East Michigan

East Michigan

MIOSHA Alliance

PMA’s West and East Michigan Districts entered into an alliance with MIOSHA in 2009 to help protect the safety and health of Michigan workers in the metalforming industry. For questions about the alliance, contact the districts’ MIOSHA alliance representatives (East Michigan: Ray Miles, E&E Manufacturing Co.; West Michigan: Joe Hartings, Trans-Matic Mfg.), or MIOSHA’s Jennifer Clark-Denson. To receive general updates for MIOSHA, sign up here.

Through the alliance, the PMA East and West Michigan Districts worked with MIOSHA to create a fact sheet titled “Press Brakes: Operator Protection.” Download the fact sheet.

Train your employees on key safety topics with these short one-point safety lessons.  


Participate in MIOSHA's "Take A Stand for Safety Day" on August 8, 2018

At your request, a MIOSHA professional (including compliance staff, outreach consultants, managers, and supervisors) will provide a special one-on-one consultation to address specific issues, such as:

  • Explain a specific MIOSHA rule.
  • Conduct a safety or health hazard survey.
  • Evaluate a safety and health management system.
  • Provide other requested technical assistance.
There will be NO CITATIONS and NO PENALTIES for participating workplaces. Participants must agree to correct all serious conditions. Please complete this form to participate.

Michigan Occupational Safety and Health Administration (MIOSHA)
Consultation Education and Training (CET) Division
525 W. Allegan Street, P.O. Box 30643, Lansing, Michigan 48909-8143
517-284-7720 or www.michigan.gov/miosha


“I really did not know what to expect the first year I signed up for Take a Stand Day. I was a little on edge, on guard and pretty much nervous! The whole process was painless, actually very enlightening. Our team learned a lot from participating in Take a Stand Day. Did we have issues? Yes, however we were able to correct these issues without being penalized. Would I recommend other companies participate in Take a Stand Day? Absolutely! It’s a great opportunity to have a second set of qualified eyes help identify hazards that we may overlook which could cause injuries to our workforce. We have participated every year since and are committed to participate each year going forward.”

— Ray Miles, Environmental Health & Safety Manager 
   E&E Manufacturing Co., Inc.