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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July 18, 2017 08:35
In part two of the series, we look at evaluating the risks you may have found in your workplace, and accurately recording the data and offering solutions to the hazards.
July 13, 2017 12:24
Like it or not wherever we work there is an element of risk involved, from scaling the heights on a chimney stack to picking up your soldering iron. We look at analysing and preventing those risks from becoming accidents.
March 2, 2017 14:51
Industry trends within Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) is to constantly improve comfort, without impacting performance so the user can wear the product for longer without any discomfort, this has been applied to the improved respirators from 3M
February 14, 2017 14:18
A free one day workshop on machine safety is being run by Phoenix Contact at various locations around the UK. This one day introduction includes; Machine Safety, Cyber Security and Lightning and Surge Protection. Find out more.
June 29, 2016 08:10
Common labeling for electrical applications include wires and cables, circuit breakers, as well as Arc Flash and Safety labels.
June 29, 2016 07:38
This article takes a look at Lockouts and Tagouts for Electrical Safety.
June 17, 2016 09:13
In 95 % of all PV systems, panels are serially connected in strings.
May 24, 2016 11:12
May 23, 2016 11:55
Learn how using this popular range of Ear Defenders on the production line can improve efficiency at the same time as protecting your workers' hearing.
May 13, 2016 12:45
This article takes a look at safety components for machine guarding.
May 11, 2016 13:42
MAPA PROFESSIONNEL PROTECTIVE GLOVES PROVIDE SOLUTIONS FOR EVERY APPLICATION IN THE FOOD INDUSTRY The food and beverage industry is made up of 30 different industries.