Cutting Tool and Machine Safety Expert Consultant Resume
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This expert has a Ph.D. in Safety Engineering from Kennedy Western University.

This expert received an M.S. in Technology from Western Carolina University.

This expert received a B.S. in Manufacturing Engineering Technology, also from Western Carolina University.

Cutting Tool and Machine Safety Expert Consultant Resume

This expert specializes in woodworking machinery, rotational cutting tools, accident investigation and causation, and metalworking machinery and cutting tools. Further expertise includes machine guarding, accident reduction on machinery, and accident reduction with cutting tools.

This consultant offers specific expertise relative to woodworking and metalworking machine operation, visual cutting tool safety, machine safety, and pneumatic, hydraulic, electrical and mechanical machine parts. Other areas of expertise includes manufacturing of wooden, aluminum, and vinyl windows. Other specialties include wooden doors, picture frames, cabinets, solid wood and engineered flooring, and wooden caskets.

Other areas of emphasis include wood, plastic and MDF (medium density fiberboard) millworks, machine shop, and milling machines. Other areas are lathe, surface grinder, CNC machines, and vitrified. This expert also specializes with super abrasive grinding wheel manufacturers, design and specification for cutting tool manufacturers.

Specialization includes rebuilding moulders, grinders, profile grinder, and tenoners. Furthermore, specialties are shapers, planers, jointers, rip saw, milling machines, and lathes. This expert also has experience with complete overhauls on several hundred machines of different types, including both woodworking and metalworking machines.

Additional experience includes training of several thousand operators in basic operation of machinery and maintenance, designer, rebuilder, installer, and trainer for machine manufacturer.

Consultant, Kevin Kennedy Associates Inc.

Providing expertise in safety engineering, manufacturing engineering, woodworking and metalworking machinery, rotational cutting tools, machine safety, accident investigation and causation consulting, inventing, and related expertise to a wide variety of clients.


Founder / President, machinery repair and training business

Built business by offering hands-on training and machine repair. Added product line to offer customers a source for goods. Developed new products. With the new materials being used in the industry, new cutting tools were required. Holds 4 patents in cutting tools and 1 in safety. Built distribution base. Added distributors in North America with the same focus and direction. Built customer base. By utilizing the web, customer visits and customer referrals built a loyal customer base. Built vendor base. By using good communication skills, negotiated top quality products and beneficial cost levels to assist our customers.


Founder / Director of Technical Education, The Grinderman’s Association, NC

Built school with the assistance of over 20 of the industry leaders. Was able to negotiate over $1million in machinery and tooling for use at the school. Taught classes in basic machine operation and advanced machinery repair. Scheduled and classes and prepared all of the course work.


Service Engineer, Michael Weinig, Inc.

Installed and repaired machinery. Factory trained. Also factory trained in Japan at IIDA Kogyo, another machinery manufacturer.

Woodworking Facility in New Hampshire
Commercial Truck Accident
Sawmill Accident
Improved Plant Efficiency
Plant Production Flow and Maximization
Construction of Industrial Trade School in Dersca, Romania

This expert has been the editor of trade publication and author of numerous publications on topics related to safety of machines, troubleshooting machines, operation of machines, rotational cutting tools, and more.

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