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Make the smart investment for electrical safety
Make the smart investment for electrical safety

According to the American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE), a Liberty Mutual poll of executives shows that for every $1 spent on direct costs related to an accident, there are another $3 to $5 worth of indirect costs... putting the actual cost of an accident (with direct medical and compensation costs of $15,000) at... Read More

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Customizing electrical enclosures
Customizing electrical enclosures

When designing control systems for machines, standard or custom electrical enclosures are needed to house automation hardware. The development of these electrical enclosures grew with the use of... Read More

Causes of arc flash and arc flash blast incidents
Causes of arc flash and arc flash blast incidents

Arc flash incidents are, unfortunately, common causes of electrical injuries in a facility. These events result from a combination of heat and light emitted during a dangerous electrical explosion.... Read More

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Robots, humans coming closer to each other
Robots, humans coming closer to each other

The robots are looking more like humans, and the humans are looking more like robots. At the Opening Ceremonies of Hannover Messe 2017, the world's largest industrial trade show,... Read More

Designing for construction safety best practices
Designing for construction safety best practices

Designing for construction safety (DFCS), also known as prevention through design (PtD), is a concept that encourages architects and design engineers to consider the safety of construction and... Read More

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Engineering Leaders Under 40
Control Engineering and Plant Engineering are now accepting nominations for the 2017 Engineering Leaders Under 40 program. Nominees must be working professionals who are under the age of 40 as of Sept. 1, 2017.
Nominations close: June 23, 2017
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Motion Control Digital Report
Motion control advances and solutions can help with machine control, automated control on assembly lines, integration of robotics and automation, and machine safety. Intelligent motion control helps manufacturing end users, machine builders, and system integrators who work on these projects, in addition to the final customers who benefit from higher quality and reliability, and lower cost. Download the digital report!
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Energy Management and Safety: A team approach
For some, energy management is seen as an economic issue, and energy safety is a personnel issue. Experienced plant managers know the two are intrinsically related. The May 18 Plant Engineering Webcast will look at how energy management and energy safety are connected, and how both strategies may change in light of the upcoming updates to the NFPA 70E electrical safety standard.

Thursday, May 18, 2017, 11 a.m. PT/1 p.m. CT/2 p.m. ET

One (1) Certified Professional Development Hour (PDH) available for all attendees.

Sponsored by: Starline
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How to avoid stainless steel leaks and failures
How to avoid stainless steel leaks and failures

Stainless steel is an excellent material, but it requires a great deal of attention, something that... Read More

Of safety, protection, and crisis management
Of safety, protection, and crisis management

If you think about it, safety is implied throughout this entire issue of AppliedAutomation—safety... Read More

Defense from tainted mobile devices
Defense from tainted mobile devices

Workers and contractors are under stress every day to get work done as productively and quickly as... Read More

The dangers of counterfeit bearings on a facility
The dangers of counterfeit bearings on a facility

Counterfeiting is a problem that affects many manufacturers around the world. Typically, any... Read More

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