Safety messaging in the social media universe, emerging regulatory compliance issues in the U.S. and globally, implications of telematics and big data, and technical documentation/training developments.

Equipment industry professionals can tap into the unparalleled expertise and resources of the Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) annual product safety forum to discuss current and future issues affecting the design, manufacture and use of their products. 

AEM’s 2017 product safety & compliance seminar, set for April 24-26 at the Westin Hotel in Cincinnati, Ohio, is designed by and specifically for off-road equipment manufacturing professionals, to meet the needs of all skill levels. 

The seminar targets company management, product safety and risk managers, design engineers, technical writers, and company training, service and marketing communications staff involved in product support. 

  • A “fundamentals” Building a Product Safety Program session especially for growing programs, and helpful to first-time attendees, kicks off the event early at no additional cost.

  • Keynote presentations feature 3M discussing the important role safety plays in the organization as a leader in technology, design, sustainability and innovation.

  • More than 20 conference sessions include a special education track on technical documentation. 

Build-a-Bike Competition Benefits Kids, Fosters Networking  

Networking roundtables and events extend the peer exchange of ideas during the seminar. New for 2017 is an industry-gives-back Build-a-Bike project. 

Seminar attendees, in a professionally led activity, will compete in teams to assemble full size bicycles that an area charity will distribute to youngsters in southern Ohio and northern Kentucky. 

A one-day AEM Product Liability seminar follows the safety and compliance seminar April 27. For more information visit www.aem.org/safetyseminar.  

 

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