Fundamentals of Machinery Safety

Order number 1T000158 | Fundamental | International


In this training course, you will acquire in-depth knowledge about technical safety in industry. You can improve your competence in the key areas that are particularly relevant for machinery safety. The focus will be particularly on the topics of CE marking, methods of protection, safety components and design and validation of control systems in accordance with EN ISO 13849 and EN IEC 62061. And this will be on the basis of standards and laws that promote machinery safety.



  • International and local legislation and safety standards
  • Machinery Directive including CE marking
    – Machinery Directive requirements
    – Relevant European legislation
    – Fundamental health and safety requirements
    – Important standards (harmonised with the Machinery Directive and other directives)
  • Risk assessment
    – Limits of machinery
    – Applicable standards for machinery risk assessments
  • Introduction to protection methods and systems
  • Electrical safety (EN IEC 60204/NFPA 79): general requirements for the electrical safety of machines
  • Lock out / tag out – controlling hazardous energy sources
    – LoTo process overview
    – LoTo procedure
  • Safety design
    – Safety components and protection methods
    – Standards for mechanical protective devices
  • Robot safety
    – Assessment and protective devices
    – Applicable standards and laws
  • Safety-related parts of controllers
  • Introduction to standards relating to safety controllers: EN ISO 13849 and EN IEC 62061

Target groups

  • Design engineers
  • Project managers
  • Planners


The training course "Introduction to Machinery Safety" could be interesting for you.

CPD-Accredited Course

Equivalent to 14 hours of CPD

Our Fundamentals of Machinery Safety Course is CPD-accredited

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Corby, Northamptonshire
2 Days: 9:00 - 17:00
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responsibility of the attendees.
Max. number of participants
Costs per participant
£600 plus VAT
per person
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2 Days: 9:00 - 17:00
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Costs per participant
£600 plus VAT
per person
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Pilz Automation Ltd
Pilz House, Little Colliers Field
Corby, Northants, NN18 8TJ
United Kingdom

Telephone: +44 1536 460766