The session will introduce you to the requirements, methods, and practical application of machine and process safeguarding. You will be introduced to applicable regulatory requirements to help you identify and assess machine safety risks, deploy safeguarding concepts based on identified risks and participate in a basic machine guarding inspection process of your equipment.
Lunch will be served.
A practical approach to risk assessment and risk reduction.
Identifying machine and process hazards
Identifying safeguarding requirements
Safety circuits / control reliability
Hierarchy of controls / safeguarding methods
Muting vs. bypassing
Requirements for barrier guards
Stop time measurements & safety distance formulas
Types of stops
General requirements of machine tools
Workshop (team risk assessment on shop floor)
This course is intended for anyone tasked with reducing machine/process risks in a facility, including both plant and corporate employees.
FPE Automation, Inc. Training Facility 80 Gordon Street Elk Grove Village, IL 60007
FPE Automation is a full-service, award-winning, stocking distributor of premier components for industry. From automation controls and vision systems to pneumatic products, we are your one source for best-in-class products and solutions.