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

Workplace safety is everyone’s business, and most industrial companies in North America have made safety a top priority over the past few decades. Yet today accidents, injuries, and even death on the job do occur. In 2012, for example, over 4,300 workplace fatalities were reported. Of these, 156 were caused by... 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 machine safety hazards began years ago. Over the past 12-plus years this process has been refined, documented in standards and... Read More

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

Abnormalities are represented by the defects that enter our assets (point P on the P-F curve) and that will eventually lead to a loss of function from that asset – what we consider a failure (point F... 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

As I interact with people who participate in and manage shutdowns, I sometimes wonder if we really appreciate the true meaning of the term “critical path”. Yes, it is represented by the most... Read More

Process safety management needs modernization
Process safety management needs modernization

Over the last two decades, the U.S. chemical safety board (CSB) has made a number of recommendations related to OSHA's process safety management (PSM) program and the EPA's risk management... Read More

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Contrast sensor for neutral and color targets

The CNTX 30-T contrast sensor is designed to achieve high-speed contrast differentiation... Read More

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Motorized blower for industrial, commercial applications

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