Mar 03, 2020

  • June SD ASSP Chapter Webinar
    June 9, 2020
    7:15 am - 8:30 am

CAL OSHA Eqpt. Anti-Restart Petition Webinar – June 9th at 730 AM

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Topic: CAL/OSHA Petition 580 – A practical look at how this petition seeks to protect California workers

Abstract: In collaboration with the San Diego Chapter of the ASSP, this presentation distills CAL/OSHA Petition 580 into an easily digestible format. It will begin with a review of existing Automatic Restart and Nationally Recognized Test Lab (NRTL) regulation and the hazards these regulations seek to mitigate. The presentation will describe the conditions that led to the petition as well as as common arguments for and against acceptance. It will conclude with practical advice for how to comply with both current and pending legislation. Attendees will walk away with actionable insights and lessons learned for how to evaluate their facility for compliance and how to identify and procure different types of mitigations.

Speaker Bio: Scott Swaaley is the founder of MAKESafe Tools, Inc. ( and has professional experience in the development of electrical and mechanical hardware, product design, risk assessments, firmware development, software development, advanced fabrication, renewable energy infrastructure, technical education, and public speaking – to name a few. His work across different industries has been recognized in four documentary films and his diverse set of skills lends to a unique perspective on technology, entrepreneurship, and human behavior. Scott’s company MAKESafe Tools developed and manufactures the patented MAKESafe Power Tool Brake, a plug-and-play safety device that protects machine operators from injury. He is also an active participant in the standards and regulatory process with the NFPA, OSHPD, NRTLs, and CAL/OSHA.

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