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Deploying GFCIs in the real world
Deploying GFCIs in the real world

Ground fault circuit interrupters can protect workers from the risk of electrical shock and injury in wet and hazardous settings. Read More

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Machine Safety: Benefits of safety assessments, risk assessments
Machine Safety: Benefits of safety assessments, risk assessments

The need to evaluate hazards and apply corrective actions to reduce those hazards began years ago. Over the past 12-plus years this process has been refined, documented in standards and regulations,... Read More

Abnormality reporting is the key to proactive maintenance
Abnormality reporting is the key to proactive maintenance

If we do not report the abnormalities as soon as they are detected, we are robbing the organization of the time they need to react appropriately to the abnormality.Read More

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Three things all shutdown managers need to know about their critical path
Three things all shutdown managers need to know about their critical path

There is much opportunity to be gained by using some simple tools to calculate and manage to the critical path of the shutdown. Not the “gut-feel critical path” but rather the “mathematically... Read More

Process safety management needs modernization
Process safety management needs modernization

Implementing key federal and state chemical safety board (CSB) recommendations will result in significant improvement of process safety management (PSM) regulations in the United States.Read More

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Machine Safety: Benefits of safety assessments, risk assessments
Machine Safety: Benefits of safety assessments, risk assessments

The need to evaluate hazards and apply corrective actions to reduce those hazards began years ago.... Read More

Machine Safety: Are machine builders shipping unsafe machines?
Machine Safety: Are machine builders shipping unsafe machines?

Can a U.S. original equipment manufacturer (OEM) ship a machine without safety integrated into or... Read More

Machine Safety: Risk of an actuator wired to general machine control versus safety controller
Machine Safety: Risk of an actuator wired to general machine control versus safety controller

When deciding to apply a device to achieve a safety function, by default, that safety function... Read More

Machine Safety: Functional safety standard explains validation
Machine Safety: Functional safety standard explains validation

Machine safety validation is defined by the international standard ISO 13849-2, Part 2: Validation,... Read More

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