Machine Safeguarding 103 - $295

1-Day Course: Thursday, December 8th, 2016 from 9AM - 3PM

Location: Industrial Control in Zeeland, MI

Bagels & Lunch Included


This course covers the requirements, methods, and solutions used to protect people who come into contact with dangerous machines in the industrial environment.  Safety devices must be able to consistently and reliably bring a machine hazard to an orderly stop. Attendees will be trained in the Risk Assessment Process that is used to identify hazards through each phase of the machine’s life cycle and to minimize dangers to personnel and equipment.

Who Should Attend

For those who select and install safety light screens, safety controllers, emergency stop push buttons, two hand controls, and safety lasers.  This provides theory plus application, and installation skills to meet safety standards and select the correct equipment.


Topics Covered

  • Safeguarding basics
  • Risk Assessment Standards
  • Comparing Guards & Devices
  • Choosing & Locating a Safeguard
  • Safety Light Screen Types
  • Single and multi-Beam Systems
  • Safety Controller systems
  • Safety Modules & E-Stops
  • Rope Pull Switch systems
  • Safety Interlock Switches


About the Instructor

Our instructors have the Freedom to tweak each session to the specific needs of the students.  They also have the in-depth knowledge to address control engineer’s toughest questions.  They work in the real world of emerging industrial factory automation every day.