Leaders and managers need to implement a proactive prevention through design (PtD) program and track near misses to mitigate electrical safety hazards and protect workers in their plant
Making robots compliant regardless of the environment is a challenge, but there are several things companies can look out for. See three questions companies should ask.
The effects of coronavirus are having an effect on the supply chain, particularly when it comes to critical items like ventilators, which are in high demand right now.
The National Safety Council urges employers to assess their risk of exposure and ensure procedures are in place to effectively control transmission.
The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) is working on a publication designed to reduce cybersecurity risks to the supply chain.
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Growing consumer awareness and changes in standards have forced pet food manufacturers to rethink their processes, products and production facilities.
While no safety system is perfect, it is imperative for users to understand the basics and define safety and risk to prevent accidents from happening that could have severe effects.
While safety is vital, there are times when following the standards isn't practical. Certain situational factors and abnormal occurrences require responses that are beyond the norm.
System integrators face common challenges with incorporating original equipment manufacturers (OEM) equipment into automation projects, but there are some proven strategies to drive success.