Machine Guarding in Ontario Seminar – Windsor, Ontario
May 14 @ 07:30 – 11:30 EDTFree
Hazard analysis and implementing machine safety can be complicated. We’re here to help!
Let’s face it, keeping up with safety standards and Occupational Health and Safety regulations can be a confusing and challenging task. Let us help you understand machine guard safety.
We’re inviting you to attend our informative seminar on such topics as PSR, risk assessment, and CSA standards on guarding.
During this seminar we will review:
- PSR Guidelines – requirements for Ontario
- Initial steps before purchasing a machine
- Steps for existing machinery
- Updates and changes to Z432-16
- Collaborative Robots
- ISO 14119 – the new standard for interlock design
Kartik Vashi, Schmersal
FS Engineer (TÜV Rheinland, #10045/15, Machinery)
Kartik Vashi is an industry expert with over 10 years of experience in helping customers with determining their machine safety requirements. He is currently an Application and Products Manager with Schmersal. He is also an active member of the CSA standards committee for machine safety.
Doug Nix, C.E.T., SM-IEEE ’14, Compliance inSight Consulting Inc.
Doug Nix co-owns Compliance InSight Consulting, Inc., and writes the Machinery Safety 101 blog. His background spans more than 30 years of engineering technology experience including product testing, industrial control system design and machinery safety. Nix specializes in machinery and OHS risk assessment methods and processes. He has been teaching risk assessment principles and processes since 1997.
Nix is a member of the Ontario Association of Certified Engineering Technicians and Technologists (OACETT) and the Institute for Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE). Nix serves on 7 CSA, IEC and ISO Technical Committees related to his work and serves as the Chair of CSA Z1002, and Canada’s committees to ISO/TC 199 Safety of Machinery and ISO/TC 270 Plastics and rubber machines.
For more see Doug’s profile on LinkedIn.