Presentation Title
Hand & Power Tool Safety
About the Presentation

This session will be a hands on presentation on hand and power tool safety. We will cover general tool safety, manufacturer requirements and recommended PPE selection. Physical examples of compliant and non-compliant tools will be shown and discussed.

The Presenters
Matt Riehl, CHST, Safety Director, Gap Power
Presenter Biography

Matt has been with Gap Power for over 15 years in a number of different roles including safety equipment sales. From 2009 to 2014, he worked as a safety consultant for small to medium sized construction companies and eventually moved on as a safety director for a steel erection company. He returned to Gap Power in 2015 as their director and also oversees the companies DOT compliance program. Matt is a Construction Health and Safety Technician, OSHA outreach trainer and CPR/First aid instructor.

  Jason Beiler, Safety Sales Specialist, Gap Power  

Jason has been with Gap Power for over 5 years. He specializes in safety equipment sales and manages the sales showroom. Prior to joining Gap Power, he worked in construction for 10 years in varying roles ranging from labor to estimating & sales. While at Gap Power, he has established relationships with several safety product manufacturers, particularly for fall protection. Jason also works to coordinate customer’s training, consulting, and product needs with local resources.