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How to Avoid Costly Unscheduled Manufacturing and Maintenance Shutdowns

Thursday, August 20, 2015  
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How to Avoid Costly Unscheduled Manufacturing and Maintenance Shutdowns
Florida MEP Safety Workshop for Plant Managers and Facility Engineers


Are you up-to-date with new electrical code requirements?

Do you use infrared testing for hot spots? Does your staff wear proper protective gear?

How reliable are your electrical systems, photovoltaic and fire alarm control panels?


Celebration, Florida — Prevent accidents and potential dangerous conditions in your manufacturing plant or facility by registering for Florida MEP’s 6-hour workshop conducted by Robert Powers, retired assistant deputy state fire marshal and certified electrician.


FLMEP’s Workshop “How to Avoid Costly Unscheduled Manufacturing and Maintenance Shutdowns” will be held Tuesday, September 15, 2015 from 8:30 am to 4 pm in Celebration, Florida.


Instructor Robert Powers will update participants on new electrical codes and regulations, requirements for upgrading facility equipment, operation and maintenance of the latest in fire alarm control panels and devices, infrared testing to identify and eliminate electrical hot spots, potential dangers of 480 volts and load line supplies, proper protective gear for plant employees and photovoltaic safety.


Valuable hands-on demonstration of fire alarm as well as a comprehensive presentation on electrical safety and fire alarm control panels will be featured. The six-hour workshop includes course handouts, continental breakfast, lunch, refreshments, and a certificate of completion.


Who Should Attend

Facility Engineers, Plant Managers, Maintenance Technicians, Electricians and Building Owners


Workshop Benefits

Participants will become aware of potential electrical dangers and be able to reduce potential for facility problems and accidents as well as alleviate possible significant property loss and business down-time. Participants will receive course handouts and valuable checklists to keep facilities, equipment and staff safe.


The workshop will be held at Florida MEP in the Celebration Corporate Center training room at 1420 Celebration Blvd., Suite 200, Celebration, FL 34747.


Florida MEP Instructor Robert Powers, who will conduct the September 15 workshop in Celebration, has more than 20 years of experience in fire and electrical safety. His credentials include: Certified National Electrical Code (NEC) Provider, Licensed Electrician and Retired Assistant Deputy State Fire Marshal (AHJ).



Workshop fee is $195 - includes continental breakfast, lunch, handouts
$20 Discount for more than two people from the same company, use Promo Code GROUP

Seating is limited, sign up today.



To register online for the Sept. 15 workshop, click



For more information about the Florida MEP workshop, “How to Avoid Costly Unscheduled Manufacturing and Maintenance Shutdowns,” please call Florida MEP at 321-939-4000 or visit



About Florida MEP

The Florida MEP (FLMEP) is a not-for-profit organization that provides training and assistance to manufacturers and businesses to help them identify and implement advanced technologies to enable them to grow and compete in the global market. FLMEP assists businesses by providing access to technology for improved productivity, offering workforce training in Lean manufacturing, Kaizen, VSM, exporting logistics and supply chain integration. Through FLMEP programs, many funded by grants, companies learn tactics to innovate, save money, implement more efficient management strategies and lean methodologies, resulting in immediate bottom-line impact. Visit the Florida MEP website at or call 321-939-4000.

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