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During this presentation, attendees will engage in a discussion on the most significant issues of the 1910.269 final rule. Attendees will be given historical background on the development of the standard and how it came into fruition.
Key areas for discussion will include:
- Host/Contractor communications
- Job Briefing
- Fall Protection
- M.A.D. (minimum approach distances)
- FR Clothing
- Underground Installations
(Chuck) is the President and CEO of Kelly Consulting & Mediation Services, LLC. (KCMS). Chuck has been in the Human Resources, Labor/Management Relations, and Safety field for 30+ years. During this time he has developed extensive experience in effectively developing and administrating Safety and Human Resource programs in the energy and healthcare industries. He is an adept leader and facilitator at organizational consultation and compliance assistance focusing on occupational safety & health issues as well as labor/management relations. A skilled negotiator with strong emphasis on relationship building Chuck is a trained and qualified mediator/problem solver who can analyze and streamline organizational functions to improve the bottom line and mitigate potential conflict issues impeding organizational progress. Over the course of his career he has worked with federal agencies, labor unions, companies and national organizations in developing policy positions to achieve collaborative results that benefit all.
During his tenure at the Edison Electric Institute he served as the lead individual representing the electric utility industry during the Federal Rulemaking on “The Maintenance Standard.” He also was instrumental in successful negotiation of the clarification issues in both of the Occupational Safety & Health Administration’s final rules governing electric utility safety, 29 CFR 1910.269: Electric Power Generation, Transmission & Distribution Standard and Subpart “V.”
KCMS client list includes electric utilities: Consolidated Edison of New York; CPS Energy (San Antonio); Eversource Energy ; First Energy Corp.; NiSource (NIPSCO); Central Hudson Gas & Electric; PAR Electrical Contractors; as well as VF Services (Bulwark Protective Apparel). Chuck has also served as an expert compliance witness in third party litigation