Canadian Packaging

Total machine safety seminar offered

Seminar to include ways to ensure a facility meets safety standards.

October 12, 2011
by Canadian Packaging Staff

As part of an on-going safety seminar series, Vickers-Warnick in partnership with Ross Controls is presenting Total Machine Safety: A comprehensive approach to evaluating and designing safety controls systems.

Different from past seminars that focused only on regulatory requirements, this presentation will also include practical methodologies to ensure plant and machinery meets applicable safety standards and is operating in a safe environment.

This will be the first integrated electrical and fluid power machine safeguarding program and addresses: safety assessments, implementing a machine guarding process, lockout/isolation energy, electrical and fluid power safety applications and overall machine safeguarding solutions.


  • Examining work environments and recognizing potential safety risks;
  • Current and emerging global safety standards;
  • The basics of electrical and fluid power machine safeguarding and components;
  • Managing productivity and uptime by taking a holistic approach to machine safety;

Receive .8 CEU credits toward Universal Safety Certification.

Each participant will receive a comprehensive workbook with an appendix of reference materials.

The Total Machine Safety Seminar will take place on both Tuesday, November 8th, 2011 and Thursday November 10th, 2011.

Tuesday November 8th, 2011                     Thursday November 10th, 2011
8:30 AM to 4:30 PM                                    8:30 AM to 4:30 PM
Centre for Health and Safety Innovation     Homewood Suites–Hilton
5110 Creekbank Road                                 800 Jamieson Parkway
Mississauga, ON L4W 0A1                         Cambridge/Waterloo, ON N3C 4N6

Cost: $250.00
Each additional person from the same organization: $125.00
Continental breakfast and full lunch will be served.
Seating is limited, so please reserve immediately.

To register, please e-mail at or call 905-662-7737, ext. 243.

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