Five Proven Methods to Boost Operator Competency with Simulator Training
Are you worried about operator competency? The Abnormal Situations Management Consortium says that...
Isolated analog signal conditioner
The 8B43 analog signal conditioner by Dataforth includes 10 modules and has a special input circuit...
Understanding proximity sensor IP ratings
The IP ratings established by the IEC are often misunderstood or misapplied, which can cause...
Packaging machinery initiatives
The Packaging Machinery Manufacturers Institute (PMMI) and the Grocery Manufacturers Association...
Convergence of standards, technologies creates food safety conformance
Safety standards and technologies converge to enable gains in productivity, operational excellence,...
Machine safety and safety certified networks
Do you remember when PLCs came out in the early 1970s – were there any communication networks...
Clemson students modify machine to make airport runway safer
Seven Clemson University students modified a mobile drill press to retrofit a section of runway at...
How to effectively operate mission critical facilities
Achieving uninterrupted mission critical facility operation requires both standardized employee...
Chemical plant blast: Inherent safety
What went wrong: A new safety video is out that looks at inherent safety which is the result of the...
Smart Grid needs to get smarter
Lights need to stay on even during extreme weather or other types of disasters and new options may...
New tool shows cyber security strength
Cyber security is a major issue for utilities because of the potential vulnerabilities, the...
Air gaps a true myth
A little bit ago I gave a talk focused on air gaps as a security strategy in control systems. The...
Machine Safety: What do you mean the vice president said: So What?
After a two hour presentation in the conference room providing all the new high technology based...
BP and the divorce of safety
The gulf spill and Texas City explosion still haunt BP. Observations from the Chemical Safety Board...
Schneider gains Achilles status
A second major industry supplier, Schneider Electric, earned accreditation from Wurldtech Security...
How legislation, politics affect automation, manufacturing
Siemens lobbyists explain how current politics and legislation influence manufacturing, automation,...
New full-service automation and manufacturing support program
Maverick Technologies launches PlantFloor24 as a round-the-clock service to assist with routine and...
PROFIsafe: Networked Functional Safety
Implementing functional safety over a network reduces the number of components, wire, and cabinets;...
CIP Safety: Fail-safe communication between nodes
CIP Safety, for functional safety applications on the EtherNet/IP and DeviceNet networks, provides...
Safety at Work tutorial on networked safety strategies
Safety at Work, a multi-vendor, open technology, simplifies machine safety installations by...
Robotic Industries Association to adopt ISO functional safety standard
The RIA R15.06 robotic safety standard committee decided to adopt the ISO robot standards as the...
Are thumb drives a real cyber threat?
Are stories of cyber attacks via malicious thumb drives for real, or some sort of scary urban...
Video: Cyber security students, class of 2012
Professor Luallen ups the ante with industrial cyber security students, challenges them to...
Machine Safety: Updating ISO 13849-1 & compliance for robots
On Feb. 7, I wrote a blog titled - ISO 13849-1 compliance is mandatory for robot applications...
Tips and tricks for mission critical facilities
Reliability is important on any project an engineer is charged with, but especially when it comes...
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