Presented by the Robotic Industries Association and the Canadian Standards Association, the 2005 North American Robot Safety Conference will be held March 21-23 at the Holiday Inn Select at the Toronto International Airport. The training event will address critical and emerging issues for engineers as well as occupational health and safety professionals. Events include Control of Hazardous Energy workshop, Overview of Safety Circuits, a speaker panel discussion, and a circuit design workshop. To register and for more information, visit www.csa.ca or www.roboticsonline.com.
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