Direct From the Factory Floor – Machine Safety Decisions [9236]
Date: Friday, March 10, 2017
Time: 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Location: Greater Columbus Convention Center
Room: B131

   Patrick Barry, North America Safety Manager, Rockwell Automation

Track: Industrial Safety
Secondary Track: Risk Assessment
Session Type: Workshop
Skill Level: Intermediate


The machine safeguarding process is often presented in a theoretical context. However, the decisions we make have practical implications as well. In this session, the presenter reviews the steps of the safeguarding process, including risk assessment, application of the hierarchy of risk reduction and use of appropriate machine safety standards. He uses real examples to show what happens when people make decisions without careful thought.

Learning Objectives:
Explain the fundatmentals of risk assessment and application of hierarchy of risk reduction
Discuss important B11 machine safety standards
Describe how these tools apply to real world examples

CEU Hours:  
  IACET: 0.2
  BWC Discount Programs: 3

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