The Occupational Health and Safety Administration (OSHA) “Top 10 for 2018” violations once again have Machine Safeguarding earning a position on the list. Machine safeguarding was the 9th most cited standard as noted in the list below: Fall protection, construction (29 CFR 1926.501) Hazard communication standard, general industry (29 CFR 1910.1200) Scaffolding, general requirements, construction […]
Senior Consulting Engineer Chad Jones is a licensed professional engineer in South Carolina, North Carolina and Georgia. He has a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from Clemson University.
Chad has over 23 years of engineering experience including mechanical, process, and manufacturing engineering. He participated in and led accident investigations involving lockout/tagout and participated in in-depth process safety audits. This work has included equipment design, machine safeguarding, cost estimating and safety compliance.
Chad’s machine design experience includes utilizing diffusion pumps in the design of high vacuum production equipment and industrial piping systems for world-wide manufacturing facilities. He conducted HVAC design and load modeling calculations in addition to preparing engineering reports on matters that included temperature and humidity concerns.
An IFSAC certified Interior Structural Firefighter II, Chad is currently the Deputy Fire Chief with the Northwest Volunteer Fire Department in Greenwood, SC. He has served on the Board of Directors for the department since 2002.