Rockford Systems Offers Machine Safeguarding Seminars

Press Release from Rockford Systems LLC

Rockford, IL, September 14, 2016

Learn how to interpret OSHA and ANSI B-11 series safety standards

Rockford Systems, LLC., a premier provider of machine safeguarding products and services, announced today that it will be offering its award-winning Machine Safeguarding Seminars at their Rockford Training Center on September 20-22, October 18-20, and November 15-17, 2016. The two and a half day seminars combine classroom discussion with live demonstrations on a number of machines to give attendees for a practical, hands-on learning experience.

The seminars are an ideal setting for Health  &  Safety, Human Resources, Operations, Manufacturing, Engineering and Insurance, Risk Management personnel to learn how to better interpret and apply the performance language of both the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) 29 CFR regulations and American National Standards Institute (ANSI) B-11 series machine safety standards. In doing so, they will learn to keep their companies in absolute compliance, reduce insurance costs, and help prevent employee accidents on metal working machinery, such as power presses and press brakes. According to the United States Department of Labor, Machinery and Machine Guarding was one of the top ten most frequently cited OSHA violations in 2015.

The seminars are led by Roger Harrison, an industrial safeguarding expert with over 25,000 hours of training experience. Mr. Harrison is also a speaker at seminars sponsored by the Precision MetalForming Association (PMA) and FABTECH. Through his teaching methods participants will learn to interpret the OSHA 29 CRF and ANSI B-11 standards as they relate to specific machine applications and production requirements.

Past seminar attendees have included: A.O. Smith, Alcoa, Arizona State University, Ball Corporation, Boeing, Borg Warner, Briggs  &  Stratton, CNA Insurance, Caterpillar, Coleman Outdoor Products, ConAgra Foods, Delco Remy, Eaton Corp, Ford Motor Company, General Dynamics, General Electric, General Motors, Georgia Tech, GKN Aerospace, Goodrich UTC Aerospace, Harley Davidson, Herman Miller, Hill-Rom, Honda, Honeywell, J.I. Case, John Deere, Lazy Boy, Liberty Mutual Insurance, Lippert Components, Lockheed Martin Aeronautics, Martin Marietta, Monroe Auto Equipment, Motorola, Navistar, Otis Elevator, Pratt Whitney, Purdue University, Rockwell Automation, Samsonite, Skorsky Aircraft, Square D, Stanley Bostitch, Steelcase, Stoughton Trailer, Sub Zero Freezer, Textron Gulf & Turf, Travelers Insurance, True Manufacturing, TRW, UT Automotive, Whirlpool, Zurich Insurance and many more.

A full agenda for the seminar can be found at

Classes are limited to 24 participants and remaining 2016 classes are filing up quickly. Register online today for any of the seminars at

About Rockford Systems, LLC.

Headquartered in Rockford, Illinois, Rockford Systems, LLC delivers innovative machine safeguarding solutions for organizations working with industrial machinery. As a trusted adviser since 1975, Rockford Systems helps organizations interpret and apply complex Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) regulations and American National Standards Institute (ANSI) machine safety standards for a broad array of industrial applications. In addition, Rockford Systems provides complete Safety Life-Cycle Management, including on-site surveys, customized solutions, proprietary products, installation and integration services, safety training, 24×7 technical support and ongoing compliance validation. Rockford Systems has improved the profitability of many of North America’s largest companies by increasing compliance, reducing worker risk, enhancing productivity and decreasing costs. For more information visit

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