Full Name
Jim VanKessel, P. Eng.
Job Title
JVK Industrial Automation Inc.
Speaker Bio
Electrical Engineer, and prestart health and safety reviewer since before it was legislated. Chair of the CSA Z432 "Safeguarding of Machinery", Co-chair of the CSA Z434 "Industrial Robots and Robot Systems —General Safety Requirements", and participated in the development of the CSA standards Z142 "Code for Power Press Operation:  Health, Safety, and Guarding Requirements", Z460 “Lockout and Alternate Methods” along with ANSI B11.0, 1, 2, 3, 19, 20 and ISO 10218 parts 1 and 2.  Presenter at the American and International robot safety conferences, CSA training courses and individual companies.
Jim VanKessel, P. Eng.