Currently, I'm a Technical Customer Service Engineer for a manufacturer of filter paper. Previously, I earned a B.S. and M.S. in Materials Science and Engineering and formulated polyurethane adhesives for nine years.
I believe we need to make better stuff in better ways to work towards a better world. Ideas are powerful, but they usually need something physical to be created to make them work.
Industrial workplaces are governed by OSHA rules, but this isn’t to say that rules are always followed. While injuries happen on production floors for a variety of reasons, of the top 10 OSHA rules that are most often ignored in industrial settings, two directly involve machine design: lockout/tagout procedures (LO/TO) and machine guarding.
Focus on Fundamentals consists of 45-minute on-line classes that cover a host of technologies. You learn without leaving the comfort of your desk. All classes are taught by subject-matter experts and all are archived. So if you can't attend live, attend at your convenience.