CMSE – Certified Machinery Safety Expert

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Kempston Controls is pleased to be able to provide our customers with a CMSE – Certified Machinery Safety Expert course from Pilz. In cooperation with TÜV NORD, Pilz offers the qualification to become a CMSE – Certified Machinery Safety Expert.

The four-day course gives an overall view of the subject of machinery safety and is divided into five modules which convey  comprehensive knowledge on and about the machinery lifetime cycle. The CMSE modules are standardised worldwide and are of a uniform level. The final TÜV NORD certificate also has international validity.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width=”1/2″][vc_single_image image=”2155″ img_size=”large” alignment=”center”][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/2″][vc_column_text]Target groups
– Mechanical designers
– Control engineers System integrators
– Control system designers and machine builders
– Companies that operate plant and machinery
– Craftsmen, technicians, engineers

1.Introduction to safety
2.Machinery safety
3.Risk assessment
4.Mechanical safeguards
5.Functional safety of control systems[/vc_column_text][vc_column_text][/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width=”1/2″][vc_column_text]Module 1: Introduction to safety
• Introduction to the relevant safety regulations
• Competence and responsibilities
• Introduction to safety management systems

Module 2: Machinery safety
• Legislation relating to the design, manufacture and maintenance of machinery and work equipment
• Conformity requirements and procedures for placing machinery on the market
• Work equipment and workplace regulations
• Taking safety at work into consideration in terms of machines, including ergonomics, noise, vibration and chemical substances

Module 3: Risk assessment
• Risk assessment according to EN ISO 12100 and its application
• Methods for risk assessment using specific examples
• Performing the risk assessment step by step
• Application and usage of further relevant machinery standards within the risk assessment process
• Brief overview of risk reduction after completion of the risk assessment

Module 4: Mechanical safeguards
• International requirements of standards in terms of mechanical safeguards
• Safeguards: definition, types and examples of applications
• Calculation of safety distances in compliance
with EN ISO 13857[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/2″][vc_column_text]Electrical safety requirements
• A detailed look at EN 60204-1: electrical equipment of plants and machinery
• Considerations of the electrical design, from the infeed up to the proper verification
• Safe operation and maintenance of electrically driven machinery

Module 5: Functional safety of control systems
• Detailed consideration of requirements in EN ISO 13849
• Specification, draft and validation of functional safety control systems
• Determination of Performance Level (PL) and Safety Integrity Level (SIL) with reference to safety functions
• Choice of architecture using practical examples of implementing categories
• Software lifecycle: requirements and application
• Verification and validation methods
• Introduction to EN 62061
• Practical exercises in PL and SIL validations

Functional safety of fluid engineering
• Requirements of EN ISO 4413 (hydraulic systems) and ISO 4414 (pneumatic systems)
• Required measures for the safe application of hydraulic and pneumatic systems
• Special features of hydraulic and pneumatic components
• Design of safety-related parts in fluid engineering according to EN ISO 13849-1

[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width=”1/2″][vc_column_text]Safety components and technologies
• Overview of safety components, requirements and applications
• Specification and use, advantages and disadvantages (e.g. interlocking devices, light curtains, two-hand control devices)
• Technical and supplementary protective measures (e.g. safety fences, light barriers, emergency stop command devices)
• Safety relevant applications of control systems[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/2″][vc_single_image image=”2051″ img_size=”large”][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Kempston Controls, as a Pilz partner, is happy to assist when it comes to providing relevant and appropriate training. If you are interested in this course or any other Pilz courses such as the 4-day City & Guilds Machinery Safety Course, please contact our technical team at or alternatively call us on 01933 411411 and ask for a member of the technical team

*Courses are available all year round to be held at the Pilz Training Centre. On request, we will be pleased to offer company internal training courses.

Additional Training Courses:

Advanced City & Guilds Machine Safety Certification[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row]

Kempston Controls is committed to finding you the ideal solution for your application. Call us today on +44 (0) 1933 411 411, email us at, or alternatively contact us here, we will be happy to help.

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