Safety & PPE
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.
Understanding the importance of PPE and high-visibility clothing for engineers
High-visibility clothing can make an engineer more visible to others.
Mesh networks boost safety and productivity
Dynamic mesh networks offer a vastly improved experience.
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.
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.
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
Detecting dangerous gases to improve safety and reduce emissions
One versatile technology helps protect people and plants, while also detecting fugitive greenhouse gases.
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.
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.
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.