Fundamentals of machinery safety


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 subjects of CE marking, protection methods and safety components as well as design and validation of control systems in accordance with EN ISO 13849 and EN IEC 62061. And all 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
    - Essential health and safety requirements
    - Important standards (harmonised with the Machinery Directive and other directives)
  • Risk assessment
    - Limits of machinery
    - Applicable standards for machine risk assessment
  • 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 safeguards
  • Robot safety
    - Assessment and safeguards
    - 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 “Introduction to Machinery Safety” could be of interest to you.

Fundamentals of machinery safety
Online language: en
4 sessions = 16 hours
09:00 - 13:00 CET
Max. number of participants
Costs per participant
950.- €
from 09.09.2024 Register
Online language: en
4 sessions = 16 hours
11.00 - 15.00 EST
Max. number of participants
Costs per participant
from 29.10.2024 Register
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