Presentation Title
En Garde - Reducing amputation risk 
About the Presentation

Machinery is the primary cause of amputations in the occupational workplace. One of the most important steps an employer can take to reduce the risk of this and other severe machine-related workplace injuries is machine guarding. An OSHA focus point, machine guarding consistently remains in OSHA’s top ten most frequently cited standards. This session will review best practices as applied in practical, real-life scenarios, while encouraging audience questions and discussion.

The Presenters
Kristen Morgret, CSP, Senior Safety Consultant, RETTEW
Presenter Biography

Ms. Morgret is a Senior Safety Consultant with 20 years of experience in the safety field. She performs consulting duties including hazard evaluations and compliance audits, industrial hygiene services, training, procedure and policy development, and regulatory reporting in both the safety and environmental fields. As a project manager for long-term projects and clients, she supervises other consultants, maintains communications with clients, represents clients at contractor and/or compliance meetings, and oversees schedule and budgetary matters. Ms. Morgret's experience includes process safety management, industrial hygiene, fall protection solutions, electrical safety, and a variety of other disciplines.


Hilary Kreider, CSP, Senior EHS&S Specialist, Johnson & Johnson, McNeil  


Presenter Biography

Ms. Kreider is a Senior EHS&S Specialist with 16 years of experience in the environmental and safety field. She performs various duties including hazard assessments, regulatory reporting, training and responsible for overall site safety. Prior to joining McNeil, Hilary worked at Rettew Associates, providing safety consulting services for various clients as well as holding responsibility for Rettew’s internal safety programs. In that role, she assisted various clients with their EHS programs, Certifying Safety Committees, providing training services (First Aid/CPR/AED, Defensive Driver, OSHA 8 hr/10hr/40hr and various other courses) and performing environmental and safety audits. Prior to Rettew, Hilary worked at various environmental consulting companies providing environmental and safety consulting as lead site manager for government, gas and energy projects including soil, air and groundwater sampling, and  air and water permitting.