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How to Create an Effective Machine Safety Training

October 26, 2022 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm


Is there a right way to present machine safety? Safety training often gets the bad reputation of being dull, making the process ineffectual. Learn effective ways to avoid the boredom and integrate training into your machine safety mindset.

  • Review of training methodologies
  • Tips on making training more effective
  • Preferred methodologies for OSHA topics



Peter Rigakos, Director of Operations, Schmersal

Peter is the current Director of Operations for Schmersal in the US and has 10+ years’ experience working for a diverse range of organizations, including consulting, integration, and engineering design, all within the industrial automation industry. Peter also supports technical colleges by offering a strategic plan for instructors to implement topics related to machine safety automation into their curriculum. Peter is a licensed Professional Engineer; he holds a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from Saginaw Valley State University and an MBA from Purdue University West Lafayette. Peter is also a TÜV certified Functional Safety Engineer for Machinery.

Devin Murray, Services Manager, Schmersal

Devin is the tec.nicum Services Manager for Schmersal’s engineering services group in North America. He has written many whitepapers related to safety standards and general machine guarding, conducted risk assessments and validations, and developed and reviewed the implementation of corporate safety standards. As a founding member of our tec.nicum team, Devin helped develop our curriculum of machine safety training courses and recently lead our successful efforts to be an IACET Approved Provider. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering and an MBA from Alfred University and is a TÜV certified Functional Safety Engineer for Machinery. 

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October 26, 2022
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm




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