Bruce W. Main, PE CSP, is the president of design safety engineering, inc. A professional engineer and certified safety professional, 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 (machine tool industry) on behalf of the American Society of Safety Engineers.
Mr. Main is a member of several professional engineering and safety organizations having authored numerous articles, papers, and books including Risk Assessment: Basics and Benchmarks, Risk Assessment: Challenges and Opportunities, and The Battle for the Control of Hazardous Energy. He is a frequent lecturer on risk assessment and machinery safety to industry and educational institutions.