Abseiling, drones and 3D modelling — modern practices transforming the resources industries

22 September, 2017 by

A Western Australian firm is pushing the engineering industries to adopt new technology for structural audits and, in the process, improve safety and potentially save millions of dollars.

Moore Industries SLD Functional Safety Programmable Loop Display

19 September, 2017 by | Supplied by: Moore Industries Pacific Inc

The SLD is part of Moore Industries' FS Functional Safety Series range. The loop-powered SLD displays real-time process status in mA, per cent or any designated five-character engineering units.

Functional safety in times of rising cybercriminality

08 September, 2017 by Dr Alexander Horch* | Supplied by: HIMA Australia

Every production process has inherent risks, and cybercriminality is now one of these risks. To achieve the greatest possible degree of safety and security in production processes, it is important for enterprises in the process industry to implement effective separation of their process control and safety systems.

Driving force in German safety technology to retire

21 August, 2017 by | Supplied by: Pilz Australia Industrial Automation LP

Pilz GmbH is getting set to pass the baton as it announces the retirement of Mrs Renate Pilz, who has been the driving force behind the growth of this successful German business. She says Australian business has the potential to be a local powerhouse of engineering.

Pilz PSENscan safety laser scanner

08 August, 2017 by | Supplied by: Pilz Australia Industrial Automation LP

The PSENscan safety laser scanner safely monitors up to three separate zones simultaneously, and up to four safety laser scanners can be connected in series in accordance with the master-slave principle.

Functional safety for machine controls

07 August, 2017 by Gary Milburn, Product Manager, Industrial Safety Systems, SICK Pty Ltd | Supplied by: SICK Pty Ltd

When implementing technical protective measures, each risk reduction measure will be associated with a safety function or combination of safety functions.

Robot safety standards update webinar

07 August, 2017 by | Supplied by: Robotic Industries Association

If you are interested in robot safety standards and don't mind a very early start (or late night), the Robotic Industries Association (RIA) will be holding a webinar on the latest standards on 18 August.

Five ways integrated automation makes plants safer

03 August, 2017 by | Supplied by: Siemens Ltd

Once considered to be a dangerous practice, integrated safety is now becoming accepted for the benefits it offers.

Metso's contribution to safety recognised by Codelco and Anglo American

28 July, 2017 by | Supplied by: Metso Australia Limited

Metso has received recognition for promoting safety at the worksites of Codelco and Anglo American in Chile, after improving the safety of operations at both sites by developing and implementing innovative safety enhancements.

Allen-Bradley GuardShield 450L modular light curtains

18 July, 2017 by | Supplied by: Rockwell Automation Australia

Unlike traditional safety light curtains based on predefined transmitter and receiver units, this modular light curtain system features a transceiver design that employs plug-in modules to establish each unit's function as a transmitter or receiver.

Honeywell Howard Leight Sync Wireless protective earmuffs

17 July, 2017 by | Supplied by: Honeywell Safety Products Australia Pty Ltd

The Sync Wireless protective earmuffs integrate Bluetooth wireless technology, allowing workers to talk on the phone, connect with co-workers, get instructions and perform tasks without sacrificing hearing protection.

Moore Industries SPA2 programmable alarm trip with updated alarm functions

14 July, 2017 by | Supplied by: Moore Industries Pacific Inc

The Moore Industries SPA2 standalone alarm trip now offers updated alarm options that allow the user to set up more specific alarm functions.

HIMA showcasing smart safety solutions at OGA 2017

10 July, 2017 by | Supplied by: HIMA Australia

HIMA is showcasing its most technologically advanced safety systems and a range of services for the oil and gas industry at OGA 2017 in Kuala Lumpur.

Pepperl+Fuchs R2000 2D laser scanner

03 July, 2017 by | Supplied by: Pepperl+Fuchs (Aust) Pty Ltd

With a 360° measuring angle and a stable, wobble-free scanning axis, the R2000 Detection 2D laser scanner is able to detect objects as small as 1 mm that move into its field of detection.

Updated Victorian OH&S regulations in force

03 July, 2017 by | Supplied by: Pilz Australia Industrial Automation LP

The Victorian Government's OHS Regulations 2017 and EPS Regulations 2017 came into effect on 18 June 2017.

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