Technical Trainer
    What to Expect: Discover some of the most overlooked in-house safety issues at manufacturing facilities and what can be added to your safety program to reduce the dangers of these hazards. 


    Friday August 14 at 12 pm EDT

    Topic: Safety in Entertainment Rigging
    Speakers: Brian Leister, Senior Technical Trainer & Nick Fleming, Business Development Specialist - Entertainment
    What to Expect: Learn what every stagehand should have in their kit, gain an understanding of the evolving safety culture and the importance of training and certifications and, walk away knowing the most important people to make friends with you may have never thought about.