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Safety data collection process as important as what’s collected
Safety data collection process as important as what’s collected

We cannot improve what we do not measure. That does not, however, mean that we can improve just because we measure. To be useful, what we choose to measure needs to point us to where improvements need to be made and what actions need to be taken. These measurements should help assure us of the safe operations of our... Read More

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Safety regulations can be used to increase production
Safety regulations can be used to increase production

In a perfect world, production would flow seamlessly. Materials would always be available and equipment would never break down. Purchase orders from clients would never have rush deadlines,... Read More

Mobile devices: 4 things to consider
Mobile devices: 4 things to consider

All mobile computing applications, although varying to different degrees, share similar requirements, including support needs, data security, user acceptance, software configuration, customization,... Read More

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Flexible, adaptable automation on display at IMTS
Flexible, adaptable automation on display at IMTS

It seems like just about everywhere you look, someone is talking about automation in manufacturing. Industry publications are writing about it, and a number of manufacturing-related events are... Read More

Can luck cover for a lack of alarm management?
Can luck cover for a lack of alarm management?

In the industrial world, process alarm systems affect the bottom line. Well-functioning alarms can help a process run closer to its ideal operating point, enabling higher yields, lower production... Read More

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Safability: Analyzing the relationship between safety and reliability
Thursday, September 18, 2014 at 11 a.m. PT/1 p.m. CT/2 p.m. ET

In this session we will talk about how to leverage the success many sites have had with safety to improve maintenance and reliability. We will also look at how maintenance and reliability can affect safety performance.

Presenter: Shon Isenhour, CMRP, Founding Partner, Eruditio and The Institute At Patriot’s Point.

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Machine Safety: Identify machine safety standards for your business
Machine Safety: Identify machine safety standards for your business

Why is it important in the United States to identify machine safety standards for your business? I... Read More

Machine Safety: What is your safety elevator pitch?
Machine Safety: What is your safety elevator pitch?

In less than 30 seconds, tell me why I should care about your plans for exceeding industrial safety... Read More

Machine Safety: Safety and security combined
Machine Safety: Safety and security combined

Some recent reports say cyber attacks have grown by 600% since 2010 costing industry... Read More

Machine Safety: Crossing the yellow line
Machine Safety: Crossing the yellow line

The "yellow line" in manufacturing has been around for a very long time. But, a... Read More

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