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What’s your safety system strategy?

A safety system is essential for protecting machine operators and other workers on the manufacturing floor from hazardous machine motion.

RIA publishes new ANSI safety standard for industrial mobile robots

The standard was created for mobile robot manufacturers using input collected from industry experts over the course of about four years.

Isolating power, safely: New lockout/tagout system wins big

A new technology is being recognized by industry for eliminating downtime spent doing manual lockout/tagout procedures at industrial plants.
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Rise of the robots: how industrial robotics are solving workplace safety issues

A considerable amount of evidence shows robotics are far from being a threat to human jobs or workplace safety. » Read more

8 ways for employers to ‘take every reasonable precaution’ during a pandemic

WSPS shares a simple approach: “It means applying the same risk management strategies to this hazard as we would to any other hazard.” » More info

PODCAST: How Canadian manufacturers can test and certify new PPE

An interview with Dana Parmenter, vice-president, industrial at CSA Group, a global organization for standards development, testing, inspection and certification. » More info

Can your respirator program accommodate physical changes?

These six steps can help ensure the effectiveness of your respirator program. » More info

Webinar: Safe Access, Secure Data

Date: June 22, 2021
Location: Online
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Automatica 2021

Date: June 22-24, 2021
Location: Online
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