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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!

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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 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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Machine Safety

August 28, 2018 07:22

Extend your industrial safety knowledge with SICK UK

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Machine Safety

April 27, 2018 10:35

How 3M is making the workplace safer

Work-related illness and injuries resulted in 31.2 million lost working days in 2016/17. To tackle this major challenge to industry, 3M offers innovative workplace safety solutions and has a team of Applications Engineers on hand to provide training.

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Machine Safety

April 24, 2018 14:43

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Vibration solutions from Trelleborg

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February 27, 2018 12:54

The Five most common Mistakes when creating Risk Assessments

In practice, we often look at risk assessments which have plenty of discrepancies. When we compare the documentation with the delivered products, we often find danger points which have not been taken into account.

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February 1, 2018 12:42

Siemens has started the phase out of their 3TK28 safety relays

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