Safety Foundation Webinar Series

The Wood Pellet Association of Canada’s safety committee in co-operation with WorkSafeBC and UBC Biomass and Bioenergy Research Group, BioMass Canada and our media partner Canadian Biomass Magazine are hosting 6 webinars as the Safety Foundation Series on the following topics.

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a. Bow Tie Analysis Part I: Using Bow Tie Analysis to Assess Combustible Dust Hazards and Controls, Keyleigh Brown (Dalhousie University). 

b. Bow Tie Analysis Part II: Using Bow Tie Analysis for Critical Controls Management, Cherie Whelan, Bill Laturnus (BC Forest Safety Council). 

c. Human-Machine Interaction (HMI) Part I (Situation Awareness and Effective Alarm and HMI Design Practices): Jenny Coleman (WorkSafeBC); Charles Bloom, Jamie Errington (Human Centered Solutions). 

d. Human-Machine Interaction (HMI) Part II (A journey to improved situational awareness) Jenny Coleman (WorkSafeBC): Brian Grantham (WestFraser). 

e. Safe Handling and Storage of Biomass Part I (Off-gassing, Self-heating and Silo fire): Fahimeh Yazdan Panah (WPAC/UBC). 

f. Safe Handling and Storage of Biomass Part II (Combustible Dust and Combustible Gas): Jeff Mycroft (Fike).