PMMI Podcast

Episode #121 - Managing Risk with PMMI ANSI Standard

Guest: Bruce Main, Safety Expert and Technical Advisor, PMMI

PMMI’s ANSI B155.1 2023 Safety Requirements for Packaging and Processing Machinery standard helps mitigate risk for packaging and processing companies. On this episode Bruce Main joins the podcasts to discuss the latest update to the PMMI standard, but not before he breaks down exactly what the difference is between regulations like edicts from OSHA or the EU and standards like the aforementioned ANSI B155.1


Bruce Main

Bruce Main
Bruce Main

Bruce W. Main, PE CSP, is the president of design safety engineering, inc.  Mr. Main holds mechanical engineering degrees from MIT and the University of Michigan, and an MBA also from the University of Michigan.  He is a member and/or chair of several national and international industry committees on risk assessment and safety of machinery including ANSI B11.0 and ISO 12100.  He is also the primary representative to the B11 Committee on behalf The Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies (PMMI).

Mr. Main is a member of several professional engineering and safety organizations having authored numerous articles, papers, and books.

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