Conference: March 19-22, 2018
Exhibition: March 20-21, 2018

Gaylord Opryland Convention Center
Nashville, TN

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EP17 Workshops

Human Performance 101

Monday, April 10 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Room: 183 C
This course will provide the principles, key insights, and foundational knowledge of Human Performance Improvement. "Objectives: 1. Discuss and demonstrate the principles and key insights of HPI. 2. Explore additional HPI foundational concepts, including: • Performance Modes and Related Error Modes. • Traps, Triggers, and Tools. • Taxonomy and Psychology of Deviation. 3. Develop and demonstrate proficiency in Error-Reduction tools: • Phonetic Alphabet • 3-Way Communication • Self-Check/TV-STAR • Pre-Job Brief • Questioning Attitude • Stop When Unsure • Post-Job Review • Peer Check 4. Explore what beyond the tools is required for long term success.
Instructor:
Wes Havard, Manager of Operational Excellence & HPI, Luminant
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Condition Based Monitoring

Monday, April 10 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Room: 183 A
Coal handling catastrophic equipment failures can result in fire, costly repairs, forced outages and injury to personnel. Implementing a predictive maintenance program can help reduce cost, unplanned failures, and safety risks. This workshop will give an overview of why predictive maintenance is important to reliability. It will cover the basic fundamentals of vibration analysis, oil analysis, thermography, and airborne ultrasonic programs, and how to implement an effective and efficient condition based maintenance program. It will also cover how to develop a reporting methodology to effectively communicate failures to key stakeholders. Finally, it will give an overview of some of the challenges faced while implementing a predictive maintenance program.
Instructors:
Mark Mayworm, Executive Director, Westar Energy
 
Brad Diederich, Predictive Maintenance Analyst, Westar Energy
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* - This speaker has been invited to speak at ELECTRIC POWER 2017, but is not yet confirmed.

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