HOFFMAN ESTATES, IL, October 6, 2020 – A new training program is available through global automation leader Omron Automation Americas for companies interested in helping their team gain a solid understanding of safety system maintenance. The program, TÜV Rheinland Functional Safety for Technicians, is an excellent way for companies to help ensure compliance with functional safety regulations and to protect their employees from injuries in the workplace.
Omron is proud to be a trusted partner in TÜV Rheinland functional safety training for industry professionals. This 2.5-day training session is designed for maintenance professionals and other industrial technicians and includes an exam at the end. Successful students will receive TÜV Rheinland Certification as a Functional Safety Technician and will be listed on the TÜV Rheinland Certipedia.
Topics covered include general safety concepts, advantages and disadvantages of various safety components, validation of operation for common safety components, safe distance calculation, maintenance and repair of safety systems, and “safe” modification of existing systems for temporary situations.
Maintenance personnel needing proficiency in maintaining and validating safety systems, EHS managers seeking an understanding of general requirements, plant engineering teams in need of a stepping-stone towards TUV Functional Safety Engineering, and HR departments interested in furthering employee development and retention are among those who are encouraged to participate in this opportunity.