With this slide deck, Michael Klein provided a Continuing Professional Education course on protective measures and complementary equipment that are used to safeguard machinery and equipment.

​Machine Guarding - Protective Measures & Complementary Equipment

Examples of Protective Measures Addressed:

  • Interlocked guards
  • Light curtains
  • Safety mats
  • Two-hand controls
  • Enabling switches

Course attendees were instructed on strategies for preventing and detecting access to equipment, and many of the techniques available to enhance safety in the workplace.

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About the Presentation

In September of 2015 Michael D. Klein, P.E., CHMM, CFEI of Robson Forensic prepared and presented several training modules to the American Industrial Hygiene Association - Rocky Mountain Section on the concepts and practices of machine guarding. These training sessions presented by Michael instructed the program attendees on the concepts and practices of guarding automated robotic machinery and the protection of the people who program, operate and maintain them.


Featured Expert

Michael D. Klein, P.E., CHMM, C.F.E.I.

Mr. Klein is a Professional Engineer, a Certified Hazardous Material Manager and a Certified Fire and Explosion Investigator with over 25 years of hands-on career experience. Michael has extensive experience involving engineering design and implementing machine guarding principles in government and private facilities. He has held Senior Project/Engineering Manager positions, where he has been responsible for capital project management, facilities design, construction management, maintenance/modification, buildings and grounds. Michael has particular expertise in laboratories, manufacturing, material storage, product distribution facilities, and data centers. Mr. Klein is currently employed at Robson Forensic, where he applies his expertise to forensic investigations involving injuries and economic loss claims.