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In the industrial world of today there is one thing that stands head and shoulders above all else, SAFETY. Whether this is safety relating to machines, industrial processes or right through to personal protection equipment, the need to comply has never been greater.

Insufficient safety practises can ultimately lead to injuries or worse, fatalities. Machine Safety doesn't just happen, it is engineered by using approved products, conducting risk assessments and designing to international standards which are relative and legislative. As industrial capacity increases the need for clear and defined safety also increases. Standards are updated and new products developed, staying up to date ensures both plant and personnel are adequately protected

Whether discovering application solutions, quoting standards or sharing safe working practices, this hub is the place to find and post information on all things relating to industrial safety. Come back for regular updates.

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HeikoL

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March 17, 2017 09:34

Static electricity costs the industry billions of dollars per year!

Electronic components are highly sensitive parts. Not using the right equipment can negatively impact quality and create huge costs for the electronics manufacturing industry. Read how ionizers can reduce the risk of damaged parts massivly

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GreigRS

Machine Safety

April 24, 2018 14:43

Lockout tagout – LOTO for machine safety

Highly effective safety is sometimes delivered by the simplest of means. For example, lockout tagout is sometimes a much-overlooked application, but is critical to delivering safe working practices.

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Machine Safety

March 23, 2020 13:51

Emergency Stops, Stop Switches - EN 13850 and EN 60947-5-5

When it comes to safety, the selection of the right emergency control is important – choosing an emergency switch with “fool-proof” or “fail-safe” operation provides extra assurance in critical applications. How does EN 13850 affect the selection?

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September 4, 2019 14:34

How to configure a Guardlink System

Read about the components you will need and the steps required to configure a Guardlink safety technology system.

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August 27, 2019 13:46

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Machine Safety

June 3, 2019 07:33

New From Banner Engineering - The New SC10-2 Safety Controller / Relay Hybrid

Cost-effective, easy-to-use safety controller for smaller machines replaces the functionality of two or more safety relay modules and features an intuitive user interface and advanced diagnostic capabilities.

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March 11, 2019 12:03

Fighting fire: how modern circuit protection and IoT connectivity protect end users and their installations

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Creating a safe manufacturing environment with Accuride

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Machine Safety

November 2, 2018 10:02

LOTO on the rise

LOTO, Lock Out - Tag Out, is a procedure that makes dangerous situations manageable for recurring work tasks on machinery and equipment. Our newest blog reflects gives you a first hand inside into this american based safety procedure.

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