January 1, 2015

Machine Safeguarding for Robotics event at ITC

January 19, 2016 | 9:00 am – 10:30 am | ITC | 200-78 Innovation Drive, Winnipeg   R3T 6C2

Industrial robots are becoming commonplace and their impact on worker safety is becoming more significant. We need to understand how to keep our workers safe when working with or around robots.

Join us as we host an information session on Machine Safeguarding for Robots. Learn how your robots and your staff can work safely together.

The process of safeguarding robots is more than the installation of guards. The process is best started with a machine safeguarding assessment. This involves a team approach starting with performing a risk assessment and carefully looking at all tasks and the hazards associated with them. The risk assessment drives the analysis of the current controls and selection of additional safeguards to protect the worker as well as third parties.

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