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Complimentary Webinar: Ensure Health & Safety in Additive Manufacturing Facilities

WEBINAR DETAILS

Date: 2 Oct 2020, Friday
Time: 3 pm PHT
Language: English

Thanks to the inherent design freedom and ease of fabrication it possesses, Additive Manufacturing, more commonly known as 3D Printing, has the potential to disrupt conventional production. AM is widely regarded as one of the most suitable methods for producing low-volume, high-value, complex-geometry functional parts. AM is enjoying tremendous growth globally and with the growth a new set of safety issues specific to AM has surfaced. Given that the technology utilizes some of the potentially hazardous hardware, materials and processes, safe facilities are on top of the agenda for users and OEMs alike.

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ABOUT health & safety in AM

With the rapid technological developments in the field, there is an ever-growing gap in understanding AM safety fully. A comprehensive approach to AM safety is highly essential. The lack of knowledge on various types of hazards and their causes makes the mitigation measures less effective. Unlike their counterparts in traditional manufacturing, AM facilities present unique demands for environment, health and safety considerations such as the use of combustible and harmful AM powders, lasers and high voltages as well as chemical and physical hazards. Powders, complex new processes and the need for integration with existing technologies often lead to hazards.

IMPORTANCE OF HEALTH & SAFETY IN AM

Avoiding fires & explosions, harm to humans and damage to the environment should be viewed as mandatory requirements for AM facilities. Technological advantages of 3D Printing should lead to safe and sustainable products. In many countries across the globe, the relevant stakeholders and regulators must have clear guidelines and well established approaches to guide the setting-up and operation of these facilities. Safe Facility culture should be established across the country by AM drivers and trade associations.

KNOWLEDGE SHARING THROUGH COMPLIMENTARY WEBINAR

To help you understand the key concepts, TÜV SÜD’s expert will speak in details about concerns of Health & Safety Managers and Operation Managers responsible for setting-up and managing of AM Facilities. Webinar details are as below: 

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Day: Friday
Date: 2 October 2020

Time: 3 pm PHT
Duration: 45 minutes
Speakers: TÜV SÜD’s Experts

Language: English

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POINTS TO BE COVERED IN THIS WEBINAR

  • Common Pain Points Of Facility Owners
  • Powder Fire and explosion videos and Explosion Statistics
  • Health, Environmental and Equipment hazards
  • Hazard classification and layers of safety
  • Regulations, Standards and codes
  • TUV-SUD AM Safety Programs & Process Hazard Analysis
  • Q&A session

WHO SHOULD ATTEND THIS WEBINAR

  • Health & Safety Experts
  • Operation Managers
  • National Level AM Drivers
  • Trade Associations for H&S
  • AM User Groups
  • Research Institutes / Technology Development Centres
  • Insurance Underwriters

BUSINESS BENEFITS OF HEALTH & SAFETY IN AM

  • Gain competitive advantage – with facilities that are certified and improve your brand. 
  • Understanding the regulations and standards– to be able to ensure that your AM facilities comply to the Health & Safety requirements. 
  • Minimise risks – of workplace incidents with knowledge on ensuring Health & Safety in AM facilities.

OUR RECOMMENDATIONS

We strongly recommend that you undertake the Ensure Health & Safety in Additive Manufacturing Facilities webinar. A comprehensive session with TÜV SÜD will help answer the questions and challenges you have regarding setting-up and managing of AM facilities that meet the safety regulations.

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