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Machine Safeguarding Training

Machine Safeguarding Training

Machine Safeguarding Training

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At Airline, we realize how difficult it is to stay current of industry changes in laws and guidelines. That’s why our MPSA Safety Group hosts half-day or full-day machine safety seminars to help EH&S personnel, plant maintenance staff, plant engineers, production managers, and others responsible for the safety of plant workers stay current on changes in industrial safety laws and guidelines. These seminars often feature technical speakers from some of the biggest names in machine safety products who focus on current machine guarding and control reliability safety standards, including ANSI, OSHA, NFPA, European norms and CE compliance. Hands-on safety demos are used to reinforce key concepts.

Customizable Safety Training Topics:

MPSA can customize a training session to meet your company’s most pressing concerns. Contact us to setup a class including, but not limited to, the following topics:

  • Machine Safety Standards
    • Safety categories 1 through 4
    • ISO 13849 vs. EN954

  • Identifying machine safety risks

  • Safeguarding design considerations

  • Types of guarding

  • Machine safeguarding devices
    • Interlocking principles and devices
    • Emergency stop devices
    • Light curtains, beams and scanners
    • Mats, edges and bumpers
    • Two-hand controls
    • Enabling device
    • Monitoring relays and PLCs

  • Arc Flash Protection

  • Validation

  • Examples of properly guarded machinery

  • Half-day seminars held at the customers’ site can be followed up with a discussion of safety applications on the production floor during the second half of the day.