Video of the Seminar

The participants included representatives from trade unions, national market surveillance authorities, machinery manufacturers, employers organisations, OHS bodies, as well as representatives from the European Commission.


The impact of Operation and Maintenance of Wind Turbines on the Health and Safety of Workers

 Claudia Narocki - ISTAS – CCOO


Agriculture machinery: safety problems with power take-off (PTO) drive shafts and their guards

Leonardo Vita, Davide Gattamelata – INAIL


Overview about accidents with agriculture machinery

Sebastian Dittmar - SVLFG


The Feedback Method applied in Agriculture and Construction: current activities and new perspectives

Fabio Strambi – ETUI Scientific Advisor in Ergonomics in the Design of Work Systems and Standardisation, Massimo Bartalini – USL Sudest Toscana


The Revision of the Machinery Directive

Felicia Stoica, European Commission, DG Grow, Deputy head of Unit C/3 Advanced Engineering and Manufacturing Systems


Safety issues in Collaborative Robotics: Examples of Current Best Practices, Critical Areas and New Perspectives

Federico Vicentini, National Research Council of Italy (CNR) - Chair UNI/CT24/GL9 Robots and robot systems – Member ISO/TC299 WG3 Industrial robots - Member ISO/TC299 WG2 Personal care robots


Using Robots to Remove Asbestos in Construction Sites

David Chauvin, Direccte Rhones Alpes, Direction du Travail


Risk Assessment in the work on Escalators during maintenance operations

Abderrafik Zaigouche - CGT


Treatment tables - Quick couplers

Michael Thierbach – KAN Commission for Occupational Health and Safety and Standardization (KAN)


Current issues and emerging risks, automation, robotics and the new Machinery Directive