Safety Standards

Courtesy: eFlex Systems, New Products for Engineers Database
Codes and Standards September 20, 2021

Top 5 Plant Engineering articles Sept. 13-19, 2021

Articles about the engineering leaders under 40, gaining additional value from inspections, modelling software and machine learning to improve production efficiency, and more were Plant Engineering’s five most clicked articles from Sept. 13-19, 2021. Miss something? You can catch up here.

By Keagan Gay
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Codes and Standards September 14, 2021

Gain additional value from inspections

Inspection is changing but a traditional mindset is preventing further evolution

By Ranald Cartwright
Courtesy: CFE Media and Technology
Safety Standards August 28, 2021

Safety coalition combats industrial heat stress

The National Heat Safety Coalition’s (NHSC) industrial heat safety recommendations were peer-reviewed and accepted by American Geophysical Union (AGU).

By National Heat Safety Coalition (NHSC)
Courtesy: Grace Technologies
Safety Standards May 17, 2021

Why investing in electrical safety is important now more than ever

An analysis of OSHA’s top 10 most cited violations for control of hazardous energy.

By Nick Schiltz
Courtesy: Chris Vavra, CFE Media and Technology
Codes and Standards March 26, 2021

Food traceability rules for supply chain

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is proposing additional traceability recordkeeping requirements for those who manufacture, process, pack or store foods.

By Rao Kolla
Courtesy: TÜV SÜD Industrie Service GmbH
Safety Standards September 1, 2020

Ensure software updates protect motion control

Product safety and operational safety of elevators require that software and software-updates are under control. See list of standards to help lower risk for motion control applications.

By Dr. Rolf Zöllner
C-level executives of the World Health Organisationa and Lloyd's Register Foundation speak at the Virtual Edition of the Global Manufacturing and Industrialization Summit (GMIS). Courtesy: GMIS
Safety Standards July 14, 2020

Manufacturing accidents still too common, say officials

Increase digital technologies and existing tools to decrease too-common occupational accidents, say officials from the WHO and Lloyd’s Register Foundation.

By Global Manufacturing and Industrialization Summit (GMIS)
Courtesy: CFE Media and Technology
Safety Standards April 22, 2020

Alert released on protecting workers from COVID-19 pandemic

An OSHA alert released listing safety tips employers can follow to help protect manufacturing workers from exposure to the COVID-19 virus.

By Gregory Hale
Courtesy: CFE Media and Technology
Safety Standards March 6, 2020

Safety council updates statement on coronavirus

The National Safety Council urges employers to assess their risk of exposure and ensure procedures are in place to effectively control transmission.

By National Safety Council (NSC)
Courtesy: Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Safety Standards February 20, 2020

Cryptographic ID tag developed to stop supply chain counterfeiting

MIT researchers have invented a cryptographic ID tag that’s small enough to fit on virtually any product and verify its authenticity, which could help stop supply chain counterfeiting.

By Rob Matheson