Pizzato - Machine Safety Lunch & Learn




Machine Safety Overview:  Responsibilities, Issues, & Evolving Requirements    

October 4, 2021 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM Location: Hatfield, PA

Join us for an in-person learning session covering emerging safety responsibilities, issues, and standards presented by Pizzato on October 4 11:30AM-1:30PM Eastern Time.  

Masks recommended but not required. Seating arrangements adhere to social distancing guidelines.




Your Responsibility for Machine Safety and Basic Safety Interlock Design Principles 

  • Escalating OSHA Citations & Fines
  • Harmonization of Global Industrial Machine Safety Standards
  • Federal, State and Local Government Responsibilities
  • Civil Responsibilities
  • Basic Safety Interlock Mechanical & Electrical Functionality
  • Applicable Testing and Approvals for Safety Devices
  • Right and Wrong Examples of Safety Interlock Installation

Legal Issues, Stored Energy Consideration and Process Protection, Series Connection of Safety Interlocks

  • Shifting The Burden of Liability from OEM to User
  • Criminal Negligence 
  • OEM Responsibilities
  • Basis for a Civil Lawsuit
  • Federal Statute of Limitation on Industrial Machines
  • Is There Such a Thing as "Grandfathered Machine Safety?”
  • Proper Hazard Analysis for Stored Energy
  • People Protection vs. Process Protection
  • Fault Masking
  • Coded Magnets vs RFID Safety Systems
  • Low Level Coding vs High Level Coding 

Changes In Risk Assessment Requirements

  • EN 954 Safety Categories Described
  • EN 954 vs ISO 13849 -1 & 2
  • Documentation Requirements for Component Selection
  • Fault Exclusion Validation Requirements
  • Performance Levels & SIL - Application Specifics
  • Risk Assessment Example Walk Through on Robotic Fatality
  • Individual Company Risk Assessment Method vs Third Party Approved Methodology 

If you are involved in company and plant safety and want to learn about the benefits of proper machine guarding to protect your employees while reducing your company's exposure to liability, please sign up to attend.