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Basic Machinery Safety Training


The aim of this training level is to allow delegates a basic understanding of the safety requirements in the industry, including regulations and standards and the guidelines in respect of plant safety.

What you can expect

By the end of the course the participants will:

  • be introduced to the most relevant legislation and standards related to safety of machinery, including CE Marking
  • understand how requirements from standards translate into practical application to machinery and plant
  • learn the importance of carrying out each step from machine risk assessment through to safety validation of a machine
  • increase their knowledge of machinery safety to assist in relevant decision making for machine design or upgrade, or putting a machine into service

This level lays the foundations for a deeper level of technical understanding as the programme develops.


The main topics covered over the day are as follows:

  • Introduction to Safety

­                   - Motivation for Safety

                   - Key Safety Questions

­                   - Health & Safety Management

  • Legislation

­                   - Application to Machinery and Plant

­                   - Advantages of Compliance

  • Standards for compliance
  • Safety Management Systems
  • Key factors to achieving a safe plant and machinery
  • Risk Assessment

­                   - Hazards

­                   - Risk Assessments Methods

  • Risk Reduction Hierarchy of control

Target Group

The target group for this training is personnel who require an awareness and understanding of the basics of safety in their plant. Personnel should possess a basic understanding of safety within an industrial environment. Whilst working with machinery is a distinct advantage, it is not mandatory for this level of training. Personnel suitable for the training include;

  • Engineers
  • Maintenance Personnel
  • Management
  • Project Managers
  • Purchasing Personnel
  • Health and Safety personnel

Corby, Northants

Order numbers GB999709
Duration 1 day 09:00 - 17:00
Maximum number of delegates 10
Price £275 per person per day plus VAT
Further informations
Dates and registration
On request

In-house Training

Order numbers TBC
Duration 1 Day 9.00 - 17.00
Maximum number of delegates 10 (Dependant on facilities)
Price £275 per person per day plus VAT
Further informations A minimum charge of 5 delegates is required, plus travel expenses and VAT. The price per person is as above.
Dates and registration
On request

Pilz Automation Ltd
Pilz House, Little Colliers Field
Corby, Northants, NN18 8TJ
United Kingdom

Telephone: +44 1536 460766
E-Mail: sales@pilz.co.uk