Full Name
Jim VanKessel, P. Eng.
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.