Certified Machinery Safety Expert, CMSE®


Organisation profile

Pilz is a renowned international provider of services for the compliance and safety of machinery, offering a range of professional safety consulting and engineering services that enables companies comply with statutory regulations and achieve planned safety goals.  We provide a range of training courses aimed at helping Management, Technical, Health and Safety personnel understand the fundamentals of machinery.  Our training courses deal with the regulations and standards relating to machinery.

Training aim

CMSE® training deals with the complex technical issues surrounding machinery safety and enables an understanding of the lifecycle - from legislation, standards and safeguarding techniques

Learning objectives

  • Introduction to Safety
  • Machinery Safety Legislation
  • Risk Assessment
  • Mechanical Guarding
  • Safety Components and Technologies
  • Electrical Safety

Course outline

A collaboration between two international leaders in their respective fields, Pilz and TUV NORD, Certified Machinery Safety Expert training is the foremost machinery safety training of its kind in the market. Our Training Instructors have extensive experience in the field of machinery safety therefore they have the ability to utilise worked examples from projects to ensure attendees gain both a theoretical and practical understanding. There are 5 individual modules and an exam on the 4th day.

Trainer's profile

Michael Guillfoyle: With over 10 years with Pilz I have undertaken numerous industrial projects including Engineering and Technical Consulting safety related projects ensuring conformance to Legislative, International and European standards requirements. I have undertaken projects in may industries such as: Steel, Aluminium, Pharmaceutical, Food and Beverage, Power Generation, Medical Device, Tobacco Manufacturing, Building Products.

Course duration

4 Days

Assessment & certification

TÜV NORD Certification

Who should attend

If you are involved in the operation, maintenance, supervision or import of machinery, CMSE® is certification which will offer proof of your competence - globally!