Machine Safety Standards, Additional Costs?
So, do these smaller companies simply bypass the additional analytical steps and go directly to the highest Category hazard for their machine safety strategy? These companies can’t be forgotten simply because they spend less than the big guys! They want safety and machine guarding for their employees as much as anyone else. And, there’s a huge market out there for the development of a “Cliff Notes” version to implement these requirements without the costs for additional skills. Plus the opportunity for increased safety and bottom line improvements via the additional requirements is real for any size company. In my opinion, it would be a huge mistake for suppliers to ignore the smaller companies and only focus on the large companies who have the skill sets for compliance.