Safety: Risk management
Risk assessment and risk management plans help with industrial safety and machine safety efforts, using standards, processes, hardware, software, and continual education.
Risk assessment and risk management plans help with industrial safety and machine safety efforts, using standards, processes, hardware, software, and continual education. Control Engineering May 2013 North American print and digital edition included the following articles on safety. Each article is linked below, at full length, with additional information.
Navigate and apply ISO functional safety standards using this roadmap for common-sense machine safety risk reduction.
If you do not consider yourself as one of the early adopters of ISO 13849-1, is there still time to change to comply to the machine safety standards current requirements, and what does it involve?
Case study: Machine safety culture change at global consumer products manufacturer results in closing of 69% of the major findings from global assessments; and closing of 95% of corrective actions and preventive actions from fatalities.
Making an HSE plan is more than a creating set of rules for manufacturing health, safety, and environmental activities. Here’s what you need to know about HSE.
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Also see the Control Engineering Machine Safety blog, with more safety advice about codes, standards, and best practices related to machine safety.
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Before the calendar turned, 2016 already had the makings of a pivotal year for manufacturing, and for the world.
There were the big events for the year, including the United States as Partner Country at Hannover Messe in April and the 2016 International Manufacturing Technology Show in Chicago in September. There's also the matter of the U.S. presidential elections in November, which promise to shape policy in manufacturing for years to come.
But the year started with global economic turmoil, as a slowdown in Chinese manufacturing triggered a worldwide stock hiccup that sent values plummeting. The continued plunge in world oil prices has resulted in a slowdown in exploration and, by extension, the manufacture of exploration equipment.
Read more: 2015 Salary Survey