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Ross Controls Announces New Spring Schedule for Total Machine Safety(TM) Seminar

Ross Controls - Madison Heights, MI

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Ross Controls Announces New Spring Schedule for Total Machine Safety(TM) Seminar

Press release date: April 6, 2011

(TROY, MI-- April 6, 2011) - ROSS CONTROLS is proud to introduce its new spring schedule for Total Machine Safety(TM), a seminar designed to educate maintenance supervisors, safety engineers, safety managers, engineering managers and skilled maintenance technicians on how to improve productivity and reduce risks in the workplace. ROSS continues its long-standing dedication to customer education and safety training with this innovative and fully integrated electrical and fluid power machine safeguarding training program. For 2011, the Total Machine Safety(TM) curriculum has been updated to include hydraulic safety methods in addition to the electrical and pneumatic safety methods addressed in previous seminars. ROSS' decades of experience training customers and helping solve their safety issues has demonstrated that a thorough approach to safety control system evaluation and design is the best method for the success of one's safety program. The full day Total Machine Safety(TM) seminar will address how integrating machine safeguarding early in the machine design process can be beneficial to a company's bottom line. Topics to be covered include current safety standards, hazard and risk assessment, safety circuits, lockout/tagout, and pneumatic, hydraulic, and electrical components. Attendees will receive a comprehensive workbook which contains a compilation of the presentation, a detailed reference material appendix and a glossary. Besides the valuable presentation materials, the seminar fee includes a continental breakfast and lunch. Registration for the seminar is $200, but discounts are available for registering multiple students from the same company. Parking is free at all locations. For more information on the course material, please visit
Upcoming dates and locations for Total Machine Safety(TM) seminars:
April 26 & 27, 2011 To register, call: Jim Kortman, Hyatt Place Grand Rapids - South Donald Engineering (ROSS' distributor) 2150 Metro Lane 616-538-8340 Wyoming, MI 49519 Email:
May 17, 2011 To register, call: Jenny Salisbury, Pittsburgh Marriott North S.G. Morris Company (ROSS' distributor) 100 Cranberry Woods Drive 866-746-6774, ext. 222 (toll-free) Cranberry Township, PA 16066 Email: Or register online: (Complete registration form on training page).
May 19 & 20, 2011 To register, call: Jenny Salisbury, Hilton Garden Inn- Mayfield S.G. Morris Company (ROSS' distributor) 700 Beta Drive 866-746-6774, ext. 222 (toll-free) Mayfield Village, OH 44143 Email: Or register online: (Complete registration form on training page).
Time: 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM (doors open for registration & continental breakfast at 8:00 AM). ROSS CONTROLS Established and headquartered in Michigan since 1921, ROSS CONTROLS is an international designer and ISO-certified manufacturer of pneumatic valves and controls systems. An innovative and driving force in the pneumatic safety industry for over 50 years, ROSS focuses on tailored technology to provide customers with a distinct value advantage. ROSS has subsidiaries in Germany, Japan, the United Kingdom, India, Brazil, France, and China plus 145 worldwide stocking distributors.


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