Machinery Series - Introduction to Safeguarding and Safety-Related Control Systems
Machinery often incorporates safeguards to protect users from
hazards. Those responsible for the safety of machinery need to
understand the basics of how these safeguards and their associated
control systems operate. This course build on the PUWER and UK
Machinery Regulations courses and provide delegates with a wider
understanding of what safeguards are available, how they are
applied and how they work in conjunction with a control system.
- Principles of operation of protective devices such as light
curtains and laser scanners
- Suitability of protective devices for particular
- Principles of operation of control system components such as
relays, safety relays and programmable devices
- Logic and software
- Basic safety principles for control systems
- SILs, PLs and Categories
- Demonstration of interlocking and other safety devices
Who should attend?
This course is aimed primarily at machinery users, maintenance
engineers, safety officers and project engineers who may find
themselves responsible for purchasing machinery or for assessing
the effectiveness of safeguards on existing machinery.. This course
would also benefit anyone needing to make minor modifications to
existing machinery safeguards.
Live Online Course Information
live online training courses are taught in
real-time, allowing you to have a direct dialogue with our experts,
a high level of interaction with the other attendees and lots of
opportunities to ask questions - just as you would in a real
All you will need is an
internet-connected computer, laptop or tablet with a webcam and
microphone. Before you book, you can check that you meet the
Zoom system requirements and run a diagnostic test
to ensure the software is compatible with your firewall
Printed course material will be
delivered direct to your door, which also includes a little treat
for you to enjoy on your coffee break!
£525 per person (includes course notes, lunch and
Please note that all courses must be paid for via credit
card at the time of booking.
This course can also be delivered
in-company, please contact us to discuss your requirements.
Telephone: +44 (0)203 028 3704
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