JLG to Lead ANSI, Low-level Access Workshops at 2018 National VPPPA Symposium

MCCONNELLSBURG, Pa. — Two directors from JLG Industries Inc. will speak at the 2018 National Voluntary Protection Programs Participants’ Association (VPPPA) Symposium in Nashville, Tennessee.

The National VPPPA Symposium brings together safety and health experts from more than 400 different industries who are united in their mission to create safer environments for their peers and colleagues. The event features 100 workshops over three days, 300 exhibitors, and numerous networking opportunities.

Brent Hoover, director of product safety and reliability department, will present “What Are the Differences Between OSHA and ANSI?” on Aug. 31 at 8:30 a.m. During his workshop, Hoover will provide an overview of the two organizations and explain the differences in how their regulations are enforced.

“ANSI and OSHA standards must always be adhered to on the jobsite, but there are noteworthy similarities and differences between these two organizations,” Hoover said.

The workshop will also cover how the new ANSI standards will impact machine design, safe use, and training.

Randy Marzicola, director of business development, will present “Trends in Low-level Access and Proper Training,” also on Aug. 31 at 8:30 a.m. His workshop will demonstrate how low-level access (LLA) lifts help companies address worksite safety concerns, as well as review the current conditions and industry trends in this category and discuss what the future may hold.  

“With safety being of utmost concern, companies are continuing to turn their attention to low-level access lifts as a safer alternative to ladders,” Marzicola said. “This workshop covers what machines comprise the low-level access category and how proper training can help reduce risk on the jobsite.” 

For more information about JLG, visit www.jlg.com or booth No. 423G at the National VPPPA Symposium.