Manufacturing AUTOMATION

Returning to Work: Short- and long-term safety strategies

April 28, 2020
By Kristina Urquhart

Manufacturers and suppliers across Canada are focusing on how to recover from COVID-19.

As you prepare to resume to full or modified operations, Manufacturing AUTOMATION is presenting a free webinar to show you what to do now and over the next few months to ensure a safe return to business.

Returning to work: Short- and long-term safety strategies

Tuesday, May 12, 2020 | 11 AM EDT

In this FREE webinar, our guest speaker Robert Vomiero, a technical specialist in machine and robot safety for Workplace Safety & Prevention Services (WSPS), will discuss safe return-to-work strategies with an emphasis on building resiliency for the future.

The webinar will cover:

  • Key issues surrounding health and safety for re-opening operations
  • Best practices for employee and machine safety during re-start
  • How to address workplace mental health upon return-to-work
  • How to make safety policies and procedures more robust for future
  • A checklist for return to business


About the speaker

Robert Vomiero is a technical specialist, machine and robot safety for Ontario’s Workplace Safety & Prevention Services. A professional mechanical engineer, Vomiero holds designations as a Certified Health and Safety Consultant (CHSC) from the Canadian Society of Safety Engineering, and the Certified Machine Safety Expert (CMSE) from TÜV Nord.

He is experienced in equipment automation and robot cell design, capital equipment installation, pre-start health and safety reviews, and machine, robot safety and control of hazardous energy training and consulting. Vomiero is also a member of the CSA Z434 Industrial Robot Standard Committee, and a subject matter expert on the Canadian Mirror Committee of ISO/TC 299/WG3-(ISO 10218-International Robot Standard Committee).

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