Monthly Archives: January 2019

January’s Meeting Announcement

From Glenn:

Happy New Year Roundtable folks, 

Our next CSREM Roundtable Alliance safety professional development meeting is Tuesday, January 08th at 10:00. This month’s speaker is Bob Kunz. Bob will present on two subjects, including visual risk mitigation plans and provisions of OSHA 29 CFR 1926.1427 operator qualification and certification,

Bob Kunz, Corporate Safety Director of Dimeo Construction Company will explore during the first half of the meeting, prevention by design and visual communication strategies. Over the past 27 years, we all  have seen an enormous amount of change in the industry.  The most significant advancement is centered around communication.  The ability to exchange ideas and information electronically through Skype, 360 degree cameras, visual mockups, Blue Beam, BIM, animations has created a tremendous opportunity for safety professionals to understand, anticipate, and develop visual risk mitigation plans. 

During the last half of our meeting there will be an interactive group discussion regarding Subpart CC. After several years of negotiated rulemaking, subpart CC, was codified in 2010 with an effective date of November 8, 2010.  OSHA delayed the enforcement of the 1926.1427 until a consensus with the stake holders could be reached.  A consensus was reached and the final rule was published on November 9, 2018.  Further discussion will relate to the provisions of OSHA 29 CFR 1926.1427 operator qualification and certification, with the emphasis on evaluations, for example:

  • Who is the evaluator?
  • What must be documented?
  • How are tests administered?
  • What language?
  • What if an operated was employed prior to 12/10/18?

This January meeting is being cosponsored and hosted by Nancy Hughes President of OHS Training & Consulting, Inc. and Glenn Narrow, Corporate Safety Director, Greenwood Industries. Meeting is being held at Double Tree Hotel 201 Everett Ave, Chelsea, MA 02150. If ya still get lost, call Nancy Hughes on her cell phone.

As always, please RSVP to Nancy of OHSTC, Inc. at by this Friday NOONTIME January 04th for an accurate head count for seating arrangements and luncheon order.