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Yuvin Adnarain Chinniah
Ph.D. (U of Sask.)

Research interests and affiliations

Research interests

Occupational health and safety (OHS), industrial safety, safety of machinery, machinery risk assessment (ISO 12100, CSA Z432), machinery risk reduction methods (type A, B, C standards), safety in the design of machinery, standards and regulations on machine safety, condition-based maintenance for hydraulic systems, design of safety control systems using ISO 13849 and IEC 62061, design of electrical, electronic programmable, hydraulic and pneumatic safety control systems, lockout/tagout and other methods using CSA Z460 (control of hazardous energies in equipment), risk management for confined spaces, OHS in facility planning, OHS and continous improvement (Deming), robot safety (conventionnel and collaborative), OHS and Industry 4.0

Expertise type(s) (NSERC subjects)
  • 1605 Human factors engineering
  • 1703 Occupational safety


Recent publications


IND 1901 -First year industrial engineering project (ergonomic design of workstations)

IND 4109 - Maintenance and safety engineering

IND 8841 - Safety engineering

IND 6403 - Ergonomics and safety engineering

Supervision at Polytechnique