3M Safety Roadshow

3M Personal Safety Division provides safety solutions that improve comfort while helping employers increase compliance, with protective equipment for everything from your eyes and head to fall protection, protective hearing and respiratory protection systems. 3M develops personal protective equipment (PPE) and other safety solutions based on decades of industry experience and a deep knowledge of industry standards. 3M is driven to extend innovations to help you keep your processes, personnel and communities safe. The Safety Roadshow is a 53-foot, fully equipped, mobile training center to showcase 3M’s industrial safety expertise and Personal Protective Equipment. 3M will be presenting a series of short 30 minute briefs during exhibit hours.

These brief 30 minute sessions are intended to illustrate 3M’s training capabilities which are deliverable onsite to customers nationwide. 3M will also be showcasing several new and innovative products & services to enhance the effectiveness of your employee safety and health programs.

Programs will begin at the top of each hour, as follows:

Tuesday, April 16, 2019

10:30 am
3M Center for Hearing Conservation
Maintaining an effective hearing loss prevention program can be difficult. The 3M Center for Hearing Conservation (CHC) is here to help make your job easier. Whether you’re a safety professional, business owner or worker, this comprehensive online tool can help guide you towards an effective program at every step of your journey.

11:30 am
Supplied Air Respirators and Breathing Air Supplies
Escape Respirators, SAR with Egress and Self-Contained Breathing Apparatus (SCBA) require significantly more attention to their selection, use, maintenance and testing than do Air Purifying Respirators (APR). This discussion will address common considerations when implementing Safe Entry and Egress or Rescue procedures utilizing these respiratory protective systems.

12:30 pm
Confined Space Entry & Rescue
Overview of the personal protective equipment requirements and options for safe entry, exit and retrieval or rescue from Permit Required Confined Spaces.

12:30 pm (in front of the 3M Fall Protection vehicle display)
Horizontal Lifeline Applications (HLL’s)
Discussion about the current technical challenges with Horizontal Lifelines (HLL’s).  The discussion will cover when they can be beneficial as well as demonstrating the EZ Line System and how it can make workers jobs easier & safer.

1:30 pm
Respiratory Protection 101:  What do I need to comply?
From IDLH to voluntary programs, this presentation will provide a brief general overview of exposure assessment, respiratory protection requirements and selection of appropriate respiratory protective equipment.

2:30 pm
New Issues in Respiratory Protection
OSHA and MIOSHA continue to promulgate new rules to address respiratory hazards in the workplace.  This presentation will provide a brief overview of recent, new and pending changes in exposure and PPE standards including silica, lead, peracetic acid, and others.

3:30 pm
Validation of Hearing Protector Performance
For more than 10 years, the best practice of performing individual fit testing for workers using hearing protection devices (HPD) has been recognized as a best practice to select, provide training, validate and document the protection and consistent performance of these HPD’s.

3:30 pm (in front of the 3M Fall Protection vehicle display)
Fall Protection for Dropped Objects
On July 02, 2018, the American National Standard Institute approved ANSI/ISEA 121-2018 Dropped Object Standard. 3M will discuss assessing the workplace to recognize these hazards as well as how to select from the available solutions the best approach their control.

Wednesday, April 17, 2019

9:00 am
Validation of Hearing Protector Performance
For more than 10 years, the best practice of performing individual fit testing for workers using hearing protection devices (HPD) has been recognized as a best practice to select, provide training, validate and document the protection and consistent performance of these HPD’s.

9:00 am (in front of the 3M Fall Protection vehicle display)
Fall Protection for Dropped Objects
On July 02, 2018, the American National Standard Institute approved ANSI/ISEA 121-2018 Dropped Object Standard. 3M will discuss assessing the workplace to recognize these hazards as well as how to select from the available solutions the best approach their control.

10:00 am
Respiratory Protection 101:  What do I need to comply?
From IDLH to voluntary programs, this presentation will provide a brief general overview of exposure assessment, respiratory protection requirements and selection of appropriate respiratory protective equipment.

11:00 am
New Issues in Respiratory Protection
OSHA and MIOSHA continue to promulgate new rules to address respiratory hazards in the workplace.  This presentation will provide a brief overview of recent, new and pending changes in exposure and PPE standards including silica, lead, peracetic acid, and others.

11:00 am (in front of the 3M Fall Protection vehicle display)
Horizontal Lifeline Applications (HLL’s)
Discussion about the current technical challenges with Horizontal Lifelines (HLL’s).  The discussion will cover when they can be beneficial as well as demonstrating the EZ Line System and how it can make workers jobs easier & safer.

12:00 pm
Confined Space Entry & Rescue
Overview of the personal protective equipment requirements and options for safe entry, exit and retrieval or rescue from Permit Required Confined Spaces.

1:00 pm
Listen Up – Protective Hearing
Compliance efforts with Hearing Conservation requirements commonly fall short of ensuring Protective Hearing for workers. This discussion will address the incidence of workers with hearing impairment and how the selection of HPD can dramatically impact their ability to have speech discrimination and the situational awareness needed to detect, identify and localize sounds within their work environments.

2:00 pm
3M Center for Hearing Conservation
Maintaining an effective hearing loss prevention program can be difficult. The 3M Center for Hearing Conservation (CHC) is here to help make your job easier. Whether you’re a safety professional, business owner or worker, this comprehensive online tool can help guide you towards an effective program at every step of your journey.

Future Meeting Dates

April 7-8, 2020, Grand Rapids, MI
April 13-14, 2021, Lansing, MI
April 12-13, 2022, Lansing, MI
April 18-19, 2023, Grand Rapids, MI
April 16-17, 2024, Grand Rapids, MI

 

Contact us to find out how you can get involved!