Event Details

Tuesday, 21 September, 2021 - 14:30 to 15:30
Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST)


AIHS Member: Complimentary
Non-Member: Complimentary 


Event Organising Body: 
Australian Institute of Health & Safety
(03) 8336 1995



Join us on Tuesday 21 September 2021 for a webinar presentation titled: Safety of Machinery series – Risk-free Procurement of Machinery Presented by Brain Anderson Senior Safety Consultant – Pilz New Zealand, Certified Machinery Safety Expertand Adam Hallinan, Training manager at Pilz.

What do you need to consider when commissioning new or modified machines? What safety aspects must be considered during machinery procurement? In this webinar, the entire lifecycle is observed – from the decision to make an investment in a new or used machine through to the decommissioning or disposal of a machine. Another area of focus is how to draw up specification documents from a safety viewpoint. You will learn more about the aspects you need to consider when using machinery at new locations. This is especially important when a machine is to be commissioned in another country or under a different legal structure (placing on the market).

Learning Outcomes

  • Risk management and associated costs
  • Roles and responsibilities of all individuals involved in the procurement process
  • Procurement strategy: Supplier due diligence, Purchasing used equipment
  • Machine specifications (specification document, requirements specification)
  • Identifying suitable suppliers, Handover of the machine/acceptance process before purchase
  • Drafting a machine purchase contract, contract process and Cost-benefit analysis model

Event Details

Date: Tuesday 21 September 2021
Time: 14:30 - 15:30 AEST
Format: Webinar Format - Log in details will be emailed to registered attendees 1-2 days prior to the webinar. 
Cost: Complimentary

This webinar will be recorded and distributed to registered attendees 3-4 days after the event.

Your Presenters 

The presenters have a combined experience of over 30 years in the fields of machinery safety and industrial automation. Working within Pilz’s services team, they have gained a real insight into the application of the safety of machinery AS/NZS 4024 family of standards. They are experienced in providing risk assessments on machinery and training on WH&S legislation and standards.


Brian Anderson

Senior Safety Consultant – Pilz New Zealand, Certified Machinery Safety Expert CMSE® (TÜV Nord)

Brian’s knowledge in engineering, automation and legislative requirements that apply in Australia and New Zealand, expands over a diverse range of industries and technologies such as: food & beverage, timber, metals and plastics processing, packaging, waste recycling, machinery and equipment suppliers among others. Brian has provided training to Worksafe inspectors along with also been to provide reports on machinery safety compliance for Worksafe, where possible breaches of the HSAWA 2015 have occurred.


Adam Hallinan, Training Manager, Pilz 
B. Eng, Certified Machinery Safety Expert CMSE® (TÜV Nord)

Adam’s experience includes providing advice and solutions to a variety of manufacturing and process industries. Amongst them are food & beverage, packaging, steel, pulp & paper and burner management. As Training Manager, he is responsible for the internal and external training elements of Pilz’s products and software range. 

This webinar is brought to you in partnership with AIHS and Pilz