Machinery Series - Introduction to Safeguarding and Safety-Related Control Systems
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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.
The course will be run at the HSE Science and
Research Centre in the spa town of Buxton. Buxton is in the
heart of the Peak District and has good links to mainline train
stations and Manchester International Airport. This course can be
run at your site or local area by arrangement.
Details of hotels in the Buxton area can be found at www.visitbuxton.co.uk
£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.
Some of our training courses can also be delivered
in-company, please contact us to discuss your requirements.
Telephone: +44 (0)203 028 3704
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