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ABB Australia’s 2009 safety training workshops for manufacturers

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ABB Australia  have announced a new series of training workshops that highlight safety considerations for robotic production systems. These one day workshops are designed to satisfy the needs of manufacturers to understand and comply with robot and machine safety standards to keep their workplaces safe and productive.

The workshops are an opportunity for manufacturers to receive training in the implementation and continual development of safety systems in automated environments. The training workshops will cover the following areas:

  • Identification of primary legislative requirements and sources of information (codes and standards)
  • Identification of hazards and control solutions
  • Understanding of risk assessment methodologies and execution of the risk assessment
  • Understanding the principles in the selection of categories of safety related parts of control systems required in AS 4024.1-2006, EN 954.1 and other risk management practices
  • Implementation of the new AS4024 3001 compliant safety options available for ABB Australia robots

Attendees will gain their understanding through presentations and workshop exercises conducted by robotics specialist, Roger Lim. Roger Lim is an Electrical Engineer with a post graduate qualification in robotics, and accredited as a Designated Conformity Assessment Body for compliance with EU Machinery Directive 98/37/EC and AS 4024 Safeguarding of Machinery. The 2009 safety training workshop series is suitable for:

  • Technical Directors
  • Manufacturing Managers
  • Production Managers
  • Technical specialists
  • Engineers
  • Those responsible for planning, designing and implementing robot based automation systems
  • Those who are responsible for maintaining a safe work place where robot based automation systems exist

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