ANSI/RIA 15.06(2012) Standard Update
Update on the ANSI standard for Robotic Safety. Focusing on changes and updates to the 1999 version as well as overview of functional safety and risk assessment techniques used.
Making your company safe and defendable
Each company has the obligation to provide employees with the safest working environment possible. Machine Safety is governed by various regulatory agencies, and companies are expected to make every effort to be compliant with these safety standards. This seminar is a guideline about “Planning Your Machine Safety Strategy,” and why it must be regarded as a major concern if part of your goal is “Making Your Company Defendable.” Discussions about Risk Assessment, Machine Limit Determination, Stopping Time & Distance, Hazard Identification, Documentation, and Validation are included.
Risk Assessment and Risk Reduction Workshop
Seminar includes reviewing the various types of risk assessments such as the RIA 15:06-1999 Clause 9, ANSI B11.3 Risk Assessment and Risk Reduction, A Guide to Estimate, Evaluate and Reduce Risks Associated with Machine Tools as well as ANSI B11 General Safety Requirements for all B11 Machines. Discussion will cover how to set up a risk assessment team, the process involved in new equipment buy offs, who should review equipment modifications, and the process of ensuring on-going compliance to the relevant standards and codes.
Bio for presenter Lloyd M. Sinnott
Mr. Sinnott has over 25 years working with industrial manufacturing companies of all sizes, to assist in the integration of machine safety. His hands-on experience encompasses management of large automation installations for the automotive industry and as contract employee for a major automotive manufacturer working with a group responsible for machine safety. He has also been an active member of various electrical industry committees.
During his employment at General Motors was part of team that lead the company in a large scale transition to Control Reliable safety systems and controls, using ANSI/RIA 15.06 and ANSI B11 Standards. He currently sits as an active member on several ANSI B11 subcommittees and leads a workgroup on the use of Safety PLC's for press safety for the Association For Manufacturing Technology.
Mr. Sinnott joined Jokab Safety North America in 2002 and has been guiding manufacturers into the proper application of machine safety systems, which include Safety PLCs. He also lectures on meeting the governing standards and regulations for machine safety.