Safety & PPE

Safety & PPE November 30, 2022

Connected device vulnerability index released

Velta Technology's Connected Devices Vulnerability (CDV) index measures the relative security status of all connected devices within an industrial environment.

By Velta Technology
Courtesy: Cementex Products, New Products for Engineers Database
Safety & PPE November 14, 2022

Understanding the importance of PPE and high-visibility clothing for engineers

High-visibility clothing can make an engineer more visible to others.

By Nick Warrick
Headset controls are voice activated, to raise or lower the volume, mute incoming audio or their own mic, answer a phone call via a Bluetooth connection, or adjust situational-awareness sensitivity levels without touching their headgear. Courtesy Cardo Crew
Safety & PPE November 11, 2022

Mesh networks boost safety and productivity

Dynamic mesh networks offer a vastly improved experience.

By Shachar Harari
Courtesy: CFE Media and Technology
Safety & PPE October 26, 2022

Four LOTO best practices for a food manufacturing facility

There must be stringent lockout/tagout (LOTO) procedures in place at a food manufacturing facility. Four best practices are highlighted.

By Dale Clinton
Safety & PPE August 22, 2022

Top 5 Plant Engineering content: August 15-21, 2022

The top 5 Plant Engineering content from the past week covered automation safety, smart manufacturing, lean manufacturing, AMR technology, workplace danger. Miss something? You can catch up here.

By Christina Miller
Courtesy: Cincinnati Incorporated/Steve Rourke, CFE Media and Technology
Safety & PPE July 20, 2022

Solutions for communicating workplace danger when you’re alone

A strong line of communication between employer and lone workers is important for their safety on the plant or factory floor

Courtesy: Emerson
Safety & PPE June 2, 2022

Detecting dangerous gases to improve safety and reduce emissions

One versatile technology helps protect people and plants, while also detecting fugitive greenhouse gases.

By Jesse Sumstad
Courtesy: Cementex Products, New Products for Engineers Database
Safety & PPE April 28, 2022

Saving lives with arc-resistant and flame-resistant apparel

Arc-resistant and flame-resistant (FR) personal protective equipment (PPE) clothes are the first and the last line of defense against serious injury.

By Nick Warrick
Courtesy: CFE Media and Technology
Safety & PPE April 5, 2022

Updating a facility’s risk management program (RMP)

Companies must update and resubmit their RMP at least every five years per the Environmental Protection Agency's checklist.

By Chase A. Sly
Courtesy: Hedgehog Technologies
Safety & PPE February 10, 2022

Factory acceptance testing best practices

A factory acceptance test (FAT) for the system and issuing a certificate of conformity on both operation and function is critical.

By Dr. Michael Wrinch