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.

Programme:

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

 Claudia Narocki - ISTAS – CCOO

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

Leonardo Vita, Davide Gattamelata – INAIL

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Overview about accidents with agriculture machinery

Sebastian Dittmar - SVLFG

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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

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The Revision of the Machinery Directive

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

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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

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Using Robots to Remove Asbestos in Construction Sites

David Chauvin, Direccte Rhones Alpes, Direction du Travail

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Risk Assessment in the work on Escalators during maintenance operations

Abderrafik Zaigouche - CGT

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Treatment tables - Quick couplers

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

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