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ROSS CONTROLS(R) Announces Total Machine Safety Course

(TROY, MI-- March 11, 2009) –ROSS CONTROLS is proud to announce it is partneringwith Ohio-based engineering firm, LJB, Inc. to present "Total Machine Safety," a seminar designed to educate maintenance supervisors, safety engineers, safety managers, engineering managers and skilled maintenance technicians how to improve productivity and reduce risks in the workplace.

ROSS continues its long-standing tradition of customer education and safety training with the first-ever fully integrated electrical and fluid power machine safeguarding training program. 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. This eight-hour course will also 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, integration of safety devices, lockout/tagout, and pneumatic and electrical components. The Total Machine Safety courses are eligible for 0.7 CEU (Continuing Education Units) or 7 PDH (Professional Development Hour) credits. Attendants will receive a comprehensive workbook with a detailed reference material appendix and a one-year subscription to the bimonthly Total Machine Safety e-newsletter.

Dates and locations for Total Machine Safety courses:
3/24/09- Los Angeles, CA
4/21/09- Chicago, IL
5/12/09- Philadelphia, PA
6/16/09- Atlanta, GA

Registration for the course costs $495, and $350 for every additional registrant from the same organization.
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